In Other News

Phoenixville artist won’t let vandals stop him

By Frank Otto |

5-mile paddle to raise funds for Schuylkill Canal Association

MONT CLARE – Take it Outdoors Adventures is sponsoring a five-mile loop paddle along the Schuylkill Canal and Schuylkill River to benefit the Schuylkill Canal Association on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. ...

Courtesy of Take It Outdoors Adventures |


  • General news

    Quarter Midget Racing results

    MCQMRC Phoenixville Wednesday, Aug. 13 Red Rookie #1 ~ Brayden Shelton, Bobby Klein, Kaitlyn Stradley, Kiley Kupp Red Rookie #2 ~ Hailey Case|

  • Opinion

    Falling through the cracks in Obamacare

    Mark Ferkler is a Delaware County resident in his mid-thirties. He’s healthy, gainfully employed and now, thanks to Obamacare, is newly uninsured. Yes, you read that right — uninsured.

    By Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Sports

    Labor Day golf in Limerick to benefit Royersford charity

    Designing 4 Hope, a charitable organization based in Royersford, will benefit from golf played all day at Limerick Golf Club on Labor Day. All golfers will enjoy 18 holes of golf for just $20.14, including discounts on food and beer.

    Courtesy of Limerick Golf Club |

  • Lifestyle

    Detwiler Family celebrates 118 years of history at reunion

    Detwiler Family members met together at Camp Innabah in Pughtown, Pa., to celebrate their 118th family reunion on a beautiful summer day on Aug. 16.

    Courtesy of the Detwiler Family Reunion Committee |

  • Features/People

    Royersford man turns 100 with grand celebration

    Royersford resident Jack Fries, a regular at the Spring-Ford Diner, celebrated his 100th birthday in grand fashion Friday morning.

    By Phoenix staff |

  • General news

    Chesco library system launches new mobile app

    The Chester County Library System, with financial support from the Chester County Library Trust, has launched a new mobile app for its libraries that will provide quick and easy access to library accounts and many of its services for residents.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Library System |

  • Lifestyle

    Citizen scientists wanted for Summer of Bugs event at Valley Forge park

    VALLEY FORGE — Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University are partnering in the Summer of Bugs, a summerlong inventory of the park’s terrestrial invertebrates, better known as land bugs.


  • General news

    Spring-Ford School Board discusses eliminating per capita taxes

    LIMERICK — Spring-Ford Area School Board discussed the per capita tax at a workshop meeting Monday night before a surprise motion to eliminate it was voted down.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Montco to spray for adult mosquitoes in Collegeville, Upper Providence

    The Montgomery County Health Department will spray for mosquitoes in Upper Providence and Collegeville Thursday, Aug. 28, weather permitting, from approximately 8 to 11 p.m. The date for spraying in case of inclement weather is Thursday, Sept. 4.

    Courtesy of Montgomery County |

  • General news

    Man attempts to escape Royersford Police during drug arrest

    ROYERSFORD — Police arrested a man who allegedly struggled and attempted to run from police after an officer tried to arrest him for having marijuana.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st- |

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