- Sanatoga’s Thriftway Market Closing Doors
A retail grocery fixture in Lower Pottsgrove for 18 years, the Sanatoga Thriftway supermarket, will close within a week, its owners confirmed Wednesday.
- Pope 35 Miles Away, But We’ll Feel His Impact
Lower Pottsgrove police and others in western Montgomery County are preparing to deal with local effects of September’s papal visit. Guests will take lodging here and travel to Philly for its events.
- Two Locals Charged In DE Car Theft
Two men, one of Lower Pottsgrove and the second from Pottstown, face several charges locally connected to an alleged vehicle theft Thursday in Delaware, where fugitive warrants also were issued.
- Hopefully Not Here: Distraction Burglars
Limerick police were pro-active Tuesday in informing the public about burglaries happening outside the township, in the hope they might be prevented locally.
- One EMS Call, Three Cooperative Responders
In Royersford on Sunday, first responder professionals worked as one team to provide emergency patient care … even though they were members of three different teams.
- Montgomery County’s Latest Emergency Dispatches
Did you just hear a siren? It could be the police, emergency medical service personnel, or fire companies being dispatched by Montgomery County’s Department of Public Safety. See its incident list here in real time.
- Ahead On The Calendar
Local events by the day, week or month. Got one to add? E-mail The Post.
- AccuWeather News And Tomorrow’s Forecast
A look at what tomorrow will be like, provided by AccuWeather.
- Commissioners Call For Watson Resignation
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners asked colleague Shawn Watson to voluntarily resign as a result of his reported financial and legal troubles. They apparently can’t force him out.
- Fire Company Mourns Its Former Chief
Former Sanatoga Fire Company Chief and Chief Engineer Dennis “Denny” Miller has died.
- Airman, A Local Graduate, Completes Basic
He attended high school in Lower Pottsgrove, and finished military training in Texas.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
Terroristic threat charges filed in West Pottsgrove; “Caught ‘ya!” trouble for a Pottstown enforcer; Borough council meets Wednesday; Phoenixville puts out its new welcome sign.
- Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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