In Other News

Local entrepreneur appears on ABC’s ‘Shark Tank’

By Laura Dillon For 21st Century Media |

NRC to hike oversight at Limerick nuke plant due to security issue

LIMERICK >> Three days after granting the Limerick nuclear plant another 20 years of operation, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission announced it will institute increased oversight of the plant because of an unidentified security problem at the pla...

By Evan Brandt ebrandt@21st-Century @PottstownNews on Twitter |


  • Kampf’s campaign doesn’t match record on transportation funding

    I’m going to take a risky political stand here that may alienate and offend a great many readers: I am against potholes.


  • Education

    Education funding group hears local testimony

    PERKIOMEN >> Members of the Basic Education Funding Commission met with local school superintendents Thursday at Perkiomen Valley High School to hear their issues regarding the school education formula.

    By Frank Otto @FottoJourno on Twitter |

  • Government and politics

    Rep. Gerlach to close Trappe office

    TRAPPE >> Since he is not running for re-election, Congressman Jim Gerlach has decided to close his district office in Trappe as of Oct. 31.

    By Frank Otto @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    Phoenixville crash

    Phoenixville >> Phoenixville police responded to a three car crash at Bridge and Main streets about 2 p.m. Sunday.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter |

  • General news

    Limerick nuke plant’s license renewed for 20 years

    LIMERICK >> With little fanfare and even less comment, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Monday announced the renewal of the operating license at the Limerick Generating Station for another 20 years.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter |

  • General news

    Spring-Ford School Board to vote on scoreboard replacement

    LIMERICK >> The Spring-Ford Area School Board will vote next week on whether or not to replace Ram Stadium’s scoreboard for $43,502.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-Century @fottojourno on Twitter |

  • General news

    American Treasure Tour museum expansion OK’d in Upper Providence

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A nostalgia museum has been granted conditional use approval to expand its operations in Oaks.

    By Leslie Lighton-Humpreys For Digital First Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Drink to your health, from water to wine

    WATER >> Keeps our world alive. It covers approximately 70 to 75 percent of the Earth’s surface in various states, such as liquid, solid and vapor.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Rams crown 2014 homecoming queen during shutout victory

    Ram Royalty: Spring-Ford Area Senior High School’s 2013 Homecoming Queen Helena Mullen crowned Michaela Parr the 2014 queen during the Rams’ 54-0 rout of PJP last Saturday, Oct. 18. The event marked the school’s 60-year homecoming football anniversary. For more on the game, see Sports.


  • General news

    Uncle B’s and HCA team up to provide mammograms to Phoenixville residents

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Uncle B’s BBQ Shack in Phoenixville is giving back to the community in a special way this month.

    By Christine Mawhinney Lark For 21st Century Media |

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