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!
PITTSBURGH >> Police say a 74-year-old western Pennsylvania man fatally shot one of two men armed with axe handles who baited him out of his home in an attempt to rob him.State police say Nicholas Dziyak (ZY'-ak) fatally shot 42-year-old Robert West about 8:40 p.m. Sunday in West Pike Run Township.
LONDON >> A Virgin Atlantic jet bound for Las Vegas has made an emergency landing at Gatwick Airport after developing a problem with its landing gear.Television images showed the Boeing 747 on the runway as fire trucks waited nearby.The airline says the plane undertook "a non-standard landing procedure" because of "a technical issue with […]
BARI, Italy >> Helicopters defied high winds and stormy seas Monday to evacuate hundreds of passengers and staff from Greek ferry that caught fire off Albania. Five people died and survivors told of a frantic rush to escape the flames and pelting rain.The evacuation was completed in the early afternoon and only the vessel's captain and four Italia […]
By Andrea Rosa And Nicole Winfield The Associated Press