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  • Entertainment

    Oscars 2017 may be one for the record books

    Even before the awards are handed out, the 89th Academy Awards is stacking up as one for the record books.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

  • Lifestyle

    Free program provides Pottstown area families with personal trainer and more

    Families in the Pottstown area can get fit together with a free program that helps parents bond with their children over healthy choices.

    By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter|

  • Announcements

    Deputy Sheriff Hercules ‘Herc’ Avello celebrates 30 years

    More than three decades ago, an unlikely confluence of regional influences — mushrooms, the Wyeths, and a passel of crooks — redefined a Kennett Square resident’s career path.

    From the Chester County Sheriff’s Office|

  • News

    Bowling Lanes and league celebrate six decades together March 1

    How do you know when a local landmark truly has staying power? In the case of Devon Lanes, one of the first independently owned bowling centers in the country, it’s when one bowling league calls it home for nearly 60 years. When Devon Lanes was born in 1959, the Early Birds League, formed the year before, made its nest there. And while some of the faces of the ladies and gentlemen of the Early Birds have changed over time, the league members have stayed true, bowling their home lanes...

    From Devon Lanes|

  • Entertainment

    The Feinberg Brothers bring bluegrass to Reinholds

    REINHOLDS >> An evening of Bluegrass Music will be held at the Reinholds Fire Company Banquet Hall along Route 897 in Reinholds on Saturday, March 4 beginning at 6 p.m. Featured will be The Feinberg Brothers along with Chester Johnson and The Foggy Mountain Grass.


  • Announcements

    Moms Club of Douglassville East holding raffle event to support Amity Fire & Rescue

    A six-year-old boy is taken to school in a yellow school bus. So what? But getting driven to school in a big yellow fire truck, with sirens wailing and lights flashing? That’s a big deal.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • Home and Garden

    FROM THE GROUND UP: Getting the most out of the Flower Show

    With its stunning garden exhibits, floral displays, miniatures, individual plant entries, and so much more, the Philadelphia Flower Show is always a delight to the senses — plenty to engage the eye and the nose. But if you know where to look, there’s also plenty to tickle your brain cells as well.

    By Pamela Baxter|


    TriCounty Community Calendar for Feb. 21

    Now through Feb. 28 Birdhouse show: An old-fashioned wall-mounted telephone, a vintage blue teapot and a cheerful yellow trolley are just a few of the more than 50 of hand-crafted birdhouses, bird feeders and 30 bird-themed quilted wall hangings, pillows and artwork that are up for bid in the ninth annual Birdhouse Show & Silent Auction, now through Tuesday, Feb. 28, at Garden Spot Village. Members of the Garden Spot Village Woodshop started the event in 2009 to raise money for...


  • Announcements

    State Sen. Judy Schwank hosting Opioid Addiction Awareness Event

    State Sen. Judy Schwank is hosting an opioid addiction awareness event from 7 to 9 p.m. on March 16 at the Governor Mifflin Intermediate School in Shillington.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

  • Features/People

    Store owners take part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day, donate goods to Exeter Police

    Local residents and store owners Ben and Ellen Nonnemacher recently took part in National Random Acts of Kindness Day on Friday, Feb. 17, by donating goods to Exeter Township Police Department.

    Submitted to Digital First Media|

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