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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


Singer Jeremy Simon Recorded At Proximity Show

With video. Guitarist and singer Jeremy Simon played last Saturday at Proximity Cafe in Pottstown. A video recording of part of the show was posted Tuesday on YouTube.

Zwikl To Retire; Greenway Searches For Director

Kurt Zwikl, executive director of the Schuylkill River Heritage Area since 2003, will retire in June. An e-mail Thursday night from its board of directors said the search for his successor had already begun.

Pottstown Fireworks Campaign Gets Seniors’ Help

Pottstown High senior Eliana Arroyo-Dech will look for your dollars-and-cents votes during the next eight months to help support the return of fireworks for Pottstown's Independence Day events.

Shopping Center Dollar Store Hit By Armed Robber

A man armed with a handgun took undisclosed items Wednesday at 7:23 p.m. from the Dollar General on North Charlotte Street. He got away. Pottstown police joined the search.

Police Charge Pottstown Woman, 26, With Theft

The incident occurred Monday evening at the Dollar General store on North Charlotte Street, Lower Pottsgrove police charged.

Route 422 Bridge Replacement Starts Near Stowe

PennDOT contractors are set next Monday to begin work on replacing two Schuylkill bridges on U.S. Route 422 near Stowe, between North Coventry and West Pottsgrove.

Well-Rehearsed ‘Blue Plates’ Play State Next Week

"The Blue Plate Specials, a well-known Philadelphia area blues band, performs next Saturday at the State Theatre in Boyertown. Tickets are available now.

Pottstown Congregation Sale, Age 50+, Back Again

The rummage sale, flea market and bake sale conducted at Congregation Hesed Shel Emet in Pottstown is more than 50 years old. Who knows what you'll find there this year?

Set Pottstown Sky Ablaze With 2 Bottles Of Wine

If you long to see a grand fireworks display return to Pottstown for Independence Day 2015, consider supporting a Nov. 2 fund-raiser at Lily's Grill downtown.

Pottsgrove Manor Brings History To Life Saturday

Its interactive events and demonstrations intend to show how 18th Century residents of Pottstown would have lived and worked.

Blood Drive Planned Friday At Pottstown High

With Video. Faculty member Mark Agnew welcomes public participation there, and created a short video about being prepared to donate blood.

Pottstown Device Makes Loading ‘Cycles A Breeze

Palladino Metal Fabrication has introduced the Cruiser Caddie.

Rupert Students Show Grandparents How They Learn

With 14 photos. Wednesday was Grandparents and Grandfriends Day for students in Pottstown's Rupert Elementary School. There were young and older smiles all 'round.

YWCA Asks Support In Week’s ‘NoXcuses’ Campaign

There's no excuse for violence, the Pottstown-based YWCA Tri-County Area consistently says. It's observing the annual Week Without Violence this week, and wants your social media help.

Site Offers Pottstown Residents Insurance Resources

A new website and three accompanying webinars, created in part by Penn State Cooperative Extension, may help Pottstown residents find health insurance coverage they need.

Pottstown Wins $400,000 Learning Centers Grant

It was one of two federal program grants presented Monday in Montgomery County. They money will be used to provide cultural enrichment activities to Pottstown School District students.

Hill School Participants Explore Technology Lessons

6 photos. Potential additions and enhancements to the curriculum at The Hill School in Pottstown were part of its trustees' meetings Friday.

Nothing Says Halloween Quite Like This Look

You'll know branding when you see it, the theory goes. It makes this photo self-explanatory.