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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 |


  • Business

    Stable 12 settles in Phoenixville, celebrating its grand opening

    Phoenixville >> Three longtime friends from Skippack are living the dream of turning a hobby into a business. Stable 12 Brewing Co. celebrated its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Saturday morning.

    By Virginia Lindak Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    People have been relishing the flavor for centuries

    Relish is a condiment that is a combination of cooked and chopped vegetables and/or fruits blended together with other seasonings. Relish enhances the flavor of other foods. Today’s column highlights a product with many differences and many cultures.


  • Lifestyle

    Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week

    Max (dog) Max is a super friendly and playful 1 to 2-year-old dachshund/terrier mix. He loves playing with his toys, going for walks and exploring the yard. Max is good with children and other dogs.


  • Opinion

    Think About It: Trying to please everybody

    “It would be nice if everyone liked you but it’s not necessary.” — Dr. Richard Dobbins

    Don Meyer, Ph.D. Think About It |

  • Travel

    NEW BEGINNINGS: First trip to Europe brings back memories of past travels

    Much of life seems to be made up of a series of mundane occurrences that happen day after day — alarm sounds, press snooze, get up, brush teeth, dress, and on and on it goes.

    By Jarreau Freeman @JarreauFreeman on Twitter |

  • Travel

    The Globetrotting Graduate: Why solo traveling can be inspirational

    There are a lot of articles on the Internet about the “solo female traveler” but each one misses an important point. Whether female or male, being a solo traveler encourages personal growth and independence.

    By Caitlin Burns For Digital First Media |

  • Crime

    Phoenixville resident among 5 charged in prostitution sting at Radnor Hotel

    Five people were arrested this week in connection with an undercover sting involving Radnor and Pennsylvania State police at the Radnor Hotel.

    By Richard Ilgenfritz @rpilgenfritz on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville residents seek donations for fire victims

    PHOENIXVILLE >> Residents in Phoenixville have begun working together to help one family get back on its feet in the wake of tragedy.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric Devlin on Twitter |

  • Prep Sports

    Coming soon: PA Prep Live — our new high school sports website

    We are pleased to announce that our new high school sports website PA Prep Live will be launching Tuesday, July 21, replacing our current sports website of while still building on the success that site has shown in the past two years.

    By Sam Stewart @samuel_stewart7 on Twitter |

  • News

    Phoenixville Firebird Festival talks tabled

    PHOENIXVILLE >> From all accounts, borough officials want the Phoenixville Firebird Festival to happen this year. They just can’t seem to agree on the details.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

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