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Healthy Lifestyles Expo fills Sunnybrook Ballroom

By Michilea Patterson @MichileaP on Twitter |

PHOTOS: Hill School has running fever with community events

POTTSTOWN >> The Hill School was full of running children Friday as families came out to two free community events. ...

By Mercury Staff |


  • Lifestyle

    Adoptables from the Montco SPCA

    Zuzu, also known as Ellie, is a young Staffordshire mix looking for a home with a PATIENT owner. Zuzu is very sweet with people, but when in a home environment, she can become protective over her family. Zuzu was never socialized very well, so new people and environments can make her anxious and afraid. She needs a home without other animals, or with a large-breed male dog. Zuzu was very tolerant of a young child in her last home. She is a staff favorite and has a specialness about her that...


  • News

    MCCC celebrates student success at 2016 Commencement ceremony

    Montgomery County Community College (MCCC) celebrated the success of 1,555 graduates during its 2016 Commencement ceremony on May 19 in Blue Bell.

    Montgomery County Community College |

  • News

    Pottstown Middle School concert and jazz bands celebrate sweet success at ‘Music in the Parks’

    Recently, the Pottstown Middle School’s concert and jazz bands filled the air with some sweet music as they participated in the annual “Music in the Parks” festival held in Hershey. The concert band placed second in its division with an overall score of “Excellent.” They performed their trademark numbers, “Air from County Derry” and “High Water Mark: The Third Day.”

    Pottstown School District |

  • Columns

    Out & About: Time to fly

    The small, white butterfly leisurely flew across my yard, like a stone skipping across a pond. It didn’t seem to be in any hurry, but then again, I’m not sure what its “hurried flight” looks like, or if it even has one. After watching it for several minutes, I realized this winged wonder did have a destination, however. The critter zoomed in on a single dandelion growing near the edge our fence. How did it see it? How did it find this one individual flower growing...

    By Rich Wood Columnist |

  • News

    Pottstown firm has two attorneys named to list of ‘Super Lawyers’ in PA

    Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C. in Pottstown has announced that two of their attorneys have been named to the list of top attorneys in Pennsylvania for 2016 as published by Super Lawyers magazine. Levi S. Wolf was renamed in the practice area of Workers’ Compensation; Julie J. Marburger was named as a “Rising Star” in the area of Family Law.

    Wolf, Baldwin & Associates, P.C. |

  • News

    Patriot Community Calendar May 26

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  • News

    Kutztown Community Library hosts Book Sale

    On Friday, April 29 from 1 to 4 p.m. and Saturday, April 30 from 9:30 to 2 p.m., the Kutztown Community Library hosted a successful Book Sale event. The book sale included a Fill-a-Bag Sale on Saturday.

    Kutztown Community Library |

  • News

    Kutztown Grange honors members, enjoys entertainment at Community Night

    Kutztown Grange hosted their annual Community Night, open to the public, in April. State Grange president Elizabeth Downey, along with other State and County Grange officers were in attendance.

    Kutztown Grange |

  • News

    Topton Pioneer Grange hosts Community Night

    The Pioneer Grange in Topton held its annual Community Night Program in April. This is a night to honor grange members and get the community involved.

    Topton Pioneer Grange |

  • News

    Tim Long, 36 year insurance professional, to retire

    After 36 years in the insurance business, Tim Long, associated with Nationwide Insurance, is retiring. The Long agency, currently located in the Topton Professional Building, State Street, Mertztown, was founded in 1952 by Tim’s father, Arlan W. Long. The agency has been designated a “Nationwide Insurance Heritage Agency: In honor of excellence and strength handed down from generation to generation.”

    Tim Long Insurance |

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