- Alert Issued For Compromised Debit Cards At Sanatoga Turkey Hill
Lower Pottsgrove police are investigating a series of bank account compromises involving debit cards recently used at the Turkey Hill Minit Market on East High Street.
- Christmas Gifts (Sort Of) Arrive Early On Deer Ridge
Residents of Deer Ridge Drive in Sanatoga won’t have to put up much longer with construction, and their street will be cleaned before the holidays, Lower Pottsgrove Township pledged.
- Crews Install Gas Line On North Pleasant View
A PECO natural gas pipeline is being installed along the shoulder of a portion of North Pleasant View Road in Lower Pottsgrove to serve future home owners in the Spring Valley Farms housing community.
- PennDOT Ends 422 West Temporary Stowe Access
A change in maintenance and traffic protection plans will force PennDOT to close a temporary access ramp for westbound U.S. Route 422 at Stowe. It opened only eight days ago.
- Raven’s Claw Course To Host LPGA Tour Event
With video. Raven’s Claw, the popular and highly rated golf course in Limerick has been named as the host next May of the Valley Forge Invitational, an event that is part of the LPGA’s Symetra Tour.
- Thursday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Upper Pottsgrove cuts, not raises, taxes in 2018 budget; Philadelphia 76’ers stars visit Spring-Ford elementary school; new Montgomery County arts program launches at Ursinus; grants boost Boyertown revitalization.
- 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.
- Now, THIS Is Our Idea Of A School PTA Meeting!
Whether you like oysters or not, tonight’s venue for a meeting of the Pottsgrove Middle School Parent-Teacher Association is sure to be memorable.
- Next-Year Budget Approval On Township Agenda
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners meet Thursday for the last time during 2017. Their busy agenda includes adoption of the township’s tentative $6.32 million budget for 2018, and its 2-percent tax increase.
- Schuylkill Trail Bridge Plan Wins $516,000 Grant
Plans by the Schuylkill River Greenways National Heritage Area, headquartered in Pottstown, to build a pedestrian bridge over Route 724 in Monocacy Station were boosted Tuesday with news of a half-million dollar grant award.
- Pottsgrove Heads Next Year To Orlando In Style
Pottsgrove High seniors who will travel on next spring’s annual excursion to Disney World are benefiting from a better package deal with more perks and a bargain price, school board members learned.
- Pottsgrove Grads Honored By Colleges This Week
Pottsgrove grads who excelled in soccer and swimming are among 11 college and university students publicly recognized this week by the institutions they attend.
- A Failure To Shave Really Paid Off In Pottstown
Pottstown police officers and others gave up shaving during November as a fund-raiser that enabled them to take 30 children shopping for Christmas gifts over the weekend.
- Spend New Year’s Eve In Ghostly Company
Head out to Douglassville for a chilling experience on New Year’s Eve (Dec. 31, Sunday). It’s your chance to meet up and celebrate with a ghost of New Years past.
- Hamming It Up In Harmony At Lincoln School
Lincoln Elementary School fourth-graders taught by Mandy Wampole had a good time with their performance of “Must Be Santa,” and the audience loved it too.
- Grants Benefit 30 Area Health, Wellness Proposals
The Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation this month is distributing more than $1 million in grant funding to help make possible 30 proposals to advocate or improve healthy living locally.
- Planners Cancel Scheduled Meeting Tonight
The Lower Pottsgrove Planning Commission has cancelled its meeting for Monday (Dec. 18, 2017).
- Monday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Pottstown small businesses work for growth; Thirty-first annual Christmas party for area foster children; State charges 127 with welfare fraud.
- Limerick Church Marks Solstice With Service
A “longest night” service of spiritual healing that will observe the winter solstice is scheduled for Dec. 21 (Thursday) at St. James United Church of Christ in Limerick.
- Santa Rode Saturday With Sanatoga; Joins Ringing Hill Today
Lower Pottsgrove residents get a double dose of Santa. He rode with the Sanatoga Fire Company on Saturday, and will be out again today (Sunday, Dec. 17) with the Ringing Hill Fire Company. Wave as he visits!
- Exhausted Fire Teams Fulfill Santa Run Promise
Collegeville and Trappe firefighters were good for their word Saturday. They spent hours early in the morning battling a two-alarm house fire, then still made promised Santa runs later during the day.
- Discover How Animals Cope With Winter
It isn’t easy if you’re freezin’! Animals in the wild know how to adapt to deal with winter’s cold and snow. Learn what they do during an activity Dec. 19 at Norristown Farm Park.
- Pottstown Pair Among Local Police Graduates
Two residents of Pottstown and seven others from within western Montgomery County graduated Wednesday from the county Police Academy, ready to take up new jobs in local law enforcement.
- Saturday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
West Pottsgrove police help grant a Christmas wish; Pottstown still wrestles with tax increase; New mural celebrates Hispanic culture; Limerick man faces prison in sexual assaults.
- State Repairing Route 29 In Pennsburg, Red Hill
Expect lane restrictions in both directions on a segment of Route 29 next week across Pennsburg and Red Hill. PennDOT contractors will be fixing manholes there.
- ‘Grove Grad’s Courageous Story Goes National
Pottsgrove High graduate Sarah Pennington, and her story of hope for other teens who face psychological disorders, was warmly received Thursday during the nationally broadcast Megyn Kelly TODAY show.
- Overnight 422 East Closure Coming Next Monday
An overnight closure and detour of eastbound U.S. Route 422, between Benjamin Franklin Highway in Douglass Township and Route 100 in North Coventry Township, is scheduled for next Monday.
- Pottsgrove Grad Finishes Air Force Training
The 2016 graduate of Pottsgrove High School is a U.S. Air Force Reserve airman 1st class who has completed basic training.
- Police Ask Help In Finding Hit-And-Run Van
The unknown driver of a light blue mini-van was involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run incident Wednesday in Royersford, Upper Providence Police said. They need help finding the vehicle.
- Douglassville Woman Arrested On Theft Charge
Amity Township Police allege she took money from a container of charitable donations made to a children’s hospital.
- Pottstown DECA Welcomes New Officers, Members
The marketing association of students at Pottstown High School recently held a meeting at which new officers were seated, and new members inducted.
- Weather Delays Pottsgrove Schools’ Opening
In the first winter weather delay of the academic year, Pottsgrove schools were opening Thursday two hours later than usual, the school district said.
- Holiday DUI Enforcement Started Wednesday
Local police departments and the Pennsylvania State Police are targeting all forms of driving under the influence in a special holiday campaign that continues through Dec. 31
- South Lewis Road Stop Sign Effective Today
A new stop sign takes effect Thursday in Royersford at the intersection of South Lewis and Borough Line roads, Upper Providence police said.
- Alleged Thief Probably Not On Santa’s ‘Good’ List
A 32-year-old Union Township man is accused by Amity Police with stealing laser projector holiday lights from a Rosewood Drive property.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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