Pottstown

Social distancing drive-in in Pottstown.
Courtesy of Sunnybrook Ballroom
Mark Abrams
May 21, 2020 - 4:00 am
A popular wedding and banquet venue in a Montgomery County community has been shut down because of COVID-19. But Chuck Gulati, owner of the Sunnybrook Ballroom, has come up with a novel way to bring people to his property on weekends. Read more here.
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Stephen Raught
Chester County District Attorney’s Office
Jim Melwert
May 08, 2020 - 4:09 pm
A teacher at Owen J. Roberts High School in Pottstown is charged for allegedly sexually assaulting a student while the school was closed for the coronavirus pandemic. Read more here.
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Michael Hatfield
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
April 13, 2020 - 2:37 pm
A 69-year-old Pottstown man is facing murder charges, after he was accused of strangling his 71-year-old wife with an extension cord. Read more here.
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Reading Orthodontics Group collection drive
Mark Abrams/KYW Newsradio
Mark Abrams
March 26, 2020 - 10:48 am
After hearing health care workers’ plea for personal protective equipment, an orthodontist based in Berks and Montgomery counties is spearheading a collection drive for face masks, gloves and gowns. Read more here.
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Camren Williams
Jim Melwert/KYW Newsradio
Jim Melwert
January 30, 2020 - 3:09 pm
A teenager will spend at least eight years in state prison for his role in a robbery that turned fatal in Pottstown in November 2018. Read more here.
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Makael Bevins and Ahnile Fountain
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
December 12, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Two Pottstown men are on their way to state prison after they pleaded guilty to firing 15 shots into a teenage girl’s home. Read more here.
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Jack's Pumpkin Glow
Jack's Pumpkin Glow
Holli Stephens
October 04, 2019 - 6:00 am
It’s not every day that you get to witness a dachshund parade or a dragon boat race, plus a cheese festival and intricate jack-o’-lanterns, all in one weekend. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs this weekend.
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Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 25, 2019 - 5:04 pm
A Pottstown man charged with first-degree murder for an Easter Sunday shooting takes the stand in his own defense.
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J.P. Mascaro & Sons Exeter facility.
Courtesy of Frank Sau, J.P. Mascaro & Sons
Mike DeNardo
September 24, 2019 - 4:00 am
Pottstown is said to be the first in the nation to have curbside recycling of flexible plastic packaging, such as granola pouches or bread bags. It's a pilot program.
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Darryl McMillian
Montgomery County District Attorney's Office
Jim Melwert
September 19, 2019 - 5:25 pm
A Pottstown man will spend at least 25 years in state prison after pleading guilty to killing his roommate. Read more here.
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