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Tuesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Paving To Close Pruss Hill Road Friday
    Paving work scheduled for Friday in Lower Pottsgrove is expected to close a portion of Pruss Hill Road for several hours that day. The work is weather-dependent. Commuters should be prepared.
  • Alleged Township Carjacker In Custody
    A juvenile male has been arrested on charges related to an alleged car-jacking late Friday night outside Cutillo’s Restaurant in Lower Pottsgrove.
  • 5 Arrested Near CVS On Car Theft Charges
    Lower Pottsgrove and Pottstown police are cooperating with counterparts in Rehoboth Beach DE on the arrest Friday night of suspected car thieves near the CVS Pharmacy on East High Street.
  • Blessed Theresa Festival Returns Aug. 19
    The annual summer, four-day summer festival at the church on Swamp Road in Limerick is back with a big midway, free nightly entertainment and lots of food.
  • A Monument Of Engineering, 23 Miles Close
    Building bridges is common today, but not easy. A lengthy bridge of wood, not steel? More difficult. A wooden covered bridge half-a-football field long? That’s a marvel … and a short drive away.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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