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, 05 Jul 2015 23:01:12 -0400 60 <![CDATA[Scholars: Area students are making the grade]]> The Greater Phoenixville Healthcare Scholarship Program has awarded seven scholarships to local high school graduates pursuing health-related careers. These scholarships are funded by the Phoenixville Community Health Foundation, the Phoenixville Hospital Thrift Shop, Phoenixville Hospital Medical Staff, and the Phoenixville Hospital.

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Sun, 05 Jul 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150702094521 2015-07-05T02:00:00-04:00 2015-07-02T09:45:21-04:00
<![CDATA[ABC to XYZ in Foods: Potato chips -- plain or fancy -- are a popular snack]]> POTATO CHIPS >> are one of the most popular food snacks around the world - if not number one. One story goes like this . . . in 1853 the chef at Moon's Lake House in Saratoga Springs New York preparing potatoes for a disgruntle customer came upon frying thin slices of potatoes until crispy. The diner was Cornelius Vanderbilt who started to tell all his wealthy and not so wealthy friends about them.

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<![CDATA[Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week]]> Anna "the miracle cat"

Sweet, loving, domestic short hair, grey/silver tabby with cream, only about 1 year old. Found by Spay and Save volunteers after being attacked by a dog on West Philly streets and not receiving treatment for a week. She had a huge incision which required 42 stitches but somehow, some way, managed to survive.

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<![CDATA[ABC to XYZ in foods: O' my goodness! -- Olives, okra, orzo and oregano]]> Olives

Ninety percent of the fruit of the estimated 85 million olive trees in the world are pressed into olive oil with the remaining 10 percent marketed as table olives. The edible olive was established 5,000 to 6,000 years ago. But, they can date back to 3,000 B.C. in Crete.

There are many varieties of olives.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150626090302 2015-06-28T02:00:00-04:00 2015-06-26T09:03:02-04:00
<![CDATA[Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week]]> Nina (dog)

Nina is a 2-year-old bassett hound/bull terrier mix. She likes going for walks and visits to the dog park. Nina needs to be in a home with dogs larger than her and a cat free home. For more information on this sweet faced girl, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org or call us at 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.

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Sun, 28 Jun 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150625141353 2015-06-28T02:00:00-04:00 2015-06-25T14:13:53-04:00
<![CDATA[GLOBETROTTING GRADUATE: Why I keep going back to Paris]]> Paris is not my favorite place to visit, yet I find myself consistently revisiting the city. Outside of London, it is the foreign city I know best.

Since 2006 I have visited Paris three times, and by summer's end it will be five. Recently, as I planned my way from Bordeaux back to London by train, with a stop in Paris, I wondered what it was that kept bringing me back.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:05:45 -0400 20150627171601 2015-06-27T12:05:45-04:00 2015-06-27T17:16:01-04:00
<![CDATA[Perspective on Parenting: 10 years a mom]]> Years ago, as a communications professional in the corporate world, I remember when my colleagues were honored for a decade or more of service. In a world where attention spans are gradually diminishing, doing anything constructive for 10 years can be considered quite an accomplishment. It illustrates responsibility, commitment and consistency.

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Sat, 27 Jun 2015 12:11:13 -0400 20150627121113 2015-06-27T12:11:13-04:00 2015-06-27T12:11:13-04:00
<![CDATA[Brew Hub: Craft brewing in the Philly region]]> The Craft Beer industry has soared to new heights globally, and the Philadelphia area has been a flagship of homebrewed growth and innovation.

Digital First Media highlighted local breweries and the brewing process in a new special section called Brew Hub.

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<![CDATA[In memory of dad, try bread and butter pickles]]> Here in the United States it took over 60 years before Father's Day was recognized by a special proclamation from President Richard Nixon, to be observed the third Sunday in June - this year the third Sunday falls on the 21st. The importance of this day is to honor and showcase the need of a father, as well as a mother, in a child's life.

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Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:04:37 -0400 20150623090437 2015-06-23T09:04:37-04:00 2015-06-23T09:04:37-04:00
<![CDATA[Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week]]> Scooter (dog)

Scooter is a 2-year-old pit/box mix. He is a very sweet energetic boy who thinks he is a lap dog. Scooter is good with all size dogs and can't wait to join his forever home.

Please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org to see all the dogs we have available for adoption or call 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150618152835 2015-06-21T02:00:00-04:00 2015-06-18T15:28:35-04:00
<![CDATA[Phoenixville Kiwanis announce children's plaza summer programs]]> Phoenixville: The Kiwanis Club of Phoenixville is once again sponsoring programs for children throughout the summer from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. every Saturday at the Kiwanis Children's Plaza in the open air space between 217 and 219 Bridge St. All shows are free and everyone is welcome. In the event of rain the performances will be held at the Phoenixville Art Center, 207 Bridge St.

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Sun, 21 Jun 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150616154912 2015-06-21T02:00:00-04:00 2015-06-16T15:49:12-04:00
<![CDATA[N is for Neufchatel, naan and nectarine]]> Neufchatel cheese and cream cheese are often mistaken for one another. In looks and taste they are very much alike. The difference may lie on where you live or where you buy these soft creamy white cheeses. A true Neufchatel cheese is made from whole milk and not cream. This type of cheese made in the United States combines cream and pasteurized milk.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150612083547 2015-06-14T02:00:00-04:00 2015-06-12T08:35:47-04:00
<![CDATA[Spay and Save: Adoptable pets of the week]]> Nina (dog)

Nina is a 2-year-old bassett hound/bull terrier mix. She likes going for walks and visits to the dog bark. Nina needs to be in a home with dogs larger than her and a cat free home. For more information on this sweet faced girl, please visit our website at www.spayandsave.org or call us at 610-279-9714 or email spayandsavedogs@comcast.

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Sun, 14 Jun 2015 02:00:00 -0400 20150610153336 2015-06-14T02:00:00-04:00 2015-06-10T15:33:36-04:00
<![CDATA[With the help of 3-D printers, Westtown School students develop prosthetic hands for children]]> Engineering students at Westtown School have developed robotic hands for two area children. As part of the school's Hand Project, and in conjunction with Nemours/ Alfred I. DuPont Hospital for Children in Delaware, the high school students worked for months in Westtown's Science Institute, customizing each hand so it would fit each child accordingly.

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<![CDATA[Perspective on Parenting: Stuff to do with kids this summer]]> School's out, so it's time to start thinking about how we're going to pass the time and make some fabulous summertime memories for our families. While I know I'm definitely going to catch a few movies with my kids; I saw ET and the Goonies as a child of the 80s, I also want to make sure they experience the world around them.

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