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Tuesday Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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