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‘Creed’ gives the ‘Rocky’ legacy new life

By Amy Longsdorf Digital First Media |

Officials say Chester County needs its own identity

EAST WHITELAND >> Chester County economic development officials believe it’s time for the county to step out of the shadows of its neighbors and to be recognized on its own merits. ...

By Brian McCullough |


  • News

    New on DVD: ‘Man From U.N.C.L.E,’ based on the ’60s TV series, delivers lots of fun

    Director Guy Ritchie takes a refreshingly old-school approach to “The Man From U.N.C.L.E.” (2015, Warner, PG-13, $30), offering up an actioner powered less by digital trickery than by the chemistry between stars Henry Cavill and Armie Hammer as rival spies Napoleon Solo and Ilya Kuryakin, respectively.

    By Amy Longsdorf Digital First Media |

  • News

    Kimberton Whole Foods joins food bank in providing 3,000 Thanksgiving meals

    Kimberton Whole Foods, along with their generous customers, has made a donation to Chester County Food Bank to complete Thanksgiving meals for families in need in the local community. KWF matched its customer’s donations of organic gravy and stuffing mix for 3,000 meals being distributed this week in Chester County. The food donation will help children, families and seniors relying on food assistance in our community over the holidays.

    Kimberton Whole Foods |

  • News

    First annual Pioneer Awards presented to three PPMA members

    At the recently held Pennsylvania Pest Management Association (PPMA) Annual Board Dinner, three PPMA members were presented with the first annual Pioneer Awards.

    Pennsylvania Pest Management Association, Inc. |

  • Entertainment

    University of Valley Forge celebrates holiday season with annual Christmas Concert

    The University of Valley Forge will celebrate the Christmas season by hosting its annual concert event, Christmas at Valley Forge, on Friday, Dec. 4 and Saturday, Dec. 5.

    University of Valley Forge |

  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Pets of the week

    Nina (dog) Nina is a two 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 and the other dogs and cats we have available for adoption, please visit our website at, call us at 610-279-9714 or email


  • Columns

    Spinal Column: It’s not in your head, barometric pressure really does make you feel pain!

    I love this beautiful area we live in. It truly flourishes this time of year. A bounty of color surrounds us on the ground and in the trees. I am sure we are all aware of the key ingredient of Mother Nature’s beauty... Rain.

    Dr. Jim Schaffer Kimberton Chiropractic |

  • Columns

    Think About It: Where are the other nine?

    “When you stop counting your blessings, it is like holding yourself and being surprised that everything is black.”- Ann Voskamp

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • News

    Spring-Ford joins mission to introduce students to computer science

    Computers are everywhere, but fewer schools teach computer science than 10 years ago. Spring-Ford Area School District will join in on the largest learning event in history, The Hour of Code, during Computer Science Education Week (December 6 to 12). The Hour of Code is a global movement reaching tens of millions of students in more than 180 countries.

    Spring-Ford Area School District |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix Community Calendar Nov. 29

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  • Entertainment

    Candlelight Holiday House Tour returns to Phoenixville for 15th holiday season

    The popular Phoenixville Candlelight Holiday House Tour will be held Saturday, Dec. 5 from 3 to 7 p.m. Tickets can be purchased online at or in person at Foresta’s Market, Ellie’s Choice and The Design Grove in Phoenixville.

    Phoenixville Holiday House Tour |

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