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!
Pennsylvania municipalities with a shortage of volunteer firefighters could eventually have a new recruiting tool - tax breaks.Two state lawmakers have introduced legislation that would allow municipalities to waive local earned income taxes for volunteer first responders - including those at nonprofit EMS agencies - whose ranks have plummeted from 300,000 t […]
LAFAYETTE HILL (AP) - A Montgomery County man is facing charges in connection with a "Sweet 16" party at his home.The Montgomery County district attorney's office said Wednesday that Arthur Blumenthal of Lafayette Hill is charged with corruption of minors, reckless endangerment and furnishing alcohol to minors.
MOKPO, South Korea (AP) - Koo Bon-hee could see the exit. For half an hour, as the doomed ferry filled with water and listed severely on its side, the crew told passengers to wait for rescuers.With their breathing room disappearing, the 36-year-old businessman and some of the other passengers floated to an exit and swam to a nearby fishing boat.