Schuylkill River Festival – Pottstown

Location of Pottstown in Montgomery County

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The Schuylkill River Festival will be held here in Pottstown next Saturday from 11 am to 4 pm in Riverfront Park near the West Campus of MCCC.  Arts, crafts, kids activities, music and food will abound.  Best of all, it’s free! 

The river should be back to normal by then! 

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Harrisburg Mayor Holding News Conference At Noon – Expected To Announce Harrisburg Will Enter Act 47

Breaking News!!

Isn’t this just a feather in Fast Eddie’s cap.  Our state capital is poised to enter Act 47 right before he leaves office.  Great job there Eddo.

More to come on this story!!


With Fast Eddie by her side, Linda Thompson announced that she has applied for protection under Act 47 for the City of Harrisburg.  If Council approves, the rubber-stamp will come from Fast Eddie and Harrisburg will join a distinguished list of Pennsylvania cities that are financially distressed!

Hollywood Legend Tony Curtis Dies

Tony Curtis portrait

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For those of you over 50, you will most likely remember Tony Curtis and his many movies.  He made 120 by all accounts.  Mr. Curtis was part of the golden age of Hollywood and was a contemporary of Bea Arthur, Walter Matthau, Harry Belafonte, Jack Lemon, Sidney Poitier and Marilyn Monroe to name a few. Mr. Curtis died at his Las Vegas home at the age of 85 from cardiac arrest. 

Here is a very fitting obituary found in the Pittsburg Post Gazette: