The popular Pedal And Paddle adventures offered by the Schuylkill River National and State Heritage Area are returning for five dates this year.
It's being installed now, and should be ready for eager Pottstown walkers and nature enthusiasts next spring.
An again-at-capacity crowd joined Saturday's Pedal And Paddle excursion along the Schuylkill River trail from Pottstown to Douglassville and back, via bicycle and kayak.
Kurt Zwikl, executive director of the Schuylkill River Heritage Area since 2003, will retire in June. An e-mail Thursday night from its board of directors said the search for his successor had already begun.
Saying he had to solve a squirrel problem at the governor's mansion in Harrisburg PA Gov. Tom Corbett, during a Sunday visit to Pottstown, had a special gift for its Schuylkill River center.
Go take a hike, literally, along the beautiful Schuylkill River Trail, using a map you can get Saturday for free at the Pottstown Riverfront Park Trail Head.
A new learning and tourist center on the Schuylkill River in Pottstown gets a boost from a donation by National Penn Bank.