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!
BENSALEM (AP) - An eastern Pennsylvania woman has been ordered to stand trial on charges she gambled away more than $100,000 of her stepson's $150,000 inheritance - which he didn't even know was his.Forty-eight-year-old Eleanor Leistrum, of Bristol Township, was ordered to trial on the theft charges after a preliminary hearing Wednesday.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Former state Sen. Vincent Fumo is considering a political comeback by running for an office with the Democratic State CommitteeThe Philadelphia Inquirer (http://bit.ly/1iCbYf7) reports Fumo made those comments in a sworn deposition filed this week in a lawsuit involving his former friend, New Jersey restaurateur Andrew Cosenza.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Ho, ho, hold on there!The Philadelphia City Hall Christmas tree lighting ceremony in Love Park on Wednesday night was marred by a fight between two women who, reportedly, were jostling for a better view.Television news crews captured the fracas as Mayor Michael Nutter and other dignitaries looked on.