In Other News

Accused Skippack killer hints at diminished capacity defense

By Carl Hessler Jr. |

NRC mum about security problem at Limerick nuclear plant

LIMERICK — The federal government has identified a security problem at Exelon’s Limerick Generating Station but because it’s a security matter, officials can’t say what it is. ...

By Evan Brandt |


  • General news

    Trappe Ambulance purchases twin van-style ambulances

    Trappe Fire Co. No. 1 and Ambulance is pleased to announce the arrival of twins.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Meadow Brook golf tourney on tap

    By Barry Sankey bsankey@21st-Century

    Barry Sankey

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques with Dr. Lori: Losing money at your yard sale

    When it comes to learning how to spot a treasure, the first thing you have to learn is where to look.

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • Columns

    Think About It: You, Me and Fireflies

    “There are two ways to live your life – one is as though nothing is a miracle, the other is as though everything is a miracle.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    Area eighth graders graduate from Devon Prep

    Twenty-eight Devon Prep Eighth Graders “moved up” recently during the Eighth Grade Advancement Ceremony held in the school’s athletic facility. Parents, grandparents, siblings and friends attended the ceremony which began with a Mass concelebrated by Devon Prep Headmaster Rev. James J. Shea, Sch.P., Rev. Richard Wyzykiewicz, Sch.P., Rev. Francisco Aisa, Sch.P. and Rev. Javier Renteria, Sch.P.

    Courtesy of Devon Prep |

  • General news

    Summer Extravaganza to benefit local woman’s battle with Lyme disease

    Come out to Summer Extravaganza 2014 on Aug. 16 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the national register historic landmark Avon Lea Farm and home of Robert Berry, Phoenixville.

    Courtesy of Karen Franks |

  • Visual arts

    Metalwork exhibit to bring past, present together in Phoenixville

    The public will have the chance to learn about Phoenixville’s history as a steel town and see artwork produced in a modern iron forge when the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s newest exhibit opens Friday.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • General news

    This is the time for buying a fishing boat

    It may seem counter intuitive as we head into August and our summer vacation/fishing seasons wind down, but now is a great time to start shopping for that fishing boat you’ve always dreamed about.

    By Tom Tatum For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 3

    FOOTBALL The Henry J. Bernat Stadium Fund has been established.


  • General news

    Limerick breaks ground on new $2M public works facility

    LIMERICK — If we have another punishing winter like the one we just weathered, the Limerick road crew will be ready.

    By Evan Brandt |

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