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.

Sanatoga Marketplace Project Wins Preliminary OK

Lower Pottsgrove commissioners gave a thumbs-up Thursday to early, and not yet complete, plans for a shopping center on East High Street near Rupert Road. They'll review final drawings later.

Steel River Launches Its Season With Preview Party

The Sept. 20 season premiere party at Pottstown's Steel River Playhouse is free and open to the public. It offers a sneak peek at what will appear on its stages from now though June.

North Coventry’s Auman Joins WMX Racers In Jersey

North Coventry Township resident Tammy Auman, whose motorsports racing resume is long than your arm, will be among competitors during the Kawasaki Race of Champions this October.

College Offers New Pharmacy Technician Course

Pharmacy technicians help licensed pharmacists dispense prescription medication to customers or health care professionals. There's a growing need for them, MCCC says.

Reception Opens Exhibit For Artist Barbara Thun

An exhibit of recent works by Reading area painter Barbara Thun will open Sept. 12 at 7 p.m. with a reception at the Boyer Gallery of the Hill School Center for the Arts in Pottstown.

What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen Aug. 28-Sept. 3 (2014) via YouTube.