Worries about COVID-19 during group participation at an Aug. 28 'March On for Voting Rights' event in Washington D.C. has prompted the Pottstown NAACP Chapter to cancel its earlier travel plans.
NAACP branches in Pottstown and Reading PA, and the Southeastern PA Anti-Defamation League, have jointly condemned what they called "racist and bigoted comments" issued in the Boyertown area.
Learn more about the Pottstown branch of the NAACP, about local people in the organization, and about the ways it's helping Pottstown succeed during an outdoor gathering planned downtown on June 3.
A walk-in vaccination clinic held Sunday at the Carousel of Pottstown helped dozens more borough residents become vaccinated against COVID-19. Volunteers would have been delighted with an even higher turnout.
Owen J. Roberts High School Key Club members recently collected and distributed hundreds of warm winter coats as one of their community projects. This month they're helping a local food pantry, too.
Pottstown High football team members put community civics lessons into action Saturday, as they volunteered to set up voter registration and resource day activities in Smith Family Plaza.
A second more fully planned rally, sparked by the death of citizen George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police, is scheduled to begin Sunday (June 7) at 5 p.m. from Smith Family Plaza on East High Street.
A free and publicly open "Picnic With Police" is anticipated to consist of two hours of food, fun, and casual conversations so borough residents can better know the police department.