- Area Scholars Honored For College Achievements
A total of 43 local students were honored through Friday for academic accomplishments and achievements.
- Township Police Praised For Prompt Response
A state program relies on local police records to validate crime victims’ compensation claims. It said Lower Pottsgrove police were among those who quickly replied to its requests.
- First Ladies Back To Perform Tonight At Sunnybrook
More than a cover band and singers, The First Ladies of Rock and Soul make their way back to Sanatoga tonight for a performance of 1960s girl groups’ classics.
- Surgery Prep: Find Your Pre-Operative Peace
Simple things that can adequately prepare you for surgery can also make the surgery itself less stressful, this Pottstown physician and surgeon suggests.
- Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
Another crash at the West Pottsgrove corner that officials already identify as a problem; Lower Pottsgrove’s trash carrier offers a worker incentive; and more money for July 4th fireworks.
- 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.
- Look, Up In The Sky! It’s The Park Mapper
Recently completed aerial photography is expected to help Lower Pottsgrove’s engineering firm, Bursich Associates, figure out the best way to drain swampy fields at Gerald Richards Park.
- County OKs Its Funding For Rupert Bridge
Montgomery County commissioners said “yes” Thursday to their $350,000 portion of the cost of replacing the Rupert Road bridge. Now Lower Pottsgrove must also approve, and work can begin.
- Township Police Apply For Bullet-Proof Vest Grant
Lower Pottsgrove’s police department in 2014 won federal grant money to help replace four of its officers’ bullet-proof vests. Its chief hopes the department’s luck holds this year.
- Althouse Arboretum Offers Two Summer Camps
The non-profit outdoor preserve and wildlife center in Upper Pottsgrove has scheduled two different week-long summer camps during late June and mid-July.
- Stay On Track With Your Wellness Goals
A registered dietitian offers five ways to ensure fitness becomes a daily part of your life, and to stay on track with your wellness goals.
- Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
Pottstown college breaks ground on sustainability hub; Pottstown Rotary launches Little Free Libraries; convicted Limerick Kohl’s robber appeals; and your kids on sugar.
- Security Guards Called During HS Reconstruction
The occasional need to prop open extra doors and have exhaust fans refresh air inside Pottsgrove High during its reconstruction has the school district using contracted security guards.
- Executive Session Followed Pottsgrove Meeting
Tuesday’s brief (only a half-hour or so) meeting by the Pottsgrove school board was followed by an executive session it called to discuss negotiations and litigation.
- PA Natural Gas Drillers Rail Against New Tax
Gov. Wolf’s proposed severance tax on the state’s natural gas producers would offer additional money to school districts like Pottsgrove. The industry is fighting it.
- Public Housing Can Benefit From Energy Efficiency
Publicly owned affordable housing across Pennsylvania, like facilities in Pottstown and Royersford, could see a three-fold return on investment in energy-efficient devices and hardware, new studies claim.
- Pediatrician Guest Speaker At PEAK Meeting
A Philadelphia pediatrician will be the guest speaker June 11 at MCCC West during the annual meeting of Pottstown Early Action for Kindergarten Readiness.
- Montgomery County Extension Certifies Food Handlers
Want to work in a local restaurant as a certified food sanitation manager? Then you’ll need this course offered in Creamery PA by the county Extension Office.
- 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.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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