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 Wed, 27 May 2015 17:55:31 -0400 60 <![CDATA[CBS 3 meteorologist Kate Bilo discusses journey from Phoenixville to the Philly forecast]]> PHILADELPHIA >> Phoenixville native Kate Bilo likes to say she came into weather forecasting through the back door.

Bilo's name should be familiar to anyone who's caught an afternoon weather forecast on Philadelphia's CBS 3 Eyewitness News or KYW News Radio. She is a meteorologist for the station, delivering the noon, 5 and 6 p.

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<![CDATA[Celebrating National Volunteer Week]]> Michael Smith of Royersford celebrated National Volunteer Week last week with a hug from some of the employees he works with at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center. Mike has 4,560 hours of volunteer service so far at PMMC doing deliveries, administrative tasks and other support work beyond his normal duties for the staff in the Respiratory Department.

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<![CDATA[Barking Back at Cancer]]> Phoenixville resident Jill Nance Kelly and her dog Riley were the grand marshalls for Pottstown's 2015 Bark for Life in Memorial Park last weekend. The ninth annual event raised a total of $30,479.29 so far for the American Cancer Society.

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<![CDATA[Phoenixville boy named muscular dystrophy ambassador for Bucks County Harley dealer]]> PHOENIXVILLE >> A 10-year-old boy is helping a Bucks County motorcycle dealership in its efforts to raise funds for the fight against muscular dystrophy.

Lorden Joshua "LJ" Kidon, a fifth grader at Barkley Elementary School, is the 2015 Muscular Dystrophy Association ambassador for Brian's Harley-Davidson in Middletown Township, near Langhorne.

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<![CDATA[Spring City woman stays positive despite needing rare transplant]]> SPRING CITY >> When Karlene Novotny goes out to see her 10-year-old daughter in a school play, she doesn't just grab the camera. She carries her pump and bags of fluid nutrients.

And even when the lights go down and the audience is asked to turn off all cell phones, Novotny leaves her phone on.

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