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CONCERT HIGHLIGHTS: The Mother Hips, Anvil, Panda Bear among next weeks best bets

By Michael Christopher For Digital First Media|

15 local teachers district winners for 2018 Citadel Heart of Learning

Exton >> More than a dozen Chester County teachers were recently surprised at their school; each received the 2018 Citadel Heart of Learning Award. ...

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  • News

    Saxton: Ever-popular Gunther Walsh back for 24th season at Grandview

    On any given Saturday night at Grandview Speedway, after the races are over, fans head to the pit area to take photos, collect autographs, talk to their favorites, get a close look at the race cars and on most Saturdays you will find a crowd gathered around Bobby Gunther Walsh. Despite the fact that he is not one of the top runners at the one-third-mile, banked clay oval he is very popular with the fans. In fact he may be one of the most popular.

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media|

  • Food

    FOOD: Craving a Green Goddess salad?

    In 1923, a silent adventure movie called “The Green Goddess” was released. And San Francisco’s grand Palace Hotel debuted its own invention, the Green Goddess salad, at the same time. The salad has seen a resurgence in recent years — and for good reason. The velvety, decadent, herbaceous dressing is a suitable spring-season adornment to just about anything.

    By Amber Turpin Special to Digital First Media|

  • Entertainment

    CONCERT PREVIEW: Contemporary Christian superstar Chris Tomlin brings tandem, all-star show to Philly

    Life continues to be very good for singer/songwriter Chris Tomlin.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Bock Fest & Goat Races, Monster Jam, beer gardens and more on tap

    Celebrate Mothers Day Colonial Pennsylvania Plantation: “Gifts from a Secret Garden” runs 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. (last admission at 3) May 12 at 3900 N. Sandy Flash Drive, Newtown Square. Enjoy a hands-on tour of the kitchen garden and make a gift for the treasured woman in your life. Admission includes house tours, animal tours and the chance to engage in various farm chores. Visitors will also have the chance to take part in one take-home activity, which may...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Vehicle auction site proposed near Fricks Lock Village

    EAST COVENTRY >> A proposal to build an auction facility for used vehicles and heavy equipment near the intersection of Route 724 and Fricks Lock Road in East Coventry has drawn some concerns from regional planners.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    spay and save: A diamond is forever

    White with black markings, and a diamond on his nose, “Whitey” is approximately 1- to 3-years-old, neutered and ready for a forever home! Whitey appeared one day in a backyard in King of Prussia. He captured the hearts of everyone who saw him and prompted them to give him food, shelter and veterinary care. Whitey is very laid back, sweet as can be but probably should be the only cat in the household. Could you open up your heart and home for Whitey?


  • Entertainment

    EVENT: Mark your calendars for Haverford Spring Fest

    “We’ve all about had it with winter, and we’re looking forward to spring time weather,” said Tom Kelly, chairman/executive director of Kelly Music for Life.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • News

    Ron Graham running for 155th state House seat

    Ron Graham is no stranger to local politics and now he’s ready for a shot at making the leap to serving at the state level.

    By Lucas Rodgers @LucasMRodgers on Twitter|

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    Suspect caught in murder of Phoenixville teen

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Police have apprehended one suspect in the Dec. 27, 2017, slaying of 15-year-old Jayson Ortiz-Cameron while the hunt for a second suspect continues.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Entertainment

    WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Celtic tunes at Pottstown Regional Library, Monster Jam in Philly, beers, film and much more on tap

    Mechanical monsters Lincoln Financial Field: Monster Jam features Black Pearl, Grave Digger, Great Clips Mohawk Warrior, Hurricane Force, Lucas Oil Crusader, Max-DTM, Mutant, Over Bored, Saigon Shaker, Son-Uva Digger, Team Hot Wheels Firestorm, VP Racing Fuel’s Mad Scientist, along with the new truck Whiplash. Show time is 7 p.m. May 5 at the Eagles home stadium at 1 Lincoln Financial Way, Philadelphia. Tickets are available at New in 2018 is...

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

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