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!
Michael Bloomberg, presumably ensconced in either his Hamptons mansion, London townhouse or Bermuda retreat, is pondering an independent run for the presidency. Ideally, the former New York City mayor will stay at home, or homes.Mr. Bloomberg has floated the idea of running should either Donald Trump or Ted Cruz win the Republican nomination, and/or Bernie S […]
The water crisis in Flint, Mich., shines a much-needed spotlight on public drinking water quality. Public outrage surrounding this crisis is understandable when regulations and standards intended to protect public health are sacrificed to save money. In this case, lead is causing irreparable harm to 10,000 Flint children with developing brains and will conti […]
WASHINGTON >> U.S. retail sales rose modestly in January, evidence that Americans kept shopping despite sharp drops in stock prices.The Commerce Department said Friday that retail sales increased a seasonally adjusted 0.2 percent last month, the same as in December. Excluding the effect of falling gas prices, sales rose 0.
By Christopher S. Rugaber and Anne D'Innocenzio The Associated Press