In Other News

Sewer main break closes Route 252 in Valley Forge Park

By Richard Ilgenfritz |

Phoenixville reviews students’ literacy progress

PHOENIXVILLE — Assistant Superintendent Regina Palubinsky updated the Phoenixville Area School Board at last week’s workshop meeting on progress district students are making in literacy proficiency. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    Girls shown a possible future in technology, sciences

    PHOENIXVILLE — Speakers at the Girls Exploring Tomorrow’s Technology event Saturday encouraged female students to let their passion turn into determination for a career in science or STEM.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar |

  • Crime

    Spring City Police search for burglary suspect

    SPRING CITY — Police are investigating a residential burglary and an arson that happened in the same block on March 18.

    By Caroline Sweeney |

  • Traffic

    Routes 23 and 252 close in Valley Forge due to sewer main break

    King of Prussia – The intersection of Route 252 and Route 23 remained closed and detoured in Upper Merion Township, Montgomery County, Wednesday morning due to a sanitary sewer main break that occurred Tuesday afternoon, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said. The intersection will remain closed until the Tredyffrin Township Sewer Authority repairs the sewer main and roadway.

    Courtesy of PennDOT |

  • Theater

    Area youth take the stage for Devon Prep’s ‘Oklahoma!’

    Devon Preparatory School will present Rodgers and Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! at 7 p.m. on March 27, 28 and 29 at the Devon Prep Auditorium, 363 N. Valley Forge Road, Devon, Pa.

    Courtesy of Devon Prep |

  • General news

    Ex-Royersford resident admits 2 Phoenixville bank robberies

    WEST CHESTER — A 23-year-old man with a serious addiction to heroin told a Chester County Common Pleas Court judge on Tuesday that he wanted to make a change in his life when the time came for him to walk out of prison.

    By Michael P. Rellahan |

  • General news

    Shonda Rhimes pilot show filming comes to Ursinus College

    COLLEGEVILLE — Small screen magic was in the works at Ursinus College this weekend.

    By Caroline Sweeney |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques with Dr. Lori: Sell online to cut out the middleman

    Your father taught you about the business concept of the middleman when you were a kid, right?

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • General news

    Phoenixville senior housing project approved, site ‘swapped’

    PHOENIXVILLE — The senior housing development proposed for the north side of the borough received conditional approval last week but it will likely not go on the originally-proposed old Friendship Fire Company site.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Rape charges dropped against ex-Montco GOP chairman Robert Kerns

    (Updated 9:33 a.m.) NORRISTOWN — Sexual assault charges filed against former Montgomery County Republican Party Chairman Robert Kerns were dropped Monday because of a misinterpretation of a toxicology report that was a key piece of evidence for the prosecution.

    By Dan Clark |

  • General news

    Elverson man apologizes for hitting Pottstown mother of 4 while fleeing Phoenixville police

    WEST CHESTER – An Elverson man delivered an emotional apology at his sentencing to a mother of four young children he struck with his car on a Phoenixville street while fleeing from a police stop.

    By Michael P. Rellahan |