BOYERTOWN - The Achilles' Heel of Boyertown's American Legion baseball team this summer has been a penchant for porous defense.And in Tuesday night's Pennsylvania State Tournament opener, that alarming trend reared its ugly head at the most inopportune time for the Bears.With Boyertown two outs away from what would have been an exhilarating tw […]
How good are the schools? That answer, whether fact or perception, influences housing values, a community's economy and a town's ability to grow and thrive. In many cases, it's based on test scores or other evaluators that don't tell the whole story. And sometimes, the reports are contradictory.
Donald Barney, 82, is the real 'dill.' He's been making bread-and-butter pickles for 45 years."I love doing it," said the Hallmark Cards retiree, who sells Don's Gourmet Pickles at the Hatboro and Doylestown farmers' markets."It keeps me off the streets," he joked. It all began when a friend shared homemade pickle […]
SAN FRANCISCO - Major U.S. companies are starting to reap their most rapid growth in fertile lands of opportunity far from home.Technology trendsetters Apple Inc., Google Inc., Facebook Inc. and Netflix Inc. all mined foreign countries to produce earnings or revenue that exceeded analysts' projections in their latest quarters.