The promotion of U.S. Navy chief information systems technician John Tiger to the rank of chief petty officer is a major accomplishment, the Navy said. Only one-in-five sailors earn it annually.
Got unused bottles of personal toiletry items, or wrapped bars of soap, hanging around the house that aren't being used? Put them to work helping the homeless, in a drive being conducted this week by a Collegeville church.
Perkiomen Valley High School's annual fall blood drive was another success, with 81 pints collected to restock emergency blood supplies.
Ten opportunities to give blood are scheduled Oct. 1-15 by the American Red Cross in Collegeville, Harleysville, Pennsburg, Pottstown, Gilbertsville, Boyertown, and Oaks.
Daily Bread routinely stocks food and personal care supplies for families in need. Now, because a specialized need is growing, diapers are also increasingly on the non-profit's wish lists.
Night-time milling and paving operations on Route 113 across portions of Perkiomen and Trappe starts Monday, and is expected to be completed in mid-October. Anticipate delays.
Borough police said a thief or thieves stole two vehicles early Monday morning from the Collegeville Crossing community, and left a third behind. They were reportedly unlocked, with keys inside.
A new and free diabetes prevention program, open to Montgomery and Berks County residents, is being introduced Tuesday night at an informational session.