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  • Entertainment

    ON STAGE: Norristown’s Centre Theater hosts 1880 Theatricals’ production of ‘‘night Mother’

    It won the Pulitzer Prize for Best Drama in 1983, but in the more than 30 years since it debuted, “‘night Mother” has not seen a ton of performances across the United States. That is because the subject of Marsha Norman’s powerful script is a very difficult one to process. It is about a grown daughter who informs her mother that she plans to take her own life that evening. It’s depressing and downright scary. It’s also a brilliant piece of...

    By Frank Burd For Digital First Media|

  • Marijuana

    Medical marijuana dispensary Keystone Shops CMO optimistic about future of cannabis treatments

    ARDMORE >> Prescribing medical marijuana for pain relief rather than opioids may be a way to help fight the opioid addiction crisis.

    By Linda Stein @lsteinreporter on Twitter|

  • News

    DaVinci’s Pub holding golf outing to benefit area firefighters

    COLLEGEVILLE >> The fire that threatened to destroy the 167-year-old home of DaVinci’s Pub in Collegeville was extinguished, but what impressed operations director David Finch most was the professionalism demonstrated by volunteer firefighters who responded to the near-catastrophe.

    By Gil Cohen For Digital First Media|

  • Sexual assault

    Police: Woman forced into car in Audubon, sexually assaulted

    LOWER PROVIDENCE >> A woman out for a walk in Audubon Sunday night was forced into a car, driven to a remote location and sexually assaulted, police reported.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • Music

    Doubleclicks’ ‘Love Problems’ is a leap forward

    Happiness has not spoiled the Doubleclicks. Singing sisters Angela Webber and Aubrey Turner, who return to Steel City Coffee House in Phoenixville Aug. 26, have both married since their previous appearance there last year. Angela, the nerd-folk duo’s guitar player and principal lyricist, has also moved with her husband from Portland, Oregon, to Los Angeles to pursue opportunities in music and comedy.

    By Joe Barron|

  • Entertainment

    LOCAL MUSIC: Royersford rock band Rofo Audio involves local businesses in their music videos

    Power trio Rofo Audio are like unofficial ambassadors for the Spring-Ford Chamber of Commerce.

    By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|

  • Brewpubs

    Breweries of the Philadelphia suburbs

    Everybody loves a good beer, and the Philadelphia suburbs is home to many breweries that could be the creator of your next favorite. The list below features a range of breweries across the suburbs.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • News

    Local radio station at heart of Peter Rose lawsuit

    WEST CHESTER >> A little Chester County radio station has found its way into a big national sports story involving a Philadelphia icon — the disgraced baseball player and manager Peter Edward Rose.

    By Michael P. Rellahan @ChescoCourtNews on Twitter|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Staying home — no bathing suits at the dinner table

    Today, for something different, we are going to stay home. For almost two years now, we have been checking out countries, cities and areas throughout the world. The new thing is a “daycation” — instead of one big trip, we go on day trips of nearby places or visit friends and relatives.

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Lifestyle

    THE TABLE: Guam ... American citizens by birth

    Guam was one of four territories under United States jurisdiction before World War II. Just after the attack on Pearl Harbor, it was captured by Japan. The island was occupied for about 30 months before it was liberated in July 1944 by American forces.

    By Bette Banjack|

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