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Thursday, December 23, 2010

Photos from Santa

Santa is getting ready at the North Pole for tomorrow's big run. Check out what the rest of his crew is doing to lighten things up.

The deer felt the need to lighten things up a bit with a few pranks.

Santa's elves know how to make the job easier.

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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Holidays are a success

Pottstown's latest efforts to draw visitors to the downtown was successful as hundreds turned out each of three Fridays in December to enjoy the Hometown Holiday events, which included visits from Santa, carriage rides, trolley tours, gingerbread house making and more.


Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Too Soft on Bullies

Recent events in the Boyertown School District have revealed a too soft approach when dealing with bullies. Denial of the issue doesn't solve the problem, and parents finally began speaking out about the lack of action against bullies when a student in the district took his own life because of bullying treatment.


Residents Must Step Up

A community is only as safe as the residents help it to be. The recent rash of crimes in Pottstown cannot be solved by police alone. This cartoon shows what the average citizen must do in order to make their town safer and a better place to live. Without their participation, there can be no success.

Damaging Results

Concerns about the effects of concussions is growing amongst doctors and the government as more and more athletes, both professional and amateur are showing signs of damage from them. The hot topic has forced sports teams to take a harder look at the desire of players and coachers to push on through despite the pain.


By the wayside

State legislators took no action in 2010 on a teen driving bill that has been languishing in the Legislature for several years, despite increasing numbers of teens dying in car accidents.


Pennhurst Drives Neighbors Crazy

Local residents worried about problems with visitors to the Pennhurst haunt have been complaining to the East Vincent Supervisors about noise, traffic jams and other problems. The haunt concluded its full run, but it is uncertain if any future action will be taken by area residents to halt the operation next year.

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