Published during the week just ended in The Sanatoga Post:
Saturday, Jan. 10
- Results Count Most In Infrastructure
A new poll says taxpayers are willing to spend more on energy facilities, roads and bridges, and clean water. But they want to see tangible results for every dollar.
- Three Named Chamber Ambassadors For Quarter
The TriCounty Area Chamber of Commerce honors those who rank among their best volunteers, including two Sanatoga businesswomen.
- Archdiocese Puts Web Health Portal In Schools
The program, called Health eTools, affects more than 80,000 students, including some in Lower Pottsgrove, Limerick and Pottstown.
- Lumber Supplier Marks 70th Year
A.D. Moyer in Lower Pottsgrove, Gilbertsville, and Douglassville has “low-key” plans for its big anniversary.
Friday, Jan. 9
- ‘We Will Resolve This Crisis’
A local expert’s outlook on the 2009 economy isn’t entirely rosy, but the year should be better than 2008, chamber of commerce members learned Thursday.
- Three Mondays Left For Tree Recycling
Be kind to Mother Earth. In Lower Pottsgrove, make sure your Christmas tree is recycled.
- Journal Register Sells Five, Closes Others
The parent company of The Pottstown Mercury said Wednesday it shed dailies and weeklies in Connecticut.
- Keep Healthy Next Week
Lamaze classes Saturday. A foot care clinic Monday. Free!
Thursday, Jan. 8
- Cold, With An Icy Twist
It looked pretty Wednesday, but the weather conditions were no fun to drive or walk in.
- Stuff To Do This Weekend
Free art exhibits in Pottstown and Phoenixville, a free model railroad open house, and the last days of “Yuletide at Pottsgrove Manor.”
- Introducing The Limerick Post (Now Testing)
A new companion to The Sanatoga Post launched Monday. It’s in alpha-test phase (that’s Geek-speak for “still a lot of rough edges”), but is open to readers now.
- Get Help Starting A Business
Retired local business executives share their expertise in a series of workshops that start Monday in Pottstown.
Wednesday, Jan. 7
- County Suggests Cooperation On Sanatoga Springs
Limerick and Lower Pottsgrove Townships must work together to solve problems the shopping complex will pose, Montgomery County planners recommend.
- She’s Changing Careers, Not Job Descriptions
Officer Kathy Foltz is leaving Lower Pottsgrove’s police department after 13 years on the force.
Tuesday, Jan. 6
- Sunnybrook, Township At Odds Over Grant
The two will meet with Montgomery County soon to haggle over wording in a contract for a grant that helps buy a new sign promoting events at Sunnybrook Ballroom.
- Library Funding’s On Its Way
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners did as they promised, and on Monday fully restored to $60,000 the township’s 2009 funding for the Pottstown Public Library.
- Pottsgrove MOMs Club To Meet
The mothers-and-children group will gather for a monthly business meeting.
Monday, Jan. 5
- Commissioners Schedule First Monthly Meeting
Lower Pottsgrove’s governing body of elected officials will consider construction of new medical offices on Sunnybrook Road, among other items.
- What They Sold For
What’s real estate worth in Lower Pottsgrove, and elsewhere in Greater Pottstown? Here’s the latest weekly snapshot of top prices paid for local housing.
- Township Zoning Board Sets Hearing
A Ringing Rocks couple seeks variances for an proposed addition to their home.
- Chamber Hosts Economic Forecast Breakfast
You need a crystal ball to peer ahead and see what 2009 brings to the economy. Sorry, none available. But James King may be a good alternative; hear him speak Thursday.
- Learn About Wildlife Rehabilitation
A bird has fallen to the sidewalk, and is struggling. Should you pick it up to help it and, if so, how? Discover the answers in a free program.
Sunday, Jan. 4
- ‘The Post’ Week In Review
For Dec. 28, 2008-Jan. 3, 2009