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 Fri, 08 May 2015 03:17:38 -0400 60 <![CDATA[The Clinic in Phoenixville seeks new medical director]]> PHOENIXVILLE >> After 13 years as medical director and cofounder of The Clinic and about 30 years of service to the Phoenixville community, Dr. Lorna Stuart is stepping down from her post.

Now officials at the facility are looking to quickly fill her shoes.

"We are in urgent need of full-time medical director to replace her," said executive director Tom Burd.

Thu, 16 Apr 2015 09:45:30 -0400 2015-04-16T09:45:30-04:00 2015-04-16T09:45:30-04:00
<![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.

Fri, 10 Apr 2015 09:18:01 -0400 2015-04-10T09:18:01-04:00 2015-04-10T09:18:01-04:00
<![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.

Sun, 29 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0400 2015-03-29T02:00:00-04:00 2015-04-02T13:57:04-04:00
<![CDATA[Trainers lift up more than weights with mentorship program]]> ROYERSFORD >> On the outside, Maxout Strength Studio looks like any other fitness facility, but students who walk through the doors become stronger -- both physically and mentally.

At the end of last year, the studio officially launched the Leadership and Mentorship Program (LAMP) which is designed to help teens and young adults strengthen their mind, body and soul.

Thu, 12 Mar 2015 16:37:18 -0400 2015-03-12T16:37:18-04:00 2015-03-12T16:37:18-04:00