- Hazardous Paint Found In Pottsgrove High Project
Abatement work begins tonight to remove the “unforeseen” highly toxic coating that covers some structural steel above the cafeteria at Pottsgrove High School. Classes should not be affected.
- School Board OKs $91,000 Furniture Purchase
The money, already budgeted as part of the Pottsgrove High School reconstruction project, buys 725 different items that are needed to start the new high school year in September.
- Learn By Seeing Others Do At Boone Homestead
Volunteer tradesmen and women will turn Sundays during July into an 18th Century learning experience for family members of all ages at the Daniel Boone Homestead 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 tomorrow will be like, provided by AccuWeather.
- Rupert Road Bridge Repairs Await Signatures
Documents that seal the deal between Lower Pottsgrove and Montgomery County for the long-awaited replacement of the Rupert Road bridge are only signatures away.
- Duck Your Head! High-Flying Circus Returning
Performers in the Lewis And Clark Circus have visited Sanatoga over so many years, they’re practically family. They’re back on the Sanatoga Fire Company grounds June 9-10. Kids tickets: free!
- A Night of Jazz Boosts Pottstown Art School
This year’s “Jazz Nite” fund-raiser to benefit ArtFusion 19464, the Pottstown non-profit community art school and gallery, features the increasingly popular “The Jazz 5 Pack.”
- Sen. Mensch Honored For Transportation Advocacy
The state senator for Pottstown and Upper and West Pottsgrove won recognition for transportation advocacy from a Montgomery County-based agency.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
West Pottsgrove pool opening coincides with Community Day; Assessing the damage after huge Pottstown fire; Police, DA, follow up on borough gang arrests; and a shooting near Boyertown.
- Township Board Cancels, Resets Tonight’s Meeting
The Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners’ meeting that was planned for tonight (Monday, June 1) is rescheduled for June 8. The township authority has canceled its June 8 meeting.
- Pottsgrove Calls Special Board Meeting Tuesday
According to its brief agenda, the purchase of furniture related to the renovation of Pottsgrove High School is the sole action item.
- Little League Fund-Raiser Benefits Student
Baseball player and Pottsgrove Middle School student Jacob Haraczka is battling a serious illness. Pottsgrove Little League plans an entertaining night Friday to help to his family.
- 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.
- SCORE Chapter Greets Boyertown Businesses
The Pottstown chapter of SCORE, the federal Small Business Administration-supported volunteer group that assists entrepreneurs, will hold an open house on Thursday in Boyertown.
- Jersey Native’s Iconic Photos Exhibit At Ursinus
Urban landscape photographer George Tice, whose black and white images have enthralled viewers for 60 years, is showcased in a Berman Museum exhibit that runs from Thursday through Sept. 6.
- Watch As Water Cuts A Birdsboro Log In Half
Don’t think that’s possible? Then you’ve got to witness what the Bertolet Sawmill can do at the Daniel Boone Homestead in Birdsboro. Its sawmill will operate weekly during July.
- Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
Kids love hooking trout in West Pottsgrove; Relay For Life attracts 400 cancer survivors; Two hospitalized in Pottstown crash; Donation of son’s organs save five lives; and the local Jewish heritage festival.
- Township To Rely On Police Officer Hiring Pool
Hiring a police officer can be costly and time-consuming, Lower Pottsgrove Chief Michael Foltz said. The township expects to save by joining a county-wide group to fill police vacancies.
- Exec Sessions Bookend School Board Meeting
Members of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors held two executive sessions Tuesday that excluded the public: one before the start of their regularly scheduled meeting, and one after.
- Spring Valley Farms Review Delayed Again
The developer said his plans for the Lower Pottsgrove project won’t be ready for a June 10 meeting.
- Pottsgrove Foresees Charter School Busing Need
Relocation of the Renaissance Academy Charter School in Phoenixville to new quarters 3 miles closer to the Pottsgrove School District could mean an added busing expense in the district budget.
- Sunnybrook Managers Set ‘Ground-Breaking’ For June 12
The management firm that in March assumed day-to-day operational control of Sunnybrook Ballroom in Sanatoga has scheduled an event to reveal and proceed with plans for renovations there.
- Route 724-To-422 Detours Up, Signs In Place
It will take 20 months, according to a PennDOT estimate, to complete the road, ramp and bridge work that will begin now that the U.S. 422 East entrance ramp at Route 724 has been closed.
- PA Hunters, Fishers Praise New Water Ruling
The state chapter of Backcountry Hunters and Anglers claims the “Waters of the U.S.” ruling safeguards Commonwealth streams without micromanaging them.
- Two Injured Wednesday in Crash; Driver Sought
With 6 photos. An East Pikeland man is being sought by Lower Pottsgrove police following a head-on automobile crash that occurred Wednesday evening on Linfield Road.
- Were You Among Those Needing An Umbrella?
Folks across the greater Pottstown area were drenched Wednesday, as the afternoon skies opened up. The rainfall cooled off an otherwise steamy day. More storms are possible tonight.
- Applause! S-F Symphonic Band Plays The Kimmel
The large group of students that comprise the 10-12 Symphonic Band at Spring-Ford Area High School basked in the moment Wednesday, as they performed at the Kimmel Center in Philadelphia.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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