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Saturday Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Two-Way Traffic Returns To Deer Ridge Drive
    Life on Deer Ridge Drive in Sanatoga, affected by one-way traffic restrictions for about nine weeks, can return to somewhat back-to-normal, according to Lower Pottsgrove’s township manager.
  • Gatsby’s Re-Opens Feb. 6, After Pipe Repairs
    SunnyBrook’s popular restaurant is out of commission due to a burst water pipe, but that won’t affect this weekend’s anticipated “Battle On The Border” event of Pottstown and Pottsgrove high schools.
  • Local Politicians Seek More Education Credits
    Local state Rep. Tom Quigley joined two colleagues Wednesday at a Royersford press conference to promote increasing amounts businesses can donate to schools to win state education tax credits.
  • Battle On The Border Convenes At SunnyBrook
    Wrestling! Music! Art! From two friendly but competing school districts, Pottsgrove and Pottstown, in one place, SunnyBrook Ballroom this Saturday. Talk abou’ja entertainment …
  • Court Weighs Maps’ Effect On Political Process
    Western Montgomery County residents, and those across Pennsylvania, have a stake in whatever decision regarding gerrymandering may soon be made by the Pennsylvania Supreme Court.
  • Traveling West 422 Tonight? Be Wary After 9
    Travelers moving westbound on U.S. Route 422 tonight (Thursday, Jan. 18) after 9 p.m. until Friday morning in the Valley Forge area may counter delays of up to 15 minutes as a PennDOT contractor installs sign structures.
  • Limerick Supervisors Name Officers, Advisers
    There’s a whole lotta name calling going on, literally, when any township government goes through its annual reorganization. Case in point: Limerick Township.
  • Exelon Plans: Raze Info Center, Build Warehouse
    If later approved by Limerick supervisors the company would tear down its Longview Road training and information center, and build a warehouse to store a single piece of highly valuable equipment.
  • Area Schools Delay Wednesday Opening 2 Hours
    The complications of winter weather prompted all five area school districts to open two hours later than usual on Wednesday.
  • Planners’ Tuesday Holiday Not Weather-Related
    Lower Pottsgrove’s Planning Commission did not meet Tuesday night, but the cancellation likely had nothing to do with weather forecasts.
  • Weather Cancels School Committee Meeting
    Pottsgrove’s Curriculum, Integration, and Technology Committee did not meet Tuesday as planned. Its session was canceled to avoid bad weather.
  • PCTV Broadcasts Jan. 9 School Board Meeting
    With video. Now available for your viewing pleasure, PCTV is broadcasting the Jan. 9 meeting of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors.
  • Alleged Collegeville Thieves Pose As Electricians
    Two suspicious men allegedly posed as electrical workers to distract an elderly Collegeville home owner, while a third apparently attempted to steal possessions, Upper Providence police say.
  • 2 Thanked For Royersford Heart Attack Response
    A Calhoun Jewelers employee and a Royersford police officer received grateful thanks Friday for their efforts in responding to a heart attack that occurred in the store.
  • Sergeant’s Action Helps Save A Pennsburg Life
    An Upper Perkiomen police sergeant, responding to the scene of what was described as a unknown medical emergency, helped save the life Saturday of an opioid overdose victim.
  • Amity Police Arrest Birdsboro Woman For DUI
    Amity police stopped a female Birdsboro driver Sunday after her vehicle was observed making improper turns. She later was charged with driving under the influence.
  • Remove Snow Route Cars, Spring City Chief Asks
    Tuesday and Wednesday snowfall might be light, but cold temperatures may cause freezing and make travel difficult. Spring City’s police chief is asking drivers to voluntarily remove cars from snow routes.
  • Rupert Bridge Tentative Construction Date Set
    Lower Pottsgrove and Montgomery County officials have tentatively agreed the week of June 8 can mark that start of work to replace the failing Rupert Road bridge.
  • Monday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
    West Pottsgrove man learns fate in “straw purchase” trial; Fire hits former Boneyard Joe’s restaurant in Pottstown; Crash Saturday on Limerick’s Township Line Road; Royersford man charged in alleged road rage; Army pilot lands, visits family in Limerick.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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