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Saturday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Lopez Attends First Meeting As Commissioner
    Lower Pottsgrove’s Board of Commissioners returned Thursday to its five-member strength with the addition of former Emergency Management Coordinator Ray Lopez.
  • Expect Traffic Changes For Community Day
    Expect traffic changes to accommodate the crowd anticipated to attend Lower Pottsgrove’s Community Day on Saturday in the Sanatoga Village Center. Watch for pedestrians, and drive carefully.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Halloween events in full swing in Linfield, Birdsboro, and Douglassville; Feel like fall at MOSAIC festival, in Pottsgrove Manor exhibit, or on a night hike for kids, all in Pottstown; and meet Royersford’s wolves.
  • Buckman Plans New Warehouse In Limerick
    On the Business Page, Buckman Enterprises wants to expand its Limerick headquarters by adding a second warehouse. Also, read the latest regional business news from the Philadelphia Business Journal.
  • Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post
    Here’s a guy who admits he wanted to take delivery … of a UPS truck; Quilts a welcoming sight in Pottstown; Montgomery County has big plans for open space; Local tourism, drone-style.
  • Sheriff Arrests 3 Locally In Wednesday Raid
    The offenders were wanted for non-payment of child support and other violations. They were swept up during early morning hours as part of the National Family Violence Apprehension Detail.
  • Police Seem Everywhere In Bus Safety Week
    Law enforcers in Upper Pottsgrove and elsewhere across western Montgomery County remind drivers this week that the safety of children on school buses is a shared responsibility.
  • Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post
    Son of accused Lower Pottsgrove arsonist wanted for parole violation; no rate hike due from Pottstown for water or sewer; West Pottsgrove man hopes to have statements barred in trial.
  • Royersford Free Library Plans Holiday Events
    Its full calendar of November (2015) activities and programs was distributed Wednesday.
  • Hartley Guest-Directs Ursinus Production
    Philadelphia actor and director Neill Hartley takes on the role of guest director for “All In The Timing” to be staged next week at Ursinus College.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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