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Borough Council Meeting Aug. 13 on Zoom Platform A Schwenksville's Borough Council meeting scheduled for Aug. 13 (Thursday) at 7 p.m. has Zoom meeting connection information already provided.

Two Phoenixville Non-Profits Hosting Third Run, Virtually Get your exercise in from a single mile to a marathon distance, and help raise money for non-profits Orion Communities and the Phoenixville Area Time Bank as they work to assist community families.

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Pottstown council to consider canceling future car shows Amid claims too many people attend events downtown without following pandemic protocols, borough council will be asked to vote Monday on rescinding permits for downtown car shows. (The Mercury)

Weather Experts Predict Up To 25 Storms As Hurricane Season Starts Federal weather officials say the 2020 Atlantic hurricane season is off to a record start. So they have revised the hurricane forecast. (CBS3-TV)

CubeSmart: 2Q Earnings Snapshot CubeSmart, which operates self-storage facilities in Phoenixville and King of Prussia, said it had funds from operations of $79.9 million, or 41 cents per share. The results beat Wall Street estimates. (Associated Press)

Pottstown becomes PAC’s second school to opt out of fall sports The Pottstown School Board elected Thursday night to cancel all athletic activities this fall and through Jan. 1, 2021. It joined fellow Pioneer Athletic Conference member Norristown in opting out. (PA Prep Live)

Wolf roils youth sports world by urging halt until January Pennsylvania’s governor said Thursday youth sports should not resume until January, a recommendation sure to disappoint students, parents and coaches preparing for fall seasons. (Associated Press)

Pa.’s COVID-19 testing capacity increasing, but processing delays undercut progress Pennsylvania is testing people for COVID-19 at around 445 sites, but the Wolf Administration said Thursday more must be done to ensure Pennsylvanians can get results back faster. (PA Post)

Students of color say Pa.’s state universities fail to address campus racism Pennsylvania’s state higher education system has focused on recruiting more students of color, but too often it fails to support those students once on campus, a Spotlight PA review found. (PA Post)

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