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Saturday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Drive Sober On The Weekend, Or Be Arrested
    Local and state law enforcement agencies are looking to crack down during the Labor Day weekend on driving under the influence violators. Don’t give them a reason to single you out.
  • This Lonely Sign Needs A New Home
    … And relocating it has already crossed the minds of Lower Pottsgrove’s Board of Commissioners.
  • At West End In Stowe, Farewell Summer!
    With 8 photos. For an end-of-summer salute, volunteers at the West End Fire Company on Rice Street in Stowe this weekend are welcoming crowds into their carnival behind the fire house.
  • Tap Your Feet To A New Orleans Beat
    The Barbone Street Jazz Band, well known in Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick for terrific summer concerts, makes a free late-season appearance Saturday at Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Duryea Day car show in Boyertown; take in the rids and excitement at the fire company carnival in Stowe; hear Barbone Street jazz masters in Green Lane.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    What’s ahead in PAC-10 boys’ cross country (hint: Pottsgrove!); Pottstown company provides big screens for papal visit; Fecera project gets zoning OK; new traffic signals for Limerick.
  • Wanna Buy? Something To Sell? Come Haggle
    Limerick Township’s Parks and Recreation Department holds its community yard sale next Saturday (Sept. 12) at Community Park on Swamp Pike. Come find a deal, or get rid of stuff, or both!
  • Township Places Order For Emergency Radios
    Lower Pottsgrove has placed its order for new emergency radios that will work with the upgraded communications system being brought online by Montgomery County at a cost of $29.9 million.
  • Aerial Park Map Now In Township Hands
    A from-high-above view of Gerald Richards Park on Buchert Road has been delivered to Lower Pottsgrove. It’s one of the keys to solving persistent water drainage problems there.
  • Pottsgrove High Opening Delayed To Sept. 14
    Pottsgrove Superintendent Shellie Feola on Wednesday confirmed the district high school will open four days later than its other buildings. Some social media critics considered it inevitable.
  • Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
    A local war hero is honored Thursday in Lower Pottsgrove; former owners of Sanatoga Thriftway have filed for bankruptcy; Pottstown man charged in gun sale; dust, dirt frustrates Limerick resident.
  • Expect Word Today On Pottsgrove High Opening
    Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Shellie Feola has promised today’s the day a decision will be issued regarding an opening date at still-being-renovated Pottsgrove High School.
  • Mold Remediation In Progress At Ringing
    Work began last Tuesday to remove mold growth found in the roof deck of Ringing Rocks Elementary School. The project will cost less than expected, and the school should open on time.
  • Pottsgrove Books 2016 Relay At Stadium
    The 2016 edition of the Pottstown Relay for Life to benefit the American Cancer Society will again be held where it’s been for many years: the stadium of Pottsgrove High School.
  • 422 West Closing Overnights For Bridge Project
    Only westbound lanes of U.S. Route 422 will be shut down overnight Tuesday and Thursday of this week at Route 100. Drivers will be detoured north to High Street, then west over High and back to 422.
  • Linfield, Royersford Practice Vehicle Rescue
    Fire-fighters from Linfield and Royersford spent their Monday night hours in practice to someday save victims on the highway.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    Area police departments cracked down on aggressive drivers; PennDOT won’t delay papal travel; Former Pottstown merchant wins bail; PSSA test woes hit Pottstown, Spring-Ford too.
  • Local Nurse Earns Diabetes Board Certification
    Debbie Zlomek, a Sanatoga resident and certified diabetes educator for Pottstown Medical Specialists Inc., has earned her board certification in advanced diabetes management.
  • What’s Ahead Locally For Girl’s Soccer? on Monday offered an insider’s view on the prospects for this season’s girls soccer teams in Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Spring-Ford and their seven competitors.
  • Township Finds Police Tour An Eye-Opener
    Lower Pottsgrove officials recently toured the new police department building opened during June in Upper Providence Township. What they saw there gave them building ideas of their own.
  • Pottsgrove Aug. 25 Meeting Now On PCTV
    The Pottstown-based PCTV Network’s video recording of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors’ Aug. 25 meeting was posted Sunday to YouTube for public viewing.
  • Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
    Pottstown anticipates traffic problems when pope arrives; PMMC labor contract talks continue; career machinist becomes Pottstown retailer; borough manufacturer fire doused; Avoiding youth sports fraud.
  • Pottstown Schools Await Dawn’s Early Light
    It’s the first day of school, and principals in the Pottstown School District and elsewhere declared they’re ready for a new year of learning.
  • Here’s Your Chance To Kick It Really Far
    Maybe you were the one who always was picked last for the kickball team. Get your revenge for those years of embarrassment. Adult kickball leagues start Sept. 15 in Limerick.
  • In Princeton, A ‘Welcome Back’ To Students
    With 13 photos. Princeton NJ is always a happening place, thanks to the university that bears its name. But during the last weekend in August, as students return, it can be a really rollicking town.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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