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3rd annual Phoenixville Pumpkinfest celebrates the season with derby, food and crafts


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 |


  • 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.


  • Features/People

    Schwenksville High School Class of ’64 honors teachers at 50th anniversary reunion

    On Saturday, Sept. 27, the Schwenksville High School Class of 1964 honored Mr. Richard J. Carfagno of Harleysville and Mr. George E. Romasco of Collegeville at a dinner social held in observance of the 50th anniversary reunion of the class.


  • Features/People

    PAHS Class of 1951 celebrates 63rd reunion

    Phoenixville High School’s Class of 1951 celebrated their 63rd year class reunion Sept. 26 at the Phoenixville Country Club. There were 32 classmates and 13 guests in attendeance.


  • Crime

    Youth Club football field vandalized

    Garage door opener removed from Malvern woman’s vehicle


  • Business

    Collegeville-based Just Chimneys cleaning service fulfills growing need

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Chim Chim Cher-ee — it’s time to call a chimney sweep.

    By Gary Puleo gpuleo@21st-Century @MustangMan48 on Twitter |

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