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PHOTOS: Area districts welcome back students for start of new school year

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Fire truck housing in Kennett Square

KENNETT SQUARE >> Members of the Kennett Fire Company and their supporters pulled out all the stops on Saturday to celebrate the housing of their new truck. ...

By Chris Barber cbarber@21st-centurymedia.com|

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    Limerick Bowl to hold Special Olympics opening ceremony

    LIMERICK >> The Olympic torch may have already been extinguished in Rio but the spirit of the games will live on in our area every weekend this fall.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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    National Park Service to celebrate its centennial at Valley Forge

    UPPER MERION >> Often called “America’s Best Idea,” thanks to the Ken Burns film of the same name, the words “national park” evoke images of the great western expanses of Yellowstone, Grand Canyon and Yosemite.

    By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-centurymedia.com @PottstownNews on Twitter |

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    Norristown police first recipient of new Montgomery County emergency radios

    NORRISTOWN >> Norristown police officers are done using rubber bands to hold their radios together.

    By Kaitlyn Foti kfoti@21st-centurymedia.com @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Prepare healthful, nutritious back-to-school lunches

    It’s that time of year again. Fading are the days of summer vacation fun and on the horizon are parent-teacher conferences, homework and packed school lunches.

    By Michilea Patterson mpatterson@21st-centurymedia.com @MichileaP on Twitter |

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    Phoenixville foundation seeks nominations for community service award

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Every neighborhood has someone who goes above and beyond the call of duty in the service of others. Now one local organization is looking to recognize those individuals for their work and thank them for a job well done.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    FUN GRAB BAG: Weekend events include SangriaFest, Tomato Fest, Jerk Fest, Bachata and a Butterfly Celebration

    Summer treats SteelStacks: The first SangriaFest takes place 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Sample 10 different sangrias, all made with wines imported by South Italy Imports. Performers taking the stage during the afternoon include Flowers For Taco, Tim Harakal and the Billy Bauer Band. Also, enjoy foo and games like beanbags and quoits. Tickets are $25, with $35 VIP tickets to sample handcrafted sangria cocktails designed by area restaurant mixologists.

    By Brian Bingaman bbingaman@21st-centurymedia.com @brianbingaman on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 28

    Event Submissions: Send to ldillon@berksmontnews.com a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.

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  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Savannah, Georgia

    Savannah, Ga., is considered the most historical area in the United States. It is the oldest city in Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham.

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  • Opinion

    THINK ABOUT IT: Reflections on the Olympics: The competition

    “The hard days are the best because that’s where champions are made.”

    By Dr. Don Meyer |

  • News

    Spring-Ford community addresses bus stop law breakers

    ROYERSFORD >> Next week students in the Spring-Ford Area School District, like millions of others across the country, will say goodbye to summer vacation as they step onto the bus to start the first day of school. Yet for many school officials and parents watching other motorists routinely ignore traffic laws and speed past stopped buses picking up students, the first day of school is the start of a perennial problem that fills them with dread.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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