Dare To Be The Best, a free, interactive workshop for fathers. Participants will be supported in being the best parent they can be through father-child interaction, case management, education, and advocacy. Information about community resources, services and programs will be available. The workshop will be held on six consecutive Wednesday evenings beginning May 1, 6:30–8 p.m. at Family Services’ Pottstown Office, 1976 East High Street, Pottstown.
Pre-registration is required. Registration deadline is Friday, April 26.
Location of Pottstown in Montgomery County (Photo credit: Wikipedia)
(Updated at 3 p.m.) POTTSTOWN, PA — A borough woman was arrested for setting fire to her own home Sunday night after an argument with her domestic partner over parenting techniques with their children caused the police to be called.
Cora Lee Sharp, 48, is charged with arson after starting a fire in the kitchen of the home the couple and their two adopted children share on the 900 block of Spruce Street, according to the Pottstown Police.
The Pottstown Fire Department was dispatched to the residence around 9:06 p.m. Sunday and found multiple fires burning on the property, said Fire Chief Richard Lengel.
After 22 minutes, the fires, which were isolated to Sharp’s property, were extinguished.
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