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!
HOBOKEN, N.J. >> A rush-hour commuter train crashed through a barrier at the busy Hoboken station and lurched across the waiting area Thursday morning, killing one person and injuring more than 100 others in a grisly wreck that renewed questions about whether long-delayed automated safety technology could have prevented tragedy.
By David Porter and Karen Matthews The Associated Press
NORRISTOWN >> Saying a Pottstown man robbed teenage boys of their innocence under the guise of being their religious mentor, a judge sent him to prison for manipulating the boys into performing sexual acts."You groomed these kids. You violated their purity as young men. You have taken away their innocence.
PHOENIXVILLE >> An area school has been named one of 2016's National Blue Ribbon Schools, the U.S. Department of Education announced Wednesday.Holy Family School in Phoenixville has been named among 329 schools selected for the national distinction. Schools are chosen for either academic excellence or closing the achievement gap.