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Tuesday Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • State Budget Battle May Hit Poor School Districts
    The state Senate returns from recess today to take up its battle with the House over revenue for the 2017-2018 budget. If money doesn’t flow quickly, school districts may be among the first casualties.
  • Pottstown’s Pet Fair Promoted Animal Friends
    The success of the annual Pottstown Pet Fair keeps growing. Thousands of people attended the Memorial Park event Saturday, visiting vendors and meeting pets who needed forever homes.
  • Alleged Scammer Argues With Douglass Police
    Over a telephone line, supposedly from somewhere in New York state, an alleged scammer argued Saturday with a Douglass (Berks) police officer who was following up on a complaint from township residents.
  • 422 Reconstruction Next Phase Starts Sept. 25
    This part of the project to rebuild U.S. Route 422 for the future covers 1.2 miles from the Schuylkill River bridge to just west of the Montgomery County line. The Stowe interchange will be reconfigured.
  • Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
    The following events are scheduled to occur this week (Monday through Sunday, Sept. 18-24, 2017), as provided to The Post calendar.
  • Scheduled This Week In Pottsgrove Sports
    These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the coming week (Monday through Saturday, Sept. 18-23, 2017), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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