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Monday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Sanatoga Postal Unit Depends On USPS
    How the community used postal services inside Sanatoga Thriftway may in part determine if it merits a replacement. Until that decision, plan to travel farther for postal help.
  • See Something? Say Something! But Not On FB
    Facebook is a social media platform that’s perfect for helping friends, family members and neighbors get connected. For alerting Lower Pottsgrove police, though, it’s not so hot.
  • Firefighters Plan Miller Memorial Sunday
    The ceremony will begin at 11:30 with a procession of equipment to Ringing Hill, followed by a service from noon to 3 p.m., and then a reception.
  • Pottstown Save-A-Lot Market Opens Thursday
    The borough’s newest supermarket will unlock its doors next week with what its management promotes as a “focused selection” of food items sold at discounted prices.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Get your history at the Goshenhoppen Folk Festival (Perkiomenville) or Living History Sunday (Pottstown). See hot cars in Spring City and Collegeville, and firefighting equipment in Oaks. Give blood in Royersford.
  • Nothing But Fun At Royersford’s NNO
    The Royersford edition of Tuesday’s National Night Out observance was packed with people, vendors, free food, entertainment, and more fun than you could shake a stick at!
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    Stowe man returned to jail for DUI charge; Mold problem addressed at Pottsgrove’s Ringing Rocks Elementary School; Upper Pottsgrove park wins grant contest; Fecera project faces zoning hearing.
  • Pottsgrove Warns Of Poor PSSA Scores Ahead
    Early PSSA test results indicate Pottsgrove students fared far more poorly than in the past. They’re not alone: test changes had the same effect statewide.
  • 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.
  • Is A New Rita’s Ice Headed Here?
    There are no plans yet, no commitments, not even a specific address. But there is a generalized location for a proposed Rita’s Italian Ice: North Charlotte Street at School Lane.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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