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Friday’s Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Board OKs Rebuilding ‘Grove Gifted Program
    Pottsgrove School District directors agreed Tuesday to pay an independent contractor to guide rebuilding its gifted education program. The board also agreed to add a new gifted course at the high school.
  • Local Roads Flood With Heavy Rain
    Roads in Lower Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Stowe and elsewhere locally were partially obstructed, or in some instances closed, due to debris and flooding that resulted from Wednesday night’s storm.
  • Maple Syrup Time Approaches At County Park
    The annual ritual of maple sap collection and its production into maple syrup is arriving as the weather warms. Learn more about the process during a Montgomery County parks program.
  • School Board Tackled Tuesday Workload
    Here’s a quick overview of what the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors accomplished during their Tuesday night meeting.
  • Proposals May Reduce Boulevard Accidents
    Besides pavement markings on Armand Hammer Boulevard at Industrial Highway, a Lower Pottsgrove study makes two more suggestions to increase safety near the boulevard’s U.S. Route 422 interchange.
  • Apparatus Responds To LA Fitness Site
    First responders in West Pottsgrove were among those who arrived Tuesday at the LA Fitness center in the Upland Square for what Montgomery County dispatchers reported as a gas odor.
  • Bird Painting Meets Video By A Pigeon
    An eclectic blend of contemporary art pieces, and traditional wildlife paintings from bird specialist John James Audubon, is on display at Ursinus College’s Berman Museum through April 3 in Collegeville.
  • Special Ed Specialist May Return To ‘Grove
    Approval for an independent contractor agreement for Dr. Sylvia Sanfillipo-Cohn is on tonight’s Pottsgrove school board agenda. She worked for the district two years ago as interim director of pupil services.
  • First Time’s The Charm For Floodplain Law
    Lower Pottsgrove will be spared the bureaucratic pain of holding another public hearing on its floodplain law, the township manager learned Monday.
  • In Just 10 Seconds: Cranes All Around
    You can spot six different cranes between the work being done on the Schuylkill River bridge near the Armand Hammer Boulevard exit for U.S. Route 422, and the westbound off-ramp at the same location.
  • Learn How To Keep Diabetes Under Control
    Diabetes self-management is a key to success for anyone afflicted by the disease. A Penn State Extension program starting March 2 in Limerick can help diabetes patients stay healthier.
  • Floodplain Law Passed, And May Again
    Lower Pottsgrove commissioners gave their blessing last Thursday to a revised floodplain management law. Thanks to bureaucracy, they may have to do it again in a few months.
  • Big Events Schedule Opens Pottstown Expo
    Three days packed full of things to do, things to see, and fun to experience are scheduled March 4-6, only 11 days away, at the Pottstown Family And Home Expo.
  • Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
    Meetings, activities, and events happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.
  • Pottstown Classes Show How Credit Works
    Want to buy a better car, a bigger home (or maybe a first home), or finance your child’s college education? You need good credit. A series of classes in Pottstown shows you how to build it.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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