- Spring Valley Gets Planners’ Preliminary OK
Lower Pottsgrove’s Planning Commission has granted preliminary approval to the Spring Valley Farms housing community to be built on land bordered by North Pleasant View and Bliem roads.
- Rabid Raccoon Find Confirmed In Limerick
The township police department urged parents to warn children: stay away from wild animals.
- Bee Happy At Cedarville Honey Festival
They’re offering sweetness, stickiness, and anything imaginable to do with honey (and even some fun things that aren’t related) Saturday at Cedarville United Methodist Church in Pottstown.
- Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
Watson sues Sanatoga attorney over business disputes; Local firm designs packaging for papal commemorative coin; One-day strike authorized at PMMC; Spring-Ford marches on capitol; and high school sports.
- Olivet’s Saturday Focus On Family Time
The Olivet Center in Pottstown calls its Saturday event “a day for kids,” but it intends to bring out the kid in parents too. Spending enjoyable family time is its real goal.
- Friendship Ambulance Vehicles Re-Licensed
All four ambulances operated by Friendship Ambulance of Royersford were re-certified Tuesday for operation by the state Department of Health.
- Papal Visit Entertainment Spills Over Here
The World Meeting of Families in Philadelphia has spawned a family day Friday at nearby Valley Forge Historical Park. Bring a picnic meal and join in activities and historical demonstrations.
- 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.
- Westbound Armand Hammer-422 Ramp To Open
PennDOT’s contractor working on the westbound on-ramp to U.S. Route 422 at Armand Hammer Boulevard finished a week early. The ramp should open Tuesday.
- State Road Re-Paving Still In Motion
Pennsylvania Department of Transportation work to re-pave portions of Pleasant View and Buchert Roads has stopped. It’s just taking longer than initially anticipated.
- Bargain Hunters Go Shopping At Sunnybrook
KidSense Children’s Consignment held its last sale Thursday through Saturday at Sunnybrook Ballroom. It will move to Coventry Mall for its spring sale in March 2016.
- Pets Reigned At Saturday Fair In Pottstown
With 44 photos. Love was in the air, and in a pen, and roaming the grounds too during the fifth annual Pottstown Pet Fair on Saturday in Memorial Park.
- You Might Hear Someone Shout, ‘King Me!’
Fans of a game of checkers take their interest pretty seriously. You’ll find that to be true Wednesday, as the Pottstown Area Senior Center observes National Checkers Day in Sanatoga.
- Running A Small Business? Get Local Help
A U.S. Small Business Administration representative will talk Wednesday with business owners in downtown Pottstown about government resources for their ventures. It’s open to the public.
- Decorative Sidewalks Installed At Gateway
Owners of the Gateway At Sanatoga shopping center in Limerick, currently home to Costco and Chick-fil-A, are making a variety of landscaping improvements. The work began on West Lightcap Road.
- Saturday Service Honors Chief’s Memory
Community residents, and men and women who worked and served with him, said goodbye Saturday to former Lower Pottsgrove Police Chief Raymond Bechtel.
- Fill Those Pottsgrove Plates, Help Make Music
Pottsgrove High School Marching Band members and boosters worked to keep patrons satisfied during a Sunday fund-raiser, with gratifying results.
- New Pharmacy Due At East High And Beech
The former Liberty gas station at the corner is getting a substantial makeover. A pharmacy will occupy the substantially renovated building, according to borough paperwork.
- Fly-In Breakfast Draws The Hungry And Curious
With video and 11 photos. The annual fly-in breakfast held Sunday morning at Heritage Airport in Limerick attracted airplane lovers, curious families, and those hungry for a home-style cooked breakfast.
- Friendship Names McGinley Medical Director
Dr. Nevin McGinley, an emergency room physician in Reading, has also been named the new medical director of Friendship Ambulance in Royersford.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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