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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


Borough To Formally Accept Hill School Streets

Realignments of Chestnut and Walnut streets, created when The Hill School erected its East Faculty Village, are expected to be accepted Oct. 14 at a Pottstown Borough Council meeting.

T-Mobile Plans Pottstown Antenna Maintenance

The cellular carrier and wireless service provider said Saturday it intends to add to or replace an antenna assembly it owns atop the water tank located on Jackson Street.

Attorney Andrew Monastra Joins Wolf Baldwin

He becomes the Pottstown firm's eighth attorney on staff, and will significantly expand its real estate practice, the firm said Monday.

Popular Pottstown Vegan Cafe Makes Zoning Appeal

iCreate Cafe, a vegan and vegetarian restaurant and computer training center on King Street, is asking the borough Zoning Hearing Board for permission to remain in its current location.

Mod Musical ‘Shout’ Opens Steel River 7th Season

Explore the dawn of the women's movement, and sing along with songs like "Downtown" and "To Sir With Love." The show opens Friday night at Steel River Playhouse in downtown Pottstown.

At Oley Fair, 3 Pumpkins Mean A Whole Lotta Pies

11 photos. Post contributor Fred Remelius wandered Saturday through the Oley Valley Community Fair to find 2,400 pounds of pumpkins, colorful artwork, busy bees, and other labors of love.

Friday’s Added News Coverage In Pottstown

Here are links to other news coverage affecting Pottstown, selected from today's (Sept. 19, 2014) edition of Google News.

In Senate Surprise, Property Tax Reform Creeps Ahead

The joy property tax reform advocate Tammy Keener felt Tuesday may be short-lived. A bill that would change how schools are funded faces stiff opposition.

Families Be Alert: Enterovirus Cases Confirmed In PA

Normal enteroviruses create flu-like symptoms in millions each year. But a rare strain, identified Tuesday in the Philadelphia area, causes wheezing and difficulty breathing.

Limerick-Pottstown Ride Opens POW-MIA Memorial Day

Motorcycle riders leave Limerick on Sunday (Sept. 21) at 11:30 a.m. to ride to Pottstown's Memorial Park. Veterans will hold a memorial there for prisoners of war and those missing in action.

Pottstown’s ‘Milkman’ Digs Deep Into Buttercream

Just how good is the chocolate buttercream frosting that tops cupcakes sold by Pottstown's Milkman Lunch Company and Cake Shop? The owner's more than happy to taste it for you ...

Pottstown Liquor Licenses Brought In Some Cash

Liquor license fees from local restaurants, clubs and beer vendors helped slightly enrich Pottstown and 12 other municipalities on Monday.

What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen Sept. 11-17 (2014) via YouTube.

Area Electric Utility Wins Safety Awards

Metropolitan Edison, which serves residents of 10 municipalities in the greater Pottstown area, has won two safety awards from a trade association.

Help MontCo Plan Tonight For Its Next 25 Years

Unhappy with some aspects of western Montgomery County now? Think there's a better way to do things in the future? Share your vision tonight (Tuesday, Sept. 9) with others who will listen.

Douglass, Amity Among Bulletproof Grant Winners

Douglass and eight other local municipalities have won a total of $16,000 in federal grants to help buy bulletproof vests for their police officers. Each costs about $900.

Court Case May Affect Local Charter School Costs

The state Supreme Court hears a case Tuesday over whether Philadelphia has the power to limit how many students attend charter schools. The outcome may affect Pottstown schools.

422 Detours Not A Problem Yet, Police Report

Lower Pottsgrove's police chief expected construction-detoured traffic from Route 422 to East High Street to be heavier. He's also warning drivers: stay off marked emergency access ramps.