Ross’ Store, Anchor At Coventry Mall, Closing Jan. 19

The discount apparel and home fashion store, opened in 2003, will close Jan. 19 (Sunday). Its manager declined to say why. Its departure leaves the mall with three of five anchor tenants.

Restaurant Owner Rose Group Bestows New Award

The company operates restaurants in Pottstown, Royersford and King of Prussia. Its director of people development was the award's first recipient, during a presentation in Phoenixville.

‘Made Here, Buy Here’ Seems Logical To PA Legislator

In a move he's certain is good for Commonwealth businesses, a state representative for Schuylkill County is proposing a law to promote products "Made In Pennsylvania."

Local College Class Peers Behind Casino Curtain In Visit

Area students learning about the hospitality industry at Montgomery County Community College recently earned a behind-the-scenes look in the Valley Forge Casino Resort.

Tax Preparation Helpers Needed For Sanatoga, Eagleville

Volunteers are being sought by Family Services of Montgomery County to do tax preparation work for seniors and low-income families at its offices in Sanatoga and Eagleville.

Debate: Will Pennsylvania Follow Jersey’s Wage Hike?

Economists who look at a coming wage hike approved by New Jersey voters Nov. 5 in a statewide referendum are divided over whether Pennsylvania and other states should follow its lead.

Pottstown KinderCare Teacher Wins $10K Educator Prize

To say that Pottstown child care teacher Jamie Roshon was surprised might be understatement. Corporate officials walked unannounced into her classroom and gave her a $10,000 check for being among their company's national best this year.

SCORE Announces Classes On Business Start-Ups

Interested in starting a small business? Then do it right - and that means profitably! - with instructions from Pottstown SCORE experts who know how the business world works. The group's next four-workshop series begins Jan. 6 in Pottstown.

Tax Proposal May Help North Charlotte Bounce Back

Lower Pottsgrove commissioners are encouraging research into tax exemptions over a 10-year period for property improvements along North Charlotte Street between Mervine Street and Kauffman Road.

If You’re Interested In Starting A Business, Start Here

The Pottstown chapter of SCORE, the volunteer-based small business advocacy organization, has scheduled its fall series of classes on how to launch a small business. It starts Monday (Nov. 4) at 7:30 p.m. downtown. Registrations are still being accepted.

Looking For A Job, Or A Second One? Try MCCC Expo

The fall job fair on Wednesday (Oct. 23) at the Pottstown campus of Montgomery County Community College is open to students and the community too. Come prepared: dress appropriately, and bring plenty of resumes.

Ursinus Series Aims To Boost Entrepreneurial Spirits

Have you got what it takes to start a new venture? You won't know until you try, according to a panel of experts who will speak next Monday (Oct. 21) at Ursinus College.

Twin Workshops Prepare Job Seekers For The Marketplace

An initial session, on Monday (Oct. 21) in Lionville, shows those seeking work how to make their resumes sing. A follow-up workshop, on Oct. 31 (Thursday), covers free services available for finding a job.

Popular Sanatoga Appliance Firm Opens A Bible Business

Sanatoga Corporation, which has sold radios and then other appliances on East High Street for more than 80 years, last month created a wholly-owned subsidiary called "Little Bible Ministry."

County College, South Korean University Sign Affiliation

Graduates of Montgomery County Community College, with a campus in Pottstown, now have an opportunity to study abroad under a new agreement signed with Dongseo University in South Korea.