Monday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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Monday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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Turn Here, Slow There. Traffic Flow Controls Coming

A years-old project that would allow PennDOT and local municipalities to control and coordinate traffic flow across 66 intersections, including eight in Lower Pottsgrove, is moving ahead.

As The Sun Glints Off The Water, Off They Go

It's an enjoyable thing to take a boat ride on a sunny, breezy day. It's even more enjoyable when it's your boat, or you're taking it to a vacation island.

9 Photo Facts From Family Dollar’s Sanatoga Pitch

Lower Pottsgrove commissioners agree: the notion of a "dollar store" in Sanatoga village doesn't thrill them. To alter perceptions, here's how Family Dollar described its company.

‘Speak Up, Please,’ When At Township Meetings

Again Thursday, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners' president Bruce Foltz reminded visitors to the municipal building meeting room that their words were being recorded for accuracy.

‘Blue Moon’ Rises Sunday At Sanatoga Band Shell

Music by the Phoenixville folk-and-country band "Blue Moon" will be the next featured performance in the Lower Pottsgrove Summer Concert series, Sunday at 6 p.m. in Sanatoga Park.

Family Dollar Proposes Sanatoga Store Construction

It would be built on the currently vacant lot at the southeast corner of East High Street and South Pleasant View Road, with entrances from each. Lower Pottsgrove commissioners seemed divided on the plan.

You’ll Soon Slow Down On Armand Hammer Boulevard

PennDOT has approved Lower Pottsgrove's request to reduce the speed limit along the length of Armand Hammer Boulevard to 35 mph. Pottstown agrees as well. Enforcement could begin after August.

Maybe Band Should Have Played ‘Stormy Weather’

Stormy weather in Sanatoga proved to be too much of an enemy, even for the talents and skills of the some of the world's finest soldiers.

Charter School Ruling May Trouble Area Districts

A Tuesday state court ruling may have a detrimental effect on efforts by the Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Spring-Ford Area school districts to win students back from charter schools.

Representative Plans Twin Public Budget Meetings

Now that the state budget is approved, Lower Pottsgrove's representative wants to talk and answer questions about how it affects the public. Sessions are planned for July 31 (Thursday).

Dance For Joy (And Maybe A Career) At MCCC Pottstown

The community college will offer an associates' degree program in dance for the first time this fall at its Pottstown campus. Registrations are being taken now, it announced Wednesday.

Picnic, Then Nap, Tonight On A Collegeville Lawn

Make it a short nap. The Berman Museum at Ursinus College has a lot planned for its "Lazy Days of Summer Party" tonight, including a preview of its "Sleep" exhibit. It's open to the public.

Pottstown End Violence Campaign Set For Saturday

A "Stop The Violence" Crusade is scheduled Saturday from noon to 4 p.m. in the borough's Riverfront Park on College Drive.

Prepare. March. Survive. Live The 18th Century Life

What was it like to live as a member of the militia during the war-torn 18th Century? Kids at a Daniel Boone Homestead summer camp in Birdsboro can experience it. Registrations are open now.

County Helps Police Meet Laptop Software Needs

Lower Pottsgrove police faced the same problem during April that millions of other computers owners did: support for their in-car Windows XP laptops ended. Montgomery County is providing solutions.

Pottsgrove Schools Set Open Houses, Orientations

A full schedule of building open houses, student and parent orientation sessions and back-to-school nights, most planned for mid-August through mid-September, was announced Tuesday.

Moscato Wine Adds Sweetness To Common Meatball

On today's Food Page: Halibut, Squash and Tomatoes in Parchment (video); Moscato Meatball Skewers; Whole Onion and Fresh Tomato Sauce; Thai Ribeye Pork Chops; and Selecting Summer Wines.

What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen July 16-23 (2014) via YouTube.

Usually Known As ‘Pastor Bill,’ Now Call Him Author

"Pastor Bill" Beck of the Spring City Fellowship has written a fictional, epic fantasy novel that will give "Chronicles of Narnia" lovers something new to ponder.

No Tickets Needed! Enjoy Army Band Wednesday

The U.S. Army Reserve's 78th Army Band, based at Fort Dix NJ, will make the trek out to Sanatoga Park for a Wednesday night performance at 7. The concert is free. Grab a lawn chair and go!

Improvements At Armand Hammer Light Help Traffic

It's now easier for trucks to exit the Tri-County Commerce Park at the Armand Hammer Boulevard interchange for U.S. Route 422. That's helped with most, but not all, traffic flow.

Police Arrest 3 At Redner’s; One Charged With Theft

An alleged retail thief who tried to leave the store with DVDs and other items, and two people accompanying her who were determined to be intoxicated, were charged by Lower Pottsgrove police.

Tuesday Zoning Hearings Review Home Additions

A Duckworth Drive resident hopes to expand a garage; Barbara Way property owners want to add a sunroom. Both are on the agenda for Lower Pottsgrove zoning hearings on Tuesday (July 22).