Tuesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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Tuesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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Township Keeps Eye On Quarry Assessment Appeal

In a legal case that may affect tax revenues for both Lower Pottsgrove and the Pottsgrove School District, the township solicitor was asked to keep his eye on the proceedings.

20 Views: Here’s Why Homecoming Is Still Important

Pottsgrove High School's homecoming week traditions remain alive, decades after they died at other schools. Nominees for the Homecoming Court last week explained why the event counts with them.

Breakfast Awaiting Vets, From Senator In October

The annual breakfast hosted by state Sen. John Rafferty for area veterans is scheduled for Oct. 25 at Sunnybrook Ballroom. Seating is limited, though, so register in advance.

Bulge Combatant Historical Society Guest Speaker

A survivor of the World War II "Battle of the Bulge" will be the featured speaker of the Lower Pottsgrove Historical Society during its Oct. 8 meeting in Sanatoga.

At 20, Conference Still Abreast Of Teaching Technology

The Montgomery County Community College Technology and Learning Conference for teachers hits a 20-year milestone this October, with special speakers and programs. Registration is under way.

‘Grove High Work May Mean 2015 Calendar Changes

Contractors' need of a crucial extra week for Pottsgrove High School reconstruction during the summer of 2015 may delay reopening schools until after next Labor Day, the superintendent said.

Pottsgrove Board Approves 36 Personnel Decisions

They included professional substitutes, support staff resignations, substitutes and appointments, student-teacher assignments, conference attendance and an executive session.

CanJam Smiles, Like Music And Beer, Were Everywhere

31 photos. The day was gorgeous. The crowd, well behaved. The music, seemingly everywhere and non-stop. Oh, and there was beer and food too, Saturday at the annual CanJam in Pottstown.

People, Pets Head To Proximity Cafe For ‘Yappiness’

Humans and pets alike seemed to have a good time Saturday evening at the cafe on Pottstown's east side, and a new audience was introduced to the Mostly Muttz Rescue team.

The Bulls Were Out As Church Filled A Freezer

Volunteers who assisted the Royersford Bible Fellowship in its charity work Saturday could also have put their hands on a pair of prize bulls. Well, sort of.

Fire Prevention Starts At Phoenixville Friday

National Fire Prevention Week will be observed in Phoenixville with kick-off events planned during the borough's month First Friday celebration Oct. 3 from 5-10 p.m. on Main Street.

Bands To Battle 5 Hours At Oley’s Fall Festival

Applications are still being accepted for the Oct. 4 talent show that is part of Pike Township's annual celebration of fall. Fun and a flea market are planned too, rain or shine.

Warrant Check: Where Did Your Money Go In August?

Of the more than $3.69 million spent on Lower Pottsgrove township operations during the first eight months of 2014, about $337,000 was paid out during August. Here's where the money went.

Pottsgrove Sept. 23 Meeting Now Being Broadcast

The Pottstown-based PCTV Network's video recording of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' Tuesday meeting has been posted to YouTube for public viewing.

Veterans’ Education Issues Subject Of State Hearing

Several speakers have already agreed to offer testimony during the public hearing on House Bill 841, to be held Wednesday at the Limerick Township municipal building.

Housing Community Proposed Off South Pleasant View

Lower Pottsgrove commissioners heard, but did not act on, a proposal Thursday to build up to 155 homes on a 57-acre parcel off South Pleasant View Road, at the west side of Sanatoga Park.

Surgery Ahead For Injured Township Police Officer

Lower Pottsgrove Police Ofc. James Kenney, injured during a Monday accident and facing surgery within days, received speedy recovery wishes Thursday night from township commissioners.