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Monday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Area Scholars Honored For College Achievements
    Thirty-seven local students were honored through Friday for academic accomplishments and achievements.
  • 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.
  • Bids Sought Now For Sanatoga Park Upgrade
    Lower Pottsgrove is hoping to put a more than $60,000 grant to use by making improvements at the band shell in Sanatoga Park. Contractor bids on the project are due by Aug. 27.
  • Police Charge Pottstown Man With DUI
    Lower Pottsgrove police issued a summons Thursday after receiving blood test results from an incident that occurred two weeks earlier on the township’s east side.
  • Police Seek Woman In Royersford Burglary
    Four photos of a single female suspect were distributed Thursday by Upper Providence Township police in their investigation of an alleged burglary that occurred July 20 in Royersford.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    A play in Pottstown, an 18th Century summer vacation in Schwenksville, cruising Saturday night in the borough downtown, reliving playground kickball in Limerick, and butterflies in Norristown.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    An emotional scene outside a MontCo courtroom as mothers console each other; Not guilty plea entered in North Coventry alleged murder case; Teen sentenced in Pottstown alley murder.
  • Don’t Let Them Be Lonely On These Nights
    Consider this a standing invitation, according to the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors. When they resume a regular meeting schedule Aug. 11, they’d love to see your face in the place.
  • Complaint About Unions’ Letter Kicked To AG
    A complaint about a political letter sent last fall by state and national teachers unions, with which Pottsgrove and Spring-Ford teachers are affiliated, has been forwarded to Attorney General Kathleen Kane’s office.
  • Why Firefighters Spend Hours In Training
    While you ate dinner and watched television Monday evening, men and women in Linfield PA hoped you’d never need their help, but prepared for when you might.
  • Nostalgia Night Returns Saturday Downtown
    Keep Pottstown cruising memories alive (even if you never experienced them yourself) by seeing classic cars and visiting with their owners Saturday in downtown Pottstown. It’s free, too!
  • These Folks Know How To Spend A Summer
    Things you might have wanted to do on an 18th Century summer vacation in the Pennsylvania countryside, and even some you might not have considered, come to life Saturday in Schwenksville.
  • Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
    Inspections and other changes coming for Pottstown rental properties; October Brew-Fest benefits Pottstown Elks Lodge repairs; Heroin bundles net jail time; and an OK for the Firebird Festival.
  • Lower Pottsgrove Saves On Commercial Help
    The Board of Commissioners has appointed a Morgantown PA company to assist Director Of Codes Joe Groff in work involving commercial structures, and will save money in the process.
  • Newly Arrived Equipment Could Save Lives
    State-of-the-art, nationally approved self-contained breathing apparatus has been purchased by the Sanatoga Fire Company to keep its volunteers safe in hazardous smoke- and fume-filled situations.
  • After Surviving This, Township Officer’s Back
    Lower Pottsgrove Police Ofc. Jim Kenney, who was seriously injured during a September 2014 accident in his cruiser, is returning to full duty.
  • Soon, You May Get Gas With Your Water Ice
    Rita’s Water Ice, the popular frozen dessert vendor at seven locations locally, plans to expand by opening new shops within “convenience and gasoline” stores nationwide.
  • Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
    CMERT team assists Limerick Police in “high-risk” arrest in Pottstown; Valley Forge Casino takes you to “the beach;” County cuts ribbon to open new trail; and Spring City natural gas growth.
  • Sewer Authority Refinance Saves $1 Million
    The Lower Pottsgrove Sewer Authority plans to refinance a 2011 bond early next year, with the Board of Commissioners’ approval. A new loan could save $1 million in interest and fees.
  • Lower Pottsgrove June Expenses Totaled $411,561
    Lower Pottsgrove incurred $411,561 in expenses during June 2015. Here’s where the money went.
  • Police, Zoning Matters Prompt Exec Session
    During an executive session Thursday, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners reportedly talked about and received updates on a police policy, police personnel, and potential litigation.
  • Local Trash Hauler Earns Landfill Permit
    J.P. Mascaro and Sons, the company that provides waste disposal services to Lower Pottsgrove under contract, was won a renewed operating permit for a northeastern PA landfill.
  • Premium Outlets Attract Two New Tenants
    One, a woman’s clothing boutique, will open at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets on West Lightcap Road during August. The second, an outdoor apparel supplier, opens in October.
  • Stowe Retailer Site Gets A Make-Over
    The Dollar General store on West High Street was recently remodeled, the company said. It also operates stores in Lower Pottsgrove and Royersford.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    MontCo bicyclists, including Lower Pottsgrove’s police chief, raise $70,000 for cause; Pottstown store manager actions avoid a fire; borough public works garage progressing.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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