Military service veterans who are struggling with economic difficulties, or who are in need for any reason, are invited to a Saturday "mini-stand down" at Veterans' Island in Pottstown.
Pottstown's consignment of flags for military service veterans' graves will be picked up Friday, and decoration at Highland Memorial cemetery starts Saturday morning at 8. Do you have time to help?
A letter by Pottsgrove schools Superintendent Dr. William Shirk said the district values the differences in its communities, and urged all involved to stand "against any and all acts of racism."
A second more fully planned rally, sparked by the death of citizen George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, is scheduled to begin Sunday (June 7) at 5 p.m. from Smith Family Plaza on East High Street.
Thanks to the Lost Highway Cruisers and the effort of local photographer Jerry Keefer, the non-profit Veteran’s Island Memorial Project in Pottstown has received an anonymous donation to continue its work.
A Memorial Day ceremony at Ellis Woods Cemetery was canceled this year because of coronavirus, but a group of dedicated volunteers have nonetheless decorated graves of Revolutionary Way soldiers there.
The president of Pottstown's Joint Veterans Council said Monday it had canceled its plans for a Memorial Day parade due to the pandemic, and would postpone distributing flags on veterans' graves.
Because the governor's coronavirus stay-at-home order remains in place, the Vietnam Veterans Pottstown Keystone Chapter 565 has temporarily canceled its monthly meetings.