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Forecast For Pottstown, PA: Nov. 24 To Dec. 1

Light rain next Friday, with temperatures bottoming out at 47F on Sunday. Saturday November 25 Mostly cloudy starting in the afternoon. High 57, low 33. Chance of precipitation: 18%. Wind 4 mph from the SWSunday November 26 Partly cloudy in the morning. High 47, low 34. Chance of precipitation: 17%

PATCH - 2017-11-24 18:11:31

Pottstown man helps feed the needy Thanksgiving Day

Chadd Wilson, of Pottstown, gave away meals outside the Pottstown Library to those in need on Thanksgiving Day. Photo courtesy of Chadd Wilson By Diane Hoffman, The Mercury Pottstown >> A young Pottstown man took the season of giving to heart when he set up a table outside of the library to hand

MERCURY - 2017-11-24 05:00:00

Time runs out on Thanksgiving tradition in Pottstown

The traditions and the camaraderie are probably what will be missed the most after Pottstown and Owen J. Roberts played their last scheduled Thanksgiving Day football game Thursday morning at Grigg Memorial Field. Two weeks ago the Pottstown administration announced that this year's contest would be

READING EAGLE - 2017-11-24 08:01:00

End of Thanksgiving rivalry game one more loss among many for Pottstown

I know you're not supposed to say things like this on Thanksgiving, but Pottstown is having a hard time finding things to be thankful for these days. The Pottstown High School Trojans lost more than just a football game yesterday to their cross-river rivals, the Owen J. Roberts Wildcats, and so did

MERCURY - 2017-11-23 05:00:00

Top 10 Sports Bars Near Pottstown, PA, According To Yelp!

POTTSTOWN, PA -- If you'll be near Pottstown, PA on Thanksgiving weekend, and you're looking for a place to grab a beer and watch a game with family and friends, these are the best places to go, according to Yelp! 1. The Pourhouse Tap Room & Sports Bar, 636 E. High St., Pottstown 2. Jack Cassidy's I


Polluted soil closes Pottstown's Pollock Park

As this photograph shows, 860 Cross St. is directly across the street from Pollock Park, which has also now been found to have contaminated soil. Digital First Media File Photo By Evan Brandt, The Mercury POTTSTOWN >> Borough officials are warning residents to stay out of Pollock Park because uns


OPERATION HOLIDAY: Pottstown woman takes in nephew, 11, in aftermath of Hurricane Maria

POTTSTOWN >> Everyone who celebrates the holiday season knows that it's a time for generosity and good cheer. That can be difficult, however, when life throws unexpected hurdles your way. Perhaps no one knows this better than Pottstown resident, Marta, who was faced with terrible news a few months a


Pottstown man arrested in armed robbery at hotel

A Pottstown man was arrested Tuesday for the armed robbery of a hotel in the borough, police said Wednesday. Damien Hayes, 30, was taken into custody without incident after security images helped Pottstown police identify him as the suspect in the Saturday afternoon holdup of America's Best Value In


Man Killed in Head-On Crash with Semi Truck

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- A head-on crash with a semi truck killed a Marshfield man early Friday morning near Strafford, according to the online crash report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol. According to the report, 33-year-old Lynden Verser, of Marshfield, was driving west in the eastbound lane of

OZARKS FIRST.COM - 2017-11-24 19:53:20

Slabtown fire reported in county

The Licking Fire Department was called to Highway AF before the Slabtown Bridge, where a fire was reported traveling up a hill near a tree line. Roby was placed on standby. The U.S Forest Service was reported to have a duster and engine en route. The Licking Fire Department was called to Highway AF

HOUSTONHERALD.COM - 2017-11-24 15:34:00

County and city offices to be closed Dec. 25 and 26

Local county and city officials want to remind residents who might have business that needs to be addressed during the month of December, that their offices will be closed Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 25 and 26, for the Christmas holiday. State offices will be closed Dec. 25, but they will be open on De

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2017-11-24 08:30:00

Dallas County Health Department Shape Up results for week four

The Dallas County Health Department reported Shape Up results for week four. The person with the most weight loss was Renee B. with 2.77 percent. The activity challenge was to log at least 10,000 steps per day or 45 minutes of activity for a minimum of four days during the week. The nutrition challe

BUFFALOREFLEX.COM - 2017-11-23 09:00:00

Hannah Myers to spend Thanksgiving in Bolivia

Urbana's Hannah Myers, a Skyline High School graduate, is leading a group of students from the Missouri University of Science and Technology in Rolla in a trip to Bolivia during the Thanksgiving break. The student chapter of Engineers Without Borders will travel to Puerto Pando, Bolivia, to continue


Mid-Lakes Conference in disarray as 4 of the 7 teams leave

Buffalo, Fair Grove and Skyline could possibly end up in the same conference starting in 2020 following the implosion of the Mid-Lakes Conference, of which Fair Grove and Skyline are currently members. Pleasant Hope has committed to joining the Spring River Conference next year while Marionville and


New road, old road discussed at board meeting

The agenda for the Nov. 16 meeting of the Marshfield Board of Aldermen was short on paper but long on content, with an analysis of the North Elm Street engineering proposals and the first look at the 2018 city budget. North Elm Street Mike Beatty of Great Rivers Engineering appeared before the board


Woman allegedly strangled to death in Hickory County

A woman allegedly was strangled to death by a man just across the border in Hickory County, according to Dallas County Sheriff Scott Rice. His office is assisting in the investigation, along with the Missouri State Highway Patrol. Rice said the male suspect stole the woman's vehicle, and law enforce


City Hall land purchase approved

After months of debate, the city has decided to move forward with purchasing property downtown, but whether it will be used for City Hall - as previously approved - still may be in question. Common Council Monday, Nov. 20, approved 10-1 purchasing three properties for a future City Hall building on

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 18:27:15

Portage County Events: Nov. 24 - Dec. 3

Enchanted Forest Opening, 5 to 8 p.m., Rosholt Fair Park, Rosholt. Saturday, Nov. 25 15th Annual Holiday Home Party Extravaganza, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Holiday Inn Hotel and Convention Center, Stevens Point. Shop Small, Shop Downtown Point, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Downtown Stevens Point. Red Kettle Walk, 11

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 15:19:37

Boys & Girls Club serves Thanksgiving meal

To ensure that every family that uses the Boys and Girls Club (BGC) of Portage County receives a holiday meal, the club put on a Thanksgiving dinner for more than 500 club members Tuesday, Nov. 14. The Boys & Girls Club of Portage County recently served a Thanksgiving dinner to more than 500 club me

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 17:10:39

Hmong culture presentation in Winchester Academy program

Winchester Academy of Waupaca will sponsor a program called "Who Are the Hmong and How Are They Doing?" presented by Mary Cayford and Jim Vang at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 27, at the Waupaca Area Public Library. Cayford and Vang will present the story of Hmong settlement in Central Wisconsin. Hmong wer

PCGAZETTE.COM - 2017-11-24 15:19:02