Mercury News Feed

JEFF EDELSTEIN: Getting older, one garbage can at a time
JEFF EDELSTEIN: Getting older, one garbage can at a timeThere are many pivotal moments in a man’s life: Getting a driver’s license, first girlfriend, first job. Getting married, having children, buying a home. But perhaps there is no greater moment than th...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 20:13:00 GMT
Television: Stephania Jimenez comes to town as new anchor on Channel 10
Television: Stephania Jimenez comes to town as new anchor on Channel 10Speaking to Stephania Jimenez, who starts weekend anchor duties at Channel 10 Friday, July 27, is a refreshing experience. In Jimenez’s conversation, you hear substantiation of all she is saying about ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 12:40:00 GMT
Morning Briefing: Taylor Swift helps with engagement; Phillies still mulling big trade
Morning Briefing: Taylor Swift helps with engagement; Phillies still mulling big tradeGood Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. It’s not every day you get on Taylor Swift’s Instagram account. And, it’s not every day you get engaged, either. Yet, that’s exac...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 04:14:00 GMT
Christine Flowers: Trump’s harsh rhetoric belies the way of the world
Christine Flowers: Trump’s harsh rhetoric belies the way of the worldI have always been a woman of the world, starting when I was a second-grader of the world. That was the year, 1969, when I started to study Spanish. My old grade school, Ancilla Domini, was run by an ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 08:49:00 GMT
Pennsylvania takes the ax to North Coventry logging law
Pennsylvania takes the ax to North Coventry logging lawNORTH COVENTRY >> Gary Westlake would like you to imagine a township law that tells a farmer when to harvest his corn, or what kind of feed to use to fatten up her hogs. He think’s you’ll agree with h...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:14:00 GMT
Phoenixville Hospital nationally recognized for heart failure care
Phoenixville Hospital nationally recognized for heart failure carePhoenixville >> For the third consecutive year, Phoenixville Hospital has received national recognition for its diagnosis and treatment of heart failure patients. The hospital has received the America...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sat, 14 Jul 2018 23:00:00 GMT
GEORGE F. WILL: Don’t fix baseball, even if broken
GEORGE F. WILL: Don’t fix baseball, even if brokenIt is a prudential axiom: If it isn’t broken, don’t fix it. This reflects the awareness that things can always be made worse, and the law of unintended consequences, which is that they often are large...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sun, 15 Jul 2018 13:27:00 GMT
Swift Romance: Pa. couple get engaged at Taylor Swift concert
Swift Romance: Pa. couple get engaged at Taylor Swift concertIt’s not every day you get on Taylor Swift’s Instagram account. And, it’s not every day you get engaged, either. Yet, that’s exactly what happened Friday night when Anthony Yannuzzi proposed to Stepha...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sat, 14 Jul 2018 11:53:00 GMT
Community groups call for an end to drugs and violence in Pottstown
Community groups call for an end to drugs and violence in PottstownPOTTSTOWN >>Organizations in Pottstown are letting the community know that they don’t plan to stop working against drugs and violence any time soon. On Saturday, a small but passionate group of commun...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Sat, 14 Jul 2018 12:24:00 GMT
Refreshed Spring City rips Oxford, 10-0
Refreshed Spring City rips Oxford, 10-0UPPER PROVIDENCE >> Such was the difference between four days’ rest ... and no days’ rest. Spring City’s American Legion baseball team was in the better position for Friday’s game with Oxford. The Red ...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 22:10:00 GMT
Run/walk will benefit disabled children
Run/walk will benefit disabled childrenGilbertsville >> New Hanover United Methodist Church will be hosting its 18th annual 5K run/walk and one-mile fun run/walk on Aug. 11. For the first time, the “If You Build It, They Will Run” is “part...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 15:14:00 GMT
Cops: Man arrested for bleach attack on women
Cops: Man arrested for bleach attack on womenBRIDGEPORT >> A man is facing simple assault and disorderly conduct charges after allegedly dousing two of his girlfriend’s friends with bleach and damaging one of their vehicles on the 100 block of W...read more
Source: The Mercury
Published on Fri, 13 Jul 2018 13:54:00 GMT