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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


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.

Thinking About A New Career? College Has Help

Montgomery County Community College has resources to help adult learners build a new career. A workshop covering career transitions is scheduled for Aug. 5 in Pottstown.

Straight From The Owners: Thriftway Remains Open

A sign posted in the window of the Sanatoga Thriftway settles the question that's been asked for weeks: unlike its K-Mart neighbors, the supermarket will remain open.

Make Business Time Count: ‘Dance Near The Revenue’

Your to-do list may be a poor barometer for business success. Checking stuff off may not mean you’re making money! The Pottstown chapter of SCORE has some timely suggestions.

Pulled-Pork Tacos, Barbecue With A Mexican Twist

On the Food Page: BBQ Pulled-Pork Tacos, Squash and Banana Mini Muffins, Bacon Pork Chops with BBQ Glaze, Chocolate Drizzled Strawberries and Tapioca Pudding, and summer celebration wines.

They Won’t Find A Microwave In This Birdsboro Kitchen

Historic pioneer Daniel Boone's mother and sisters provided his family meals. Next Wednesday (July 23), modern children can learn how meals were prepared at his 18th century Birdsboro home.

New Look Downtown, As Decorative Lights Go Up

Pottstown is installing decorative street lighting and other streetscape details downtown to make the business district more appealing and attractive.

County Hunting Licenses For Antlerless Deer On Sale

Those interested in hunting for a doe in 2014-2015 should apply now for a license to the Montgomery County Treasurer's Office.

Decorate Used Furniture With Flair In Free Sessions

Two free workshops about putting new finishes on used furniture pieces will be held during August at the West Norriton ReStore of Habitat for Humanity.

PennDOT’s Green Tows Now A Regular Sight On 422

The state transportation department's bright green tow trucks are helping to keep U.S. Route 422 safer, Lower Pottsgrove police report. They won't replace the tow you pay for, though.

Rockers Star Tonight In Free Pottstown Concert

"Boogie Dogs," a rock band whose music covers from the '60s to the '80s, plays Wednesday night in a free Parks And Recreation outdoor concert at Pottstown's Memorial Park bandstand.