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Monday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Did You Vote Today For A Sanatoga Park Win?
    Cast a vote daily, and help Lower Pottsgrove’s Sanatoga Park win $10,000 in improvements.
  • Hop On A County Bike, Ride Its Trails
    Montgomery County offers more than 60 miles of paved trails so residents and visitors can enjoy the great outdoors, close to home. Its new bike share program makes excursions even easier.
  • North Coventry Provides A Fun-Filled Fourth
    With 9 photos. If you were looking in Pottstown for an entertaining way to spend the Fourth of July holiday, the North Coventry Fire Company provided an annual answer, its Firemen’s Fair.
  • Happy 4th Of July From The Post
    To our veterans, we again say thank you for your service and your gift of our freedom. To all our readers, The Posts wish you a safe, happy and memorable Independence Day. (This link connects to a Wikipedia article on origins and celebrations of the holiday).
  • Pottsgrove High: You Won’t Recognize The Place
    Windows, gone. Roof, gone. Doors, gone. Even the front entrance, gone! The summer of radical transformation at Pottsgrove High School has arrived. With three photos.
  • Arboretum Summer Events Focus On Sustainability
    Families can celebrate the honeybee’s wonders, study local wildlife, enjoy a nature hike, or revel in the solitude of the woods … all at Althouse Arboretum.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    Independence Weekend fun begins; Pottstown poet grand marshal of Saturday parade; Hip-hop show impressed Lower Pottsgrove crowd; Alleged lewd text in West Pottsgrove; and a new Exelon leader.
  • Seven Police Agencies Hunting Local Thieves
    Police departments across Greater Pottstown, including Lower Pottsgrove’s, are tired of the recent rash of vehicle thefts and thefts from vehicles. They’ve created a combined strategy to stop them.
  • Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
    Driver in Lower Pottsgrove crash spared jail time; Lower Pottsgrove restaurant owner honors his mother; more development coming to West Pottsgrove?; and a Pottstown no-tax-hike pledge fulfilled.
  • Veto, Opposing Mandates Leave PA Budget-Less
    The Legislature’s Republicans sent the governor a budget with what they wanted. It wasn’t what Gov. Tom Wolf wanted, and promised a veto. The financial showdown persists.
  • Go Out And Play, Earn A Park Some Pay!
    Today’s launch day for the second annual “On Your Park, Get Set, Go!” contest sponsored by the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation. Parks in the all three Pottsgrove townships are participating.
  • Pottstown KinderCare Adds School-Age Program
    Its newest offering serves Lower Pottsgrove and Ringing Rocks elementary students between ages 5 and 10.
  • Hospital Offers Lung Cancer Screening Program
    A new service at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center has strict eligibility requirements, but those who meet the criteria may find it to be a life-saver, the hospital said in a release.
  • Limerick Sets Community Day For Aug. 22
    One of Limerick Township’s largest public events of the year, the Limerick Community Day, has been scheduled for Aug. 22. The entire family can find its fun there.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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