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  • Township Specifies Trick-Or-Treat Hours
    For Halloween candy collectors in Lower Pottsgrove, official trick-or-treating hours have been identified by the township.
  • Scruffy-Look North Coventry Cops Fight Cancer
    Some North Coventry Police Department officers may look a tad unkempt during November. It’s because they’re raising money to fight cancer.
  • Lower Salford Police Hunting Alleged Thieves
    Two men driving a red Chevy Cobalt made off Sunday from the Harleysville Wal-Mart with more than $700 worth of goods. Lower Salford police hope someone can identify them.
  • County Gears Up For Drug Take-Back Saturday
    Lower Pottsgrove and other local police departments and organizations in western Montgomery County will accept your unwanted or unused medicines Saturday during National Drug Take-Back Day.
  • 422 Bridge Work Lane Closures Set Tuesday
    PennDOT has lane closures scheduled for only an hour on Halloween (Oct. 31) for between 9 and 10 a.m. on U.S. Route 422 in Lower Pottsgrove to accommodate bridge construction.
  • Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
    Wanna do something new? Try the Haunted Woods at Althouse Arboretum; the Freak Show and Fun House to benefit Pottstown fireworks at the Elks Club; the Masquerade Bash at Brinton Lodge; the CAT Angel Network auction in Ludwigs Corners; and a play at Trappe’s Augustus Lutheran Church.
  • New Carpet Arrives Next Week At Library
    The children’s department at the Pottstown Regional Public Library will be closed next week, so new carpeting can be installed.
  • Collegeville Man Named Chief Petty Officer
    The promotion of U.S. Navy chief information systems technician John Tiger to the rank of chief petty officer is a major accomplishment, the Navy said. Only one-in-five sailors receive it annually.
  • Friday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
    Accused Upper Pottsgrove burglar convicted by jury; Pottstown man allegedly stole $843,000 from his grandmother, wants trial; Zuber Realty gets new Royersford offices.
  • Sewer Work Expected To Disrupt Deer Ridge
    Installing a new pipeline to make sanitary sewer connections between Deer Ridge Drive and the Spring Valley Farms housing community in Lower Pottsgrove will disrupt traffic for Deer Ridge residents.
  • Area Firefighters Battle Spring City Farm Blaze
    Firefighters responded early Wednesday to a farm blaze in Spring City PA.
  • Thursday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
    Lower Pottsgrove man convicted at trial; Pottstown parade enjoys huge turnout; Racist video at Pope John Paul High dismays Archdiocese; New use breaks ground for former Collegeville Inn.
  • Wednesday Sheriff’s Sweep Picks Up Three Men
    Residents of Harleysville, East Greenville, and Red Hill were among nine individuals arrested in early morning “deadbeat parent” raids conducted by the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Office.
  • Drivers: Bleim Detour Took Effect Wednesday
    The Monday through Saturday daily closure of Bleim Road in Lower Pottsgrove took effect Wednesday (Oct. 25) and continues through November.
  • School Board In No Hurry To Spend Surplus
    Pottsgrove school directors made one decision Tuesday to allocate only a portion of a $1.17 million district surplus. It heard and liked plans proposed for the remainder, but delayed acting on them.
  • How To Use The Money? No Shortage Of Ideas
    Although Pottsgrove school board members determined in part Tuesday night what how they will use a $1.17 million surplus, district residents had their own ideas.
  • How Will Pottsgrove Use Extra $1.17 Million?
    The Pottsgrove School District brought in more revenue, and spent less money, last year than budgeted. Now it has another budget surplus, this time of about $1.17 million. What will it do with the cash?
  • Follow The Land Into Pottstown’s History
    A story of land, its transfer, and its use represents a more than 70-year early history of Pottstown. Learn more about it Nov. 4 during a special talk at Pottsgrove Manor on West King Street.
  • Limerick Center Road Restricted Three Nights
    PennDOT will remove the old surface of Limerick Center Road overnights through Thursday, creating lane restrictions. It’s to prepare the road for re-paving.
  • Local Gardens Get A Boost From Student’s App
    Gardeners across Montgomery County, and anyone nationwide who raises crops for a living, are getting new help from the smartphone invention of a 9-year-old Pennsylvania boy.
  • Scheduled This Week In Pottsgrove Sports
    These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the coming week (Monday through Saturday, Oct. 23-28, 2017), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
  • Monday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
    Accused Lower Pottsgrove gun trafficker won’t testify; What the SEPTA rail extension to King of Prussia might look like; Boyertown High’s multi-million dollar makeover put on display.
  • Upper Perk Officer Saves Overdose Victim
    Administration of the counteractive drug narcan by a police officer has saved another life from an opioid overdose, this time in Pennsburg PA.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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