Legislation in other states to end the use of plastic shopping bags prompted Wegmans Food Markets to look at a company-wide solution to the problem. It will take effect locally by the end of this year.
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Non-profit organizations in Pottstown, Collegeville, Phoenixville, and the Valley Forge area received state grants Thursday to improve their facilities' security and protect them from hate crimes.
Troopers at the Valley Forge Casino Resort investigated a Sunday claim by a female patron that she was harassed by a male guest. He was cleared of the charge following witness interviews and a review of video footage.
John L. Koutsouros, who worked on the Westrum Luxor apartments project in Phoenixville and is a long-time employee of Carroll Engineering Corp., has been named by its board of directors as vice president.
Tower Health, which operates hospitals in Pottstown and Phoenixville, said those and other medical organizations "strongly" support organ and tissue donation. The promotion intends to increase registration for PA's Gift of Life program.
Temper, temper! A gambler playing slots at the Valley Forge Casino Resort apparently hit one machine so hard he cracked its screen. The repair cost? More than $1,000. Troopers are looking for him.
Public comments are being sought by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board in the process to re-license slot machine operations at the Valley Forge Casino Resort. A public hearing is planned April 27.
A variety of businesses that operate within southeastern Berks, western Montgomery, and northern Chester counties have been approved for membership in the TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce.