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!
Gov. Tom Wolf was in office less than a week before generating his first political brouhaha. It's probably not a record, but that's not the kind of record to which one should aspire.Wolf rescinded the appointment of Erik Arneson as the new head of the Office of Open Records. He also rescinded 28 other nominations Gov.
It's true that the natural gas industry has gotten "sweetheart treatment" in Pennsylvania, as suggested in The Mercury's recent editorial on Jan. 9, "It's time for Marcellus Shale tax in Pa." The industry could not have had more hospitable hosts than the past two administrations. Operators have gotten away with egregious vi […]
During a recent snowstorm a boy around 15 came to our door asking if we'd like our walk shoveled. I asked how much and he told me. I told him no, no. His smile dropped immediately but reappeared when I told him I'd give him almost three times what he asked. This boy was willing to work for pennies so I paid him what I could afford and what he was v […]