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!
ENOLA >> Schools remain closed in a central Pennsylvania district while officials await the results of tests for mold.East Pennsboro closed all schools on Wednesday as a precaution to check the heating and cooling systems in its buildings. Students had just returned Monday after summer vacation.
PHILADELPHIA >> A Philadelphia police sergeant has been injured after authorities say he was struck by a hit-and-run driver while conducting a traffic stop.It happened just after 1 a.m. Thursday in Manayunk. Police say the driver of a Toyota RAV4 hit the officer, damaged a cruiser and took off.
HARRISBURG >> Pennsylvania is launching its database on prescription drug dispensing in an effort to prevent their abuse.Starting Thursday, state law requires physicians to review the prescription histories of first-time patients before putting them on opioid painkillers and other controlled substances.