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Phoenixville artist wont let vandals stop him

By Frank Otto |

5-mile paddle to raise funds for Schuylkill Canal Association

MONT CLARE Take it Outdoors Adventures is sponsoring a five-mile loop paddle along the Schuylkill Canal and Schuylkill River to benefit the Schuylkill Canal Association on Wednesday, Aug. 27, at 6 p.m. ...

Courtesy of Take It Outdoors Adventures |


  • Features/People

    Phoenixville TEDx focuses on Sex, Drugs and Rock n Roll

    PHOENIXVILLE TEDx Phoenixville wants to throw the idea of the boring conference with droning speakers out the window.

    By Eileen Faust |

  • Opinion

    Falling through the cracks in Obamacare

    Mark Ferkler is a Delaware County resident in his mid-thirties. Hes healthy, gainfully employed and now, thanks to Obamacare, is newly uninsured. Yes, you read that right uninsured.

    By Elizabeth Stelle and John R. Bouder Courtesy of the Commonwealth Foundation |

  • Lifestyle

    Detwiler Family celebrates 118 years of history at reunion

    Detwiler Family members met together at Camp Innabah in Pughtown, Pa., to celebrate their 118th family reunion on a beautiful summer day on Aug. 16.

    Courtesy of the Detwiler Family Reunion Committee |

  • Features/People

    Royersford man turns 100 with grand celebration

    Royersford resident Jack Fries, a regular at the Spring-Ford Diner, celebrated his 100th birthday in grand fashion Friday morning.

    By Phoenix staff |

  • General news

    Chesco library system launches new mobile app

    The Chester County Library System, with financial support from the Chester County Library Trust, has launched a new mobile app for its libraries that will provide quick and easy access to library accounts and many of its services for residents.

    Courtesy of the Chester County Library System |

  • Lifestyle

    Citizen scientists wanted for Summer of Bugs event at Valley Forge park

    VALLEY FORGE Valley Forge National Historical Park and the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University are partnering in the Summer of Bugs, a summerlong inventory of the parks terrestrial invertebrates, better known as land bugs.


  • General news

    Spring-Ford School Board discusses eliminating per capita taxes

    LIMERICK Spring-Ford Area School Board discussed the per capita tax at a workshop meeting Monday night before a surprise motion to eliminate it was voted down.

    By Frank Otto |

  • General news

    Montco to spray for adult mosquitoes in Collegeville, Upper Providence

    The Montgomery County Health Department will spray for mosquitoes in Upper Providence and Collegeville Thursday, Aug. 28, weather permitting, from approximately 8 to 11 p.m. The date for spraying in case of inclement weather is Thursday, Sept. 4.

    Courtesy of Montgomery County |

  • General news

    Man attempts to escape Royersford Police during drug arrest

    ROYERSFORD Police arrested a man who allegedly struggled and attempted to run from police after an officer tried to arrest him for having marijuana.

    By Frank Otto fotto@21st- |

  • General news

    PAPA basketball crowns champions

    PHOENIXVILLE - Three age group team champions were crowned in Phoenixville Area Positive Alternatives (PAPA)/Board of Recreation (PBRD) basketball action for boys and girls on Aug. 17 at Reservoir Park.

    Barry Sankey

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