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Tuesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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