In Other News

FOOD: Chefs share favorite comfort foods

By Emily Ryan For Digital First Media|

THE YANKEE CHEF: Southern corn bread recipe gets a makeover

Ordinarily made with almost boiling water, Southern favorite Hot Water Corn Bread is given a makeover with a touch more flavor ... OK, a whole lot more flavor AND texture. It is still crispy but with the addition of apple juice instead of water and so...

By Jim Bailey|


  • News

    Upper Pottsgrove noise law aims for quiet nights

    UPPER POTTSGROVE >> Township residents had better get used to keeping it quiet after 10 p.m.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • News

    GOING TO POT: Region a hotbed of medical marijuana applications

    Suddenly it seems as if proposals to establish medical marijuana growing facilities are sprouting up all over the place.

    By Evan Brandt @PottstownNews on Twitter|

  • Sports

    Saxton: 10th annual Dirt Track Heroes car show fast approaching

    The event staff of the 10th annual Quaker Steak & Lube Dirt Track Heroes Show continues to add the finishing touches on what will be another great event coming together as the past, present and future of auto racing joins forces together under one roof in Phillipsburg, N.J. The Dirt Track Heroes Car Show will be primed and ready to go when the doors of the Phillipsburg Mall swing open to welcome the return of the show on opening day set for Sunday, March 5th. The show encompasses the...

    By Ernie Saxton For Digital First Media |

  • Seniors

    Choosing the right senior living community: Personal Care vs. Skilled Nursing

    A new generation of seniors is approaching the age of retirement. The Baby Boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, are now between 53 and 71 years of age and heading into retirement in droves (about 10,000/day).

    Submitted by John Farber Administrator Green Hills Manor at The Heritage|

  • Features/People

    Building a Better Boyertown names Emily Jones Volunteer of the Year

    When Emily’s friends convinced her to help at the Oktoberfest four years ago, she was hesitant to come. Little did she know that that one experience would catapult her into a life of volunteering and service.

    By Harrison Otto|

  • Features/People

    Albert Boscov remembered during memorial service in Reading

    READING >> Giant illustrated props of Albert Boscov dressed as a superhero taking flight were displayed on stage inside Santander Arena Sunday. Those who knew the late retail giant said he truly was one in real life. His strength of character, level of compassion for others, dedication to his community and ability to make the impossible suddenly possible forged a legacy that won’t be soon be forgotten.

    By Eric Devlin @Eric_Devlin on Twitter|

  • News

    Gilbertsville resident receives USciences’ Founders’ Day Staff Award of Merit

    Michele Albert, director of university events, was presented the 2017 Staff Award of Merit at University of the Sciences’ 196th Founders’ Day Ceremony on Thursday, Feb. 16.

    University of the Sciences|

  • News

    Cat angel network

    Tinker and Toby are handsome “teen-age” kittens who were born on April 22, 2016. You can tell these striking tabbies apart because Tinker has white on his face. They are super friendly to people and love other cats, especially each other. It is not unusual to pass by the Adoption Center in the Pottstown Petsmart and see these boys sleeping together in the same bed, with their arms wrapped around each other.


  • News

    Fourth Annual Golden Apple Gala to benefit TriCounty Active Adult Center

    The fourth annual Golden Apple Gala is less than one month away. This exciting event raises money for the TriCounty Active Adult Center as they work to support older adults in the greater Pottstown region.

    TriCounty Active Adult Center|

  • News

    New Hanover Historical Society slates March program on Paleo Indians

    For the March program of the New Hanover Township Historical Society, Jim Wosochlo, former president of the Society for Pennsylvania Archeology, will present an illustrated talk describing “Ice Age Hunters of Pennsylvania” as found on the Wosochlo Farm Site in Schuylkill County. The Society for Pennsylvania Archaeology was organized to promote the study of prehistoric and historic archaeological resources of Pennsylvania and neighboring states.


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