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!
At 7:03 a.m. on June 8, 1931, Alexander McClay Williams was put to death in the electric chair at Rockview Prison in Centre County.He was 16 years old.Williams had been convicted in the stabbing murder of a matron at the Glen Mills Schools, where he had been a resident since the age of 12, when he was charged with setting a barn on fire.
WASHINGTON >> Banking giant HSBC has reached a $470 million settlement with the federal government and nearly all states over mortgage lending and foreclosure abuses that officials say helped intensify the country's economic meltdown, the Justice Department announced Friday.The agreement requires the bank to pay $100 million and to provide an addi […]
NEW YORK >> Apple for the first time is accepting banged up iPhones as a trade-in from those wanting to upgrade.Until now, Apple offered credit to iPhone owners only if the device had an intact screen and working buttons. Apple hopes that with more leeway, applicable only to iPhone 5 and later models, more people will upgrade to new iPhones.