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Tuesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Lower Pottsgrove Sewers Made Money In 2014
    The township authority, which operates the public sewer system, has published its audited financials for 2014. Its net position over 12 months increased by more than $645,000.
  • Pottsgrove’s Gone Supply Shopping For 2015-2016
    It takes a lot of stuff to run a school district like Pottsgrove. School board members authorized more than $230,000 in purchases for 2015-2016 during the past two months. Here’s what got bought.
  • Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
    Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
  • Happening This Week In Regional Recreation
    Enjoyable activities across greater Pottstown have been announced for the coming week by the Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee.
  • Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
    Pottstown denies the Pottsgroves a seat on its sewer authority board; “Good Old Days” reunion included hanging out in Sanatoga; and a borough couple has been unlocking everything for 29 years.
  • Boom! Bang! Oooh! Ahhh! Saturday At Waltz’s
    Hundreds of people poured Saturday night into the West Ridge Pike grounds of Walt’s Golf Farm to enjoy its annual fireworks show. See highlights on video.
  • Come Watch A Free Movie In Limerick
    Mark your calendar for Aug. 28, when Limerick’s Movie Under The Stars at the Community Park features the Disney film “Big Hero 6.”
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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