In Other News

Accused Skippack killer hints at diminished capacity defense

By Carl Hessler Jr. |

NRC mum about security problem at Limerick nuclear plant

LIMERICK — The federal government has identified a security problem at Exelon’s Limerick Generating Station but because it’s a security matter, officials can’t say what it is. ...

By Evan Brandt |


  • General news

    Trappe Ambulance purchases twin van-style ambulances

    Trappe Fire Co. No. 1 and Ambulance is pleased to announce the arrival of twins.

    By Gil Cohen For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Meadow Brook golf tourney on tap

    By Barry Sankey bsankey@21st-Century

    Barry Sankey

  • General news

    Area eighth graders graduate from Devon Prep

    Twenty-eight Devon Prep Eighth Graders “moved up” recently during the Eighth Grade Advancement Ceremony held in the school’s athletic facility. Parents, grandparents, siblings and friends attended the ceremony which began with a Mass concelebrated by Devon Prep Headmaster Rev. James J. Shea, Sch.P., Rev. Richard Wyzykiewicz, Sch.P., Rev. Francisco Aisa, Sch.P. and Rev. Javier Renteria, Sch.P.

    Courtesy of Devon Prep |

  • General news

    Summer Extravaganza to benefit local woman’s battle with Lyme disease

    Come out to Summer Extravaganza 2014 on Aug. 16 from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at the national register historic landmark Avon Lea Farm and home of Robert Berry, Phoenixville.

    Courtesy of Karen Franks |

  • Visual arts

    Metalwork exhibit to bring past, present together in Phoenixville

    The public will have the chance to learn about Phoenixville’s history as a steel town and see artwork produced in a modern iron forge when the Historical Society of the Phoenixville Area’s newest exhibit opens Friday.

    By Matthew D’Ippolito |

  • General news

    This is the time for buying a fishing boat

    It may seem counter intuitive as we head into August and our summer vacation/fishing seasons wind down, but now is a great time to start shopping for that fishing boat you’ve always dreamed about.

    By Tom Tatum For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Local sports notices for Aug. 3

    FOOTBALL The Henry J. Bernat Stadium Fund has been established.


  • General news

    Spring City wins West Lawn junior legion tourney

    Spring City captured the Pennsylvania Junior Legion Regional Tournament championship at West Lawn on July 30. The Red Sox topped Spring Gorve, 8-3, to capture the crown.

    Barry Sankey

  • General news

    ‘Old Man’ Haus sweeps Selinsgrove racing

    WILLIAMS GROVE Brent Marks turned the tables on Greg Hodnett at Williams Grove Speedway on July 25. And instead of chasing him to the checkers in the 410 sprint feature, as he did a week earlier, he took the win ahead of the over points leader for his first Grove victory of the season.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: Ketchup - a classic American condiment

    KETCHUP – Is also spelled catsup or catchup, depending on the manufacturer of your preferred brand.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

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