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, Pa. (AP) -- Wicked thunderstorms pelted central Pennsylvania with pea-sized hail, turned roadways into rivers and sent residents fleeing to their basement with menacing clouds, lightning and a tornado warning.Sirens blared the warning in Cumberland and Perry counties, where apocalyptic gray clouds hung low over silos and rolling plains.
Kermit Bell is worried about his 90-year-old mother, Louise. Like many seniors, Louise Bell sold her house when she moved to a Palmyra nursing home and lives on a fixed income. But if the proposed sales tax expansion contained in Gov. Tom Wolf's budget proposal becomes law, her nursing home costs will jump by $3,000 -- essentially adding a 13th month to […]
NEW YORK >> Breaking up the cable-TV bundle won't be easy.ESPN is objecting to how Verizon is giving its FiOS TV customers more choice. In new plans that went into effect Sunday, Verizon made the ESPN and ESPN2 sports channels optional, but ESPN says its contracts with Verizon prohibit the channels from being in a separate sports package.