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Phoenixville closer to hiring collection agency for delinquent fees

PHOENIXVILLE — A month after Borough Manager Jean Krack introduced his intention to bring in an outside collection agency to cut down on nearly $1 million in delinquent water, sewer and trash fees owed to the borough, council approved a request...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Local sports notices for April 20, 2014

    The Spring-Ford Baseball Camp will be held the week of July 7-11 at the Upper Providence Township Building Fields off of Black Rock Road. Ages 8-through entering grade 10, 8:30-12:30 daily. There is a registration fee with reduced rate before June 1. Contact Bruce Brobst (Spring-Ford High school baseball coach and camp director) at 610-469-0160 after 7 p.m. or email brucebrobst@comcast.net for more information and registration form.

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    Woods receives Vic Marosek Award as PYBRL opens

    Media.com PHOENIXVILLE - A total of 375 boys and girls took part in opening day ceremonies as the Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League (PYBRL) opened its 2014 season on April 13 at Vic Marosek Park.

    Barry Sankey
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    White recalled as Phoenixville Babe Ruth League starts season

    PHOENIXVILLE - Late Phoenixville Babe Ruth League commissioner David G. White was honored for his many years of dedicated service to the organization as the league began its 62nd year on April 12 at deSanno Field.

    Barry Sankey
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    Chesco man joins brother in prison for six-county burglary spree

    NORRISTOWN — A Chester County man has joined his brother in prison in connection with a scheme to burglarize pizza shops in six counties.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Features/People

    Roller Derby gains popularity among local women

    Ten women wearing skates, kneepads, elbow pads, mouth guards and helmets are lined up, and when the whistle blows the game will start with a lot of pushing, shoving and hitting while the women simultaneously skate around the track.

    By CHELSEA M. REYHER creyher@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Phoenixville council working on more parking issues

    PHOENIXVILLE — Borough council acted Tuesday night on parking issues created by the recent limiting of parking on several streets in a section of the borough.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Ex-Royersford man’s letter helps convict him of child sex abuse (video)

    NORRISTOWN — A former Royersford man’s own words — a letter he addressed to a little girl he was accused of molesting — spelled conviction at his child sex abuse trial.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Students test their skills in safe driving competition (VIDEO)

    PHOENIXVILLE — The parking lot at the Technical College High School - Pickering Campus was turned into an obstacle course Wednesday morning as students from around the region tested their safe driving skills.

    By Caroline Sweeney casweeney@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Replacement pumper truck cost $100,000 less than Phoenixville council expected

    PHOENIXVILLE — The Phoenixville Fire Department bought a replacement pumper truck for much less than the borough council budgeted.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Phoenixville, Coatesville play first All-Star Challenge

    PHOENIXVILLE - Three age group youth boys basketball games were played during the first annual All-Star Challenge between Phoenixville (Phoenixville Marian Youth Club) and Coatesville on April 8 at the Phoenixville Middle School gymnasium.

    Barry Sankey
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