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Saturday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • March 1 Opening Day For Landis Market
    The successor to the former Sanatoga Thriftway supermarket on East High Street will be ready to open to the public in just 12 days. That was big news for Lower Pottsgrove commissioners.
  • To The Rescue After Home Burglary
    Police officers from Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown and other departments received commendations Thursday from Chief Michael Foltz for their work during December in a burglary case.
  • Old Township Sign Gets New Location
    It still shouts “Welcome to Lower Pottsgrove Township,” but in a place where more drivers are likely to receive the message.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Pets and weightlifting expos in Oaks. Art shows in Collegeville, Valley Forge and Blue Bell. Distillery tours in Pottstown. A trail walk in Green Lane. And a Pine Forge Academy choir performance. Tons to do!
  • S-F Plans Career Experts’ Presentations
    Selected experts will speak during March to Spring-Ford high school students about their professions, education, and career experiences.
  • Ribbon-Cutting Ahead For New Gatsby’s
    An invitation-only ribbon-cutting ceremony for the new Gatsby’s Restaurant at Sunnybrook Ballroom in Sanatoga has been scheduled for March 4. The public re-opening won’t be far behind.
  • Recycle Old Appliances At Arboretum
    Volunteers for Althouse Arboretum will conduct an appliance recycling day Feb. 27 at the Upper Pottsgrove park on Gilbertsville Road. Save the environment, and enjoy a winter walk, too!
  • In Just 10 Seconds: Hail To The Chief
  • Limerick Township’s new police chief, Brian Skelton, took his oath of office Tuesday to succeed retiring Chief-Emeritus William Albany.
  • Cosy Up To The Fire For A Tale Or Two
    Storytelling was a great way for 18th Century families to pass the time during long winters. Re-create that homey feeling during a special program Sunday at Daniel Boone Homestead.
  • Juvenile Pair Crashes During Police Chase
    Two 17-year-olds are in custody after they led Lower Pottsgrove police on a speedy chase Monday on Evergreen and Rupert roads in what was alleged to be a stolen car.
  • New Rules Proposed For Township Meetings
    A proposal offered by Commissioner Ray Lopez would attempt to bring more order to Lower Pottsgrove government meetings, he said.
  • Swavely Named Liaison To Fire Companies
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners have named their colleague, Earl Swavely, to serve as the board’s liaison to the township’s two fire companies.
  • Reception Honors Local Military Advocate
    A local woman who leads the “A Hero’s Welcome” organization that greets veterans retuning home from military service will be honored Thursday at Freedoms Foundation in Valley Forge.
  • Wrestlers Competed Saturday At Pottsgrove
    Among those at the matches representing Pottsgrove schools was Mason Richards. See a video of one of his wins.
  • Douglassville Man Earns Company Award
    A Douglassville man has won company honors for his pool renovation expertise.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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