- Police, Troopers Tackle Pruss Hill Road Speeding
Some commuters are traveling Pruss Hill Road daily at speeds of up to 72 miles an hour, more than twice the legal limit. Lower Pottsgrove police and state troopers are working together to catch them.
- Township Continues Limerick Drill Preparations
The deadline for a mock emergency drill at the Limerick Generating Station is only seven weeks away. Lower Pottsgrove’s emergency management team has been practicing for months, and is still at it.
- Exelon Limerick Hosts Community Open House
- Employees of the Limerick Generating Station operated by Exelon will throw open its doors tonight (Thursday, Oct. 5) from 4-7 p.m. for a community open house.
- Hay Creek Annual Apple Fest Next Weekend
It’s all about the apples, and the many ways they can be consumed, during the yearly apple festival scheduled for Oct. 14 and 15 at the historic Joanna Furnace Iron Works outside Morgantown PA.
- Thursday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Pottsgrove school employees snagged in Blue Cross coverage spat; Pottstown Sly Fox brewing considers opening in Berks County; Pottstown police enforce for seat belts; New life for old Collegeville Inn
- 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.
- Group Inventories Township Towering Trees
Representatives of the Natural Lands Trust are making not one but two visits to Lower Pottsgrove parks to catalog tree specimens there.
- Family, Police Look For Missing Pottstown Man
Public help is requested to find a Pottstown man who his family said has been missing since Monday afternoon. He has medical needs that must be met, borough police reported.
- Library Landscaping Project Honors Employee
Clara Hoss, who spent 57 years serving patrons of the Pottstown Regional Public Library, will be honored by her employer with a new garden bearing her name.
- Mural Dedication Set At Spring-Ford Arboretum
The garden that serves as a tribute to Spring-Ford Area School District alums and community members will be the site for the Oct. 14 dedication of a newly installed mural.
- Wednesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Outcry over cost of Upper Pottsgrove garage; Pottstown Citadel Palooza’s musical line-up; Spring City woman plays “Jeopardy;” Non-specific threat investigated in Boyertown schools.
- Coverage Dispute Mars Hospital Celebration
Tower Health, new owner of Pottstown and Phoenixville hospitals, is at odds with insurer Independence Blue Cross in a dispute that arose as Tower celebrated the re-launch of its acquired properties.
- ‘Unprovoked Attack’ Ends In High School Arrest
A Pottsgrove High student faces charges in a Sept. 21 attack on another student during a changes of classes. There also were two other arrests high school arrests last month in unrelated incidents.
- Criminal Homicide Alleged In Sanatogan Death
A Pottstown man has been charged with criminal homicide, specifically “drug delivery resulting in death,” in the March overdose death of a Sanatoga resident.
- Have Coffee Oct. 14 With Township Police Chief
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.
- Phone Tower Lease, Now Expired, Earned $300
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners acknowledged three years ago that little might come of a plan to lease township ground for a cell phone tower. Nothing’s happened since. Now the lease has expired.
- Court Reinstates PA Education Funding Lawsuit
Depending on the outcome of a lawsuit – filed in 2015, then dismissed, and now reinstated by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court – poorer school districts like Pottsgrove and Pottstown may benefit.
- Scheduled This Week In Pottsgrove Sports
These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the coming week (Monday through Saturday, Oct. 2-7, 2017), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
- Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
These listed events are scheduled to occur this week (Monday through Sunday, Oct. 2-8, 2017), as provided to The Post calendar.
- For Lincoln Kids, Help From A Health Company
Employees of the Johnson & Johnson companies have donated school supplies, and a little encouragement, to students at Pottstown’s Lincoln Elementary School.
- Monday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Potential tax revenue losses for Pottstown borough and its schools; sports victories for Spring-Ford and Perkiomen Valley high schools; and an outstanding Gilbertsville teacher.
- Pension Investment Policies On Board Agenda
When Lower Pottsgrove commissioners meet Monday, according to their agenda, they’ll talk about pension investment policies, and whether to voice their opinions on proposed legislation.
- Bid To Gain Township Signal Contract Worked
Lower Pottsgrove is changing vendors in its 2018 contract to maintain traffic signals, because one offered a price that just couldn’t be ignored.
- Clutter Gone!, At Least From Township Attic
The attic in Lower Pottsgrove’s municipal building once was like the one in your own home: cluttered and in disarray. That’s probably what a visiting insurance inspector expected to find, too.
- Formerly At ‘Grove, Davies New Superintendent
Dr. Todd Davies, who through 2013 spent 16 years in teaching and administrative roles in the Pottsgrove School District, on Monday was named superintendent of the West York Area School District.
- Tower Health Takes Over Sunday At PMMC
With its purchase agreement finalized the Reading Health System, now re-branded as Tower Health, on Sunday will assume control of the hospitals in Pottstown and Phoenixville.
- Saint Teresa Named 2017 ‘Blue Ribbon School’
The Catholic elementary school on Swamp Pike in Limerick Township was one of only 18 in Pennsylvania to win this year’s National Blue Ribbon School honors.
- Keeping The Pottsgrove Home Bonfires Burning
What would Spirit Week be without Pottsgrove’s traditional bonfire? Answer: not the same.
- Saturday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
In football, Pottsgrove over Pottstown in the Falcons’ homecoming game; Pottstown stabbing suspect stands trial for murder; Phoenixville shooting suspect captured in Philadelphia.
- 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.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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