State Sen. Bob Mensch counts constituent opinions about pandemic restrictions. At an inn not far from Pottstown, the offer of a "workcation." And, professional decision-makers named at Providence Place.
Rain from Tropical Storm Isaias threw a curve into the start of in-person paddling for this year's Schuylkill River Sojourn. It's rescheduled to begin Friday (Aug. 14). There's a virtual adventure too.
There's no swimming allowed in Lake Nockamixon, 28 miles northeast of Pottstown, but the state park that surrounds it features one of Pennsylvania's larger swimming pools. It's a half-acre huge.
Friday was the first day coronavirus lockdown orders were lifted at Beltzville State Park in Carbon County, 54 miles north of Sanatoga. By Saturday, plenty of people were enjoying sunny time there.
Sweeping and towering views of Switzerland, and other locales of interest across the globe, found a gallery home last week at Pottsgrove High School library, thanks to a district staff employee.
Workers who have volunteered to pull invasive European water chestnut plants from across the Perkiomen Watershed seem to be winning that battle. The effort needs more help, though.
Pottstown High School has temporarily exported four of its Advanced Placement students so they can learn European history up close and in person.
Billy Caba flies in an airplane last Saturday (Feb. 18) from Pottstown to Ocean City NJ. Come along for a 6-minute video ride.