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Spring-Ford School District launches STEM-based class

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

Royersford water main project to end in two weeks

ROYERSFORD >> Road work along borough streets may finally be coming to end. ...

By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|


  • Entertainment

    FUN GRAB BAG: Weekend events include SangriaFest, Tomato Fest, Jerk Fest, Bachata and a Butterfly Celebration

    Summer treats SteelStacks: The first SangriaFest takes place 4 to 7 p.m. Aug. 27 at 101 Founders Way, Bethlehem. Sample 10 different sangrias, all made with wines imported by South Italy Imports. Performers taking the stage during the afternoon include Flowers For Taco, Tim Harakal and the Billy Bauer Band. Also, enjoy foo and games like beanbags and quoits. Tickets are $25, with $35 VIP tickets to sample handcrafted sangria cocktails designed by area restaurant mixologists.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter |

  • Lifestyle

    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Aug. 28

    Event Submissions: Send to a week prior to publication. Note “Phoenix Calendar” in the subject.


  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Savannah, Georgia

    Savannah, Ga., is considered the most historical area in the United States. It is the oldest city in Georgia and is the county seat of Chatham.


  • Opinion

    THINK ABOUT IT: Reflections on the Olympics: The competition

    “The hard days are the best because that’s where champions are made.”

    By Dr. Don Meyer |

  • News

    Spring-Ford community addresses bus stop law breakers

    ROYERSFORD >> Next week students in the Spring-Ford Area School District, like millions of others across the country, will say goodbye to summer vacation as they step onto the bus to start the first day of school. Yet for many school officials and parents watching other motorists routinely ignore traffic laws and speed past stopped buses picking up students, the first day of school is the start of a perennial problem that fills them with dread.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • News

    Accident on Route 422 at Collegeville injures three

    UPPER PROVIDENCE >> A serious crash left a vehicle mangled and three people injured Tuesday night.

    Digital First Media |

  • Lifestyle

    GRAPHIC: Celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service

    The Organic Act, establishing the National Park Service, was signed into law 100 years ago today.

    By Digital First Media |

  • News

    Spring-Ford honored for charity fundraisers

    ROYERSFORD >> Helping to promote a heart-healthy lifestyle has definitely paid off. To the community members in Spring-Ford who have participated in any fundraisers benefitting the American Heart Association over the last decade, the organization would like to give a great big thank-you.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter |

  • Entertainment

    Kiss goes back to its small market roots on latest tour

    As far as Gene Simmons is concerned, Kiss is back on the road because that’s just what the band does.

    By Gary Graff, @GraffonMusic on Twitter |

  • Education

    Local school supply lists now available online

    Parents from local schools have a new tool in their back-to-school bag of tricks this year, as all of their schools supply lists are now posted on

    For Digital First Media |

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