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Pottsgrove Manor Hosts ‘Pinball’ Sewing Workshop

No, it’s not the kind of pinball you might see in an arcade. Instead, this pinball is a type of pincushion.

Pottstown Area Students Win College Honors

Students who live in the greater Pottstown area are plenty smart, and the deans' lists of their colleges and universities offer proof.

Oley Gallery Features Works By White

An exhibition of recent works by artist Lauralynn White opens with a Feb. 1 reception at Clay On Main, an artists' cooperative in Oley PA.

Pottstown SCORE Offers New Business Workshop

Its five-session start-up series for entrepreneurs begins Jan. 26 and continues bi-weekly through March 16 at the SCORE office on High Street.

Began As A Stroll; Ended With Ride To Jail

A Pottstown man faces a preliminary hearing on marijuana possession, after he was arrested by Lower Pottsgrove police while taking a curiosity-inducing 3 a.m. walk.

Get In Shape, Help Boyertown Relay Too

A Zumba-thon fund-raiser Jan. 24 in Good Shepherd Church will benefit Relay For Life.

College Offers Free Online Help For Entrepreneurs

How do you learn to start a new business, and maybe earn college credit for the effort? Montgomery County Community College's answer is a new, free online course.

Pottstown Names 2014-15 1st Quarter Honorees

Pottstown school students who achieved scholarly success during the current academic year's first quarter were named to its honor rolls.

Outta Juice? Comcast Will Let You Charge Up

The cable giant and two of its television stations say area residents who temporarily lose electricity can get free juice in Pottstown to ensure their mobile devices keep working.

Bel Canto Chorus Auditioning Child Singers

Area children in grades 2-6 who love to sing are being auditioned on three nights during January to join the Bel Canto Choristers, headquartered in Red Hill PA.

Pottstown Hospital Opens Senior Behavior Unit

An 8-bed facility at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center, announced Tuesday, will provide treatment and care to adults 55 and older who suffer from mental health illnesses.

Library Friends Plan January Book Sale

The non-profit group's book sale to benefit the Pottstown Regional Public Library is scheduled for the month's end.

DA Sought Claimants For Items Seized Locally

Cash amounts seized last year in Pottstown and Lower Pottsgrove, and a truck seized in Royersford, were being held by the Montgomery County District Attorney for owners to claim.

Artist Barbara Zucker Exhibits At Boyer Gallery

An opening night reception for her show will be held Jan. 9 at The Hill School Center for the Arts.

Astronomical Society Plans Sunday Meeting

The ChesMont Astronomical Society will start the New Year with a Jan. 4 meeting in Elverson.

Pottsgrove Manor Observes Distaff Day Jan. 10

During the 18th Century, residents needed to make thread before they could sew clothes. That's what Distaff Day is all about, demonstrated Jan. 10 at Pottsgrove Manor.

Cedarville Church Meal Might Make You Lucky

Cedarville United Methodist Church in Pottstown will offer a traditional "lucky" New Year's Day dinner of pork and sauerkraut as a fund-raiser. Learn why it brings good fortune.

Colebrookdale Railroad Added Extra Guest Runs

Nathaniel Guest, president of the trust that operates the tourist railroad between Boyertown and Pottstown, said 2014 was a year of accomplishments.