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Let Your Kids Try Their Hand At Finding Treasure

A fun and family-oriented outdoor adventure in the growing sport of geocaching will be held for free June 7


Local Attorney Wins Magazine ‘Super Lawyer’ Title

Pottstown attorney Levi S. Wolf of Wolf Baldwin & Associates ranks among Pennsylvania's best in the practice of worker compensation law, a trade magazine said.

Pottstown SCORE Elects New Chairman, Officers

New committee chairpersons were appointed too. Their terms take effect Oct. 1.

Family Dollar Proposes Sanatoga Store Construction

A new Family Dollar store is being proposed for the currently vacant lot at the southeast corner of East High Street and South Pleasant View Road, with entrances from each.

You’ll Soon Slow Down On Armand Hammer Boulevard

PennDOT has approved Lower Pottsgrove's request to reduce the speed limit along the length of Armand Hammer Boulevard to 35 mph. Pottstown agrees as well. Enforcement could begin after August.

Moscato Wine Adds Sweetness To The Common Meatball

On the Food Page: Halibut, Squash and Tomatoes in Parchment (video); Moscato Meatball Skewers; Whole Onion and Fresh Tomato Sauce; Thai Ribeye Pork Chops; and Selecting Summer Wines.

Charter School Ruling May Trouble Area Districts

A Tuesday state court ruling may have a detrimental effect on efforts by the Pottstown, Pottsgrove, and Spring-Ford Area school districts to win students back from charter schools.

Representative Plans Twin Public Budget Meetings

Now that the state budget is approved, the borough's representative wants to talk and answer questions about how it affects the public. Sessions are planned for July 31 (Thursday).

Prepare. March. Survive. Live The 18th Century Life

What was it like to live as a member of the militia during the war-torn 18th Century? Kids at a Daniel Boone Homestead summer camp in Birdsboro can experience it. Registrations are open now.

Dance For Joy (And Maybe A Career) At MCCC Pottstown

The community college will offer an associates' degree program in dance for the first time this fall at its Pottstown campus. Registrations are being taken now, it announced Wednesday.

Pottstown End Violence Campaign Set For Saturday

The "Stop The Violence" Crusade is scheduled from noon to 4 p.m. in the borough's Riverfront Park on College Drive.

What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen July 16-23 (2014) via YouTube.

Improvements At Armand Hammer Light Help Traffic

It's now easier for truck traffic to exit the Tri-County Commerce Park at the Armand Hammer Boulevard interchange for U.S. Route 422. That's helped with most, but not all, traffic flow.

Police Charge Pottstown Trio At Redner’s Market

One alleged retail thief who tried to leave the store with DVDs and other items, and two people accompanying her who were determined to be intoxicated, were charged by Lower Pottsgrove police.

Never Put Up Canned Food? County Shows Right Way

In the dead of winter, nothing beats the taste of fresh-picked vegetables. Pressure canning is the way to get that taste, and Cooperative Extension offers instructions.

Latest District Video Shows Pottstown Greatness

There's so much good news coming out of the Pottstown School District, Community Relations Director John Armato contends, and so little time to tell it. He's relying on video as a solution.

Colleges Announce Area Scholars’ Accomplishments

Twenty-six area residents have been honored for their academic achievements, as reported this week by their respective colleges and universities.

Explore Invention, Use, And Re-Use At Maker’s Club

How do things get made, and how can they be re-made to adapt to new uses? Those questions are explored by maker's clubs, now being encouraged by the White House. One is forming in Pottstown.

Radiography Director Heads Accreditation Team

Debra Poelhuis, radiography program director at Montgomery County Community College, has been elected chair of the national Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.