- Police Issue Theft Warning To Area Trail Users
A rash of thefts from vehicles were reported during the weekend at parking areas providing access to the Schuylkill River and Perkiomen trails. Be careful when parking, police urged.
- Scheduled This Week In Pottsgrove Sports
These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the coming week (Monday through Saturday, Sept. 11-16, 2017), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
- Area Cub Scout Packs Available For Youngsters
More than a dozen Cub Scout packs across the greater Pottstown area have begun recruiting members now that a new school year has begun. Here’s where they can be found.
- Pottstown Adult Center Names Cash Prize Winners
Eight area residents won a combined total of almost $16,000 in drawings for the 22nd annual cash raffle conducted by the TriCounty Active Adult Center.
- Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
These events are scheduled to occur this week (Monday through Sunday, Sept. 11-17, 2017), as provided to The Post calendar.
- Sip Up Area’s Newest Coffee: ‘Tree Hugger Blend’
A partnership between a Pennsburg independent coffee roaster and a Schwenksville non-profit organization has produced an eye-opening morning (or any time) beverage.
- 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.
In case you missed the Sunday edition:
- Guess Where $570,571 Went During July?
Lower Pottsgrove incurred $570,571 in expenses during July 2017. Here’s where it spent your tax money.
- Seven Area Residents Graduate As State Troopers
The class of 90 cadets who graduated Friday from the Pennsylvania State Police Academy include seven residents of Montgomery, Berks and Chester counties.
- Got Opinions On Highway Safety? State Wants ‘Em
If you’re licensed to drive in Pennsylvania, you’ve probably got your share of opinions about safe driving – or a lack of it – in the state. PennDOT hopes you’ll share those thoughts in a survey.
- Monday’s Western Center Ceremony Marks 9-11
Pottsgrove and Spring-Ford students will be among participants in a ceremony to honor local first responders and 9-11 victims, to be held at the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center in Limerick.
- Expect 422 Lane Closure For Bridge Construction
The lane restriction occurs next Tuesday and Wednesday from 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. Bridge construction is on the contractor’s work schedule.
- Tory Burch Fashions Coming To Outlets Center
With the holiday season not far off, the Philadelphia Premium Outlets have begun notifying potential shoppers of newly arriving stores. One of them features formerly local designer Tory Burch.
- Artists’ Guild Hosts Sept. 19 Presentation At Hill
Educator Thomas Dareneau will discuss “Trends In Contemporary Art” during a Sept. 19 program sponsored by the Pottstown Area Artists Guild at The Hill School Center for the Arts.
- Yard Sale Vendors Selling Today In Trappe
Find a bargain for your dreams? It could happen … today from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Waterworks Park in Trappe. Parking is free.
- Douglass (Berks) Plans Community Day Oct. 7
Everything but an earlier announced 5-K run is a “go” for the Douglas (Berks) Township Community Day scheduled for Oct. 7 (Saturday) outside the township municipal building on Douglass Drive.
- Township Won’t Let Construction Blasting Proceed
A contractor’s notice was premature, Lower Pottsgrove’s manager said Thursday, and the township has halted any plans to begin explosive blasting as early as next week at the Spring Valley Farms housing site on Bleim Road.
- Gotta Few Minutes? Meal Train Can Use Them
A volunteer group in the Pottsgrove School District hopes you can help prepare a meal for an Upper Pottsgrove family dealing with the effects of cancer.
- Range Rover Stolen In Phoenixville, Police Say
There were several thefts of and from vehicles during Thursday overnight hours, western Montgomery County police reported. One was of a 2016-model black Range Rover near Phoenixville.
- College Holds Free Sports Clinics For 6-8 Graders
Middle school athletes from Pottsgrove, Pottstown and Spring-Ford Area schools can register for free upcoming sports clinics being led by Montgomery County Community College coaches.
- Limerick Arrests Three In Alleged Outlet Thefts
Three Philadelphia area women were arrested on charges of retail theft as they attempted together to leave the Philadelphia Premium Outlets in a vehicle.
- Pottstown Man Faces Counts In Alleged Dispute
A preliminary hearing is scheduled Monday for a Pottstown man arrested by North Coventry police following an alleged domestic dispute with a woman on West Schuylkill Road.
- Spring City Police Look For Trailer Dumper
At the least, Spring City police claim, someone who recently abandoned a camping trailer on private property is a trespasser. Maybe worse: he or she is an “inconsiderate scum,” they said Wednesday.
- Pennsburg ‘Gives Back’ To Hurricane Victims
Donors from across the Perkiomen and Upper Perkiomen valleys collected and shipped off three trailer loads of donations for storm-stricken Texas residents. The help should arrive by week’s end.
- How Pottsgrove Leaders Spent Summer Vacation
Pottsgrove administrators Dr. Bill Ziegler and Dr. David Ramage spent part of their summer in sunny San Diego, at a high-level, global educators’ summit.
- Par-tay! High School Grand Opening Sept. 29
Better late than never, a celebration to mark the grand opening of refurbished Pottsgrove High School will be held Sept. 29 beginning at 5 p.m.
- Zoning Meeting Spotlights Pottstown Engineer
Pottstown-based engineer Carol Schuehler faced a crowd of more than 175 people Tuesday, who were anxious to hear about a controversial, higher-density housing zoning proposal.
- Have Some Coffee With The Chief Next Month
Police Chief Michael Foltz is buying coffee for the community Oct. 14 during a casual session at Gatsby’s Restaurant in Sunnybrook Ballroom. He invites you to stop by to visit and talk.
- Parents’ Back-To-School Events Start Tonight
Back-To-School nights for parents of all Pottsgrove School District students start tonight (Tuesday) and run through Sept. 20. Schedules vary by school; check the list for yours.
- Police: Thieves Take 2 Vehicles In New Hanover
New Hanover police say two apparently unlocked vehicles were stolen Sunday night from the township, and several others there were “rummaged through.”
- Warrant Issued For Philadelphia Man’s Arrest
A Philadelphia man is wanted and being sought by North Coventry police for an alleged felony retail theft that occurred at the Lowe’s Home Improvement Center.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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