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Phoenix Community Calendar Oct. 11


UPDATED: Montgomery County Coroner identifies Mont Clare drowning victims

UPPER PROVIDENCE >> The two victims who died in a crash in a canal in Mont Clare late Monday night have been identified. ...

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    Montgomery County DA announces additional charges against Pennsylvania AG Kathleen Kane

    NORRISTOWN >> The recent search of Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s Harrisburg office turned up what Montgomery County prosecutors likely consider the smoking gun of their investigation into Kane’s alleged lies to an investigative grand jury.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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    Spring-Ford student selected to participate in Tomb of the Unknown Soldier Ceremony

    Ben D’Arcangelo, a Spring-Ford Area School District sophomore, recently attended the National Youth Leadership Forum (NYLF) in Washington D.C. Ben, who set a lofty goal of attending the United States Military Academy at West Point, has taken a full slate of honors courses for the past two years and participates in football, wrestling and tennis for Spring-Ford. In seeking out opportunities that would help Ben reach his goal, he registered for the National Youth Leadership Forum.

    Spring-Ford Area School District |

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    Schwenksville Elementary fourth-graders become historians for a week

    Fourth grade students in Mr. Josh Brecht’s and Miss Susan Horenci’s classes became historians for a week. They interviewed their parents about the history of their names and their families’ stories behind the names. The class then paired up and created a Google Slides project through the Google Classroom portal. The partners also used web resources to find the history of their names worldwide. To wrap up the activity, the students presented their findings to the...


  • Columns

    Think About It: The passing of a missionary giant

    “He is no fool who gives what he cannot keep to gain what he cannot lose.” - Jim Elliot

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

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    Royersford man pleads guilty to stealing from register at Target

    NORRISTOWN >> A Royersford man was sentenced to county prison after he pleaded guilty to taking money from the register at his place of work, the Target store in Royersford.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

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    Schwenksville Elementary school takes on ‘100 toothpicks’ challenge

    Schwenksville Elementary second grade students recently worked on the “100 toothpicks engineering challenge” in art class with Mrs. Jill Seitz. The object was to create the tallest possible tower using only 100 toothpicks and two cups of mini marshmallows. The students thoroughly enjoyed the challenge and worked creatively in groups to construct their towers.


  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: San Francisco, where you can leave your heart

    The song “I Left My Heart in San Francisco” is definitely so true; if you ever visited this northern California city, a little bit of you is still there. This city is known for so many things such as cable cars, the former Alcatraz Federal Penitentiary, Chinatown, Haight-Ashbury, Fisherman’s Wharf, Painted Ladies, Nob Hill or driving down the Crooked Lane.

    Bette Banjack THE TABLE |

  • Entertainment

    Ukrainian Catholic church celebrates 3rd Annual Ukrainian Day Festival

    On Saturday, Sept. 19, St. Peter & Paul Ukrainian Catholic Church, located at 301 Fairview Street in Phoenixville, celebrated their 3rd Annual Ukrainian Day Festival. It was a warm, sunny day, and people gathered for a day filled with activities and entertainment. The Barvinok Ukrainian Dance Ensemble from South Bound Brook, New Jersey danced to the delight of the crowd.


  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar Oct. 4

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  • News

    Obama and Putin: Awkward moments, few breakthroughs

    NEW YORK >> U.S. President Barack Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin’s first formal meeting in more than two years started with an awkward handshake and ended without a breakthrough on Syria, a crisis that has strained their already tense relationship.

    By Julie Pace The Associated Press |

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