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Thursday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Police To Heighten Security At Pottsgrove High
    Lower Pottsgrove police say they will step up their security presence Wednesday at Pottsgrove High School, even though they’ve determined no imminent danger exists from a bomb threat made Monday.
  • Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
    A grieving Pottstown father’s action helped bust up a heroin ring; PMMC workers ratify new contract, avoid job action; Debate rages over Spring-Ford fitness center; Drowning victims identified.
  • Ray Lopez To Be Sworn As Commissioner
    The president of the Ringing Hill Fire Company was chosen Monday to succeed Shawn Watson on the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners. He is scheduled to take his oath of office today.
  • Four At Pottsgrove High Arrested In Bus Vaping
    Using the electronic devices on a school bus, as they were alleged to have done last month, is a violation of state law, Lower Pottsgrove’s police chief said.
  • DA Charges 5 In Local Hotel Room Drug Sales
    Lower Pottsgrove and Pottstown police, and the Montgomery County district attorney, followed up a June drug crack-down Monday with more criminal complaints intended to stop a trafficking operation.
  • $5 Billion Tax Plan Heads To Showdown
    Gov. Wolf will bring a proposed budget Tuesday to the state House of Representatives, with a vote on it scheduled for Wednesday, in an effort to break a three-month budget impasse.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    Heroin ring dismantled in Pottstown; Evergreen Consignment exploited a local niche; BrewFest an opening success for Elks; MontCo colleges on alert after threat.
  • Pottsgrove Studying ‘Everday Math’ Quality
    Plenty of Pottsgrove school parents have complained about its use of a mathematics program called “Everyday Math.” Now the district and five others are subjecting it to a “quality review.”
  • Board Set To Select Watson Successor Tonight
    Who will serve as Lower Pottsgrove’s next Board of Commissioners’ member? Many expect that question will be answered tonight.
  • Isett Adds Pottstown Engineer To Its Staff
    He’s got nearly 20 years of experience in the profession.
  • Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post
    Downed wires closed North Keim in Lower Pottsgrove; Departments respond to West Pottsgrove dryer fire; Pottstown building demolition begins; Limerick man accused in insurance scam.
  • Pottsgrove Contract Talks Become War Of Words
    Statements issued Friday by Pottsgrove School District Superintendent Shellie Feola and teachers’ union president Megan DeLena indicates a growing problem in labor negotiations.
  • Gas Station, Mini-Mart Returns To Sanatoga
    The former Sunoco gasoline station and convenience store on East High Street that closed four months ago will soon re-open under new ownership.
  • Township Plans Yard Waste Pick-Up Monday
    Those downed leaves and branches littering your yard after the weekend rainfall can be disposed of quickly and free. Remember, though: they must be packed into compostable bags.
  • No New Mold At Ringing; Problems Remain
    An insufficient heating, ventilation and air conditioning system may have been the cause of mold growth at Ringing Rocks Elementary School, the Pottsgrove school board learned Tuesday.
  • Auditor General: Budget Impasse Killing Schools
    Only two months into the academic year, 17 school district have had to borrow millions of dollars to keep operating, because the state has not yet passed its budget.
  • Watch The Rain, But Start Thinking Snow
    Remnants of Hurricane Joaquin might make things a little soggy this weekend, but long-term thinkers in Lower Pottsgrove are looking ahead to winter and plowing snow.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    Citgo on North Charlotte Street might be razed; Five pitch themselves to succeed as Lower Pottsgrove commissioner; West Pottsgrove man rejects plea deal; Crashed car reported stolen in Upper Pottsgrove

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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