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West Chester’s Kathy Finegan honored by Operation Smile for volunteer work

Every time Kathy Finegan travels to a third-world country, she leaves behind smiles. ...

By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |


  • 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 |

  • News

    Phoenixville Hospital executive ends a long and active career

    Phoenixville >> Phoenixville Hospital’s Chief Nursing Officer, Sally Strzelecki was recently honored for her 47 years of service in the community with a special retirement celebration.

    By Virginia Lindak Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    Being handicapped made seeing Pope Francis a little tricky

    PHILADELPHIA >> For the all the walking and standing crowds had to endure to catch a view of Pope Francis on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia for the papal Mass on Sunday, organizers had to scramble to accommodate those with disabilities.

    By Kaitlyn Foti @kaitlynfoti on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Column: For this Catholic, seeing Pope Francis was surreal

    PHILADELPHIA >> Standing in the middle of the Benjamin Franklin Parkway in Philadelphia, a few football fields away from the head of the Catholic Church, well, let’s just say it felt surreal.

    By Cheryl Kehoe Rodgers @TimesHeraldPA on Twitter |

  • News

    Pope Francis final message to Philly: ‘Love is in little things’

    PHILADELPHIA >> Before an audience of hundreds of thousands of people, Pope Francis completed his visit to Philadelphia, and the final leg of his tour of the United States, by celebrating Mass Sunday afternoon.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Travelers describe experience seeing Pope Francis

    PHILADELPHIA >> The faithful traveled from as far as Argentina and as near as Lansdowne on Sunday to celebrate Mass with a pope who many feel brings a message of humility, redemption and hope.

    By Kathleen E. Carey @dtbusiness on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Volunteers share experiences helping faithful during Pope Francis’ visit

    PHILADELPHIA >> The spirit on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway was infectious.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Pope Francis cutout huge hit with traveler making trip to Philly

    UPPER DARBY >> Pilgrims lined up in the 69th Street Transportation Center on Sunday not to board the Market-Frankford train but to have their photo taken with a cardboard cutout of Pope Francis.

    By Linda Reilly Special to the Times |

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