In Other News

Nation’s political divide examined in Ursinus College forum

By Evan Brandt |

Spring-Ford eyes eliminating per capita tax

LIMERICK – The Spring-Ford Area School Board continues to mull becoming the latest school district to eliminate the per capita tax for district revenue. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • Music

    Harpeth Rising to finally make local debut

    Harpeth Rising was scheduled to make their debut at Chaplin’s on Feb. 13. But a snowstorm that dumped a foot of snow throughout the area resulted in the oft-touring band’s first snow-related cancellation in its five-year history.

    By Craig Ostroff For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Lane of Route 422 West to be closed Saturday

    LOWER PROVIDENCE — One lane of Route 422 West will be closed between the Route 23 and Oaks interchanges for road resurfacing. The closure will be in effect from 5 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday.

    By 21st Century Media staff |

  • Crime

    Three Skippack businesses cited for serving alcohol to minors

    SKIPPACK — The Pennsylvania State Police Bureau of Liquor Control Enforcement has cited three establishments for allegedly serving alcohol to minors.


  • General news

    Berks man who exchanged nude images with Limerick boy faces court supervision

    NORRISTOWN — A Berks County man, one of six men accused of having inappropriate contact with a Limerick boy, has admitted that he exchanged nude images with the boy via electronic devices linked to an adult social media site.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. chessler@21st-Century |

  • General news

    Survey: Residents say Chesco a great place to live and work

    WEST CHESTER — Chester County is viewed as an overwhelmingly favorable place to live and work, according to a survey sponsored by business and county government.

    By Jim Callahan For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Motorcycle ride will benefit Justice4PAKids to raise awareness of child sexual abuse

    MALVERN — When Justice4PAKids co-founder Bob Riley wanted to organize a fundraiser for his new organization with a distinct mission, he wanted to raise money in a unique way. So the motorcycle enthusiast started the event Motorcycle Ride4PAKids.

    By Kelly Lyons |

  • General news

    Royersford police arrest driveway sealer scammers

    ROYERSFORD — Police arrested three people in connection with a driveway sealing scam they allegedly used to rip off an elderly borough resident.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Phoenixville Public Library renovations begin

    PHOENIXVILLE — Work to replace the heating and cooling unit at the Phoenixville Public Library began Wednesday and will result in some closures as work becomes more intensive beginning at the end of the month.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Stars abound in college field hockey circles

    By Sam Stewart For 21st Century Media Olivia Bolles (Phoenixville, Villa Maria Academy) saw action as No. 3-ranked University of Connecticut defeate|

  • General news

    College Corner: Football players start seasons

    Division I-A Penn State’s Tyler Yazujian (Spring-Ford) saw action as a long snapper on punts in a 21-3 victory over Akron in Happy Valley.

    By Sam Stewart For 21st Century Media |

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