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Thursday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Band Shell Project Expense Being Reviewed
    Lower Pottsgrove wants to make improvements to its band shell in Sanatoga Park. Senior citizens and others would benefit. But, oops!, bids for the work came in far higher than budgeted.
  • Check Out ‘Grove Library (And Its Books Too)
    Just as predicted, Pottsgrove High School renovation contractors have turned over keys to the high school library. Last Wednesday was move-in day for the library staff.
  • Lawmakers Offer Bill To Bust ‘Ghost Teachers’
    Two lawmakers in Harrisburg look to end the practice of allowing teachers to leave their classrooms and work for their unions while being paid and receiving benefits.
  • Reading Health Opens Douglassville Offices
    On today’s Health And Fitness Page: Reading Health has opened primary medical care, urgent care, and laboratory and imaging services in Douglassville’s Amity Professional Building. Also, read the latest featured stories from Medical News Today.
  • Wireless Pole, Home Projects On Zoning Agenda
    Limerick’s Zoning Hearing Board will hear appeals next week to build a wireless antenna facility in Linfield, install an outdoor fireplace in Limerick, and erect a small business sign.
  • Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post
    Lower Pottsgrove woman wants her trial moved, prosecutors oppose; Relay For Life begins anew in Pottstown; borough school board takes tax pledge; New Hanover proposal raises traffic concerns.
  • Georgia Visitor Didn’t Expect This Welcome
    Two Lower Pottsgrove police officers formed a welcoming committee, of sorts, for a Georgia man whom they arrested Saturday in the township on alleged drug and drunkenness offenses.
  • All That Landfill, And So Little Landfill Gas
    On today’s Money And Business Page: The Waste Management corporate landfill that straddles portions of West Pottsgrove and Douglass townships has run out of gas. Also, read the latest regional business news from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • Pottsgrove Juniors Hear No Need To Fear PSAT
    Forget Halloween: taking a test may be the scariest thing some students ever do. That shouldn’t be the case, though, with the PSAT, a practice exam scheduled for Oct. 28 at Pottsgrove High.
  • Everything’s Easier With The Right Help
    Computer-savvy students at the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center in Limerick are volunteering once a month to offer high-tech assistance to residents of Sanatoga Ridge Community.
  • Planning Commission Canceled Monday Meeting
    No reason was offered, but it was likely there was no business to discuss.
  • Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post
    Trucker faces trial in Stowe man’s death; Stowe hunter arrested with shotgun; Two women injured in Pottstown crash; Partnership spending helps revitalize borough housing; New steakhouse opens.
  • Township Wins Bullet-Proof Vest Grant
    Lower Pottsgrove’s police department will receive $1,848 from the federal government to help buy new and replacement bullet-proof vests for four officers.
  • Pottsgrove Must Wrestle Earlier With Budget
    The district Board of School Directors was told Tuesday it will be asked to make budget-related decisions for next year far earlier than it has in the past.
  • Limerick Man Charged In Motorcycle Accident
    The incident occurred during early September on Pruss Hill Road, but laboratory blood alcohol content test results were received Friday, Lower Pottsgrove police said.
  • Only 1 Vote Opposes Pottsgrove Exec Salaries
    Only Pottsgrove school board director Patti Grimm, who is up for re-election, opposed salary increases for the district’s top three executives … but she declined to say why.
  • Pottsgrove Oct. 13 Meeting Now On PCTV
    The Pottstown-based PCTV Network’s video recording of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors’ Oct. 13 meeting was posted Friday to YouTube for public viewing.
  • Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
    Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
  • Incoming Directors To Attend School Themselves
    The soon-to-be first-timers on the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors will receive customized training before starting their jobs.
  • Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post
    Bridge drawings OK’d in West Pottsgrove; Pottstown hopes to table tax exemption hearing; Ursinus organic farm wins national recognition; and Boone Friends help the homestead.
  • Bring Your Bikes Out To Community Day
    One of the best parts of the Lower Pottsgrove police bicycle rodeo, its safety and obstacle course, will be part of the new Community Day observance next Saturday (Oct. 24) in Sanatoga.
  • Pottsgrove Congratulates Soprano Performer
    Pottsgrove High School junior Diane DiLabio, some say, sings like an angel. That voice has brought her national attention; she’ll perform with a highly acclaimed mixed choir later this month in Nashville.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    Sanatoga courtroom being relocated to downtown Pottstown; Police arrest Stowe man in drug trafficking; Conviction in Lower Pottsgrove ice pick assault; Pottstown tax break discussions.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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