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!
Dear EarthTalk: Recent news coverage of the disappearance of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 reminded us all again of how much debris, including plastic, is in our oceans. To what extent is this a real problem that threatens ocean or human health?- Margaret Ainsworth, Philadelphia, Pa.
PHILADELPHIA - When a wide receiver hits the turf and clutches his knee without an opponent applying a hit, it is supposed to elicit feelings of shock and dread.However, when it was Jeremy Maclin who experienced that in the second quarter of the Eagles' 31-21 preseason win over the Steelers Thursday night, there was an air of inevitability.
What we learned about the Eagles in their 31-21 demolition of the Pittsburgh Steelers Thursday is they have talent. Lots of talent.Though it was a preseason game, the Eagles owned the Steelers, making them look like a shell of the team that once ruled the AFC North.Nick Foles didn't work up a sweat slicing up the Steelers defense.