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Wednesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • After Budget, Hum-Drum Chores In Pottsgrove
    With the drama and excitement of passing the Pottsgrove School District 2015-2016 budget ended, the Board of School Directors considered equally important stuff. Like where to keep the money.
  • Registration Closing For July Robotics Camp
    If you keep tripping over small metal parts in your child’s bedroom, and all he or she talks about lately is the new Battlebots TV show, this July 6-10 robotics camp may be a good fit.
  • 5 Tips To Get Out, And Stay Out, Of Debt
    Most American households carry an average of $15,000 in credit card debt. Are you struggling to get out from under that crushing burden? Here’s expert advice.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    Relaxing the uniform policy at Pottstown High; cleaning up after Pottstown’s Rumble; No girlfriend goodbye for you!, judge says; house arrest for a Pottstown offender; and a flag donation.
  • Township Looks At Proposed Building Expansion
    Six months after they ordered a feasibility study on expanding the township municipal building, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners have seen a floor plan preview. They liked it, but costs concern them.
  • 422 East Nightly Lane Limits Start Monday
    Bridge deck and joint repairs will limit Route 422 East traffic to a single lane overnights from 8 p.m. to 5 a.m. Monday to July 9 between Route 29 and Trooper Road.
  • New Sanatoga Firefighters Join The Ranks
    The Sanatoga Fire Company saw two of its members complete required coursework and graduate Thursday from the Montgomery County Fire Academy.
  • Football Camp Last Week Observed 18th Year
    Dozens of students in grades 4-9 converged last week on the field behind Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School to participate in the 18th annual Falcons’ Youth Football Camp.
  • Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
    Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
  • Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
    Still thriving Bradley Tire has called Lower Pottsgrove home for 40 years; Last-minute budget moves in Harrisburg; First responder care for Pottstown pets; and Rumbling in the rain.
  • Film Festival Aims At Pottstown Transformation
    Organizers of the “Pottstown In Focus Short Film Festival,” planned for June 2016, have stepped up their promotion and calls for volunteers. The event will feature films that reference the borough.
  • Happening This Week In Regional Recreation
    Enjoyable activities planned across greater Pottstown have been announced for the coming week by the Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee.
  • Sunday’s Choices From Pottstown Area Authors
    Peg Calvario on avoiding burnout, Mission Healthy Living on two Pottstown runs, Evan Brandt on new reading library programs, McCormick Chiropractic on training young athletes, and MOSAIC Land Trust on a local church outreach.
  • Pottstown Lauded In Aggressive Drivers Effort
    Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman presented awards this month to the Pottstown Police Department and one of its officers for their efforts to stop aggressive driving.
  • Two Arrested, A Third Fled, In Alleged Thefts
    Two juveniles were arrested late Thursday and charged in relation to alleged thefts that occurred in Lower Pottsgrove. A third suspect fled without being apprehended.
  • State’s Task To Control, Manage Pensions
    State Sen. Bob Mensch, who represents residents of Pottstown and West and Upper Pottsgrove, argues that a Senate reform plan can solve school districts’ pension problems.
  • Townships Offer Police Hiring Test In July
    If you’d like a job as a police officer in Lower Pottsgrove, Limerick or Upper Pottsgrove townships, you can be tested for eligibility Aug. 22. You must apply first, beginning July 6.
  • Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
    Trial date set for accused Lower Pottsgrove arsonist; Schuylkill leading for “best urban trail” title; Pottstown plans celebratory half-marathon; and a Pottstown High uniform vote Monday.
  • Suddenly In Sanatoga, Nothing Happened
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners earlier this month held an executive session regarding a personnel issue. They even thought they might reconvene to vote on the matter. Well …
  • Celebrate The Fourth Early With Sanatoga Show
    Patriotic music will resound from the halls and ballroom of Sunnybrook in Sanatoga on Sunday, as the Boyertown Alumni Marching Unit offers a concert for Independence Day. It’s complete with flags!
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    It’s a packed weekend! Volleyball excitement at the Pottstown Rumble; Lower Pottsgrove concerts begin; Boyertown marchers play at Sunnybrook; Motorcycles fill the borough Saturday; and Spring City on sale.
  • Unlocked Cars Focus Of Pottstown Thieves
    The latest round of thefts in neighborhoods across the borough are from cars their owners failed to lock. Two suspects have been seen on video using a systematic way to spot targets.
  • A Testimonial From Wa-a-a-ay Above Pottstown
    Sanatoga Sealcoating needed to give potential customers a way to judge its work from the best possible vantage point. Why not from the sky, using a drone?, company representatives figured.
  • Weather Didn’t Dampen Concert Enthusiasm
    So it was a little wet Thursday night in Spring City. So what?, asked those at the borough’s first concert of the summer. They had a grand time. Two more shows are set for July and August.
  • ‘Big Hero’ Hits Park Big Screen Sunday
    Collegeville’s free Summer Movies In The Park this Sunday (June 28) features the animated Disney film “Big Hero 6.” Bring a picnic dinner, some chairs, and make a night of it.
  • Another Merchant Vacancy Looms In Sanatoga
    Tri-County Chrysler-Dodge-Jeep-Ram is expected to leave its Sanatoga village location within weeks for a new building now under construction in Limerick. There are no firm plans, yet, for the old property.
  • Local Police Summary Warrant Sweep Nets 29
    Officers from the Lower Pottsgrove Police Department, as well as those from West Pottsgrove and state constables, assisted Pottstown police Wednesday to bring in 29 offenders on outstanding warrants.
  • Tour Collegeville Blooming Gardens Saturday
    Annuals, perennials and vegetables, oh my! All sorts of floral and plant life is on display Saturday, during Collegeville’s first Blooming Community Garden Tour.
  • Archaeology Open House Sunday In Trappe
    Learn about the summer archaeology project being conducted at The Speaker’s House in Trappe, and see its new Pennsylvania German kitchen garden, too.
  • Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
    Legal battles continue in Lower Pottsgrove alleged vehicular homicide; Regional planners want activities list for parks; Local property tax meeting tonight; and 2 to be tried in Pottstown murder.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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