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Five Things to Know: Downtown Discussion Planned

The Phoenixville Town Watch group will discuss downtown Phoenixville at its regular monthly meeting.

As we slip further into fall, events are plentiful in the Phoenixville area and it also seems that hot topics are on everyone’s minds.

A from the Kiwanis Children’s Plaza sparked quite the debate, and at its regular monthly meeting, the Phoenixville Town Watch group hopes to further the discussion. Here’s more info on that and more in this edition of Five Things.

Downtown Discussion. Tonight at the at Church and Gay streets, the Phoenixville Town Watch group will broach a dicey topic as of late—crime downtown and what can be done about it.

The group would like to take a look at what citizens and, by extension, borough council, can do to help prevent problems like littering and vandalism. The and it’s open to the public. 

Kindle Owners Rejoice. The announced that its eBook collection is now compatible with the Kindle e-reader.

According to a post on the library’s Facebook page, “Customers can now download popular and classic eBooks to a Kindle device or any mobile device running the free Kindle app, such as iPhone, iPad, Android and more. To get started, visit overdrive.ccls.org.”

Trail Plan on Display. East Pikeland Township recently showed off its township-wide trail plan along with plans for the French Creek Trail.

View the French Creek Trail plan here, and check out the township-wide plan for the trail system here.

The township’s website states, “The plan is to create a comprehensive and integrated system of trails for walking, biking and horseback riding throughout the township, with links to the regional trail system.”

Schuylkill Township Meets. Also tonight, the Schuylkill Township Board of Supervisors will hold its monthly meeting, which kicks off at 7:30 p.m.

The agenda features a discussion on the Schuylkill School cupola and a motion to diversify open space funds among several banks.

Ribbon Cutting Saturday. Come out on Saturday morning for a ribbon cutting at the pavilion at Fisher Park on Newhall Street.

The pavilion provides a shaded area for people using the tennis courts. It was completed thanks to a $10,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development.

The ribbon cutting will take place on Oct. 8 at 10 a.m.

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