- Township Board Cancels Its Meeting Tonight
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners have canceled their meeting scheduled for tonight (Thursday, Nov. 16), and instead postponed it to Nov. 28.
- Nuclear Drill Participants Endured A Busy Night
Western Montgomery County municipal offices, police and fire departments, and ambulance crews were busy with responses Tuesday night during the bi-annual disaster drill focused on the Limerick Generating Station.
- Game, Bus Tickets Selling For Friday Playoff
Pottsgrove football fans who can’t wait to see Friday’s playoff between the Falcons and Bethlehem Catholic can buy admission tickets, and a bus ride too, at a discount before Friday at noon.
- Disabled Benefit From Elks Lodge Breakfast
Pottstown Elks Lodge 814 holds an all-you-can-eat breakfast Nov. 26 (Sunday), with its proceeds to benefit Pennsylvania children and adults with disabilities.
- Enjoy Pottstown Holidays In a Long-Gone Era
Historic Pottsgrove Manor lights up in its 18th Century holiday finest for visitors and guests (that’s you!) Dec. 10 (Sunday) in the former Potts Family home on West King Street in Pottstown.
- 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.
- Police Write 35 Citations For Pruss Hill Offenses
Lower Pottsgrove police and state troopers worked together to issue 35 citations for traffic infractions along Pruss Hill Road. Most were for speeding, according to a report discussed Thursday.
- Nine At Pottsgrove High Arrested Last Month
Nine people were charged for involvement in six of nine incidents that occurred during October at Pottsgrove High School, according to a Lower Pottsgrove Police Department report.
- MetEd Preps For Winter In Township And Area
Crews for electricity supplier Metropolitan Edison, which serves a portion of Lower Pottsgrove and communities north of its border, are preparing equipment to survive the coming winter.
- Pottsgrove Alum Joins Friday Gala Entertainment
Pottsgrove-educated country music singer and songwriter Kendal Conrad will be among the entertainment featured Friday at The National Dog Show Gala in the Radisson Hotel Grand Ballroom, King of Prussia.
- Wednesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Free fire alarms installed in Pottstown; Boro native and showplace pet competing for prizes in weekend’s dog show; State Senate again approves speed radar use for municipalities, but House vote to come.
- Mock Nuclear Emergency Drill Opened Tuesday
Local police departments, fire companies, ambulance crews, and other first responders within 10 miles of the Limerick Nuclear Generating Station demonstrated their skills Tuesday in dealing with disaster.
- Ring In Season With Pottsgrove Holiday Concerts
Hear the beautiful music that Pottsgrove School District students have dutifully practiced to entertain you during the holidays. Their six concerts get under way Nov. 30. The schedule is part of the school board agenda; it met Tuesday.
- Pottsgrove Counselors Broadcast On Facebook
Counselors at Pottsgrove High School will take to the Facebook airwaves Monday (Nov. 20) for a live broadcast about preparing for college. The program will be publicly available.
- Girls Go Career Exploring Wednesday Night
Wednesday’s “Girls Night Out” at the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center allows high school girls in Pottsgrove, Spring-Ford and Upper Perkiomen districts to find a future that interests them.
- Tuesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
“The Coach” is stepping down; Pottstown council caps tax increase at 18.61 percent; Step into Boyertown studios for a peek.
- Deer Ridge One-Lane Limits Began Monday
Traffic on a portion of Deer Ridge Drive in Sanatoga will be reduced to one lane for the next 30 to 60 days, due to construction for nearby Spring Valley Farms.
- Diamond Credit Volunteers Serve In Reading
Volunteers from Diamond Credit Union, headquartered on Medical Drive in Lower Pottsgrove, recently assisted with a marathon to benefit the Friends of Reading Hospital.
- Kehoe New Leader In Pottstown Regional Library
Pottstown Regional Public Library’s new executive director, Michelle Kehoe, officially stepped into her new job Wednesday. The library is supported by funding from the Pottsgrove townships, and the borough of Pottstown.
- Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
These listed events are scheduled to occur this week (Monday through Sunday, Nov. 13-19, 2017), as provided to The Post calendar.
- Middle School Trojans’ Team Goes Undefeated
Pottstown Middle School football players have ended their season in undefeated fashion, having won each of the eight games played against opponents this year. Now they’re ready for a high school challenge.
- Local Nursing Provider Warns Of Bankruptcy
Genesis Health, operator of the Sanatoga Court and Sanatoga Center nursing facilities on Evergreen Road in Lower Pottsgrove, issued a warning it may have to file for bankruptcy protection.
- Buried Pipeline Near Trappe To Carry Natural Gas
An underground pipeline that currently carries oil beneath the feet of residents near Trappe will be converted to deliver natural gas under a new deal between two energy companies.
- Vandals’ Vehicle ‘Turfs’ PV Middle School Field
It’s expected to cost $5,000 to fix damage caused during overnight Thursday or early Friday hours outside Perkiomen Valley Middle School West in Zieglerville. A vehicle was used to tear up athletic fields. Police are requesting public help in the incident.
- Saturday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
OJR, Pottstown ending Thanksgiving rivalry game; Borough Council faces $1.4 million budget gap; Limerick insurance broker sentenced; Woman stabbed in Phoenixville lot; PA redistricting lawsuit proceeds.
- Thanksgiving Service Scheduled In Limerick
St. James United Church of Christ will offer its thanks Nov. 21.
- Use Census, Reference Data To Build Business
There’s a goldmine of sales information just waiting to be unearthed in U.S. Census data. Learn how to do the digging during a Nov. 28 SCORE seminar at the Pottstown library.
- Lower Pottsgrove Plans $31 Tax Hike In 2018
Township commissioners voted Thursday to approve a tentative, but not final, 2018 budget that increases taxes on the average property by $31.25 next year. The reason: creation of a new capital fund for future projects.
- Police Seek Man In 2 Incidents Over 3 Days
A photo produced from home video footage is grainy, but a truck he apparently drove may help identify a male New Hanover police seek in connection to theft and burglary on Buchert Road.
- No Picnic In Amity: Vandalism Destroys Tables
A township Eagle Scout was working to clean, fix, and in some cases replace picnic tables beneath the new pavilion at Amity’s Lake Drive Park. His efforts so far were ruined by weekend vandalism.
- Toepel Plans Holiday Party, Hopes ‘Gifts’ Arrive
State Rep. Marcy Toepel isn’t holding a Dec. 8 holiday party to collect gifts for herself. She hopes visitors will bring along a non-perishable food item to benefit local families in need.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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