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Greater Pottstown Unites Saturday For Veterans

POTTSTOWN PA - Greater Pottstown's veterans of U.S. military service will be in the spotlight again Saturday (Sept. 23, 2017), as the borough observes Pottstown Veterans' Community Day from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Memorial Park on West King Street. The event not only honors local residents who have pro

POTTSTOWNPOST.COM - 2017-09-22 11:52:56

Pottstown gears up for annual Carousel of Flavor this Sunday

File photo from the 11th annual Carousel of Flavor on High Street where hungry customers lined up at the popular restaurants that were serving up tasty foods. Digital First Media File Photo By Marian Dennis, The Mercury POTTSTOWN >> Pottstown's Carousel of Flavor will be celebrating its 14th year

MERCURY - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Pottstown-area police departments to conduct sobriety checkpoint

Police in the Pottstown area are intensifying efforts to curb drunken driving over the next week. A multijurisdictional enforcement team - called Team DUI - will conduct at least one sobriety checkpoint in the next week, authorities said Thursday. Officers hope the increased enforcement will deter i

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Lakeside Pottstown Home, Stamped From Pages Of A Country Makeside

POTTSTOWN, PA - An idyllic Pottstown area home sitting on a lake is on the market for under $1 million. The estate features a stone patio, fire pit, large solarium, and more with views of the country and the adjacent lake. The home is part of the Coventry Lake Estates community, which is within th

PATCH - 2017-09-20 18:44:01

Sly Fox Can Jam Festival to return to Pottstown

POTTSTOWN >> Nothing beats the combination of beer, friends and a little friendly competition. Sly fox Brewing, 331 Circle of Progress Dr., knows that better than anyone, which is why they're getting pretty pumped up for the return of their Can Jam Festival at the end of the month. "Throwing parties

MERCURY - 2017-09-21 04:00:00

Scholatic football: Tri-County scouting reports

Pope John Paul II (4-0) vs. Pottstown (1-3) Kickoff: Tonight, 7, Grigg Memorial Field. Notable: PJP is off to best start in program history after 42-10 win over Schuylkill Valley last week. Ricky Bearden and Dan Cirino each have 2 interceptions to lead PJP defense. Cirino also had 3 TD catches last

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Lower Pottsgrove projects resolve, explore water issues

POTTSTOWN >> As two of the larger development projects in Lower Pottsgrove are making their way through the planning process - decisions about one matter crucial to both occurs in borough hall. The Pottstown Borough Authority runs the water systems that provides most of the public water to Lower Pot

MERCURY - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Upper Pottsgrove woman draws prison for role in gunpoint robbery

NORRISTOWN >> An Upper Pottsgrove woman is headed to state prison for her roles in several crimes, including conspiring with several others in the armed holdup of a man at a Main Street residence in Schwenksville. Antoinette Marie Luppino, 20, of the 1600 block of Farmington Avenue, was sentenced in

MERCURY - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Royersford Police Seek Home Invasion Burglary Suspects

ROYERSFORD, PA - Police are seeking a pair of suspects in a home invasion burglary in the borough. Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the pair shown above. The suspects are white males. One has a tattoo down the length of his right arm. The other has a full beard and mustache.

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:33:59

Royersford Police seek ID of burglary suspects

ROYERSFORD >> Police are asking for the public's help in identifying several burglary suspects. According to a Facebook post by the Royersford Police Department on Thursday, officers are asking the public to help identify several suspects in a residential burglary. The post did not specify when or w

PHOENIXVILLE NEWS - 2017-09-22 04:00:00

Berks Career & Technology students to build home

Berks Career & Technology Center students have started another home building project. Robert A. Heckman, an Oley Valley School Board member and the district's technology center representative, told the school board Wednesday that the students broke ground for the project this week. The home will be

READING EAGLE - 2017-09-22 07:01:00

Fake 'Deputy Sheriff' Scam Swindled Chesco Victims, Authorities Warn

EAST GOSHEN, PA - A caller claiming to be a Chester County Deputy Sheriff collecting fines swindled victims of $1,200, authorities said. The incident was reported to the Chester County Sheriff's Office on Thursday by an East Goshen resident. The caller said that the fines were due to "failing to res

PATCH - 2017-09-21 20:45:14

Holland Tunnel gun cache defendant has HIV, seeks probation instead of jail

JERSEY CITY -- The Pennsylvania anti-drug crusader who had a cache of weapons in his truck when he was stopped outside the Holland Tunnel last year has HIV and will ask a judge Friday not to impose jail time so that he can continue treatment, his lawyer said. John Cramsey, 51, of East Greenville, Pa

LEHIGHVALLEYLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 13:51:19

Phoenixville Man, 80, U.S. Army Veteran, Passes Away

PHOENIXVILLE, PA - Joseph B. Scherer, age 80, husband of Dorothy J. (Stanwell) Scherer, of Phoenixville, PA, passed away peacefully with his family by his side on Thursday, September 14, 2017. Born on February 19, 1937, in Philadelphia PA, he was a son of Frederick and Anna (Goodchild) Scherer. He w

PATCH - 2017-09-22 13:00:00

2 Pa. bus companies offering 25-cent rides in October

Berks Area Reading Transportation Authority (BARTA) and its partner transit system in Lancaster County are offering 25-cent rides for the month of October, according to the Reading Eagle. The promotion starts on Oct. 1, and is an attempt to increase ridership, according to officials. "It's been almo

PENNLIVE.COM - 2017-09-22 14:29:34

Montgomery County Card Skimming Suspects Caught On Camera

A series of recent ATM skimming incidents around Montgomery County has police on alert, and images of multiple suspects have been released to the public. The skimmer captured the victim's card and PIN numbers as they withdrew cash. Police did not reveal the specific locations of the Montgomery Count

PATCH - 2017-09-21 17:03:24

Thursday Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

In an effort to meet earlier public requests, Limerick police have scheduled day and evening sessions during October for its popular Coffee With A Cop gatherings.Supervisors Anticipate Three Budget Workshops Planning for Limerick's 2018 township budget began months ago, but as year-end approaches c

SANATOGAPOST.COM - 2017-09-21 03:45:54

Major Development In Methacton Teachers Strike

EAGLEVILLE, PA - The Methacton School District and teachers announced a major development in their ongoing contract negotiations on Wednesday evening, as the two sides agreed to enter into a non-binding arbitration to resolve their differences. The arbitration means that the strike has ended, and t

PATCH - 2017-09-21 00:43:04

Schuylkill River Heritage Area Awards $364K In Grants To Improve Water Quality

PHOENIXVILLE, PA - A series of new grants awarded by a local nonprofit will aim to improve water and stream quality throughout the Schuylkill River watershed. The 11 Schuylkill River Heritage Area's Restoration Fund grants total $364,193 and are scattered throughout Philadelphia, Berks, Chester, an

PATCH - 2017-09-20 18:28:34

Barry Baker Doesn't Plead Guilty; New Hearing Scheduled

WEST CHESTER, PA - Barry Baker, the man accused of assaulted a disabled victim, did not enter a guilty plea during a preliminary hearing on Wednesday, court documents show. 6ABC reports that Baker had planned a guilty plea but took issue with the summary of the case which was read before the court

PATCH - 2017-09-20 16:34:44