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Data: Obama admin freed 36,000 illegals with criminal records

By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press |

Perkiomen Valley board accepts mediator proposal on teacher contract

PERKIOMEN — The Perkiomen Valley School Board voted late at its Monday night school board meeting to accept a state mediator’s proposal for a new contract for the district’s teachers. ...

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

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  • Government and politics

    Data: Obama admin freed 36,000 illegals with criminal records

    WASHINGTON — The Homeland Security Department released 36,007 convicted criminal immigrants last year who are facing deportation, including those accounting for 193 homicide and 426 sexual assault convictions, according to new federal data.

    By ALICIA A. CALDWELL Associated Press |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: An apple a day keeps the doctor away

    Editor’s note: Bette Banjack, a longtime food columnist for The Phoenix, has decided to return. Readers may remember her column “Neighborhood Kitchens,” which ran from 2003 to 2006, or her weekly local television program, “Downtown Kitchen.” This is the first edition of her new weekly column, “ABC to XYZ in Foods,” through which she will explore foods one letter at a time.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • Food and drink

    ABC to XYZ in Foods: An apple a day keeps the doctor away

    Editor’s note: Bette Banjack, a longtime food columnist for The Phoenix, has decided to return. Readers may remember her column “Neighborhood Kitchens,” which ran from 2003 to 2006, or her weekly local television program, “Downtown Kitchen.” This is the first edition of her new weekly column, “ABC to XYZ in Foods,” through which she will explore foods one letter at a time.

    By Bette Banjack For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Sullivan’s Bridge construction begins with groundbreaking ceremony; Route 422 bridge project to begin three years early

    WEST NORRITON — Construction of a new pedestrian and bicycle bridge over the Schuylkill River upstream from the Route 422 bridge began Wednesday morning with a groundbreaking ceremony that also celebrated a three-year, accelerated 2015 start for widening and rebuilding the Route 422 bridge.

    By Carl Rotenberg crotenberg@21st-CenturyMedia.com |

  • Education

    Valley Forge Christian College graduates its 75th class

    Valley Forge Christian College celebrated its 75th commencement with 132 graduates on May 9.

    Courtesy of Valley Forge Christian College |

  • Education

    Valley Forge Christian College graduates its 75th class

    Valley Forge Christian College celebrated its 75th commencement with 132 graduates on May 9.

    Courtesy of Valley Forge Christian College |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Easy art terms

    The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art. Here are some easy art terms to aid the novice:

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • Columns

    Art & Antiques by Dr. Lori: Easy art terms

    The art world can be a mysterious one. If you learn a little bit about the various media and materials used, you can take some of the mystery out of collecting art. Here are some easy art terms to aid the novice:

    By Lori Verderame Guest Columnist |

  • General news

    Auto Racing Roundup

    WILLIAMS GROVE SPEEDWAY Greg Hodnett wrestled the lead away from invader Shane Stewart to win Friday night’s 410 sprint car feature at Williams Grove Speedway, worth $4,000 to the winner of the tune up race meant to prepare the Williams Grove regulars for next week’s World of Outlaws invasion.

    By Ken Johnson For 21st Century Media |

  • General news

    Couple found passed out in vehicle in Trappe, charged with endangering children

    On Friday, May 9, at approximately 6:45 p.m., two area residents were cited for driving under the influence as well as endangering the welfare of children.

    By 21st Century Media Staff |

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