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Ceramics passion brings clean water to developing nations

By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |

While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two...

By M. English 21st Century Media Services |

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    Montgomery County unveils $1.8M trail connection to Philadelphia

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Beneath a shady canopy of trees lining the Schuylkill River Canal, the Montgomery County commissioners gathered with state officials Tuesday for a ribbon-cutting ceremony to officially open the Schuylkill Canal Towpath.

    By Eric Devlin edevlin@21st-centurymedia.com @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Business

    Molly Maguire’s of Phoenixville donates to Good Samaritan Shelter

    Phoenixville >> Molly Maguire’s Irish Restaurant and Pub Wednesday donated $6,300 to the Good Samaritan Shelter.

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  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Scooter (dog) Scooter is a very sweet boy who was found wandering the streets of Norristown. He is a pit bull/boxer mix, about 20 months old and is neutered. With his sweet demeanor we know he had to be someone’s family pet and this big boys thinks he is a lap dog. He knows how to sit and give paw. Scooter needs some leash training but would make a great walking companion. He weighs 62 pounds and could gain a few but otherwise is in great shape. He is currently in a foster home...

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  • Lifestyle

    There are plenty of fish, and shrimp, in the sea

    The SEAS and waters of the world are major contributors to our food supply. Seventy-one percent of the earth is covered with water, while 96.5 percent of the water is ocean. So we are looking at a vast abundance of products. The items most harvested are fish and seafood for our daily consumption. The items from the sea are called salt water and fresh water fish from fresh water lakes and streams.

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  • Opinion

    Think About It: Road rage on a bicycle

    “Every time I see an adult on a bicycle, I no longer despair of the human race.” — H. G. Wells

    By Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Ceramics

    Ceramics passion brings clean water to developing nations

    A Glenmoore potter has found a way to combine his love of ceramics with his passion to help people in third-world countries.

    By Monica Thompson Fragale For Digital First Media |

  • News

    While teacher waits for a heart transplant, community rallies to help

    Early last December – in her early 40s and happily employed as a history teacher at Valley Forge Military Academy – Linda Jara began doctoring for a sinus infection before “being blindsided” by a heart failure diagnosis two weeks later.

    By M. English 21st Century Media Services |

  • Parenting

    Perspective on Parenting: Protecting children from grief

    When my first child was born, I experienced a tidal wave of emotions. As I embraced my infant overjoyed, I whispered in her tiny ear her that I’d always protect her. I even briefly visualized those moments in her future where she may need me the most: her first fall from her bike; her first time being confronted by mean kids at school; and her first break up. Never could I foresee the grief she’d experience—along with her younger siblings—after the death of a...

    By JULIA SHERWIN |

  • Lifestyle

    Fun at the Kimberton Fair

    phoenixville >> The Kimberton Fair opened this week and runs through Saturday at the fair grounds. Those going can enjoy food, rides, livestock competitions, and other competitive events.

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  • News

    Woman admits to bad check scheme at Limerick bank

    NORRISTOWN >> Telling a former East Greenville woman her drug addiction is “tearing” her up, a judge urged her to remain in intensive treatment while serving her sentence for being involved in a bad check scheme at a Limerick bank.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-centurymedia.com @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

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