- Update, Register Special Needs With Township
If you live in Lower Pottsgrove and are disabled or could need assistance in an emergency, you may want to be part of its special needs registry. It’s being updated this week.
- Cleaning Complete, And Ready For Action
Sanatoga firefighters were among the patrons Saturday for the Pottsgrove Marching Band car wash. Their vehicle didn’t quite qualify as a car, though.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
Short-term plans proposed to help relieve 422 congestion; a new commissioner in Upper Pottsgrove; state officials visits Pottstown’s VideoRay; and ideas to cope with an oil train disaster.
- Learning This Week About Law Enforcement
The 2015 participants at Camp Cadet, hosted by the Pennsylvania State Police, watched and participated Monday in a rescue scenario presented by the Limerick Fire Company.
- 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.
- Senator Recognized For After-School Support
Pottstown’s Olivet Boys and Girls Club and a statewide after-school network have publicly thanked Sen. Bob Mensch for his support of their programs.
- Avoid Being Hot, Hot, Hot When Outdoors
Exercise is good for you. Exercise in the heat? If you’re smart and follow certain tips from a Pottstown physician, that could be good for you too.
- That ‘Boom!’ You Hear? Its Neighbors At Work
The Reading Materials Inc. division of the H&K Group, which owns the Sanatoga Quarry, has again issued its periodic notice that blasting there can occur weekdays over a 6-hour period.
- Parker Named TriCounty Network Director
Holly Parker, a life-long Pottstown resident, will begin Aug. 31 as the organization’s new executive director. Its offices are located in Sanatoga.
- Rotary Picks Long As Person-Of-The-Year
An 8-year veteran of the Pottstown Police Department, Det. Heather Long has been selected for the annual Pottstown Rotary Club honor due to her outstanding work.
- County To Spray In Pottstown For Mosquitoes
A large area of Pottstown residences is scheduled to be sprayed Tuesday night to kill mosquitoes suspected of carrying West Nile Virus, county health officials said.
- In Upper Pottsgrove, A Plea To Parents
A township police officer on patrol encountered a group of youngsters late Wednesday night, and their reaction to his presence both surprised and concerned him.
- Vacationing Limerick Officer Helps Save Victim
A Limerick police officer on vacation this week in Pittsburgh helped revive a heart attack victim.
- Pottstown Cluster Growing On Franklin
The religious organization that provides outreach and educational services to families in need will expand its footprint on North Franklin Street.
- Royersford Sewer Inspections Start Monday
It will involve smoke testing and video crews from New Jersey. They’ll begin work on the borough’s south side.
- Work’s Not Done, But Pleasant View Open
Employees from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation and the Lower Pottsgrove Public Works Department labored side-by-side Wednesday to install a new culvert on North Pleasant View Road.
- Ensuring Drivers Stay Between The Lines
Guess what else kept PennDOT crews busy Wednesday morning in Lower Pottsgrove?
- Money May Be Coming Back From Your Bank
Citizens Bank customers in Pottstown and Limerick may be among those nationwide receiving a total of $14 million in refunded credits for deposits improperly handled between 2008 and 2013.
- Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
Some customers of Met-Ed, which serves Lower Pottsgrove, briefly lose power; Pottstown Salvation Army under renovation; Progress at Colebrookdale Railroad; Eminent domain proceeds in Phoenixville.
- It’s ‘Lights On,’ Not Out, At Thriftway
The Sanatoga Thriftway, which was scheduled to close Wednesday, will remain open. It’s been rescued by the building’s owners. The market already has new managers, and will be renamed.
- Pottsgrove’s Madden Honored In Retirement
He’s been known by many labels during in his tenure, almost all complimentary. Until Tuesday, though, no one formally called Pottsgrove High Assistant Principal Jeff Madden “retired.”
- Verizon’s Still Installing, Six Years Later
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners hoped for quick and viable competition for television services when it signed Verizon Corp. to a franchise agreement six years ago. It’s still being rolled out.
- Local Tax Sale Parcels Now Unavailable
Thirty-two properties in Pottstown, the Pottsgroves, Limerick, Royersford and Collegeville were initially offered for an Aug. 20 county tax sale. No longer.
- Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
Lower Pottsgrove’s Watson allegedly sought special consideration to obtain Limerick trash contract, The Mercury reports; Accused Pottstown man tried to pin death on his cuz; dining in Collegeville.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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