Grant monies awarded Tuesday for community conservation and other projects in Montgomery, Chester, and Berks counties will significantly change the looks and appeal of many local parks and public attractions.
Local volunteers are being sought to help Vietnam Veterans Pottstown Keystone Chapter 565, the borough's Veterans' Island Project Committee, and the Travis Manion Foundation to clean Pottstown veterans' memorials Saturday.
Work on replacing the King Street bridge, near its intersection with Manatawny Street at Memorial Park in Pottstown Borough, is nearing its end. The intersection will be closed Friday through Sunday nights for construction work.
Area veterans, the Travis Manion Foundation, and public volunteers have scheduled a clean-up and maintenance project for May 14 (Sunday) on Veterans' Island at Pottstown's Memorial Park.
Memorial Day observances in the borough, organized by the Pottstown area's many veterans' organizations, will begin Monday at 9:45 a.m. with a motorcade, followed by a Veterans Island ceremony.