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!
HARRISBURG >> Pennsylvania government will set a modern state record for gridlock when Gov. Tom Wolf sends lawmakers a new spending plan and warns them that they must fix the deficit and fully fund schools, or force schools to close and local taxes to increase.Wolf's fight with lawmakers is now seven months deep into the current fiscal year, with […]
WASHINGTON >> President Barack Obama is unveiling his eighth and final budget, a $4 trillion-plus proposal that's freighted with liberal policy initiatives and new and familiar tax hikes -- all sent to a dismissive Republican-controlled Congress that simply wants to move on from his presidency.The budget will be released Tuesday morning, the same […]
By Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger The Associated Press
NEW ORLEANS >> People across New Orleans Tuesday are marking the culmination of the Mardi Gras season with elaborate floats, eccentric costumes and marching bands.Mardi Gras is the city's biggest tourist attraction, and thousands of people have converged on the city in recent weeks to see the elaborate parades, floats, marching bands and dance gro […]