New today in The Sanatoga Post:
- It’s A Short List For 2014 Township Road Paving
Lower Pottsgrove will use $186,232 in liquid fuels tax revenue to pave portions of five township-owned roads this summer. Did the one you live on make the list? Keep hoping …
- Litigation, Personnel, Property Reviewed Privately
A 45-minute executive session was conducted by Lower Pottsgrove commissioners ahead of last week’s official board meeting. Their solicitor said no action was taken behind closed doors.
- Think Summer’s Hot? You Shoulda Been At Capitol
Crowded. Claustrophobic. Sweaty. Miserable. Those were descriptions of state budget discussions less than two weeks ago in Harrisburg. Lawmakers seemingly wanted it that way.
- Make Business Time Count: ‘Dance Near The Revenue‘
Your to-do list may be a poor barometer for business success. Checking stuff off may not mean you’re making money! The Pottstown chapter of SCORE has some timely suggestions.
- Pulled-Pork Tacos, Barbecue With A Mexican Twist
On today’s Food Page: BBQ Pulled-Pork Tacos, Squash and Banana Mini Muffins, Bacon Pork Chops with BBQ Glaze, Chocolate Drizzled Strawberries and Tapioca Pudding, and summer celebration wines.
- There’s No Microwave In This Birdsboro Kitchen
Historic pioneer Daniel Boone’s mother and sisters provided his family meals. Next Wednesday (July 23), modern children can learn how meals were prepared at his 18th century home in Birdsboro.
- Montgomery County’s Latest Emergency Dispatches
Did you just hear a siren? It could be the police, emergency medical service personnel, or fire companies being dispatched by Montgomery County’s Department of Public Safety. See its incident list here in real time.
- Ahead On The Calendar
Local events by the day, week or month. Got one to add? E-mail The Post.
- AccuWeather News And Tomorrow’s Forecast
A look at what the next day could be like, provided by AccuWeather.
- Township Board Supports Local Police Radar Use
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners last week voted unanimously to support state legislation that allows municipal police to use radar guns to catch speeders. Currently, only state troopers have that right.
- PennDOT’s Green Tows Now A Regular Sight On 422
The state transportation department’s bright green tow trucks are helping to keep U.S. Route 422 safer, Lower Pottsgrove police report. They won’t replace the tow you pay for, though.
- Classic Rockers Star In Free Pottstown Concert
“Boogie Dogs,” a rock band whose music covers from the ’60s to the ’80s, plays Wednesday night (July 16) in a free Parks And Recreation outdoor concert at Pottstown’s Memorial Park bandstand.
- Vietnam Veterans Host Car, Bike Show For Center
A first-ever car and bike show Aug. 9 at the Southeastern Veterans Center in Spring City, sponsored by two local Vietnam veterans’ groups, will both entertain and help raise funds for center residents.
- Sanatoga Firm Wins An $18 Million Lawsuit Award
Benjamin Mayerson, whose office is on Sunnybrook Road, was the lead attorney in a 16-year auto accident case. Earlier this month, a judge sided with his clients and awarded them $18 million.
- Lane Restrictions Today, Tuesday On Rt. 422 Bridges
The state will conduct biennial inspections of its Route 422 bridges in Lower Pottsgrove today, and on Tuesday in King of Prussia. Drivers should expect slow-downs, PennDOT reports.
- This Month In Sanatoga, Step Up And See The Show
The Lewis and Clark Circus is making its way back to Lower Pottsgrove this month under the sponsorship of the Sanatoga Fire Company, on its lot behind the East High Street firehouse.
- History Comes Alive In Native American Stories
Pottstown area families can learn more about Native American culture by hearing stories passed down through the ages. A story-tellling session, open to the public, is scheduled for Saturday (July 19).
- Deal Recognizes There’s Gold In Lower Pottsgrove Field
What represents an annual cost of clean-up to Lower Pottsgrove becomes an area resident’s treasure, simply waiting to be harvested.
- Painter Appointed To House Commerce Committee
The state representative for Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Limerick has a new assignment.
- Introduce Your Children To Their Wilder Side
Kids who love pets might be interested in knowing more about animals in general. There’s a Montgomery County 4-H camp for that. It starts July 22; registration ends Wednesday (July 16).
- Put Your Talents To Work; Township Needs A Volunteer
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners must appoint a new member to the township Planning Commission. Have you got the time, talent and interest for the volunteer work? Apply now.
- New Technology Pottsgrove’s Tool To Get Messages Out
The Pottsgrove School District will rely next year on a California-based company’s messaging service software to ensure parents, staff and community know what’s going on at the schools.
- You Might Avoid Living With An Unhappy Past
Expunging a criminal record isn’t possible with every crime, but it is with some in Montgomery County. The local YWCA is hosting an Aug. 2 clinic to teach the basics.
- Local Police Win More Funds Against Aggressive Drivers
The money, which covers Lower Pottsgrove police overtime in ticketing speeders, texters and other “aggressive” drivers who endanger the public, got put to work Monday and runs through August.
- Pottsgrove 2015 Travel Plans Include Germany and Spain
Some Pottsgrove School District students “head out” next year. Juniors are bound for Boston, seniors for Florida, the ecology-minded for Virginia, and jet-setters for Spain and Germany.
- Farm Goods Might Help Seniors On Fixed Budgets
A state program is making vouchers available to qualified senior citizens that allows them to get Pennsylvania farm-fresh foods for free.
- Royersford’s Italia Manages Isett Engineering Office
Former banker, local economic development advocate and Royersford resident Carmen Italia has been named manager of the Delaware Valley office of Barry Isett & Associates Inc.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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