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Students test their skills in safe driving competition (VIDEO)

By Caroline Sweeney |

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 |


  • Columns

    Think About It: The Death of Common Sense

    “It is a thousand times better to have common sense without education than to have education without common sense.”

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Columnist |

  • General news

    Kiwanis present Youth Service Award

    The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville recently presented its Youth Service Award to the Grimes Academic Mentoring Enrichment program, also known as GAME. This program, which is sponsored by Grimes A.M.E. Church, provides access to homework assistance, computers, tutoring programs and self-esteem projects for economically disadvantaged students.

    Courtesy of the Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for April 13

    The Phoenixville Senior American Legion baseball team has scheduled tryouts for this weekend, Saturday, April 12, and Sunday, April 13, at the Phoenixville High School field. The Saturday tryouts start at 12 p.m. while the Sunday tryouts begin at 11 a.m. Any further questions should be directed to manager Joe Little at 484-557-1735.


  • Features/People

    West End ambulance shifts focus to community involvement

    A new era has begun for members of West End Fire Co. 3 ambulance of Phoenixville.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Limerick supervisors discuss expanding sewer hook-up deal

    LIMERICK — Township supervisors recently discussed the possible modification of a resolution that cuts a deal for new hook-ups to the municipal water system once new residences are constructed and operational.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Bataan Death March to be remembered in annual Phoenixville event

    PHOENIXVILLE — Now an annual event, Phoenixville’s Kuntao martial arts club in Franklin Commons will hold a ceremony honoring those who died or survived in the infamous Bataan Death March.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Stoudt retires after 45 years of umpiring as KYAL opens 60th season

    KIMBERTON - The Kimberton Youth Athletic League (KYAL) held opening day ceremonies for its 60th year of operation on Saturday, April 5.

    Barry Sankey

  • General news

    U.S. 422 overnight construction scheduled at Route 363

    Overnight bridge and utility work will restrict travel lanes next week on U.S. Route 422 at the Route 363 (Trooper Road) Interchange in West Norriton and Lower Providence townships, Montgomery County, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation today announced.

    Courtesy of PennDOT |

  • General news

    Baseball: Phoenixville Senior Legion tryouts set

    BASEBALL The Phoenixville Senior American Legion baseball team has scheduled tryouts for this week. They are scheduled for Tuesday, April 8, and Thur|

  • Features/People

    Local pair honored at living organ donor recognition event

    Each year, Gift of Life Donor Program honors the region’s living donors in an effort to highlight the critical need for more organ and tissue donors. In 2014, Gifts of Life’s Acts of Love Living Donor Recognition Ceremony was held on Sunday, March 2, at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in King of Prussia. Any person who donated a life-saving organ, such as a kidney or liver, within the past year was invited to attend the event, along with their transplant recipient. More than 20 pairs of living donors...

    Courtesy of Gift of Life |

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