RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter & Item: The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter & Item: website: all stories The Phoenix Reporter & Item Wed, 16 Apr 2014 06:33:13 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Sewer main break closes Route 252 in Valley Forge Park]]> The Phoenix Reporter & Item TREDYFFRIN - Millions of gallons of raw sewage were released into a small creek near Valley Forge National Historical Park after a sewer main broke Tuesday.

Crews worked Wednesday to replace the damaged pipe that is sending raw sewage into nearby Valley Creek. Public Works officials expected the repair to be complete by 4 p.

Wed, 19 Mar 2014 13:21:10 -0400 2014-03-19T13:21:10-04:00 2014-03-19T16:18:32-04:00 TOUT
<![CDATA[(Updated) Wedding crasher admits stealing gifts]]> The Phoenix Reporter & Item (Updated 9:55 a.m.)

NORRISTOWN - A wedding crashing Bridgeport man has admitted to stealing cash gifts totaling nearly $15,000 from matrimonial events in Upper Providence and Lower Gwynedd, reportedly to fuel his addiction to prescription painkillers.

Joseph Patrick Franzone Jr., 36, of the 300 block of Cherry Alley, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court on Monday to charges of theft by unlawful taking and attempted theft in connection with four incidents that occurred between June and July 2013 in Montgomery, Chester and Lancaster counties.

Mon, 10 Mar 2014 12:58:04 -0400 2014-03-10T12:58:04-04:00 2014-03-11T09:56:21-04:00
<![CDATA[Warm up to 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show]]> The Phoenix Reporter & Item

It was a kaleidoscope of creativity inside the Pennsylvania Convention Center for the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society's 2014 Philadelphia Flower Show. Open until March 9, this year's theme is "ARTiculture" and explores the effects art has had on gardening and vice versa. The home garden is a form of living art that continues to the modern day.

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