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    • NERDWALLET: 6 college-money lessons you didn't learn in high school June 23, 2018
      High school may have prepared you for college academically, but you may be less ready to handle your money, especially if you need student loans.More than two-thirds of college students at all levels said in a survey that they feel stressed about their personal finances, according The Study on Collegiate Financial Wellness, a 2017 report […]
    • Saturday's Sound Off June 23, 2018
      When the Pottstown School District business manager stated recently that the only way to achieve a fourth year with no tax hike would be to cut a whole lot of programs that people do not want to see cut, what people was the manager talking about? I know many people who would like to see […]
    • Area congregations schedule special services and events June 23, 2018
      Cedarville UMCNorth Coventry: A free Community Fun Fair will be held from noon to 3 p.m. today, no rain date, at Cedarville United Methodist Church, 1092 Laurelwood Road. Everything is free of charge. Enjoy popcorn, moon bounce, pony rides, unicyclist, Rainbow the Clown, food and drinks. Door prizes awarded every half hour.
    • Trinity Reformed UCC welcomes new pastor June 23, 2018
      collegeville >> Trinity Reformed Church, 532 East Main St., is pleased to announce the arrival of its new pastor, Suzanne Schwarz-Green, to the congregation and community. She officially began her duties on June 1, following the retirement of long-term pastor Rev. Dr. Martha Bean Kriebel, and began preaching during Sunday morning worship services on June […]
    • 4th annual Food Truck Fair coming to Boyertown June 30 June 23, 2018
      The Boyertown Museum of Historic Vehicles, 85 S. Walnut St., is thrilled to hold its fourth annual food truck fair on Saturday, June 30, from noon to 4 p.m. in the Museum's parking lot. The Truck Stops Here promises to be an exciting and unique event in Boyertown. Last year's event attracted 1,500 visitors.
    • Boyertown Wine Walk to be held June 29 June 23, 2018
      The Berks Mont Business Association is proud to announce the inaugural monthly event; "Corks for a Cause" Boyertown Wine Walk. Come to downtown Boyertown and enjoy a complimentary wine tasting of the shops along East Philadelphia Avenue, art, live music and more. For only $10 guests can sample 10 different wines while enjoying the local […]
    • Democratic Pa. Gov. Wolf to sign utility-backed measure drawing criticism June 23, 2018
      HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) - Gov. Tom Wolf will sign legislation that Pennsylvania's electric and gas utilities say will help them recoup costs in a more timely fashion, but consumer advocates warn that it erodes protections for residents and businesses.Wolf's office said Friday that he'll sign the bill after the state Senate passed it, 41-8.
    • Protesters call for state Sen. Daylin Leach to resign over misconduct allegations June 23, 2018
      CONSHOHOCKEN >> On Thursday evening, about 30 protesters stood on the sidewalk outside a restaurant in Conshohocken that hosted a fundraiser and birthday party for state Sen. Daylin Leach, a Democrat.Chanting and using bullhorns to amplify their voices, the group from left-wing organizations Time'sUp Philly, Delco PA Indivisible, Tuesdays with Toomey and Delco NOW called […]
    • West Pottsgrove invites residents to help plan Community Day June 23, 2018
      WEST POTTSGROVE >> The township's community day is being planned for Oct. 13, with a rain date of Oct. 14.Planning for this event is underway and the community is invited to participate in the planning. The remaining community day committee planning meetings are July 10, Aug. 7, Aug. 21 and Sept.
