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  • 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.
  • 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)

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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