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The Post Week In Review


Published during the week just ended in The Sanatoga Post:

Saturday, April 11

Friday, April 10

  • Township Seeks Police Force Grant
    Lower Pottsgrove intends to take advantage of federal economic stimulus money that pays for the hiring of an additional police officer for three years. There’s a catch, though.
  • Pottsgrove Little League At Practice
    The baseball season starts for all divisions across Lower, Upper and West Pottsgrove next Saturday, April 18. The Post tried to duck fly balls as it took photos during practice Thursday at Gerald Richards Park.
  • Once Slated For Limerick, Gaming Goes East
    Boyd’s proposed casino never made it to the south side of U.S. Route 422. But for those who thought gaming was gone for good from the western suburbs, surprise! Slots will be just down the road, in Valley Forge.
  • Ringing Rocks Proposals Aired Tuesday
    The Pottsgrove school board unveils proposals next week for the renovation of Ringing Rocks Elementary School. Public comment is not just welcome, but wanted.
  • Dent Sets Office Hours In Sanatoga
    Lower Pottsgrove’s congressman pays a local visit next week to meet with constituents.
  • Pottsgrove Falcons Sports for April 10, 2009
    Who’s playing what, when, and where in the Pottsgrove School District.

Thursday, April 9

  • Seminar Accompanies More Local Foreclosures
    Lower Pottsgrove’s congressman schedules a seminar about federally available help for financially troubled home owners; the governor talks about Pennsylvania’s growing foreclosure problem; and the Montgomery County sheriff lists local properties on the auction block.
  • Ringing Rocks Proposals Aired Tuesday
    The Pottsgrove school board’s meeting next week at Ringing Rocks Elementary School covers the latest three proposals for that building’s renovations. Make your opinions known.
  • Stuff To Do This Weekend
    Enjoy the Passover and Easter holidays with family and friends. Lots of activities are scheduled for your entertainment.
  • YWCA Presents Opportuni-Tea In Sanatoga
    An informal tea fund-raiser at Cutillo’s will showcase how local women succeed by seizing opportunities others miss.
  • Pottsgrove Falcons Sports for April 9, 2009
    Who’s playing what, when, and where in the Pottsgrove School District.

Wednesday, April 8

Tuesday, April 7

  • Board OKs Police Study, With An Asterisk
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners agree to participate in a study regarding the merger of the Lower, West and Upper Pottsgrove police departments, but say they have no interest in the combination. An overview of several topics.
  • VIST Opens Social Network Sites
    The area bank that owns a Sanatoga insurance brokerage is making itself available to customers via Facebook, Twitter and YouTube accounts.
  • Pottsgrove’s Soccer Season Under Way
    Youth soccer officially returned during the weekend to the fields at Gerald Richards Park on Buchert Road, as the club season opened. Watch a Post video of kids in five PeeWee games having a fun time.
  • Realtor Offers Phone Search Tool
    How would you find a dream home among hundreds offered for sale in the 19464 zip code that includes Lower Pottsgrove? Maybe just pick up the phone, and let it show you the location.
  • Pottsgrove Falcons Sports for April 7, 2009
    Who’s playing what, when, and where in the Pottsgrove School District.

Monday, April 6

  • Notebook Worthy
    Pottsgrove takes on the Postal Service. Then you take on the Postal Service. Then The Post takes off, in the off-season, to Nathan’s Famous at seaside.
  • What They Sold For
    A weekly review of top prices paid for homes in Lower Pottsgrove and neighboring townships.
  • Exelon Monthly Siren Test Today
    It’s routine, but it’s a necessity. Sirens will blare for 3 minutes this afternoon, during a test at Exelon Nuclear’s Limerick Generating Station.
  • Swinging Into Spring At Sunnybrook
    Ten-hut! It was a salute to veterans of all ages as the eighth annual World War II Swing Dance got under way at Sanatoga’s Sunnybrook Ballroom. See a Post gallery of 34 photos.
  • Pottsgrove Falcons Sports for April 6, 2009
    Who’s playing what, when, and where in the Pottsgrove School District.

Sunday, April 5

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