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Tuesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Township Park Hay A Link To The Gourmet
    Hay standing in a field owned by Lower Pottsgrove has been cut and baled, and this week will be trucked out of town. Then, not too long from now, it may meet up with your taste buds.
  • Commissioners Honor Retiring Rich Yoder
    He’s been a fixture in Lower Pottsgrove’s employ for more years than most of the people living within the township borders. He officially retires this Friday.
  • 422 West Lane Reduction Planned Thursday
    U.S. Route 422 West between the Route 23 and 363 interchanges will be reduced Thursday from two lanes to one due to a scheduled bridge inspection, PennDOT announced.
  • They Pedaled, Paddled, And Explored Schuylkill
    An again-at-capacity crowd joined Saturday’s Pedal And Paddle excursion along the Schuylkill River trail from Pottstown to Douglassville and back, via bicycle and kayak.
  • Get Quackin’! Only 3 Weeks To Duck Race
    You get a chance to win from a long list of prizes, and help local non-profits as well, when you buy a ticket for the Pottstown Rotary’s annual duck race. Time’s running out, though.
  • 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
    A place in downtown Pottstown to buy your memories; Dire warnings over water safety at New Hanover quarry; Pedestrians allegedly cause 422 crash in Amity; and a Phoenixville Marine’s welcome home.
  • Police Cruiser Vidcam Installs Begin Monday
    A video camera system purchased for the first four of eight Lower Pottsgrove Police Department cruisers will be installed beginning Monday. Commissioners approved new policy covering their use.
  • Potassium Iodide Tabs Ready For Distribution
    The annual distribution of free potassium iodide tablets, for ingestion only during a radiological emergency, will be conducted locally Aug. 6 in Pottstown and Boyertown.
  • Fight Crime, Enjoy A Night With Neighbors
    Pottstown’s observance of this year’s National Night Out, which helps support police agencies and encourages action against crime, is scheduled for Aug. 4. Royersford and Spring City plan them, too.
  • Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
    Schuylkill River Trail a national winner!; Pottstown sculptor is the ultimate recycler; 2 charged with trafficking heroin in Phoenixville; repaving ahead for Edgewood Street.
  • Talk Turned To Watson, Board Turned To Attorney
    A Lower Pottsgrove woman asked Thursday during the township Board of Commissioners’ meeting when allegations surrounding Commissioner Shawn Watson would be discussed. They were not.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    The Mango Men rock Sanatoga; fairs and carnivals in Kimberton and Bally; a theater production and the Eastwood Summer Classic car show in Pottstown; and exploring bugs in Green Lane. You need an excuse?
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    Pottstown serial burglar admits to break-ins; School officials demand more education funding; Cigarette blamed for Pottstown blaze; Volunteers clean Memorial Park; and a Limerick roof fire.
  • Lower Pottsgrove Company Looks At Expansion
    Valtech Corp., a global manufacturer of cleaning agents and molded polymers for high-tech industries, is headquartered in the township. It’s considering expanding its laboratory offices here.
  • Upper Pottsgrove Says Buy, Buy, Buy!
    The township will hold a community yard sale Aug. 29 in Heather Place Park. Spaces and tables can be reserved now. Proceeds will help mulch the park playground.
  • Local Credit Union Volunteers Serve Picnic
    Employees of American Heritage Federal Credit Union, which provides branch services in the Limerick Square Shopping Center, helped serve a picnic meal for 90 at a regional charity.
  • VIST Bank, Operating In Oaks, Names 2 VPs
    Two new Tompkins VIST Bank employees will work as vice presidents and commercial banking relationship managers. The bank has branches in Oaks and Birdsboro.
  • Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
    Details of Lower Pottsgrove commissioner’s business problems reported; Former Pottstown man face jail time in alleged police assault; high hopes for Phoenixville water park site.
  • Fire Companies Seek Exemption From Sign Law
    Lower Pottsgrove planners are working to create a proposed comprehensive signage law. The township’s two fire companies, Ringing Hill and Sanatoga, hope it won’t apply to them.
  • Air Gun Earns Citation In Lower Pottsgrove
    It was being openly carried by a male younger than 18, unaccompanied by an adult. A police officer believed it to be a handgun, because its muzzle was not appropriately marked.
  • Pottstown Eye Dr. Thomas Manzo Retiring
    The ophthalmologist practiced in Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown and other locations for 40 years.
  • Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioner to pay back taxes but plans to remain in office; Lower Pottsgrove teen has robbery and related charges dropped during trial; 2 admit to Pottstown burglaries.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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