Athletes from around the area will come together in the annual Pottstown Bike Race, located on the High Street between Rosedale & Roland streets. It’s a fast & exciting event which includes amateur and professional cyclists of all ages. The race includes 8 categories of racing. Each race ranges from 15-35 miles.Face coverings are required…

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WEDNESDAY, JULY 8, 2020 @ 6:00PM–8PMSly Fox Track Club will host six races on Wednesday evenings this year—one each month from April to September. The fourth race in the series will be held July 8. Packet pickups begin at 6 p.m. and the races start at 7 p.m.  Awards will be given to overall male and…

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BY: JOHN ROBERTSONMAY 15, 2020 With plenty of sunshine and warmer temperatures in the forecast, we’re all getting serious about planting this year’s flowers and vegetables, which makes it a perfect time to register for the Annual Boyertown and Pottstown Home Garden Contest.   The forecast looks like we’re headed for a big warmup, but air…

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With the stay-at-home order still firmly in place for all of Southeast Pennsylvania, the gyms, studios, and schools where most of us routinely exercised are no longer an option—and likely won’t be for several months. The lockdown is, for many of us, leading to a more sedentary lifestyle. As we look toward a phased reopening…

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In the era of facemasks and virtual meetings, we’re all changing how we live in order to prevent the spread of coronavirus.  But for many of us, changes to daily life have caused a level of isolation and uncertainty that was unimaginable just a few weeks ago. It can be even worse for people with…

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In these days of anxiety and uncertainty, there’s no better way to relax than spending a few hours in the garden. The CDC has recommended taking breaks from the news cycle, and time outdoors provides a welcome refuge from the constant inundation of coronavirus prediction, analysis, and commentary. What’s more, you can join in the annual Boyertown…

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As our communities seek to slow the spread of coronavirus, we’re all adapting to a new way of life that risks greater isolation, higher anxiety, and more uncertainty about the future. Finding ways to cope with our new way of life is vital in the days ahead.  And with the stay-at-home order from the Commonwealth of…

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BY: JOHN ROBERTSONFEBRUARY 21, 2020 While temperatures may have dropped back to the teens this week, spring is fast approaching, and it’s finally time to start vegetable and flower seeds for your garden. Check out these tips from Penn State Extension to get your seeds sprouting efficiently. And while your seeds are getting going, think about what…

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February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month and the YWCA Tri-County Area has resources to empower young women in the Pottstown area. Nationwide, youth age 12 to 19 experience the greatest rates of dating violence. Girls who face violence in their relationships are at greater risk for suffering long term consequences, including drug use, eating disorders,…

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BY: JOHN ROBERTSONJANUARY 30, 2020 It’s time to celebrate everyone’s favorite burrowing rodent. Whether you say groundhog, grundsau, or woodchuck, there are plenty of celebrations this weekend in the area for you to enjoy. On Saturday, the Boyertown Historical Society’s Grundsau Lodsch will welcome children in the community to learn about groundhogs, make crafts, play games, and learn…

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