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!
It's a national shame that statistics like these exist -- and an even greater shame that they're widely ignored to demonize police:• Of the 440 fatal shootings by police so far this year, 54 percent were whites, 28 percent African Americans.• In 2015, of 987 fatal shootings by police, 50 percent were whites, 26 percent African Americans.
COATESVILLE >> The Chester County District Attorney's Office identified the homeless man killed early Friday morning in the city.Alex Hartzell, 24, of Pottstown, was identified as the slain man, the D.A.'s office said Tuesday. Hartzell was found in the backyard of a residence in the 600 block of Diamond Alley in Coatesville with multiple guns […]
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AMITY >> Daniel Boone Superintendent James P. Harris Jr. announced at a recent school board meeting that he will donate his 2015-16 one-time merit bonus of $1,500, as well as his $2,000 salary increase, to the Superintendent's Scholarship Fund.Harris had asked the board on June 27 to take no action on the motion to approve his salary increase and […]