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Wednesday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Township Police Ask Advance Emergency Decree
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners have been asked to authorize the police department to declare a local emergency, if needed, during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia. It’s a precautionary measure.
  • Eat Your Fill Sunday On Marchers’ Behalf
    If you’re hungry Sunday morning for pancakes and all that goes with them, the Pottsgrove High School Marching Band has your breakfast! Eat up with them, and help them travel to Georgia too.
  • Sanatoga Chick-fil-A Opens Kids Club Tonight
    The Chick-fil-A restaurant in Gateway at Sanatoga is launching a local edition of the national franchise’s kids club. For those ages 4-10 already registered, its first gathering is tonight.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    West Pottsgrove man admits role in robberies; Upper Pottsgrove woman says she tried to flush meth; Pennhurst exhibit at Coventry Mall; and Monday high school sports results.
  • Seniors Get Advice On Avoiding Scammers
    A sucker may be born every minute, but it doesn’t have to be you! Member of the Pottstown Area Seniors Center will learn Friday in Sanatoga how they can avoid being conned by scam artists.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    West Pottsgrove man admits role in robberies; Upper Pottsgrove woman says she tried to flush meth; Pennhurst exhibit at Coventry Mall; and Monday high school sports results.
  • State To Re-Pave Pleasant View, Buchert
    Both are state-owned roads in Lower Pottsgrove Township. PennDOT will re-pave portions of both beginning Wednesday at 9 a.m., and work overnight to Thursday at 5 a.m. Anticipate delays.
  • PART Ends Bus Stop In Sanatoga Center
    Pottstown public buses will now pick up passengers near the Sanatoga Fire Company building on East High Street, but as of Monday they have stopped driving into Sanatoga Village Center.
  • Sanatoga Volunteers Complete Memorial Climb
    With video. Three Sanatoga fire-fighters traveled Sunday to Lancaster PA, and then exerted themselves for hours climbing the equivalent of 100 stories of stairs to honor the 9-11 fallen.
  • A Flavorful, Fun Time Sunday In Downtown
    With 14 photos and more. Sunday’s Carousel Of Flavor fund-raiser to benefit the Pottstown carousel project attracted thousands of visitors with fine food, great beverages, comfortable weather, and lots of smiles and laughter.
  • Buckle Up, Drivers, And Make Kids Safe Too
    It’s National Child Passenger Safety Week through Saturday. The Pottstown Police Department plans special enforcement activities to ensure our area’s children side safely in any vehicle.
  • Limerick Fire Company Winner In Alburtis
    Volunteers of the Limerick Fire Company helped their brethren in Alburtis PA celebrate a 100th anniversary Saturday, and brought home some glory for themselves too.
  • Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
    Vaping stores busy in Pottstown and Boyertown; Pottstown competitors in dragon boat race; PAL marks its 30th anniversary in borough; Opening the 50-year time capsule; and high school sports.
  • Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
    Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
  • Lawmakers Hope To Tackle ‘Ghost Teachers’
    Two Pennsylvania Republican representatives want to put an end to a collective bargaining practice allowed in some school districts that lets teachers do union-related work on school work time.
  • SCORE Adds Second Social Media Seminar
    A September seminar on using social media for business, being held by the Pottstown chapter of SCORE, is already filled up. So it added a second date for Oct. 2. Get signed up now.
  • Olivet Day Fosters Adult-Child Relationships
    Adults can re-live their childhood, and build better relationships with their own kids, during an annual event coming Sept. 26 to the Olivet Boys & Girls Clubs at Pottstown’s Ricketts Center.
  • S-F Students Qualify In Scholarship Program
    Six students at Spring-Ford High were named Friday as semi-finalists in the competition for National Merit Scholarships.
  • Woman Faces Habitual DUI Offender Charge
    Lower Pottsgrove police say a woman arrested late last month for allegedly driving under the influence will now also be charged as a habitual DUI offender.
  • 31 Tickets Issued During Two Days on 422
    Aggressive driver enforcement details late last month on U.S. Route 422 by Lower Pottsgrove police yielded 31 traffic citations over a two-day period, plus others elsewhere.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    County grants benefit Pottstown carousel, Colebrookdale Railroad; Decades-long sentence sought for convicted rapist; Pottstown wins brownfields funding; Phamous Phil’s expands to Limerick.
  • Learn Basics Of Tai Chi In Limerick
    Think of it as an exercise art that is restful and invigorating. Find out more about tai chi in classes to be held by the township Parks and Recreation Department.
  • Randy Run Residents Seek Speed Limits
    Lower Pottsgrove police are studying the possibility of posting speed limits in the Randy Run housing community at Buchert Road and Gresh Drive. They’re responding to home owner requests.
  • Maybe Next Township Officer Is ‘Out There’
    Of 393 candidates who were recently tested to become local police officers, one might someday be destined for Lower Pottsgrove.
  • Visitation, Memorial Service Set For Chief
    A Sept. 19 visitation and memorial service in Gilbertsville has been scheduled to honor former Lower Pottsgrove Police Chief Raymond Bechtel, who died Saturday.
  • Moser Road Seniors Center Making Progress
    The demolition work is done, and new fixtures are now being installed at the new headquarters of the Pottstown Area Seniors Center on Moser Road.
  • Craft Brewer Building Now In Spring City
    The Tuned Up Brewing Company, known for its “Scorned Woman” American IPA and other beers, is renovating a Main Street, Spring City, building to open its commercial brewing facility there.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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