Pottstown police, joined by state and federal investigators, continue to investigate Thursday's Hale Street explosion in the borough. The death total was updated to five, four of them children.
Those living nearby said a massive explosion Thursday night near Hale and Butler streets - which killed at least four people, injured two more, leveled a home, and damaged others - boomed like thunder.
Pottstown High School student-athlete Xiyah Robinson, winner of the 2022 Pennsylvania Girls State Wrestling championship, has been honored by both houses of the state Legislature for her achievement.
MCCC is partnering with several local organizations Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. to collect much needed blood and, separately, introduce visitors to health care expertise.
Police departments in Montgomery, Berks, and Chester counties will work with state police during the Memorial Day holiday to find and ticket drivers who fail to heed Pennsylvania's seat belt laws.
In observance of the federal Memorial Day holiday, PennDOT license and photo centers will be closed from Saturday through Monday (May 28-30), the state Department of Transportation reported.
State police Tuesday said they have the happy task of investigating a crime that almost, but didn't, happen. A 92-year-old Pottstown woman was smarter than the scammer who called her.
In recognition of their community service and assistance, 27 women and 16 girls have been nominated for recognition June 16 during the Tribute to Exceptional Women and Girls, sponsored by YWCA Tri-County Area.