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Prayer Breakfast recognizes community members for positive impact

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Phoenixville closer to hiring collection agency for delinquent fees

PHOENIXVILLE — A month after Borough Manager Jean Krack introduced his intention to bring in an outside collection agency to cut down on nearly $1 million in delinquent water, sewer and trash fees owed to the borough, council approved a request...

By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Local sports notices for April 20, 2014

    The Spring-Ford Baseball Camp will be held the week of July 7-11 at the Upper Providence Township Building Fields off of Black Rock Road. Ages 8-through entering grade 10, 8:30-12:30 daily. There is a registration fee with reduced rate before June 1. Contact Bruce Brobst (Spring-Ford High school baseball coach and camp director) at 610-469-0160 after 7 p.m. or email brucebrobst@comcast.net for more information and registration form.

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    Woods receives Vic Marosek Award as PYBRL opens

    Media.com PHOENIXVILLE - A total of 375 boys and girls took part in opening day ceremonies as the Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League (PYBRL) opened its 2014 season on April 13 at Vic Marosek Park.

    Barry Sankey
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    Man who tampered with PECO electric meters in five-county region could generate jail time

    NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man who tampered with utility meters to reduce some account holders’ monthly PECO electrical bills, to the tune of nearly $350,000, could generate some jail time in connection with the five-county theft scheme.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    White recalled as Phoenixville Babe Ruth League starts season

    PHOENIXVILLE - Late Phoenixville Babe Ruth League commissioner David G. White was honored for his many years of dedicated service to the organization as the league began its 62nd year on April 12 at deSanno Field.

    Barry Sankey
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    Graffiti ordinance adopted in Phoenixville

    PHOENIXVILLE — A new ordinance defining graffiti and providing regulations for its removal was approved by borough council Tuesday night.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Chesco man joins brother in prison for six-county burglary spree

    NORRISTOWN — A Chester County man has joined his brother in prison in connection with a scheme to burglarize pizza shops in six counties.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Phoenixville closer to hiring collection agency for delinquent fees

    PHOENIXVILLE — A month after Borough Manager Jean Krack introduced his intention to bring in an outside collection agency to cut down on nearly $1 million in delinquent water, sewer and trash fees owed to the borough, council approved a request for proposal Krack brought to last week’s meeting.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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    Prayer Breakfast recognizes community members for positive impact

    The 20th annual Phoenixville Community Prayer Breakfast was held last Saturday, April 5 at Phoenixville Area Middle School. The breakfast and awards ceremony is held in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. each year and recognizes those members of the Phoenixville area who work to affect positive change and promote cooperative living and diversity in the community.

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    Chorus Against Cancer fund drive launches with kickoff concert

    Chorus Against Cancer, a local fundraising team, held their kickoff fundraiser event April 5 at Limerick Fire Company. Proceeds raised from the night will go to the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS).

    By Virginia Lindak For 21st Century Media |

  • Features/People

    Roller Derby gains popularity among local women

    Ten women wearing skates, kneepads, elbow pads, mouth guards and helmets are lined up, and when the whistle blows the game will start with a lot of pushing, shoving and hitting while the women simultaneously skate around the track.

    By CHELSEA M. REYHER creyher@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

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