Blanco wrote and read a poem for the second inauguration ceremony of President Barack Obama. Now he'll be the speaker during the Montgomery County Community College Presidential Symposium.
The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors, accompanied by the Pottstown High School Jazz Band, will play Sunnybrook Ballroom April 14. Tickets for the show are free. Distribution begins Tuesday.
Members of his family live in Pottstown and Royersford. He's now serving in South Carolina.
The community college's alumni association wants to keep people connected, and hopes to see new faces and old during an event scheduled March 10 in Pottstown.
The state representative who serves Lower Pottsgrove, Limerick, Royersford, and part of Pottstown joined three other members in working with the state's colleges and universities.
Pottstown's annual Family Fest returns March 18 with an emphasis on buying from local merchants, and volunteering for local community organizations.
Journalist Bob Reiss, who has covered climate change in the Arctic and written a book about his experiences there, will be a featured speaker during March at MCCC.
The state Education Department published SAT averages for local and other high schools Monday. It took the same information offline Wednesday. Oops!