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Thursday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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Thursday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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Township Worries About Dwindling Road Salt Supply

The icy winter has so far taken its toll on Lower Pottsgrove's supply of road salt. Problem is, the township manager said, getting more is becoming a real problem.

Pottsgrove Schools Close, Cite Weather And Roads

It's a snow day Thursday for students in the Pottsgrove School District. AccuWeather advises drivers should stay home for the same reasons: it's really cold, and the roads may be difficult.

Getting, Staying Healthy This Year’s Expo Theme

Planning is already under way for the Healthy Lifestyles Expo that state Rep. Tom Quigley and other co-sponsors will bring back in May to Sanatoga. Once again, admission will be free.

Dottoli, Big Band ‘Celebrate Sinatra’ In April Show

Singer Lou Dottoli and the Sounds of Sunnybrook Band bring their "Celebrate Sinatra" concert to Sanatoga in an April performance for Berks Jazz Fest 2015.

Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post

A not-guilty plea in Lower Pottsgrove alleged arson case; wanted Stowe woman arrested in Arizona; medical emergency crash on 422 near Evergreen; and Ben and Jerry's next flavor?

Townships Jointly Seek Grant For 422 Sanatoga Fixes

Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick have agreed to hire a lobbyist to help them land a $3 million grant that could fix some traffic problems at the Sanatoga interchange of U.S. Route 422.

Pottsgrove Schools Cancel Tuesday Activities

It is anticipating icy weather Tuesday afternoon and evening.

Ramp Closures, Lane Shifts Ahead For 422 Drivers

Beginning in April or May, changes PennDOT must make to continue progress on reconstruction of U.S. Route 422 will result in new driving patterns and some inconvenience for motorists.

Township Detectives Pursue Child Erotica Case

Lower Pottsgrove law enforcers recently executed search warrants at a township property in an investigation of potential child endangerment involving erotica, the police chief said.

Second Half Of ’14 Saw Expensive Township Fires

Lower Pottsgrove's fire marshal has added up fire-loss expenses incurred in the township's four priciest fires of 2014. The total, he said, exceeds $870,000.

Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post

New Sanatoga fire chief looks to the future; arrested man had video cams in dressing rooms at King Of Prussia; PA residents in train "danger zones;" and new statistics on teen date assaults.

Free Tickets For Jazz Ambassadors Ready Tuesday

The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors, accompanied by the Pottstown High School Jazz Band, will play Sunnybrook Ballroom April 14. Tickets for the show are free. Distribution begins Tuesday.

‘Not Nice’ Snow And Ice Delay Pottsgrove Schools

Pottsgrove School District buildings will open 2 hours later Monday due to icy traveling conditions. The Dr. Seuss celebration at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary has been rescheduled for Friday.

Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post

Pottsgrove '76 grad is Citizen of the Year; Pottsgrove presentations included heart-wrenching testimonials; Want stock market advice? Ask Ursinus; and Wolf budget unveiling Tuesday.

Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar

Meetings, activities, events and Pottsgrove School District sports happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.

County Commissioners Back In Sanatoga For 3rd Year

They'll arrive April 2 at Sunnybrook Ballroom for the last of six town hall-style meetings with county residents. They'll listen to you; you can listen to them.

Restrictions, Closure Coming Next Week On 422

The lane restrictions due to construction between the Hanover Street and Sanatoga exits on U.S. Route 422 are somewhat common now. An early morning closure on Thursday near Stowe is not.

Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post

Preparing for a crude oil disaster; two "wanted" lists, two separate arrests of Pottstown men; using Facebook to prevent a friend's suicide; and a water request for the nuclear plants.

Local Learners Feel Heat Of Running A Restaurant

Ten students from Pottsgrove and two other high schools are inaugural members of the Outback Steakhouse Culinary Academy. They'll work right in the Royersford Outback as part of their education.

Know Where $379,655 Went During January?

Lower Pottsgrove township kicked off its 2015 budget year by incurring more than $379,000 in expenses during January. Here's where the money went.