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  • Board Likes Pottsgrove Proposed Calendar
    Given two calendar choices for 2016-2017, Pottsgrove school board members liked what they saw in the second. They asked it be posted to the district website for parental comment before approval.
  • In Just 10 Seconds: Water, Water Everywhere
    Wednesday’s wind-whipped rainstorm is already a memory, but swollen Sanatoga Creek and the debris field left on North Sanatoga Road were Thursday morning reminders of its force.
  • Pottsgrove HS Names 2Q Honor Roll Students
    Students at Pottsgrove High School have been designated as recipients of honors or distinguished honors during the second quarter of the academic year.
  • Pottsgrove MS Reports 2Q Honor Roll Students
    Dozens of Pottsgrove Middle School students have been designated as recipients of honors or distinguished honors during the second quarter of the academic year.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Recycle old appliances Saturday at Althouse Arboretum, its’a sports show eeekend in Oaks, see art exhibits in Collegeville and Pottstown, visit a craft fair in Trappe, or have breakfast with the Elks.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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