- ReadyMontco Alert System Now Running, Board Learns
Lower Pottsgrove’s emergency management coordinator suggests that township residents sign up now for customizable alerts and information on local severe weather, traffic, and other emergencies.
- Police: No Pottsgrove High Arrests During May
In fact, it was a quiet month for Lower Pottsgrove Police Ofc. David Slothower, who serves as school resource officer in the high school as well as Lower Pottsgrove and Ringing Rocks elementaries.
- ‘Grove Graduation Friday; Hope For Good Weather
Let the sun shine; let temperatures be pleasant! And even if Mother Nature lets us down Pottsgrove graduation ceremonies will be grand, its principal reminds visitors and guests.
- Treats Await At Sanatoga Strawberry Festival
The most succulent-tasting time of the year has arrived. The annual Strawberry Festival of the Lower Pottsgrove Historical Society is scheduled for Saturday.
- Big-Top Circus Opens Tonight In Sanatoga
Performances of the Lewis and Clark Circus open tonight (Tuesday, June 9) at the Sanatoga Fire Company, 2222 E. High St., with shows at 5 and 7:30 p.m. Kids are free with a paying adult.
- 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.
- Regional Update Hearing In Township Tonight
A public hearing on the 2015 update to the comprehensive plan for the Pottstown Metropolitan Region, of which Lower Pottsgrove is a part, will be held by township commissioners tonight at 7 p.m.
- Police Find Unconscious Man, Toddler In Vehicle
The car was parked Saturday off Industrial Highway, Lower Pottsgrove police report, with a 2-year-old boy inside in a child safety seat. The driver was arrested on drug-related charges.
- Arrgh! There Be Pirates Hunting In Sanatoga
Pottstown’s Tri-County Community Network challenged children and adults Saturday with a treasure hunt that encouraged them to learn more about the environment while having fun.
- Pottsgrove High Holds Final Exams This Week
Seeing more glum faces headed to Pottsgrove High School this week? Well, one explanation is summed up in two words: “final exams.”
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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