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Suspects to stand trial for murder of Pottstown woman
POTTSTOWN — Two suspects will be heading to trial in relation to the home invasion and murder of a Pottstown woman in November. Defendants Aaron Joseph Taylor, 18, of the first block of West Second Street, and Camren Xavier Williams, 17, of the 800 block of North Franklin Street, each waived their p
Pottstown Home With 3 Bedrooms Just Listed For $99K
POTTSTOWN, PA — A three-bedroom Pottstown Colonial has just been listed for $99,950. Check out the full listing below. Address: 921 Ringing Rocks Park, Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
Pottstown man sent to prison for assaulting West Pottsgrove woman
NORRISTOWN — A Pottstown man is headed to prison on an assault-related charge in connection with the stabbing of a West Pottsgrove woman while he visited her home. Arthur Claude Thomas, 25, of the 400 block of Chestnut Street, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 4-to-8-years in a state penit
Hill School to host open skating Dec. 26 -- Dec. 30
POTTSTOWN — The Hill School will once again make its Thomas Eccleston Jr. Ice Rink available to the community over the Christmas holidays. Sponsored and organized by the Pottstown Parks and Recreation Department, community ice skating costs $5 per individual to benefit the recreation department.
Santa Runs Scheduled In Pottstown, Elsewhere
SANATOGA PA – Several annual “Santa Runs” of western Montgomery County fire companies, in which Santa Claus himself rides fire trucks throughout local municipalities, will occur this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 22-23, 2018). Listen for the siren as he travels, and parents, please restrain your childre
OPERATION HOLIDAY: Great grandmother says family gets her through holidays
Families are not only one of the biggest parts of the holiday season, they're also what helps some people make it through them. Linda, whose name has been changed to protect her identity, is familiar with that sentiment. Raising two of her great grandchildren on her own has been a struggle and each
5 New Properties For Sale In The Pottstown Area
POTTSTOWN, PA — When you're looking for a new place, keeping tabs on all the latest listings can be a laborious job. That's why we here at Patch have stepped in and done the initial work for you.
Montco Drug Dealer Left Overdosing Friend To Die In KFC Bathroom
COLLEGEVILLE, PA — A Collegeville woman has been convicted after selling a fatal heroin dose to a friend who she met in rehab, later leaving her to die in what prosecutors described as an "unconscionable" crime.
Dog Goes Missing In Limerick
LIMERICK, PA — Local animal groups are on the lookout for a missing dog from the Limerick area. Benjamin, pictured above, was last seen on Dec. 15 near Township Line Road and Wartman Road.
OPERATION HOLIDAY: Working mom struggles to provide for family
Five years ago, Karen and her three children suddenly found themselves homeless, following the death of her father who had shared his home with them. Thanks to assistance from her church, she and her children were able to stay in a hotel for nearly two months until they found affordable housing. Now
Cancer survivor receives home from Habitat for Humanity in Pottstown
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (WPVI) -- A cancer survivor from Montgomery County walked into her new home this weekend in Pottstown. Wendy Cangialosi received the home through Habitat for Humanity.
MCCC to host Pottstown Area Artists Guild Exhibition
Artists from the Pottstown Area Artists Guild are planning an exhibition so large it will take a two-story space at Montgomery County Community College to house it. The exhibition, which runs Dec. 20 through Feb. 8 at MCCC’s West Campus in Pottstown will feature a variety of art from several dozen m
Undercover Police Arrest Male In ‘LetGo’ Robbery
SANATOGA PA – A juvenile male has been arrested by the Lower Pottsgrove Police Department on charges related to at least one of several local strong-arm robberies reported last month that involved the popular LetGo smartphone app. The software, primarily used on mobile phones, is a portal to an onli
Disrespectful Painting Contractor in Phoenixville.
This post was contributed by a community member. This renter has a D. Painting Contractor business near downtown. He owns Two vans and a car and only 2 people live there.Which he turned one of his vans into a storage van bin and he told someone that was the reason why he bought his second van in 201
Morning Briefing: Eagles, Foles get Hollywood ending in L.A.;
Good Morning. Here are some of the top stories from around the region. Doesn't seem so bad out there today. Expect some sun and a high near about 50 degrees. Once again, Foles gives Eagles a spark in L.A.
Santa Runs Set In Lower Pottsgrove, Elsewhere
SANATOGA PA – Several of the annual “Santa Runs” of area fire companies, in which Santa Claus himself rides fire trucks throughout local municipalities, will occur this Saturday and Sunday (Dec. 22-23, 2018). Listen for the siren as he travels, and parents, please restrain your children until all tr
Pottstown woman home for the holidays, with help from the community
POTTSTOWN, Pa. (WTXF) - A widower, a cancer survivor, a volunteer and, now, a Habitat for Humanity recipient. This is the story of a woman who will be home – in her own home – for the holidays.
Planners Review Storage Facility, ‘Marketplace’
SANATOGA PA – A set of preliminary plans to build 200 self-storage units on four acres of land at 1473 N. Charlotte St., representing a proposal re-introduced this October to the Lower Pottsgrove Planning Commission, is scheduled to be reviewed tonight (Monday, Dec. 17) by commissioners during their
Rail Work Creates Route 100 Lane Restrictions
POTTSTOWN PA – The Colebrookdale Railroad is planning north- and southbound lane restrictions on Route 100 on Tuesday (Dec. 18, 2018) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., between Shoemaker Road and Manatawny Street in the borough, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said.
Man found masturbating in Wawa parking lot, cops say
A 20-year-old woman told police she saw a man masturbating in a car outside the Wawa convenience store in Upper Macungie Township. The victim, who lives in Allentown, reported the incident to police at 1:39 p.m. this past Saturday. The act happened outside the convenience store, 7572 Schantz Road.