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GIRLS TRACK: Serratore seals marvelous Methacton career with PIAA medal, earns Mercury All-Area Athlete of the Year honors

By Rosemarie Ross rross@pottsmerc.com @RoseRoss31 on Twitter |

Think About It: On taking a detour

“Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours we didn’t mean to take.” — Angela N. Blount ...

Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

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    GIRLS TRACK: Serratore seals marvelous Methacton career with PIAA medal, earns Mercury All-Area Athlete of the Year honors

    FAIRVIEW VILLAGE >> As her final high school track and field season was winding down, Nicolette Serratore couldn’t keep her mind off the one thing still missing from her résumé.

    By Rosemarie Ross rross@pottsmerc.com @RoseRoss31 on Twitter |

  • News

    Route 23 bridge to reopen by November at the latest

    Phoenixville >> The Route 23 bridge will reopen late November, if not sooner, thanks to a new deal reached Tuesday.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville physics team headed to Thailand thanks to alumni, community

    Phoenixville >> It wasn’t enough that the students on the Phoenixville Area High School physics team had to prepare for almost a year for an upcoming competition in Asia. They also had to raise tens of thousands of dollars on their own to get there.

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  • News

    Phoenixville Area School District calls for fewer standardized tests

    Phoenixville >> Officials in the Phoenixville Area School District recently sent a message to lawmakers in Harrisburg — ease up on testing.

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  • News

    Arcola Road bridge closure in Lower Providence tests motorists’ patience

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> As construction continues on the still-closed Arcola Road bridge, motorists’ patience has been put to the test.

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  • News

    County residents receiving easement notices

    It’s old news that Sunoco Pipeline L.P. is working on its Mariner East project, using an already existing pipeline running across the state as part of Phase I.

    By Candice Monhollan cmonhollan@21st-centurymedia.com @CMonhollanDLN on Twitter |

  • News

    SPCA leader says tough times behind, looking ahead with pride

    WEST CHESTER >> Not too long ago the Chester County SPCA was battling the bad publicity of chaos in its management, infighting among employees and even volunteers being escorted from the premises by local police.

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  • Lifestyle

    ABC to XYZ in foods: O’ my goodness! — Olives, okra, orzo and oregano

    Olives Ninety percent of the fruit of the estimated 85 million olive trees in the world are pressed into olive oil with the remaining 10 percent marketed as table olives. The edible olive was established 5,000 to 6,000 years ago. But, they can date back to 3,000 B.C. in Crete.

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  • Opinion

    Think About It: On taking a detour

    “Sometimes the most scenic roads in life are the detours we didn’t mean to take.” — Angela N. Blount

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Nina (dog) Nina is a 2-year-old bassett hound/bull terrier mix. She likes going for walks and visits to the dog park. Nina needs to be in a home with dogs larger than her and a cat free home. For more information on this sweet faced girl, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org or call us at 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.net.

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