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Villanova basketball star Saddiq Bey has been selected as the Julius Erving Small Forward Award winner by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame as the top small forward in the country. The announcement was made today on ESPN’s SportsCenter.

March Madness descended upon the North Star State as the Montgomery County Community College men’s basketball team traveled to the City of Rochester to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship tournament.

The coronavirus outbreak has put the brakes on a number of sporting events. The NBA, NHL and Major League Baseball are all on hold because of this pandemic. Of course, the NCAA tournament was also canceled due to the public health crisis.

Lifestyles

If there’s anything you want to know about Saquon Barkley, just ask Nasir. He’ll tell you that his favorite football hero is a running back for The New York Giants, that he played college football at Penn State for three seasons and has a daughter named Jada Clare. Oh … and that he is 6 feet…

We all should be watching what we eat. We should know how to get the most out of our food. What about “super foods?” Are they better foods? Is the cost worth the extra cost? Are there risks with eating them?

Recently, you may have seen a commercial with model, actress and TV personality Chrissy Teigen eagerly promoting her new “courtroom show, “ on Quibi, and wondered “What in the world?” followed by “What in the world is Quibi?” Let’s make some sense of this.

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Religion

VATICAN CITY — Pope Francis celebrated Palm Sunday Mass in the shelter of St. Peter’s Basilica without the public because of the coronavirus pandemic, while parish priests elsewhere in Rome took to church rooftops and bell towers to lead services so at least some faithful could follow the fa…

NOGALES, Mexico — For years, Catholic-led, U-S.-based nonprofits have been at the forefront of efforts to support migrants and asylum seekers along the Mexican border. Tough new border policies, coupled with the COVID-19 pandemic, have drastically changed their work, much of which now takes …

Obituaries

ATLANTA — Family of the Rev. Joseph Lowery gathered Saturday for a small, private funeral for the civil rights veteran who worked closely with Martin Luther King Jr. and decades later delivered a prayer before 1.8 million at the inauguration of President Barack Obama.

Metros

In response to the urgent need for medical supplies and ventilators at area hospitals and health care facilities due to COVID-19, Delaware County Community College recently loaned a ventilator, and donated surgical gloves, disposable gowns, hand sanitizer, biohazard bags and other equipment …

March Madness descended upon the North Star State as the Montgomery County Community College men’s basketball team traveled to the City of Rochester to compete in the National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA) championship tournament.

In light of Gov. Tom Wolf’s order to close non-essential businesses in Montgomery County, Cheltenham Township officials have suspended several upcoming events, closed all libraries and canceled public meetings in an attempt to stop the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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Willie James Ferrell Jr., a loving husband, father, grandfather, and great grandfather and entrepreneur died on Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 after a lengthy illness at Phoenixville Hospital. He was 87.