- Watson Officially Cut Out Of The Picture
Then you saw him. Now you don’t.
- Saturday Morning Driver Arrested For DUI
Lower Pottsgrove police arrested a Pottstown man Saturday morning for driving under the influence on U.S. Route 422.
- 2015 ‘Grove Grad, USMC Private Back Home
Joseph Clevenger left Pottsgrove High stadium this June as a civilian and new graduate. He returned Friday for the Falcons’ home game, as a new Marine Corps private.
- Firearms Safety Class Planned For Pottstown
Montgomery County law enforcement officials will conduct a firearms safety and awareness class Sept. 30 in Pottstown. It’s free and open to the public, and online registration is available now.
- Coming Soon In Regional Recreation Events
Enjoyable activities across greater Pottstown have been announced through Oct. 3 by the Pottstown Area Regional Recreation Committee.
- Cub Scout Pack Forming During October
New Cub Scout Pack 263 will be organized in Pottstown and conduct its first meeting on Oct. 2. Boys between the ages of 7 and 10 are encouraged to join.
- New ‘Pottstown Pride’ Edition Available
“Pottstown Pride,” the Pottstown School District publication about accomplishments of its students, faculty and alumni, is available now for free download.
- 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.
- West Pottsgrove, Trappe Win Green Grants
West Pottsgrove will make extensive improvements to Murgia Park and the Manatawny Trail. Trappe will expand its trail system to Main Street. Each receives $7,500 from a PECO program.
- Middle School Bus In Mishap; None Hurt
No one was injured in a minor vehicular accident Thursday afternoon involving Pottsgrove School District Bus 29 from Pottsgrove Middle School.
- Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
Kids consignment sale in Sanatoga, Oktoberfest in Boyertown, Fly-in breakfast in Limerick, Pottsgrove Music Fest in Lower Pottsgrove, Pottsgrove pancakes in Royersford, a tea party in Pottstown.
- Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
Cell phone tower going up at borough treatment plant; Pottstown teachers donate to lights campaign; Limerick OKs 9-1-1 emergency radio buy; Postcard for the pope; and high school sports results.
- Go To The Mattress To Benefit Musicians
A mattress sale being held Sunday in Royersford will benefit the Spring-Ford Music Association.
- Township Wins $20,000 In Developer Lawsuit
Lower Pottsgrove will get $20,000 in security bond money under an agreement to settle a three-year-old lawsuit raised when a developer failed to finish a housing community on Rupert Road.
- Two-Alarm Fire Hits Upper Pottsgrove Home
Several area fire companies were called out Wednesday night to battle a two-alarm house fire on Farmington Avenue in Upper Pottsgrove Township.
- Fly Or Drive, But Get To Airfield Breakfast
Sunday marks the 62nd year during which the Pottstown Aircraft Owners and Pilots group holds its annual fly-in and drive-in breakfast in Limerick. Cruise on in for food and fun.
- Township Rethinks Challenged Registry Proposal
Two high court rulings against a law that requires motel owners to supply police with guest registry information have Lower Pottsgrove officials rethinking a similar proposal for the township.
- Flu Season’s Coming; Get Vaccinated Free
Nine free flu immunization clinics are scheduled by Montgomery County; the closest to us will be held Oct. 22 in Gilbertsville. Protect your family against illness, at no charge or co-pay.
- Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
Pottstown moves closer to borough-wide commercial tax break; Police search for shooting suspect; Official end to borough fire merger effort; Target tests grocery delivery; and high school sports.
- Celebrate All Pets During Saturday Pottstown Fair
Pottstown is a pets town. It loves its dogs, cats, fish, birds and, yes, even a reptile or two. If you cherish a pet, or want to, come Saturday to the 5th annual Pet Fair in Memorial Park.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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