After 28 events since October 2010, the Positively Pottstown Happy Hour is taking a break! These mostly-monthly gatherings showcased local businesses, arts organizations, bakers, restaurants, and caterers and brought people together for networking. I have a feeling it won't be too long before we're all getting together again... in the meantime, be well and buy local!
ST. PAUL, Minn. >> When Guled Ali Omar made up his mind to join the Islamic State group, authorities said, he wasn't easily deterred.The Minnesota man emptied his bank accounts last May and planned to fly to Syria via San Diego, federal officials say, but his family confronted him and he set his plans aside.
PHILADELPHIA >> A former undercover agent has filed a defamation lawsuit against Pennsylvania's attorney general, alleging that she made false statements about his role in a sting.The Philadelphia Inquirer reports (http://bit.ly/1O9ztM8F ) Claude Thomas filed the suit against Attorney General Kathleen Kane last week.
TRENTON, N.J. >> A Pennsylvania man says he left a rifle-toting statue at a southern New Jersey gas station.Burlington City Sgt. John Fine tells The Times of Trenton (http://bit.ly/1FbMTl1 ) the 37-year-old Langhorne, Pennsylvania, resident claimed responsibility Monday for leaving the 3-foot statue in the bushes near the gas station.