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Saturday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • New 422 Lane Closures Beginning Sunday
    A pier supporting the Trooper Road bridge that crosses U.S. Route 422 must be repaired. To do the work, PennDOT will close one 422 lane in each direction overnights from Sunday through next Friday.
  • All Quiet On Pottsgrove Front Last Month
    The remaining days of the 2014-2015 academic year at Pottsgrove schools within Lower Pottsgrove Township were uneventful for school resource Ofc. David Slothower.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Star-watching in Green Lane; community days, colonial cosmetics and the sidewalk sale in Pottstown; cruise night back in Boyertown; jazz at Sanatoga’s Sunday summer concert; and Norristown honey bees.
  • Rupert Elementary Workouts Go Hollywood
    Students who attend the Pottstown school are being sought to participate in the filming of a workout video on Aug. 3. Check your egos at the door, but wear Pottstown gear with pride!
  • Relive Your Playground Fantasy In Limerick
    If you were among the last kids picked for the kickball team, now’s the chance to extract childhood revenge. Join, or watch, the Aug. 1 kickball tournament in Limerick Community Park.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    North Coventry shooting death ruled a homicide, suspect arrested; West Nile virus found in Pottstown; Bad check admitted in Limerick bank case; Repaving due on 7 miles of Egypt Road.
  • Lower Pottsgrove Offers Rules’ DIY Guides
    Some of the most complex rules and requirements known to any government, primarily stuff about land development, subdivisions and zoning, just received a re-write in Lower Pottsgrove.
  • Exec Session Covers Real Estate, Litigation
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners met in private before the start of their first meeting this month.
  • Police Charge Three With Drug Offenses
    Three Pottstown men were arrested early Tuesday after an investigation that began with alleged trespassing at an East High Street business.
  • Eat, So Pottsgrove’s Band Can Travel
    Tickets are on sale now for the Pottsgrove High School Marching Band’s annual chicken dinner. Its proceeds will help defray performance travel expenses.
  • Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
    Accused Lower Pottsgrove woman denied reduced bail in alleged arson case; Hill School receives $5 million science center donation; Pottstown council looks at reducing blight.
  • Get Your Groove On At The Public Library
    Free downloadable and streaming digital music will become available later this month as a service from the Pottstown Regional Public Library, which receives funding from Lower Pottsgrove.
  • Four Days After Fire, Eastwood Co. Re-Opens
    The president of the Pottstown firm with an international customer base apologized for the “inconvenience” caused by last week’s fire. He said it would emerge stronger from the “setback.”
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    Bill amended by local congressman would reduce standardized tests; MontCo website offers a look into county finances; Pottstown sidewalk sales returns Saturday; and a local million-dollar lottery ticket.
  • Expect Restrictions This Week On 422 And 29
    Westbound U.S. Route 422 traffic will be affected Wednesday and Thursday from Trooper Road to Oaks. Route 29 will be affected today in Lower Frederick, and Friday in Pennsburg.
  • New Save-A-Lot Grocery Prepares To Open
    An opening date hasn’t yet been announced, but the discount supermarket chain on Pottstown’s west side is hiring now. It will compete with the likes of Aldi’s in Lower Pottsgrove.
  • Eastwood Company Working On Fire Recovery
    With 5 photos. Restoration contractors were busy working Sunday to help the Eastwood Company on Shoemaker Road recover from an interior fire last week.
  • Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
    Newspaper claims county records show Lower Pottsgrove commissioner involved in properties with unpaid taxes; Pottstown’s first half-marathon a success; Power outage closes Coventry Mall.
  • Just A Little Horseplay Between Firefighters
    Members of the Linfield and Royersford fire companies got together Saturday to compete in their annual horseshoe tournament.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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