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.

Vietnam Veterans Host Car, Bike Show For Center

A first-ever car and bike show Aug. 9 at the Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City, sponsored by two local Vietnam veterans' groups, will both entertain and help raise funds for center residents.

This Month In Sanatoga, Step Up And See The Show

The Lewis and Clark Circus is making its way back to Lower Pottsgrove this month under the sponsorship of the Sanatoga Fire Company, on its lot behind the East High Street firehouse.

Think Summer’s Hot? You Shoulda Been At Capitol

Crowded. Claustrophobic. Sweaty. Miserable. Those were descriptions of state budget discussions less than two weeks ago in Harrisburg. Lawmakers seemingly wanted it that way.

History Comes Alive In Native American Stories

Pottstown area families can learn more about Native American culture by hearing stories passed down through the ages. A story-tellling session, open to the public, is scheduled for Saturday.

Painter Appointed To House Commerce Committee

The state representative for Pottstown, Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick has a new assignment.

Introduce Your Children To Their Wilder Side

Kids who love pets might be interested in knowing more about animals in general. There's a Montgomery County 4-H camp for that. It starts July 22; registration ends Wednesday (July 16).

You Might Avoid Living With An Unhappy Past

Expunging a criminal record isn't possible with every crime, but it is with some in Montgomery County. The local YWCA is hosting an Aug. 2 clinic to teach the basics.

Officers With Guns Drawn Surround Pottstown Home

Borough police took a man into custody Thursday night (July 10, 2014) after he allegedly assaulted a woman and dragged her into his house after she tried to leave.