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  • Township Gives Eight Bicycles To Liberty Thrift
    Lost or stolen bicycles found during the past year or more by Lower Pottsgrove police, and not claimed by owners, are being donated by the township to the Liberty Thrift store in Sanatoga.
  • Overnight Beam Placement Next Week On 422
    Travelers on U.S. Route 422 through the Valley Forge area during overnight hours next week can anticipate delays and traffic disruptions, as a bridge beam is put into place.
  • PennDOT Patches 422, Other Roads Next Week
    Rain, snow and ice. Cold temperatures, then warm. Continually heavy traffic. All of them combined have led to crumbling asphalt on local state-owned highways. PennDOT will be out to fix them in coming days.
  • Area Disabilities Expert Bound For Super Bowl LII
    It’s a dream come true for an area man with more than 15 years of experience working with people with disabilities, who also is a sports fan. Shammah Bermudez is Super Bowl-bound, as part of a mobility team working during the big game at U.S. Bank Stadium in Minneapolis.
  • County Sheriff Promotes Collegeville Residents
    Two Collegeville residents and four other individuals, one of whom made local history in becoming a lieutenant, were awarded promotions Friday by Montgomery County Sean P. Kilkenny.
  • Saturday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
    One killed, one injured in Upper Pottsgrove crash; Jury convicts Douglass man in fatal Route 100 accident; Boyertown schools leave tax door open; Perkiomen woman pleads in stabbing incident.
  • Township Board Opposes Sanatoga Pole Barn Plan
    A contractor wants to use an East High Street building in Sanatoga as an office, and also hopes to build a pole barn there. The office seems OK, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners said, but not the barn.
  • Personnel, Real Estate Executive Session Topics
    Personnel and real estate were topics of a 45-minute-long Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners’ executive session Thursday night.
  • PCTV Broadcasts Jan. 23 School Board Meeting
    With video. Now available for your viewing pleasure, PCTV is broadcasting the Jan. 23 meeting of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors.
  • How’s A Free, In-State College Education Sound?
    Two groups introduced a proposal Tuesday they said could end in-state college tuition costs for Pottsgrove School District families and others state-wide. It would cost an added $1 billion a year, to be supported primarily by new taxes.
  • Pottstown Man Faces 19 Counts In Investigation
    Pottstown police and Montgomery County SWAT officers descended on a Jefferson Avenue apartment after an investigation of alleged illegal drug trafficking. A 25-year-old man faces multiple charges.
  • Musical Part Of Third Education Foundation Gala
    Proceeds from this year’s third annual Pottstown Education Gala will benefit programs of the Foundation for Pottstown Education. It’s scheduled for March 3, and includes dinner and The Little Mermaid musical.
  • Township Ponders Dealing With Bike Inventory
    Some were lost and found, some maybe stolen and recovered. Lower Pottsgrove police have accumulated several bicycles, and are asking the Board of Commissioners for permission to clean house.
  • Court Redistricting Decision A History-Maker
    If a Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruling stands, and the state’s congressional district map must be redrawn, it’s almost certain that many western Montgomery County municipalities will be affected.
  • Little League Holds Last In-Person Registration
    Pottsgrove Little League so far has held two in-person registration sessions for Spring 2018 players. The last is scheduled for Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at Pottsgrove Middle School.
  • Pottsgrove Prepares For Kindergarten Sign-Ups
    Kindergarten registration in the Pottsgrove School District will open Feb. 1. If your child will reach age 5 by Aug. 31, the time to start the sign-up process is only a week away.
  • Pottstown Honors 1,000-Point Scorer Reddick
    Pottstown girls basketball star Ebony Reddick recently scored the 1,000th point of her court career. The high school didn’t let the moment pass unnoticed.
  • Police: ‘Plans For Such An Event Do Work’
    If the “inert hand grenade” found Monday in Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School had been real, police said, the actions taken and procedures followed would have kept students and staff safe, a report said. Their investigation is continuing.
  • ‘Grenade’ Prompted Lower Pottsgrove School Alert
    A lockout Monday morning at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School on Buchert Road was prompted by discovery of a “hand grenade” that police and bomb squad experts later determined was inactive. All students and faculty were reported as safe.
  • Two-Band Concert Benefits Pottstown’s Homeless
    A second annual “Welcome Home” concert, scheduled for Feb. 3 by the Pottstown CARES student collaborative, will raise funds to assist The Ministries At Main Street programs for the homeless.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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