In Other News

Blessed Teresa of Calcutta’s 3rd-graders seek unity pledge from all 50 states

By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

Blues Brothers tribute set to play The ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem

Wrap your brain around this — a tribute band to a tribute band. ...

By Brian Bingaman @brianbingaman on Twitter|


  • Crime

    Pottstown man charged with resisting arrest, illegally carrying gun

    POTTSTOWN >> Police have charged a borough man after he allegedly resisted arrest and was found to be illegally carrying a handgun.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Business

    Bottoms up: Beer distributors start selling six packs

    Chester County beer distributors see their cups as half full with changes that will start at their businesses today, so they will be able to sell suds in ever smaller quantities.

    By Brian McCullough @wcdailylocal on Twitter|

  • News

    Democrats endorse Ken Lawrence for Montgomery County board of commissioners

    NORRISTOWN >> Ken Lawrence, Temple University’s vice president for alumni relations and a resident of Plymouth Meeting, has been nominated by Montgomery County Democrats to fill the upcoming vacancy on the Board of Commissioners.

    By Katie Kohler For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Protesters rally in Blue Bell urging Meehan not to repeal Affordable Care Act

    WHITPAIN >> Protesters rallied Sunday at Route 73 and Wentz Road urging Congressman Pat Meehan not to repeal the Affordable Care Act, citing it would take health insurance benefits away from tens of millions of Americans.

    Digital First Media staff|

  • Business

    Beer Garden opens at Royersford Giant: A variety of beers are available, wine will soon be added

    Royersford >> Shoppers at the Giant Food Store in Royersford can find more than cereal, meat and veggies to put in their carts. Customers can now find a variety of beer in the store’s new Beer Garden and Eatery that opened Jan. 5.

    By Donna Rovins @MercBiz on Twitter|

  • News

    Pottstown churches remember legacy of Martin Luther King Jr.

    POTTSTOWN >> The Rev. James Allen can still remember the first time he ever met the Rev. Dr Martin Luther King Jr. He was still in the seminary in Atlanta, Ga. at the time and was so poor he needed to stretch the $0.50 in his pocket from Sunday until the following Friday when he would be paid again.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    CMERT dissolves to form Montgomery County SWAT

    The Chesmont Emergency Response Team was officially dissolved last week to make way for a new regional police tactical team.

    By Marian Dennis @MarianDennis1 on Twitter|

  • Business

    Pennsylvania Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open on MLK Day, other holidays

    HARRISBURG >> The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board (PLCB) has announced that hundreds of Fine Wine & Good Spirits stores will be open Monday, Jan. 16 – Martin Luther King Jr. Day – as well as on Presidents Day, Memorial Day, and the Fourth of July this year.

    By The Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board For Digital First Media|

  • News

    Volunteers map out goals for renaissance of Norristown’s Riverfront Park

    NORRISTOWN >> It’s been nearly four years since a magic dragon floated up the Schuylkill River to cast a spell in a land that was far from Honnah Lee.

    By Gary Puleo @MustangMan48 on Twitter|

  • News

    Perkiomen Valley School District gears up for MLK day of service

    COLLEGEVILLE >> Hoping to honor the legacy of civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr., hundreds of Perkiomen Valley School District students will serve others as part of the district’s fifth annual Day of Service event to be held on Monday, Jan. 16.

    By Digital First Media|

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