- Hutt, Nippert Chosen As New Pottsgrove Directors
Incumbent Matt Alexander was the lead vote-getter in Tuesday’s elections for Pottsgrove school board members; incumbent Robert Lindren will return as well. They will be joined by board newcomers Scott Hutt and Charles Nippert.
- Incumbents Return In Lower Pottsgrove Voting
Raymond Lopez and Earl Swavely will return to their Lower Pottsgrove commissioners’ chairs after winning the township’s only contested race against challenger Michael Bianco.
- Health Insurance Deadlines Just Weeks Away
Despite recent months of changes, health insurance help remains available in Pennsylvania. Choices can be affordable, too, but those who need coverage must act quickly.
- Wednesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
general election results from Tuesday for Pottstown mayor and borough council, Pottstown schools, New Hanover supervisors, state-wide property tax question.
- You Too Can Be A Roller Derby RockStar!
The Pottstown version of this timeless sports isn’t what you remember from television. Fans call it “extra-glam, extra-fast, and extra-entertaining.” Learn more about it in a Saturday (Nov. 11) event.
- Scrooge Wins Redemption, Again, In Spring-Ford
Poor Ebenezer Scrooge meets up once more with the Christmas ghosts of the classic Dickens’ tale, “A Christmas Carol,” during a Spring-Ford High theater production Nov. 17 and 18. Tickets are on sale now.
- 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.
- Take A Sample Ballot With You To Voting Booth
Download, and take with you Tuesday – Election Day! – to the polls, sample ballots for any voting district in Lower, Upper or West Pottsgrove townships. Election experts say it can be valuable.
- Find Your Polling Place: Here’s Today’s List
General elections will be held Tuesday to select representatives for school boards, municipal governments, and other local offices. If you are registered, exercise your right to vote!
- County Team Available For Election Problems
None are expected, but the Montgomery County District Attorney’s office said it’s ready to investigate any reported problems with intimidation, threats or abuse at the polls Tuesday.
- County Presenting Its Disaster Plan Update
What would you do in the aftermath of a disaster like a hurricane, wildfire, or earthquake? Montgomery County has asked itself the same question. Its answer is a plan on which it wants public comment.
- Tuesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Tower Health paid $418 million in cash for Pottstown and four other hospitals; Boyertown schools financial officer another to leave the district; former Pennsburg school official convicted.
- 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.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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