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  • PCTV Broadcasts Sept. 12 School Board Meeting
    With video. Now available for your viewing pleasure, PCTV is broadcasting the Sept. 12 meeting of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors.
  • Free YWCA Class Teaches Cooking And Exercise
    Cook healthy, move healthy. YWCA TriCounty Area classes are scheduled to show local families how what they put into, and how they move, their bodies can make a difference in their lives.
  • North Coventry 422 Maintenance Begins Monday
    Road crews will conduct maintenance operations Monday through Thursday on westbound U.S. Route 422 between Hanover Street and Route 100. Expect a right-lane closure and delays.
  • Water Main Work Restricts Egypt Road In Oaks
    A portion of Egypt Road between Green Tree Road and Page Lane in Oaks will endure lane restrictions for more than a month as a new water main is installed there.
  • Local Police Warn Of Coming DUI Checkpoints
    Don’t say you never got the message. Area police departments -including all three in the Pottsgroves – report they are again working together during the next seven days to set up sobriety checkpoints and arrest drivers under the influence.
  • Expect Westbound 422 Bridge Work Next Week
    Continuing bridge construction on U.S. Route 422 through Lower Pottsgrove is anticipated to cause delays Monday and Tuesday.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Designate a driver for Oktoberfest in Boyertown, Wine-O Bingo in Perkiomenville, Irish Festival in Phoenixville. Be sure to stop at the Pet Fair in Pottstown, the Craft Marketplace in Schwenksville, the Fire Department Housing Ceremony in Royersford. Dine on turkey in Coventryville, pork in Red Hill.
  • Pick-Up Truck Stolen From Amity Driveway
    A Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck from Amity Township was the latest vehicle reported missing Thursday, in what has been a continuing series of seemingly unrelated vehicle thefts across the area.
  • Pottsgrove Agrees To Pool Lease Price Increase
    It will cost 6.45 percent more this year than last for Pottsgrove High School swimmers to use the local YMCA pool for practice, meets, and locker storage.
  • Seven Pros, 6 Support Staff Joining Pottsgrove
    Thirteen new employees were appointed Tuesday to the professional and support staff ranks of Pottsgrove School District employees. Here’s who they are, and where they’ll work.
  • Pottsgrove Volleyball Team Gets Activity Account
    As the new Pottsgrove girls varsity volleyball team begins fund-raising, it has someplace official to store its cash.
  • Royersford Residents: Shred Your Stuff Saturday
    The borough’s annual and free community shredding event is on its calendar.
  • Pottsgrove Welcomes New Pre-K Counts Class
    A grant-funded pre-kindergarten program for children age 3-5, whose families might otherwise be unable to afford it, has been approved in West Pottsgrove by the Pottsgrove school board.
  • High School Board Members See Greater Roles
    The two high school representatives to the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors plans to be the eyes and ears of school board members this year at buildings they visit.
  • Ooops! Contract Error Caught And Corrected
    A typographic error regarding the employment contract of Pottsgrove School District Assistant Superintendent Dr. Robert Harney gave him a year longer than intended. It was corrected Tuesday.
  • Western Center Honors Patriots Day Heroes
    With 2 videos. The entire student body of the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center turned out Monday morning for its annual Patriots Day ceremony. Officials said attendance at the event was the largest they had ever seen.
  • Looming Revenue Problem Affects Area Services
    Members of the state House of Representatives have yet to agree on a revenue plan to fund the Pennsylvania budget passed in July. Current funding for some local programs could end by Friday.
  • North Coventry One-Car Accident Traps Woman
    A female driver sustained injuries, and had to be extricated from her vehicle by North Coventry firefighters, after a one-car crash early Monday morning on Unionville Road.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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