- Seniors, Politicians Have Scholarship For You
There’s a March 1 deadline to apply for college scholarships that are being offered in the name of the Pennsylvania House of Representatives.
- SEPTA ID Changes Ahead For Pottstown Seniors
Pottstown area senior citizens who ride SEPTA buses and other public transportation for free, using their Medicare cards, must change to the SEPTA Key senior photo ID card by Jan. 16.
- Gallery Hosts ‘Language Of Color’ Exhibit
Acrylic paintings by Chester Springs artist Mary Kane will be exhibited Jan. 12 through Feb. 23 at The Hill School’s Boyer Gallery in Pottstown. An opening reception is planned Jan. 12 from 7-9 p.m.
- Colonial Women Considered Pockets Handy, Too
They didn’t look like the pockets we’ve come to know, though. Take a lesson in pocket making, and learn its history, in a Jan. 20 workshop at Pottsgrove Manor.
- 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.
- SunnyBrook Gala Benefits Pottstown Non-Profit
A New Year’s Eve gala with a “Casino Royale” theme at SunnyBrook Ballroom will help raise funds for programs to help the homeless, sponsored by Wings Of Victory in Pottstown.
- Weekend Stuff To Do On The Post Calendar
With the New Year close at hand, here are four days of fun events to take you through Jan. 1. Topping our list? The annual Polar Bear Swim on Monday in Pottstown which, given the weather, is expected to be particularly brutal this year. Keep that Speedo bundled up!
- Community College Favorably Ranked In 2017
Montgomery County Community College won favorable review and rankings from five consumer-driven ranking organizations during the past 12 months.
- Restaurant, Distiller Ringing In New Year
The staff of a popular downtown Pottstown restaurant, and the borough’s premier distiller, are working together to make New Year’s Eve memorable for their patrons.
- Pottstown, Royersford Students Earn Honors
Five colleges and universities this week announced that eight students who live in Pottstown and Royersford received honors for their academic achievements.
- 76ers Teach Teamwork In Royersford School
Philadelphia 76ers basketball stars Joel Embiid and Amir Johnson visited Upper Providence Elementary School last week to talk about the importance of teamwork.
- Holiday Schedule For Pottsgrove Sports Activity
These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the holiday break and beyond (today, Thursday, Dec. 28, to Saturday, Jan. 6, 2018), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
- Solar Power System Installations Grow In State
Despite a recent lack of federal interest, new solar power-producing projects are being installed at homes, businesses, and other property owners across the state, proponents claim.
- Pottstown Team Provides A Hit For The Holiday
Baseball players and coaches at Pottstown High School, interested in extending community service, provided for a family in need during Christmas.
- Town 2018 Budget, Tax Hike Effective Monday
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners have approved the township’s 2018 budgets, and with them a real estate tax increase of $31.25 on an average home. The package takes effect Monday; expect a bill in March.
- Township Civil Service Board To Reorganize
The annual reorganization meeting of the Lower Pottsgrove Civil Service Commission is scheduled for Wednesday (Jan. 3) at 5 p.m. The meeting is open to the public.
- Guess Where $381,080 Went During November?
Lower Pottsgrove Township incurred $381,080 in expenses during November 2017. Its monthly warrants show where its revenues came from, and how it spent your tax dollars.
- Exelon Team Brings Area Children Holiday Cheer
A team of Exelon employees purchased, wrapped, and delivered gifts last week for each of 165 children attending the YWCA Tri-County Area Early Education Center.
- Blustery And Biting Christmas Wind in Sanatoga
With video. On Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2017) at noon on Sanatoga Ridge in Lower Pottsgrove PA, the wind was blowing and biting in 31 degree weather at about 15 miles an hour. It was shaking sturdy tree limbs.
- Needing A Christmas Miracle? One In Royersford
A trained and equipped Royersford police officer rescued a heroin overdose victim Christmas Eve on Main Street in the borough, his department said.
- Pottstown Foundation To Direct Tournament Gifts
Raven’s Claw Golf Club in Limerick has partnered with the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation to direct charitable fund-raising it hopes will benefit three Pottstown non-profit groups.
- Knitted Handiwork Crowns Young Heads At Barth
A woman who volunteers her assistance to the Pottstown School District also found time to hand-knit winter hats for first-graders in a class taught by her daughter.
- Editor’s note: The Post did not publish Christmas Day (Dec. 25, 2017)
- Yet Another Holiday Payment Headache Ahead
Lower Pottsgrove Tax Collector Jennifer Marsteller is opening her office on a special schedule next week, for the convenience of last-minute Pottsgrove School District property tax payers and other procrastinators.
- Trash Collection Occurs Tuesdays For Two Weeks
Because the Christmas and New Year holidays fall on Mondays this year, garbage collection by J.P. Mascaro and Sons in Lower Pottsgrove will occur on Tuesdays during the next two weeks.
- Sunday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
Pottstown woman faces felony drug charges; Borough postpones hearing on sober group home; Riverfront Park bridge reopens; Ursinus students headed for the tropics.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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