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Suspect sought in downtown convenience store robbery

By Eric Devlin and Matthew D'Ippolito and @Eric_Devlin and @PhxvilleNews on Twitter |

Upper Providence rejects 52-home project on Black Rock Road

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The township supervisors have denied the Freeland/Black Rock Associates preliminary subdivision plan due to technical deficiencies. ...

By Leslie Lighton-Humphreys For Digital First Media |


  • News

    Walkway to Valley Forge: Construction proceeds in frigid temperatures

    Workers braved the cold as they continued work on the Sullivan’s Bridge project near Valley Forge National Historical Park Thursday.


  • Features/People

    UVF alum among Time magazine Person of the Year honorees for Ebola epidemic work

    CHARLESTOWN >> A former University of Valley Forge student was recently named as one of Time magazine’s “Person of the Year” honorees for her work in Africa with Ebola victims.

    By Virginia Lindak For Digital First Media |

  • Theater

    Phoenixville Area Middle School students prepare to present ‘Beauty and the Beast Jr.’

    Phoenixville Area Middle School students are getting into their roles in preparation for their production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast Jr.” March 5-7 at 7 p.m.


  • News

    Pack 119 Cub Scouts battle for the lead at annual Pinewood Derby

    Phoenixville Cub Scout Pack 119 held its annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday, Feb. 21, at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Scouts watched intently as the wooden racers they spent weeks crafting with their parents, raced down the track, with finishes often separated by mere seconds.


  • News

    PHOTO: Four alumni honored at TCHS Hall of Fame induction ceremony

    David Hoffman (Electronics Class of 1973), Kristen Hunsinger (Animal Science Class of 2007), Nancy Custer-Strauss (Advanced Office Practice Class of 1974) and Jeff Lawrence (Automotive Technology Class of 1991) were inducted into the 15th Annual Alumni Hall of Fame at the Chester County Technical College High School last Thursday Night, Feb. 19.


  • Columns

    Think About It: Addicted to Snow

    “The very fact of snow is such an amazement.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • Editorials

    EDITORIAL: Pa. Legislature sitting on $161M of taxpayer money

    You have to give Pennsylvania’s Republican-controlled Legislature points for chutzpah.


  • Visual arts

    ‘The Art of Science’ exhibit opens at Franklin Commons

    The Art Gallery at Franklin Commons will hold a unique exhibition themed “The Art of Science,” beginning with an opening reception on Saturday, March 7, from 1 to 4 p.m., which will run until April 10. The gallery will display scientific-related works ranging from sculptural FM radios to detailed paintings of skin cells and more. The exhibit is free to attend, with musical accompaniment.

    Courtesy of Franklin Commons |

  • Food

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Bacon and bread, the “B” staples of life

    Bacon >> once considered a breakfast meat, has gone big time. This pork product can be smoked, grilled, baked and fried, and the list goes on. It is up to the cook preparing it. Healthier than pork bacon, turkey, tofu and other meats can be processed to a similar product.

    By Bette Banjack For Digital First Media |

  • Events

    Calendar of Events

    Ongoing Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience: Register now for Facetime Theatre’s Summer Experience for students entering first through fourth grades, running June 15-19 & June 22-26. Summer Experience consists of two weeks of half-day camp from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Franklin Commons in Phoenixville. Session I runs from June 15-19 and Session II from June 22-26. Each session will focus on different skills and utilize different curriculum so that students can...


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