The police chief in neighboring Lower Pottsgrove has acted on the agreement, struck last year between the township and Lamar Advertising, to make use of electronic billboards suspended high above U.S. Route 422 at Porter Road.
Their first goals, Hearts of Harmony emphasizes, are to graduate from high school and show they've mastered reading, writing, math, and critical thinking skills. After those, most kids are prepared to "live larger than life."
The five-day event with rides, foods, games and other entertainment got under way on Tuesday at the former St. Pius X High School in Pottstown, and continues through Saturday night.
The Pottstown Area Health And Wellness Foundation likely will be asked to consider funding a study on creating a walking trail at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School on Buchert Road.
Police officers from several townships surrounding Pottstown will participate in the multi-jurisdictional Team DUI efforts during the Independence Day holiday week.
Commissioners in adjacent Lower Pottsgrove voted Thursday to donate $500 to the Pottstown Fourth of July Committee's fund-raising efforts for its Independence Day celebration in Memorial Park. They hope it represents seed money for other municipalities to do the same.
Thirteen Pottstown locations are among 2,000 across Pennsylvania that the state said will provide free meals this summer to qualified and registered children age 18 and younger.
In some other location - New York City, maybe, except around Central Park - seeing this on the street might be unusual. Here? Not so much.