The annual Philadelphia Flower Show, scheduled for March 1-9, will include demonstrations and exhibits of works by members of the Philadelphia Society of Botanical Illustrators.
On the Food Page: Parmesan Shrimp and Pesto Noodles, Florida Grapefruit Tart with Cardamom Cream, and BBQ Roasted Pork Tenderloin Stuffed with Braised Collard Greens and Caramelized Onions.
They'll be accompanied by camp followers and merchants, all of whom participate in regimental re-enactments of the war. Visitors get to see what life then was really like.
The river that flows past Limerick, Lower Pottsgrove and Pottstown is partially clogged with snow and ice now, but nonetheless beautiful.
Bills being considered by the Pennsylvania Legislature would deny unions the ability to collect dues from state employee paychecks. It's gaining local counties' political support.
Students who graduated from Spring-Ford Area, Pottstown and Pottsgrove high schools are among the dozens who recently earned dean's and president's list honors at their colleges.
Or, at least, your children can, if they attend a special workshop being held at Pennypacker Mills, the Montgomery County historic site in Schwenksville. The activity is set for Saturday.
CVS Pharmacies are removing tobacco from their shelves by October. The Pennsylvania Medical Society applauds that decision, but wants the company to ban electronic cigarettes too.
Corporate executives have decided to end tobacco sales in all CVS Pharmacies, including nine local sites, by October.
Statewide, Gov. Corbett's budget proposes only a slight increase in basic funding for the Spring-Ford Area and other school districts. Millions more are to be offered in competitive grant programs.
On today's Food Page: Honey-Ginger Pork Tenderloin with Carrots and Apples, a lean way to love pork; and go fruity! with Asian Style Lettuce Wraps with Chicken and Crunchy Pears.
The 75-minute children's program on Thursday (Feb. 6) at the Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy in Schwenksville looks at all the places, real or imagined, that bears might hide.
Get taxes done for free this week, if you qualify; sign up Tuesday for Little League in the Pottsgroves; hear a Porkroll play (really) Thursday in Boyertown; and learn about birds Sunday.