Boyertown >> In a week that shines the brightest spotlight on athletic achievements, Boyertown Area School District Superintendent Richard Faidley instead focused on the academics and persistence of James Develin.The Gilbertsville native and Boyertown district alumnus will be playing in the Super Bowl on Sunday as a fullback for the New England Patriot […]
lower pottsgrove >> Lower Pottsgrove Police have been working diligently over the past few days to enforce speed and lane restrictions on Route 422 West. The police detail has been focusing its efforts specifically on westbound Route 422 traffic. Police are aiming to address commercial truck traffic that was in violation of the newly-posted signs direc […]
It took a while for Republicans to catch on to what President Obama is doing with the U.S. terrorist prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. But now that it's clear Obama is rushing to empty the place, Republicans are stepping up efforts to stop him. Whether they succeed could have a serious impact on national security, as well as on more general GOP efforts to […]
LOWER POTTSGROVE >> A draft $65.1 million schools budget that carries the potential to raise property taxes as much as 3.56 percent -- or $160 for a home assessed at $120,000 -- was reviewed Tuesday by the school board.Business Manager David Nester told the board that as it stands now, the district is facing a $2.