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'The Post' Week In Review

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Published during the week just ended in The Sanatoga Post:

Saturday, March 7

  • The Post’s Second-Quarter Report
    We’ve been publishing for six months. We admit, we’re still learning. But we’re also delighted to report that we’re growing with humbling speed. To all its readers, The Post says “thanks.”
  • Keep Healthy Next Week
    Foot and blood pressure screenings. A vein clinic. And a discussion series on coping with the challenges of cancer. All free.
  • Bank Reportedly Sues Home Builder
    Wachovia Bank is said to have lodged three lawsuits against THP Inc. and its principals, apparently to recover monies owed.

Friday, March 6

Thursday, March 5

  • Lucky Us
    Lower Pottsgrove’s county and township tax bills are arriving in this week’s mail. Be kind to your letter carriers nonetheless; it’s not their fault.
  • Stuff To Do This Weekend
    Sunday’s best bet: free Charter Day admission to Pennsylvania historic sites like the Daniel Boone Homestead in nearby Birdsboro. Besides that: a play, a bird watch, an antique  gun show, and chess king Bobby Fischer’s birthday.
  • Local Reps Want Census Bureau Separate
    Congressmen representing Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick are advocating that federal head-counting be conducted by a stand-alone agency.
  • Chamber, OSHA Form Partnership
    The TriCounty Chamber of Commerce and the federal agency that oversees workplace safety team up to offer training sessions for local employers and their workers.
  • Hawthorne Joins Energy Alliance
    Lower Pottsgrove’s township manager has joined a statewide coalition that promotes the use of nuclear energy.
  • Pottsgrove Falcons Sports for March 5, 2009
    Who’s playing what, when, and where in the Pottsgrove School District.

Wednesday, March 4

  • Board OKs Earth Hour, Uniquely
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners Monday endorsed Earth Hour later this month, and pledged to individually participate. As for how the township can be involved, well, they had an idea on that also.
  • The Wealthy Are Clueless Too
    PNC Bank interviewed well-to-do Americans (maybe you were among the chosen few?) and found 33 percent of them don’t know much about planning for their future.
  • Low-Cost Energy Loans Available
    Pennsylvania is expanding a $16 million loan program for energy-efficient home improvements. Lower Pottsgrove households can qualify.
  • College Opens Observatory Free
    See the stars March 9 through the telescopes at Montgomery County Community College.
  • Pottsgrove Falcons Sports for March 4, 2009
    Who’s playing what, when, and where in the Pottsgrove School District.

Tuesday, March 3

Monday, March 2

  • Vendors Pleased With Home Show
    Turnout for the weekend’s Pottstown BIE Home Show’s return to Sanatoga’s Sunnybrook Ballroom was everything vendors said they’d hoped for. See photos in a Post gallery, and downl0ad a program. Video will be online Tuesday.
  • What They Sold For
    A weekly review of highest prices paid for homes in Lower Pottsgrove and surrounding municipalities.
  • Expect Sirens To Sound Today
    The monthly First Monday test of the Limerick Generating Station warning system will last three minutes.
  • Notebook Worthy
    Sunnybrook’s looking for help. People feeling ill in Oaks get early help. And Pottstown’s carousel gets good publicity.
  • Pottsgrove Sports Photos Available
    The latest products of freelancer Rich Favinger’s camera lens – images of Pottsgrove and other athletes engaged in sport – are on display now online.

Sunday, March 1

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