In Other News

Skippack teen convicted of 1st degree murder in death of Royersford girlfriend

By Carl Hessler Jr. |

Drop in PSSA scores worries school board

LIMERICK — Superintendent David Goodin and Director of Curriculum and Instruction Keith Floyd gave a presentation on standardized test scores of Spring-Ford Area School District students in last week’s board workshop meeting. ...

By Frank Otto |


  • General news

    PV Post Prom partners with Impact Thrift Stores for clothing donation fundraiser

    The PV Post Prom Committee is partnering again with Impact Thrift Stores for the upcoming fall clothing drive, which will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 26, at Perkiomen Valley High School, located at 509 Gravel Pike in Collegeville.

    Courtesy of Perkiomen Valley School District |

  • General news

    Pennypacker Mills to host All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival

    With the changing of the seasons, bring the entire family to Pennypacker Mills on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 1 to 4 p.m. and experience a very Victorian All Hallow’s Eve Fall Festival.

    Courtesy of Pennypacker Mills |

  • Government and politics

    Corbett announces grant funding for Skippack water line work

    SKIPPACK — State grant funding has been announced that will connect a stretch of homes in Skippack Township with public water lines in an area where contaminated water wells were first found more than a decade ago.

    By Dan Sokil |

  • General news

    New teacher contract approved for Spring-Ford

    LIMERICK — Almost two years after negotiations began and with one full year working under an expired contract, a state mediator’s proposal was approved as the basis for a new contract for Spring-Ford Area School District’s teachers.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Distributor of synthetic drugs to Montco stores is headed to jail

    norristown >> An Allentown man has jail in his future after he admitted to running a business involved in the illegal distribution of synthetic drugs and drug paraphernalia, primarily to gas stations and convenience stores in Montgomery and Lehigh counties.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. |

  • General news

    Rainy weather causes crash in Limerick Thursday

    Slick roads due to Thursday’s rainy weather reportedly caused an accident in Limerick.

    By Marian Dennis |

  • General news

    Limerick agrees to revise sewer line deal

    Limerick — The township and a developer digging sewer laterals who ran into some difficulty during the installation have come to an agreement on how best to move forward.

    By Frank Otto |

  • Features/People

    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park hosts monarch butterfly release

    Upper Schuylkill Valley Park hosted its annual monarch butterfly release Sept. 13. The event includes educational programs and allows visitors a chance to interact with the monarchs. Once released, the butterflies migrate south for the winter.


  • Entertainment

    ‘Fall in Love with Facetime’ and win tickets to SNL or Fallon

    Facetime Theatre is planning its fourth annual fundraiser for Oct. 10 at the Spring Hollow Golf Club in Spring City, and it’s kicking it off with a fantastic raffle of VIP tickets to see “Saturday Night Live” or “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon” in New York City.

    By Meg Gerrity Facetime Theatre |

  • General news

    Humane Society Phoenixville celebrates 1st anniversary on First Friday

    This first Friday of October will be a very special first Friday for the Humane Society Phoenixville & The Art Deska Gallery. Not only will the Humane Society Phoenixville & The Art Deska Gallery be participating in the Borough of Phoenixville’s regular First Friday festivities, but it will also be commemorating its first anniversary in the borough.

    Courtesy of the Humane Society Phoenixville |

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