- Pottsgrove Plans More Record-Purging Expense
House-cleaning of former student and employee records will cost more to finish than originally anticipated in the Pottsgrove School District.
- In Just 10 Seconds: Dead Battery Blues
Cupid’s arrows were frozen Sunday (Valentine’s Day) by bone-numbing cold temperatures. In some cases, Cupid’s wheels weren’t functioning either. Got battery jumper cables in your trunk?
- Ice Delays Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Spring-Ford
Schools delayed opening today (Tuesday, Feb. 16) by two hours due to icy road conditions.
- Yes, You Can Raise Kids To Excel, Thrive
Parenting isn’t an easy job, but there are ways to prepare children for a future in which they thrive, not just “get by.” Learn them from an expert, author Dr. Ken Ginsburg, on Thursday.
- 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.
- Pottsgrove Dumps Its Paper For BoardDocs
An online, paperless delivery system for agendas, studies and other documents to be used by the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors can save money and increase transparency, its members say.
- Police Investigate Thefts From Day Care Cars
If you’re a parent dropping children off at local day care centers, be extra vigilant, Lower Pottsgrove’s police chief warned. Thieves may be looking to steal your valuables.
- In Just 10 Seconds: Chilled, But Happy
Despite worse-than-frigid temperatures, a mother-daughter duo distributed sweet treats Saturday morning to conclude a Ringing Rocks Elementary School PTA fund-raiser.
- Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
- 422 East Shoulder Closures Start Monday
As PennDOT prepares to install new bridges on U.S. Route 422 near Valley Forge PA, it will clean brush and trees from the roadside. The work will cause some shoulder closures on 422 eastbound.
- Township Report: 2015 Safe Year In Firefighting
Structural damage in fires fought by Lower Pottsgrove’s two volunteer companies was contained during 2015 to about $88,000. That’s many times lower than losses during 2014, the township fire marshal reported.
- In Just 10 Seconds: Hat Boxes On Parade
Until women opened these vintage packages, the nature of the fashion statement inside was a surprise. For some, the name of the retailer on the outside of a hatbox was more impressive than what it carried.
- Township Sets Hearing For Flood Law Changes
Lower Pottsgrove estimates a couple of hundred township property owners could be affected by required changes to its floodplain law. A public hearing on it is scheduled for Feb. 18.
- Ringing Hill Schedules Designer Bag Bingo
The 2016 edition of the Ringing Hill Fire Company Auxiliary’s annual Designer Bag Bingo games has been scheduled for March 13.
- Police Report Arrest In Circle K Robbery
Pottstown police arrested a suspect Friday who they claim was responsible for robbing the Circle K convenience store on Manatawny Street last December.
- Expect 422 Detours Next Week For Bridge
Installation of concrete beams for the U.S. Route 422 bridge near Stowe will cause traffic to be re-routed over several nights next week at the Route 100 interchange.
- Township Seeks Bids For Its Digital Sign
After years of wishing for a modern way to promote its events and activities, Lower Pottsgrove has officially advertised for contractor bids to create its own digital signage.
- In Just 10 Seconds: Weather Flag
Paying attention to the weather in Limerick Township may require watching a super-sized version of Old Glory wave in the wind.
- Pottsgrove Directors Re-Schedule Meeting
The new date for a previously postponed meeting of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors has been set for a Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Pottsgrove Middle School.
- Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
A half-dozen local events to celebrate Valentine’s Day, animal tracking in Green Lane, beer sampling in Phoenixville, a golf expo in Oaks, Scopttish and Irish music in Valley Forge, and Presidents Day shopping.
- Your Presidents Favor An Economic Boost
If George Washington and Abraham Lincoln were alive today, they’d encourage you to go shopping on their birthdays. Merchants at the Philadelphia Premium Outlets surely believe it.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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