- Expect Sept. 2 Decision On High School Opening
Pottsgrove School District’s superintendent agreed to let parents and students know by next Wednesday if the construction-delayed high school will open on time six days later.
- Pottsgrove Suspends Volunteer TB Tests For Now
The Pottsgrove Board of School Directors voted to suspend its requirement to seek tuberculosis test results from school volunteers, until a committee can make a policy decision on the issue.
- Choice Advocates Decry Wolf Plan For School
Advocates for school choice are angered by what they claim is Gov. Tom Wolf’s attempt to blame one school’s financial woes on the amount of money paid to charter schools.
- Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
Accused West Pottsgrove man wants separate trials on crimes; PennDOT shows off new projects website; State budget still at stalemate; Spring-Ford schools have tax problems; and an IRS scam warning.
- 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.
- TB Tests, HS Progress On Workshop Agenda
Pottsgrove’s Board of School Directors meets at 7:30 tonight in the district office on Kauffman Road to have its committees and superintendent review a variety of currently hot topics.
- Companies Respond Monday To Linfield Fire
Linfield Fire Company volunteers, with assistance from Sanatoga, Ringing Hill, and several other area companies, fought heavy fire and smoke Monday night at the Linfield Industrial Park.
- SaveALot Supermarket Now Open For Business
Pottstown’s newest food supermarket, SaveALot, is open on Robinson Street.
- You Might Find Back-To-School Apparel Here
Looking for back-to-school fashion bargains without paying retail prices? The community yard sale being conducted Sept. 5 across the borough of Boyertown might be what you need.
- Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
Monday delays as minivan overturns at 422 exit ramp; Pottstown schools approve hiring, with lots of discussion; Spring-Ford brings on new business manager; Phoenixville school concerns.
- Schools Asked To Make Volunteering Easier
The cost of tuberculosis testing is keeping some parents and others from volunteering in Pottsgrove student activities, some school board members say. They’d like to re-visit that requirement.
- Ash Borer Threatens Upper Pottsgrove Trees
A potential infestation by a half-inch-long glittering green-colored beetle threatens to kill a substantial portion of mature forest growth in Upper Pottsgrove.
- Ready MontCo Alerts Available For Royersford
Want to be in the know in the fastest way possible? The Royersford Office of Emergency Management urges residents to enroll for Ready MontCo notifications.
- Linfield Fire Company Schedules CPR Class
Linfield firefighters are ready to teach you how to administer cardiopulmonary resusitation in an emergency.
- Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
- Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
With Pope’s Philadelphia visit, local hotels filling up; family offers fresh Lancaster County foods downtown; Pottstown bike night benefits veteran; Band prepares for Atlantic City pageant.
- Pottsgrove Renovation Overtime OK’d To $50,000
Contractors scrambling to complete summer renovations at Pottsgrove High School may spend up to $50,000 in overtime costs to speed up the jobs, the school board agreed Friday.
- Pottsgrove Asked About ‘Contingency Plans’
What happens to students in Advanced Placement studies, or to those who attend the Western Center in Limerick, if Pottsgrove High opens late? Questions on both arose Friday.
- School Board Held Thursday Exec Session
It was said to have covered potential litigation facing the Pottsgrove School District.
- Regional Forces Plan September Papal Visit
An exercise this week at Ursinus College in Collegeville attracted local, county, state and federal law enforcement commanders as they discussed the coming visit of Pope Francis in Philadelphia.
- New Evacuation Helicopter Arrives In Limerick
The emergency medical evacuation fleet at Heritage Field airport in Limerick has been augmented by a new arrival.
- Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
Motorist rescued Friday from Pottstown flood water; Pottstown school board president resigning to move; Police plan DUI enforcement next week; Firefighters investigate smoke downtown.
- Thriftway Needs New Permit To Re-Open
Had the doors of Sanatoga Thriftway remained open beyond Aug. 12, new operators could have kept the business humming. Now officially closed, though, it faces Lower Pottsgrove regulatory paperwork.
- Pottsgrove Asks To Pay For Contractor Overtime
A Pottsgrove school board meeting was called Friday morning to determine if directors will pay added overtime costs to complete high school renovations and avoid an opening-day delay.
- Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
A German supermarket competitor to Aldi looks to open in West Pottsgrove; County court website focuses on Kane case; Majority of Americans want action to lower medication prices.
- Backpack Patrol Excites Rupert’s Students
What began as an effort to open communication between Pottstown school teachers and local families recently brought bright smiles to the faces of incoming students.
- Township Animal Law Set For Public Hearing
Lower Pottsgrove’s proposed tougher and broader regulations dealing with animal control will be the subject of a Sept. 8 public hearing. Commissioners canceled their scheduled meeting tonight.
- Under-Wraps Police Exercise In Limerick
Limerick police department commanders and others were involved Wednesday in a closed-to-the-public “hostile action drill” at the Exelon generating station. They fought a mock adversary.
- Here’s A Chance To Help Pottstown Police
Borough law enforcers said Wednesday they are seeking the public’s help in identifying and finding three individuals seen in surveillance photos.
- Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
Possible movement in state budget school funding talks; Drug runner admits to domestic violence too; Spring-Ford discusses state’s volunteer requirements; Get pets vaccinated at low cost.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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