RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: website: all stories The Phoenix Reporter and Item Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:40:24 -0400 60 <![CDATA[PHOTOS: 562 students graduate from Spring-Ford Area High School]]> Members of Spring-Ford Area High School's graduating class listen to speakers Thursday evening during an outdoor ceremony at Coach McNelly Stadium in Royersford. A total of 562 students graduated as part of the Spring-Ford High Area High School's 60th commencement exercise. It was one of the largest graduating classes in Montgomery County.

Fri, 12 Jun 2015 09:42:59 -0400 20150612101859 2015-06-12T09:42:59-04:00 2015-06-12T10:18:59-04:00 MEDIACENTER
<![CDATA[Officials: Route 23 bridge could open by September]]> PHOENIXVILLE >> Phoenixville area officials say they're working hard to get the Route 23 bridge open by September.

That was the message from Borough Manager Jean Krack during Tuesday night's borough council meeting. He and Mayor Michael Speck have been attending regular meetings with PennDOT officials to find ways to speed up the process and get traffic flowing again throughout the area, he said.

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<![CDATA[Seven men owing child support arrested in overnight Montgomery County raid]]> COURTHOUSE >> Seven men owing a combined $71,000 in child support were arrested Wednesday morning for failing to appear before a judge.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office targeted 27 defendants known to be in Norristown, Pottstown, Collegeville, Phoenixville and other areas in Berks and Chester counties.

Wed, 03 Jun 2015 13:47:30 -0400 20150603134730 2015-06-03T13:47:30-04:00 2015-06-03T13:47:30-04:00 MEDIACENTER
<![CDATA[Fed up Mont Clare residents hold town meeting]]> Upper Providence Twp. >> It was bad enough when the Route 23 bridge closure gridlocked traffic. But new construction in the area, and one business' practices have compounded the problem, making it a bridge too far for some residents in Mont Clare.

That's why more than 30 residents met at Otterbein United Methodist Church on Walnut Street for a town hall meeting with state Rep.

Mon, 01 Jun 2015 12:20:54 -0400 20150601122054 2015-06-01T12:20:54-04:00 2015-06-01T12:20:54-04:00
<![CDATA[More than 400 attend Perkiomen Valley High School's post prom event]]> Perkiomen Valley High School's halls were transformed into Hollywood for its annual Post Prom event May 16, with this year's theme being "Movie Magic."

The school was decorated with scenes from different movies, such as "Harry Potter" and "Percy Jackson," and free food, fun activities and even cash prizes were provided for all the kids that came.

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<![CDATA[Phoenixville Area Teens Against Tobacco Clubs head to Harrisburg]]> On May 5, teens from the Teens Against Tobacco (TATU) Clubs at the Phoenixville Area Middle and High Schools traveled to the state capital to participate in the American Lung Association's Advocacy Day.

Advocacy Day is annually sponsored by the ALA in an effort to seek support for more comprehensive clean indoor air legislation and legislative support of a well-funded tobacco control program for Pennsylvania.

Sun, 31 May 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150529115612 2015-05-31T02:00:00-04:00 2015-05-29T11:56:12-04:00