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Pottstown hosting two ‘Juneteenth’ celebrations

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www.pottsmerc.com – – 2023-06-06 17:25:59

SUMMARY: The Juneteenth holiday, also known as Freedom Day, is being celebrated in Pottstown, Pennsylvania for the third consecutive year. This year’s theme is “Celebrate Our Resilience” and features a scholarship brunch to raise funds for local students. The event is being held downtown on High Street and in Smith Family Plaza, and includes vendors, food trucks, entertainment, and games. The Ricketts Community Center is also hosting a celebration with live music, food, and activities for children. Juneteenth commemorates the emancipation of enslaved people in the United States and has grown in national awareness in recent years.

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In beachy Galveston, locals buckle down without power after Beryl’s blow during peak tourist season

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www.nbcnews.com – – 2024-07-15 02:22:47

SUMMARY: The seaside inn owned by Nick Gaido's family in , Texas, has been seriously impacted by a surprised hit from Hurricane Beryl. As the region deals with lingering power outages, Gaido's inn and other businesses are trying to recover, facing substantial losses during what should have been the start of a lucrative tourism season. Restaurants like Way West Grill and Pizzeria have lost significant inventory due to the outages. Residents like Greg Alexander and business owners Steve Broom and Debra Pease are finding ways to cope with the power loss and damage. Despite the hardships, the community remains resilient, adapting to ongoing challenges.

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Texas to Debut in April 2025 in Galveston, Texas

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www.fordmuscle.com – – 2024-07-12 08:49:15

SUMMARY: Mustang Week, a two-decade tradition, has been a prime gathering for Mustang enthusiasts, featuring events like car meets, racing, and shows. Starting April 24th, 2025, Mustang Week expands to , Texas, offering similar activities. Attendees can enjoy road racing and karting at MSR Houston, drag racing at Houston Motorsports Park, and a grand Mustang car show at Moody Gardens. The Texas edition concludes with an all-Ford and Mustang cruise-in on April 27th. The Myrtle Beach event will also continue in 2025, with organizers committed to delivering an enhanced experience in both locations.

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All beach access points west of the Galveston seawall closed until further notice

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www.click2houston.com – – 2024-07-10 18:36:21

SUMMARY: The City of , Texas, has closed all beach access points west of the seawall until further notice due to hazardous debris and damaged dunes caused by Tropical Storm Alberto and Hurricane Beryl. The city explained that downed power lines and shifted public dune walkovers necessitated the closures for safety and power restoration efforts. Authorization from the Texas General Land Office has been granted for these closures, which will last until the access points are deemed safe. Barricades will be placed to prevent entry, and the public is urged to avoid these areas during this period.

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