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!
I've reported before on the growing rebellion against collective standardized testing among parents, students and even teachers' unions. But I'd never expected to see this May 3 headline from The Washington Post's Answer Sheet blog:"Why the movement to opt out of Common Core tests is a big deal.
The data are still being sifted and analyzed, but Pennsylvania's one-year experiment with a higher speed limit on rural stretches of interstates and the Pennsylvania Turnpike points to one conclusion: The 70 mph limit is here to stay.That undoubtedly will lead to the higher limit on other sections of limited-access highways, although it isn't expec […]
DEARBORN, Michigan >> Ford Motor Co.'s net income jumped 44 percent to $1.9 billion in the second quarter as global sales rose and customers paid more for new trucks and SUVs with premium features.Ford pulled off a record quarterly profit of $2.6 billion in North America even though dealerships weren't fully stocked with its best-selling vehi […]