- Budget On Commissioners’ Thursday Agenda
Election preparations for Tuesday will postpone the Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners’ meeting until Thursday (Nov. 9). Tentative adoption of the 2018 budget is on their agenda when they convene.
- Upper Pottsgrove Bridge Inspection Tuesday
State inspectors will turn their eyes Tuesday to the condition of the Farmington Avenue bridge over Route 100 in Upper Pottsgrove. Expect lane restrictions on Route 100 in that area as a result.
- Lane Limits All Week On Limerick Roadway
Drivers will endure lane limitations all week on portions of Limerick Center Road as a state contractor finishes utility and paving work.
- Retailer Collects Toy Gifts For 11th Year
Its stores in Pottstown, North Coventry, Boyertown, Limerick, Royersford, Trappe, and Phoenixville all will provide collection bins for toys to be presented to children of military families.
- 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.
- Editor’s Note: The Post did not publish Sunday (Nov. 5, 2017)
- Route 100 Milling Ahead In Upper Pottsgrove
The northbound segment of Route 100 between Farmington Avenue and Moyer Road will be the site of lane restrictions next Thursday due to road milling operations.
- DUI Alleged In Hanover Street Off-Ramp Crash
North Coventry police arrested a Spring City man Wednesday following a two-car crash at the South Hanover Street off-ramp of U.S. Route 422. They allege he was driving under the influence.
- Saturday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Falcons beat Interboro 33-8 in playoffs’ opening round; No tax hike foreseen in West Pottsgrove; Turn your clocks back Sunday; MontCo looks to recycle election signs.
- Area Police Target Aggressive Driver Behaviors
The latest edition of Pennsylvania’s “Aggressive Driving Enforcement and Education” project continues through Nov. 19. Boyertown’s police department is among participating agencies.
- Reward Offered To $5,000 In Rite Aid Robbery
Pottstown police are hunting for a black male subject who used a gun late Tuesday night to rob Percocet pills from the Rite Aid Pharmacy at High and Evans streets.
- Overnight Barricades To Close 422 East Segment
A portion of eastbound U.S. Route 422 will close across North Coventry, West Pottsgrove, and Douglass townships during overnights next week. That’s in addition to west lane restrictions in Lower Pottsgrove.
- Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
Treat yourself this weekend to two art shows, in Pottstown and Collegeville; Grab a bite to eat and take in the theater too with an Ursinus College promotion; Party hearty with Daniel Boone in Birdsboro; Learn about Pottstown’s most historic land deal at Pottsgrove Manor.
- 422 Lane Closures, Stops In King Of Prussia Too
The King of Prussia area disruptions on both east and westbound U.S. Route 422 are scheduled to occur only overnight on Thursday (Nov. 9).
- Friday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Pottstown worker injured in pit fall; Pottstown Hospital entrance work changes traffic patterns; state promises medical marijuana within six months.
- PECO To Install Gas Main In On Route 29
PECO work crews will install a gas main along Route 29 in Perkiomen Township during late November. Drivers can expect to endure lane closures during the period.
- Lower Pottsgrove Touts AED Finders Contest
Lower Pottsgrove’s police department is promoting a student photo contest to find installations of automated external defibrillators anywhere in Montgomery County, and possibly win a $250 scholarship.
- 422 West Lane Closures Planned Next Week
They’ll occur Monday through Wednesday in Lower Pottsgrove, but the lanes affected will depend on the day and work location. Bridge construction is the culprit.
- Pottstown Man Arrested On Gun, Drug Charges
New Hanover police arrested a Pottstown man Wednesday after they allegedly found a gun, ammunition, and drugs in one of two backpacks he was carrying near a residential neighborhood.
- Royersford Police Save Six Overdose Lives
During the course of just nine months, five members of the Royersford Police Department have saved six area residents’ lives from opioid drug overdoses, the department noted Wednesday.
- North Coventry Accident Damages Two Cars
Both vehicles sustained damage, but there were no injuries reported, in a two-vehicle accident that occurred Friday in North Coventry, police said.
- Wednesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Lower Pottsgrove man admits to Pottstown shooting; DEP sets public hearing for Birdsboro power plant; Warrant issued for alleged armed robber in KOP; Controlled deer hunt scheduled in Norristown.
- PSERS Fund Cash May Find New Budget Purpose
In last week’s talk of a budget surplus, Pottsgrove’s school board learned its business manager expects to be “more aggressive” in using a $6 million dedicated fund for budgeting in the next academic year.
- Pottsgrove Schools Renew Security Contracts
The school district uses security personnel daily at Pottsgrove High School, and as needed at events and for other purposes. Last week it renewed two service contracts with a Norristown firm.
- Election: Choosing Qualified Judge Isn’t Difficult
R. Kurtz Holloway – a veteran Pottstown lawyer, and former Lower Pottsgrove commissioner and solicitor – suggests the best place on the web to learn who’s highly qualified in the Nov. 7 elections for Pennsylvania judges.
- Hospital Introduces Nursing Award Program
Pottstown Hospital has affiliated with the nationally recognized DAISY Foundation in California to present awards to nursing staffers who provide patients with extraordinary care.
- After-School Tutoring Provided For Grades 3-5
Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School students who need extra learning help will receive it in an after-school tutoring program available between December and March.
- School Board OKs 10 Special Payment Positions
Following a lengthy list of special payment appointments made earlier this month, the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors approved a smaller list of similar appointments last week.
- Pottstown Nurse ‘Opens Heart’ To Newcomers
A Pottstown Hospital nurse has been named its employee of the month for assistance she voluntarily offers to nurses arriving in the area from other countries.
- Police Seek Suspect In Phoenixville Robbery
A man walked Sunday night into the Phoenixville Pizza Hut restaurant, claimed he was holding a weapon, and took money from its cash register. Police hope you can identify him.
- Pottstown Offers Police Exams In November
The borough’s Civil Service Commission is looking for qualified applicants to become Pottstown’s next police officers. Apply before Friday to take an exam as a first step in the hiring process.
- Area’s Toys For Tots Program Gets Under Way
Western Montgomery County businesses, organizations, and volunteers are seeking your new, unwrapped toys as gifts for this year’s Toys For Tots campaign.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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