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Pennsylvania delegates excited about casting ‘historic’ vote

PHILADELPHIA >> Pennsylvania delegate Shelly Rahman couldn’t contain her joy after she voted for Hillary Clinton to officially clinch the Democratic nomination for president. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |


  • Sports

    Saxton: Vintage race adds to appeal of Grandview’s July 30 slate

    Coming up this Saturday, July 30, at Bechtelsville’s Grandview Speedway is a big four division show of racing action sponsored by the area’s NASCAR radio station WNPV-1440 AM in Lansdale.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Cozze, Shuey, Lisowski repeat as winners at Grandview

    BECHTELSVILLE >> Veteran racer Frank Cozze piloted the Tom Umbenhauer/Harry’s U-Pull-It No. 4 to his third 30-Lap T.P. Trailers NASCAR 358 Modified All-American Racing Series feature of the season in the Saturday night stock car racing action sponsored by Hatfield Quality Meats. The slick track was to the Dirt Hall of Fame chauffeur’s liking since the car worked wherever he put it which aided in his comfortable finish ahead of runner-up Steve Swinehart. Cozze also...

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Sports

    Sankey: Phoenixville folks always knew Piazza’s greatness even if scouts didn’t

    Mike Piazza could always hit the baseball.

    Barry Sankey

  • Movies & TV

    ‘Star Trek’: 50 and ‘Beyond’

    In September 1966, NBC unenthusiastically began broadcasting a “too-cerebral” science fiction series created by former LAPD speechwriter Gene Roddenberry and championed by, among few others, producer Lucille Ball.

    By Bob Strauss Southern California News Group |

  • Lifestyle

    Get moving with Pokemon Go by taking more steps

    “Are you playing Pokemon Go?” Visit popular attractions in the area and that’s a question people walking with an intense focus on their phone might hear often. The popular game app is getting people, well, going.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

  • Business

    Democratic National Convention brings boon to hotels in region

    Thousands of visitors will begin arriving in the region this weekend for the Democratic National Convention being held July 25-28 in Philadelphia. An estimated 6,000 delegates and alternates will participate in convention week activities, and thousands more are expected to join the festivities.

    By Donna Rovins and Brian McCullough @MercBiz on Twitter; @wcdailylocal on Twitter |

  • News

    Limerick board opposes Ridge Pike restaurant sign

    LIMERICK >> Officials in Limerick Township are worried one restaurant’s new sign application is so bad, it could ruin the appearance of the Ridge Pike corridor.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    $3.3M in tax credits aid affordable housing in Chester, Montgomery, Berks

    More than $3.3 million in state-administered federal tax credits will help plans for the construction of 155 low-income housing units in three projects, one each in Phoenixville, Gibraltar and Upper Pottsgrove.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Spring City author weaves gripping tale of international mystery, crime in new novel

    Author Thomas W. Becker, of Spring City, announces the nationwide release of his new novel, Terror in the Streets: A Novel of Mystery and Intrigue.

    Tate Publishing and Enterprises |

  • News

    Devon Prep names new Admissions Director

    Mr. Kevin J. Mulholland, of Media, has been named the new Admissions Director at Devon Preparatory School. Mulholland, a Class of 2002 alumnus, succeeds Mr. Patrick Kane, of Springfield, who now serves as the school’s Director of External Operations and is responsible for large gift donations. In his new post, Mulholland will be responsible for developing recruitment strategies and initiatives, attracting qualified and diverse students and building and maintaining relationships with...

    Devon Preparatory School |

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