    • Pottstown's new dress code policy is open-ended June 23, 2018
      POTTSTOWN >> For more than a decade, the school district dress code, or uniform policy, has been a point of contention in the community.Polls, public meetings have consistently shown about half the people support the idea of uniforms, and the other half do not.It has been cited as both cause and cure for bullying, a […]

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    • Group feeds homeless: 'It's not all peaches and cream' June 22, 2018
      Philadelphia >>> For the past seven months, Foul Mouth Trucker has been giving back to the community, one bagged meal at a time."Imagine if you're having a really, really bad day and you have nobody to talk to," founder Justin "Jaxx aMillion" Dubost said. "And then out of nowhere, someone comes up and just offers […]
    • CONCERT PREVIEW: Jeffrey Gaines releases studio album, plays at The Kennett Flash June 22, 2018
      For Jeffrey Gaines, the release of "Alright," his first album in 15 years, is the culmination of a body of work that has long established his standing as one of music's most gifted songwriters, vocalists and performers. "It took me so long to out a new record because I've only ever put out records with […]
    • Kids learn about fire safety, rescues at Limerick youth fire camp June 21, 2018
      LIMERICK >> If you happened to be near the Limerick Firehouse this week, you may have noticed a whole lot of activity going on.Behind Limerick Fire Company, sirens wailed and helicopters could be heard making a landing as Limerick's annual Youth Fire Camp, a week-long program now in its 5th year, taught kids about fire […]
    • Aerosmith's Steven Tyler finds sweet emotion with Nashville solo album; performs at Sands Bethlehem Event Center June 21, 2018
      Steven Tyler as a country singer?Dream on, right?Well...not quite. The Aerosmith frontman does not consider 2016's "We're All Somebody From Somewhere," his first-ever solo album, to be pure country. But it does display the allure and influence Tyler feels from taking his music to Nashville, where the album was recorded.
    • Limerick supervisors like new look for 30-acre Limerick Town Center project June 21, 2018
      LIMERICK >> Township supervisors voiced support Tuesday for changes made to the plan for the project known as Limerick Town Center, located on 30 acres at the intersection of Ridge Pike, Lewis Road and Swamp Pike.The project calls for a large 308-unit senior living facility at the center, 160 townhomes and at least three commercial, […]
    • Lower Salford driver admits striking Skippack pedestrian while DUI June 21, 2018
      NORRISTOWN >> A Lower Salford man is in jail awaiting his fate from a judge after he admitted he was driving under the influence of drugs when he struck and injured a woman rollerblading on a Skippack roadway.Daniel Michael Johnson, 46, of the 200 block of Danielle Drive, pleaded guilty in Montgomery County Court to […]
    • WEEKEND FUN GRAB BAG: Games Expo, Latin Festival and much more planned June 21, 2018
      Fun and gamesGreater Philadelphia Expo Center: The Too Many Games Expo offers video game, board game, CGC and tabletop gaming fun 2 to 11 p.m. June 22, 10 a.m. to 11 p.m. June 23 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. June 24. Entertainment includes video game music concerts, chiptunes, industry panels, panels with notable YouTubers, […]
    • Legends of folk Stephen Stills and Judy Collins' tour stops at Santander Performing Arts Center June 20, 2018
      Think about how uncommon it is for a songwriter to go on tour with the muse of one of his or her well-known songs.That's precisely what's happening with Stephen Stills and Judy Collins, who will be performing together in Reading June 27. They even put out a crowdfunded album last year as "Stills & Collins" […]
    • Siriously Delicious food blogger Siri Daly shares recipes in her debut cookbook June 20, 2018
      Like most former Girl Scouts or Brownies, Siri Daly has positive memories of selling her favorite cookies - and mixed feelings about those stiff uniforms.Today, as a mother of three and "Today" show food contributor, Daly writes a popular blog, Siriously Delicious, that features a mix of what she calls Siriously Nutritious and Siriously Not […]
    • Canine behaviorist, TV star Cesar Millan appearing in Glenside's Keswick Theatre June 19, 2018
      Pet-care celebrity Cesar Millan, star of Nat Geo Wild's "Cesar Millan's Dog Nation" and original host of the "Dog Whisperer" series, is coming to the Keswick Theatre June 23.An authority in the field of dog care and rehabilitation, Millan enthusiastically repeated in a phone interview what he continually hammers home in his various TV shows […]