In Other News

PERSON TO PERSON - IMPACT: Donald Ennis’s Treasures, Part I

By Jeff Hall Columnist |

Berks County man collects coats for North Philadelphia schoolchildren

A Berks County man has launched a winter coat drive to help underprivileged children in Philadelphia. ...

By Rebecca Blanchard|


  • News

    Chester County Commissioners test clarity and coverage of $42.1 million emergency voice radio system

    The Chester County Commissioners tested the clarity and coverage of Chester County’s new emergency voice radio system this week at Pickering Valley Elementary School in Chester Springs. The “can you hear me now” test process confirmed voice radio coverage throughout the school, which was selected because the location and solid construction made radio broadcasting difficult.

    Chester County |

  • Entertainment

    Studio B to host Panel Discussion on Critiquing, Publishing, and Promoting

    Writers interested in publishing and promoting their work are invited to Studio B Fine Art Gallery and Studio on Sunday, Oct. 18, from 2 to 4 p.m. for a panel discussion entitled “Critiquing, Publishing, and Promoting” featuring Virginia Beards, Professor and writer; Jim Breslin, author, publisher, and founder of the West Chester Slam; Heather Thomas, published author, former poet laureate, and English Professor emeritus; and Dawn Wivell, owner and lead writer at Dawn Wivell...

    From Studio B |

  • News

    Chester County Community Foundation to host 2015 Institute for Board Trustees

    Developing an effective nonprofit board is key to helping guide your organization to success. By cultivating board members who are well informed and understand all aspects of nonprofit leadership, nonprofit leaders better your chances of leading your nonprofit to achieve its mission. But how can board members learn about the nonprofit world and be well prepared to lead successfully? Bring your board to the Chester County Community Foundation’s annual Institute for Board Trustees on...

    Chester County Community Foundation |

  • News

    French and Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust to hold biggest fund raiser of the year

    French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust announced Oct. 5 that the “Protecting Our Watersheds: It’s Working” Annual Auction Party will be held on Saturday, Nov. 7 at 6 p.m. at Stonewall Golf Club in Elverson.

    French & Pickering Creeks Conservation Trust |

  • News

    Local resident to be inducted in Springfield HS Athletics Hall of Fame, among others

    Springfield High School Athletics Hall of Fame is pleased to announce the selection of six candidates and two coaches for the 24th annual induction. Members of the class of 2015 include Sarah Dougherty Trout ’00, Albert Grundy ’98 (of Elverson), Matt Kass ’94, Debby McAllister Mazza’67, Coach Sue Purvis, Marty Shane ’59, Coach Kim Caffey Smith and Chris Wilkins ’84. In addition, the 1996 Field Hockey team will be honored. Shana Goane Foody...

    SHS Hall of Fame |

  • Columns

    Final Expense Life Insurance: A simple option for an inevitable issue

    Do you have a way to pay for final expenses after you’re gone?

    By John Lauer Thrivent Financial |

  • News

    Real Estate Column: STAGED TO MOVE! These top 3 must do’s will help your house move quickly in today’s real estate market

    We all want to get the most bang for our buck when we choose to sell anything, especially a house. And no matter what the reason is for selling a home, there is always preparation involved.

    By Rachel Ingram Garden Spot Real Estate |

  • News

    Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers raises funds for World Hunger

    Before the Lyons Fiddle Festival begins, there is a Gospel Worship Service beginning at 9 a.m. shared by members of Hope Lutheran Church in Bowers. We usually have more than 100 people attend the worship. During the service, we take an offering for World Hunger through the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America. In the past we have raised a lot of money for this project. This year we raised $440. I want to thank those who attended the service, the community in which I serve and those...

    By Pastor Elizabeth Haines Hope Evangelical Lutheran |

  • News

    Mom admits providing heroin to teenage daughter

    NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Salford mother has admitted to charges that she introduced her teenage daughter to heroin and injected the girl with the dangerous drug during trips to Philadelphia.

    By Carl Hessler Jr. @MontcoCourtNews on Twitter |

  • News

    Halloween at Boone Homestead slated for Oct. 25

    Goblins, ghosts, monsters, oh my! Children and adults alike will delight in our annual trick-or-treating event. Costumed children can visit the historic buildings and receive a fun treat, have their face painted, and pick and decorate their own pumpkin. They can also play with colonial toys and games, listen to scary stories, and help a scarecrow stuff his friend. This event will be held Sunday, Oct. 25, 12 to 4 p.m.

    From the Daniel Boone Homestead |

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