RSS Feed from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The latest news from The Phoenix Reporter and Item: http://www.phoenixvillenews.com website: all stories http://www.phoenixvillenews.com The Phoenix Reporter and Item Sun, 26 Apr 2015 04:21:42 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Eagles legend Chuck Bednarik has died at 89]]> Chuck Bednarik, considered the greatest Eagles player ever, died this morning.

He was 89.

The last of the NFL's true two-way players, Bednarik led the Eagles to NFL championships in 1949 and 1960. He played a franchise-record 14 seasons from 1949-1962 culminating in a berth at the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

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Sat, 21 Mar 2015 12:28:18 -0400 2015-03-21T12:28:18-04:00 2015-03-21T12:28:18-04:00
<![CDATA[Hoops tourney at Phoenixville YMCA helps kids 'Kick Butts']]> SCHUYLKILL >> The theme of the day was to stop smoking. Either do not start or quit, and encourage others, both young and old, to do the same thing.

The 20th annual Kick Butts Day was held March 18 at the Phoenixville Area YMCA. Besides instructing people on the health dangers of smoking, more than 150 kids of middle school and high school age turned out for a 3-on-3 Basketball Tournament.

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Thu, 19 Mar 2015 13:45:59 -0400 2015-03-19T13:45:59-04:00 2015-03-19T13:45:59-04:00