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.
The company, which declared bankruptcy Thursday, said it would sell many of its retail locations. It operates stores in Pottstown, Royersford and Phoenixville.
The non-profit group's book sale to benefit the Pottstown Regional Public Library is scheduled for the month's end.
Seven area residents have been honored for their academic accomplishments, as reported by their respective colleges and universities.
Locations in Pottstown, Sanatoga, Royersford and Boyertown are dispensing points Thursday for potassium iodide tablets from Montgomery County.
Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen July 16-23 (2014) via YouTube.