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Phoenixville’s Good Samaritan Shelter receives furniture donation from Bassett Furniture

By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

REFLECTIONS: Why doesn’t gender equity apply to barbecuing?

I always have found it amusing that men, many of whom would only cook in the kitchen if they were handcuffed to the stove, are the king of the grill. ...

By Mike Zielinski Columnist|


  • Lifestyle


    The Dominican Republic is one of two countries on the Hispaniola Island located in Caribbean waters. It occupies five-eighths of the island while Haiti the remaining three-eights. Hispaniola is one of two Caribbean Islands that are shared by two countries – the other is the island of St. Martin.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Entertainment

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Time to smell the ... flowers

    This is such a delightful time of year, with plants bursting into flower and leaf, making the landscape come alive again. But would spring be quite as wonderful if it didn’t smell so good? How many of us plant flowers for their fragrance as much as for their visual appeal? I’m thinking hyacinths, magnolias, lilies, lilacs, irises, roses, lily-of-the-valley, heliotrope, viburnum, honey locust, honeysuckle, jasmine.


  • Entertainment

    Guitarist Ana Popovic brings multi-genre show to Sellersville Theater

    Guitarist/vocalist Ana Popovic will bring her band to Sellersville Theater in support of her latest album “Trilogy” (Artist Exclusive, 2016), her most ambitious recording to date. The three-disc package features three distinct styles of music — funk/soul, jazz and rock/blues.

    By Fern Brodkin For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    Chester County Studio Tour promises much excitement

    The art highlight of the month is The Chester County Studio Tour which kicks off Saturday May 20, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and finishes up the next day Sunday May 21, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.


  • News

    Pennsylvania State Police have not ruled out any possibility in disappearance of Chester County woman

    WEST BRADFORD >> Pennsylvania State Police are continuing their search for Anna Bronislawa Maciejewska of Charlestown Township and are not ruling out any possibilities regarding her disappearance last month.

    By Ginger Rae Dunbar @GingerDunbar on Twitter|

  • News

    PHOTO GALLERY: Annual Dogwood Festival’s tradition of caring returns to Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville celebrates its 64th annual Dogwood Festival this week as thousands of community members enjoy the popular fair held in Reeves Park. Amusement rides, games and food vendors set up around the park, offering family fun for all to enjoy.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: Chastity Brown at World Cafe, Dreamcar at TLA kick off the concert week

    Welcome to “Seven in Seven,” where each Friday we take a look at shows coming to the region over the next week. Whether your musical tastes are rock and roll, jazz, heavy metal, singer-songwriter or indie, there’ll always be something to check out in the coming days.

    By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    EAT & DRINK: Get ready for a Mac & Cheese Cookoff and other appetizing events in Montco, Chesco and more

    From restaurant openings to foodie fundraisers to patriotic parties, grab your calendar and make plans now. You don’t want to miss a thing!

    By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

  • News

    All 7 remain on the ballot in Perk Valley School Board race

    All seven of the candidates who ran in Tuesday’s primary for four open seats on the Perkiomen Valley School Board will appear on the general election ballot in November as well.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: ICELAND – Country without an army

    The country of Iceland is surrounded by the vast North Atlantic Ocean. It is considered a European country – even with a part of it lying in the North American plate. The population is a little over 330,000 in an area of about 40,000 square miles. This makes it the most sparsely populated country in Europe.

    By Bette Banjack|

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