- Former Township Police Chief Bechtel Dies
He served residents of Lower Pottsgrove, and earlier those of North Coventry, during a police career that spanned 36 years. He died Saturday; funeral arrangements are pending.
- Limerick Police Help Reunite Dog And Owner
An injured pet found Sunday along Swamp Pike was quickly reunited with its owner after 454 Facebook users shared a photo posted by the Limerick Police Department.
- Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
Business founder invests more in downtown Pottstown; Banners show Pottstown High timeless spirit; Local Y offers free memberships; Phoenixville townhome fire; Weekend sports results.
- S-F Boys Drop Soccer Season Opener
With 14 photos. CB East players shut out Spring-Ford during a Saturday morning soccer match in Royersford.
- Winery Plans Mid-Month Harvest Celebration
With 9 photos. Kutztown’s Blair Vineyards, which also markets its products at Frecon Farms in Boyertown, will open its doors Sept. 19 and 20 for a harvest celebration.
- 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.
- Sanatoga, Royersford Firefighters Join Climb
They’ll spend grueling hours Sept. 13 in Lancaster PA, climbing the equivalent of 110 stories of stairs to honor firefighters who died in New York City’s 9-11 attacks.
- No Township Trash Pickup Monday (Sept. 7)
Garbage collectors get to enjoy the Labor Day holiday too.
- Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
Football previews for Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Spring-Ford, and Pope John Paul II; Pottstown volunteers step-up to the plate; Limerick arrest for alleged heroin use while driving; MontCo voter registration success.
- 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?
PAC-10Sports.com 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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