The Roxborough Rebels recently competed in a U9 tournament at the Newtown Edgmont Little League Complex. The photos are from a 6-3 victory over MSI from Chester County.The Rebels were able to reach the tournament semi-finals before falling. The Rebels Larry Markey bashed two home runs in one…

The 4th installment of the Annual Mark Adamo Memorial Home Run Derby took place recently with a decidedly different demographic. What has generally been a contest of veteran players trying to show they still what it takes to pump long balls out of the yard in the initial chapters saw a drama…

Tropical storm Isaias plowed through the region on Tuesday, a meteorological freight train that left a huge path of ruin in its wake: drowned streets, homes, and businesses, downed wires and power outages, uprooted trees, at least five confirmed tornadoes, and one death, a 5-year-old autisti…

There have been several articles in magazines recently about how to compare dogs’ ages to human ages. I’ve never been sure why people want to do that, but it’s always been all right with me when people say that seven dog years equal one human year.

On June 3, a derecho - a supercell thunderstorm and a kind of storm we have only recently been experiencing - plowed through Roxborough and the Schuylkill Center. It downed trees and wires everywhere, blacking out a big section of our community (and the region), and even tragically killing a…

As if the pandemic, the economy, and racial justice were not enough to worry about, as if last week’s hot spell doesn't remind us that climate change needs to be addressed too, the Schuylkill Center invites you to consider one more threat to your health and well-being: plastics.

Our leaders at City Hall or thereabouts have announced that there will be no 2021 Mummers Parade. This is the Philadelphia equivalent of the trees not getting leaves in the spring.Under the anti-epidemic rules founded mostly on informed guessing, our city leadership has decreed that there wi…

They are among the most diverse and successful creatures on the planet, with as many as 500,000 species sharing the earth. Their colors and patterns can be dazzling and bright, or so cryptic that they define camouflage-- few creatures blend into their environment better than they. Their shap…

The Roxborough Bandits Jr. American Legion team battled Aston-Media in a hard fought playoff series. Many of the youngsters from that team went on to outstanding high school careers but lost out on their senior year seasons this Spring. The squad was coached by former Bandits players: Brian …

  • Updated
  • Comments

TELFORD — Some of the changes at this year's Telford Night Market are because of the coronavirus, but some were already planned before the pandemic and social distancing.

As the region lurches into first the yellow and then the green phases of the governor’s post-pandemic reopening plan, the Schuylkill Center will welcome a group of summer campers to our annual camp this Monday, June 29, easily the most interesting camp in our 30+ years of offering this progr…

The controversial use of excessive force by law enforcement officers is nothing new. The current controversy about cops beating citizens would remind a history buff of Philadelphia’s first case of such behavior, just a bit more than three centuries ago.

BLUE BELL -- Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Fox & Roach, REALTORS® congratulates The Rosenthal Group, Blue Bell sales associates, on being recognized as Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices first quarter 2020 award winners for gross commission income (GCI) and/or residential units in the ent…