Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Open to the public, the breakfast will be held from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Elks Lodge on High Street.
The Elks Lodge on High Street will host an all-you-can-eat breakfast on Sunday, April 28 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 p.m, with proceeds going to help Pennsylvania Children and Adults with Disabilities. The breakfast will include made-to-order eggs, omelets, home fries, bacon, sausage, scrapple, french toast, pancakes, waffles, cream chipped beef, coffee, tea, juice, milk, and of course, desserts. The cost is $8 for adults, and $4 for children 12 and under. The lodge is located at 61 High Street, Pottstown, PA. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @PottstownPatch
Thursday, March 28, 2013
The home furnishing store on High Street, which opened on Black Friday, has seen a lot of business over the past few months.
Twice As Nice opened the doors to their High Street location on Black Friday of 2012, and they have seen a steady flow of business ever since. The store is a high-end secondhand home furnishing store that carries everything from electronics and sports memorabilia to collectables, dining room, living room and kitchen sets. "Business has been pretty good," said Eric Leininger, who owns the store with his wife, Nicole. Leininger said that they find most of their items at auctions, estate sales, and even yard sales. Once they have purchased an item, it is thoroughly cleaned, inspected for quality, and then put into the store. Currently, one of the nicest items in the store is a set of hand-carved nesting tables that date back to 1908 in the …
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Patch follows up on a complaint we received from a local constable, highlighting inconsistencies with the store's "no gun" policy.
The Pottstown Army/Navy store – like many other local businesses – has a "no gun" policy, which prohibits customers from carrying weapons into the establishment. Exceptions are typically made for uniformed law-enforcement personnel, who have to openly carry weapons and firearms as a part of their job, but on Feb. 16, Constable Joshua Stouch learned the hard way that no means no – sometimes. "I went into the Pottstown Army/Navy Store on High Street to obtain some duty-belt equipment, as I have many times before," said Stouch. "I was on duty, in a fully marked and recognizable uniform as a State Constable serving process in the area of the store." Stouch stated that upon entry to the building, he was immediately met by the owner, who asked …
Monday, March 11, 2013
Is it the BBQ chicken, or perhaps the cornbread? Are you a sucker for candied yams, or sweet potato pie?
Despite a notoriously low internet profile – no website, no Facebook, no Yelp – Martha's Famous on High Street is one of Pottstown's go-to venues for old-fashioned home cooking and BBQ. Patch wants to know: What is your favorite item on the menu at Martha's? Is it the BBQ chicken, or perhaps the cornbread? Are you a sucker for candied yams, or sweet potato pie? Tell us in the comments! Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on Facebook | Follow us @PottstownPatch
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Someone bought a ticket at the Pottstown Wawa and has yet to claim the Pennsylvania Lottery's prize.
Are you the winner of a $325,000 Pennsylvania Lottery prize? If so, you have until March 18 to claim your winnings. According to NewsWorks.org, there is a still unclaimed prize in the Pottstown area. A patron of the Pottstown Wawa, located at 1500 High St., purchased the winning ticket last year. The numbers, 5-9-13-33-35, according to NewsWorks, were all five met on the lucky winner's ticket. That winner, however, has still not come forward to claim the prize. According to the Pennsylvania Lottery's website, unclaimed funds will be absorbed. "Unclaimed, expired lottery prizes remain in the Lottery Fund and are used to support programs benefiting older Pennsylvanians," said the site. A similar situation happened with a ticket in January, …
Wednesday, January 2, 2013
A 16-year-old male was transported to Lehigh Valley Hospital after he was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross High Street. His current condition is unknown at this time.
A 16-year-old male was taken by ambulance to Lehigh Valley Hospital on Wednesday afternoon, after he was struck by a vehicle while trying to cross High Street in Pottstown. According to a report by the Pottstown Mercury, the teen was attempting to cross High Street near the intersection of High and Franklin Streets around 4 p.m., when he was struck by a green Honda sedan with such force that he was knocked out of his shoes. The report states that the victim sustained injuries to his face and leg, but was seen moving his legs while he was being placed onto a gurney Click here to follow us on Facebook The teen's identity has not been released, and his current condition is unknown. The driver of the vehicle immediately stopped following the …
Wednesday, December 5, 2012
Daniel Stradley, 19, of Douglassville, and Lonnie Ernst, 22, who is homeless, are facing charges of conspiracy to commit burglary, attempt to commit burglary, defiant trespass and conspiracy to commit defiant trespass following their arrest on November 26
Two local men are facing multiple felonies in connection with an alleged plot to break into the Gulf Station on the 600 block of East High Street and steal cigarettes. Daniel Stradley, 19, of Douglassville, and Lonnie Ernst, 22, who is homeless, are facing charges of conspiracy to commit burglary, attempt to commit burglary, defiant trespass and conspiracy to commit defiant trespass following their arrest on November 26. Ernst faces an additional misdemeanor charge of possession of drug paraphernalia, after police allegedly found a marijuana pipe in his pocket. According to court records, a police officer on patrol observed Ernst standing in the dark next to the Gulf Station at 12:39 a.m. While continuing to observe the gas station, the …
Friday, November 16, 2012
The memorial service will begin in the school's auditorium at 4:30 p.m., and will be followed by a candlelight vigil near the band's entrance to the building,
In the wake of the tragic death of Tim Paciello, who was struck and killed by a car on Monday night, Pottsgrove High School will host a memorial service, followed by a candle light vigil, from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Friday afternoon. According to the Philadelphia Inquirer, the school has encouraged guests to wear purple - Tim's favorite color - and bring candles for the vigil. The service will begin with an assembly in the auditorium, and will be followed by the vigil in the parking lot near the band entrance to the building.
Tuesday, November 13, 2012
Reports identify the student as 16-year-old Tim Paciello.
A Pottsgrove student was killed on Monday night, after being struck by a vehicle at the intersection of East High Street and Sunnyside Avenue in Lower Pottsgrove Township. According to a report by Brandie Kessler at the Pottstown Mercury, the victim has been identified as 16-year-old Tim Paciello. A press release from the Montgomery County District Attorney's office states that shortly before 9 p.m. on Monday night, Paciello was walking across High Street when he was struck by a vehicle while standing in the center left-turn-only lane. He was flown by medevac to Hahnemann Hospital, where he would later succumb to his injuries. The release describes the driver of the striking vehicle as a 43-year-old woman from Collegeville, and states that…
Friday, August 31, 2012
A special thanks to Patch users Gary and Jane Pace for sharing this event with Patch!
Tomorrow starting at 5 p.m., The Very Best, located at 252 E. High St., Pottstown, will host its final night in the Pottstown Classics Nostalgia Nights Car Show series. From York Street to Washington, there will be classic vehicles lining the street. Guests are welcome from 5 to 9 p.m. to enjoy the presentations for free. Those that wish to enter a car for display pay $10. The night includes food vendors, T-shirts, music, games and even Rainbow the Clown. Those of all ages are encouraged to attend. Gary and Jane Pace shared this news with Patch, and you can, too! The Pace family posted this event in our calendars to make Patch users aware of these awesome events. To post your own, click here and add your happenings to our pages. Feel free …