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Saturday Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Rupert Road Base Repairs Completed, For Now
    Milling-and-paving repairs to portions of the base of Rupert Road in Lower Pottsgrove were completed Thursday by Reid Constractors Inc., under the watchful eye of township Director of Utilities John Fogel.
  • Ringing, West Pottsgrove Win $10,000 Grants
    New state grant money will help expand prenatal to third grade early education programs at Ringing Rocks and West Pottsgrove elementary schools. It was accepted Tuesday by the school board.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Pottsgrove High School shows itself off tonight with a grand re-opening celebration, and it’s Homecoming too! Pottstown’s biggest annual musical event, the Can-Jam Music Festival, is Saturday. Something different?: Sunday’s Blessing Of The Animals at Ryerss Farm for Aged Equines in Pottstown.
  • Local United Tire Stores Add Loyalty Rewards
    United Tire & Service, with stores in Sanatoga and Phoenixville, has begun a customer loyal program featuring buyer rewards.
  • American Red Cross Schedules Local Blood Drives
    Ten opportunities to give blood are scheduled Oct. 1-15 by the American Red Cross in Pottstown, Gilbertsville, Boyertown, Collegeville, Oaks, Harleysville and Pennsburg.
  • $3,000 May Save Pottsgrove $200,000 Or More
    It’s a $3,000 experiment that the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors said Tuesday it’s willing to try with the district’s financial software. The payoff could be huge.
  • Bright Blue Flags Mark Township Water Line
    With video. A soon-to-be-installed new water pipeline will serve the Spring Valley Farms housing community on Bleim Road in Lower Pottsgrove. Neighboring properties won’t be required to connect, the township said.
  • Vigil Planned After North Coventry Shooting
    Community members have scheduled a candlelight vigil tonight for the young victim of a North Coventry shooting. Police continue to track down leads in the case, which they say was not a random act.
  • Camera’s Constantly Rolling In New Hanover
    The township police department has created a new, 24-hour video surveillance area to permit recording of personal transactions like child custody exchanges and Internet purchase pick-ups.
  • Policy Confusion Delays Girl Scout Meetings
    Local Girl Scouts who meet in the Pottsgrove School District’s three elementary schools haven’t yet gathered there in the new academic year because of miscommunication. That should soon be fixed.
  • County Advocates Registration in New Smart911
    Montgomery County is offering a new tool called Smart911 to residents and first responders alike. Families voluntarily provide information on themselves. It’s displayed when an emergency call is made.
  • Stowe Crash Photos Use Sought In Jury Trial
    Montgomery County prosecutors claim graphic photos from a West Pottsgrove crash scene and autopsy hold value for a jury that would hear evidence in a coming trial related to the February incident.
  • Amity Seeks ID On Alleged Cigarette Thief
    Amity police have a surveillance photo, but no accompanying name, of an alleged cigarette thief who stuck Saturday at the Wawa store in Douglassville PA. Can you offer help?
  • Area Police Find Alleged Limerick Shooter’s Body
    The body of a man alleged to have twice shot a woman in Limerick on Friday was discovered late Monday night by police outside Phoenixville. He died of a self-inflicted wound, they reported.
  • Mother Goose Promotes Reading To Infants
    A retired Pottsgrove School District elementary principal has channeled her energy and passion for education into a local non-profit organization whose late founder believed in the value of reading to infants.
  • DA Offers Reward In Limerick Shooting Incident
    Montgomery County District Attorney Kevin Steele said Monday his office is offering a $1,000 reward for the apprehension of a Harleysville man being sought on charges of attempted murder in Limerick.
  • Financial Managers Open Office In Sanatoga
    Kalejta Financial Management, which opened its first office in Trappe during 1996, is expanding to better service clients with a second office on Sunnybrook Road.
  • Scheduled This Week In Pottsgrove Sports
    These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the coming week (Monday through Saturday, Sept. 24-30, 2017), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
  • Helping Make The Borough A Nicer Place To Live
    Pottstown pride was evident Saturday as volunteers from the Pottstown School District and The Hill School hit borough streets for their combined effort to clean up the community.
  • Royersford Firm Volunteers Create Rain Garden
    With video. Thanks to weekend volunteer efforts of Oehlert Brothers Inc. of Royersford, and Wells Fargo Bank, there’s a new Perkiomen Watershed Conservancy rain garden growing in Harleysville’s Robert Clemens Bucher Park.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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