Pottstown Churches Holding Day Of Prayer

Pottstown, PA – You are invited and encouraged to attend a day of prayer, this Saturday, September 24, 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM, in the main sanctuary of Grace Lutheran Church, 660 N. Charlotte Street, Pottstown. The event is titled A Call for Divine Intervention and focuses on Isaiah 64:1, O that you would tear open the heavens and come down, so that the mountains would quake at your presence—. Meditation, music, and prayer will bring clarity in our day to Isaiah’s council and plea for God’s presence and intervention in what we have made our business. Come and join in this community building and strengthening event.

Lancaster PA 10th-Smoggiest Midsized Metropolitan Area In The United States

Sign No. 270 – no traffic allowed due to smog

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Despite continuing air-quality improvements, Lancaster was the 10th-smoggiest midsize metropolitan area in the United States during 2010, according to a report.

Using data from government air-quality monitors, the Philadelphia-based group PennEnvironment also found the Lancaster area tied with Pittsburgh for the second-most number of unhealthy smog days among all metropolitan areas in Pennsylvania.

Philadelphia had the worst smog in the state, according to the report, “Danger in the Air: Unhealthy Air Days in 2010 and 2011.”

Dauphin County Damage From Tropical Storm Lee Tops $150 Million

The latest damage estimate from Tropical Storm Lee has topped $150 million in Dauphin County!

  • 294 homes and businesses were destroyed
  • 1,039 structures sustained major damage
  • 1,265 structures had minor damage
  • Over $800,000 worth of crops were also destroyed