- Authorizing Land Purchase On Board Agenda
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners are expected to act tonight (Monday) on finalizing their earlier tentative agreement to buy three Sanatoga properties for a future municipal building.
- Sanatoga Neighbors Celebrate Eagles’ Super Win
Fireworks sounded in back yards across housing communities in the north end of Sanatoga village, as fans in Lower Pottsgrove and across the nation celebrated the Philadelphia Eagles’ first Super Bowl victory Sunday.
- Icy Roads Delay Some Monday School Openings
The Pottsgrove, Pottstown, Spring-Ford Area and Perkiomen Valley school districts all issued calls to delay school building openings Monday by two-hours due to icy conditions.
- Scheduled This Week In Pottsgrove Sports
These Pottsgrove Falcons athletic events are scheduled for the coming week (Monday through Saturday, Feb. 5-10, 2018), according to the Pottsgrove School District athletics office.
- Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar
These listed events are scheduled to occur this week (Monday through Sunday, Feb. 5-11, 2018), as provided to The Post calendar.
- 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.
- Your Mailman Cometh, With Township Tax Bill
Lower Pottsgrove’s annual town and county tax bills arrived during the weekend at the mail boxes of township property owners. It’s a pre-spring day-brightener that’s colored robin’s egg blue.
- Fuel Fed Vehicle Flames On Tanglewood Court
Sanatoga Fire Company volunteers extinguished the Saturday night blaze on Tanglewood Court in the Woodgate housing community, with help from Ringing Hill and Limerick.
- 422 Ramp Scene Of Multi-Car Crash Saturday
The accident occurred early Saturday evening at Township Line Road and 422, and brought out first responders from Linfield and Limerick fire companies, as well as Limerick police.
- Minor Injuries Saturday At 422 Accident In Amity
Volunteers from the Monarch and Amity fire companies responded Saturday afternoon to an accident on U.S. Route 422 at Monocacy Creek Road. Two people suffered minor injuries.
- Card Skimmers Next Hit: A Spring City Retailer
Persons of interest being sought by Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick township police departments may have also been involved Thursday in placing a payment card skimmer at a Spring City PA retail store, borough police alleged.
- How To Know If You’re A Card-Skimming Victim
Learn what local police chiefs suggest about protecting your debit and credit cards from card-skimming attacks now being investigated.
- Guess Where $395,176 Went During December?
Lower Pottsgrove Township incurred $395,176 in expenses during December 2017. Its monthly warrants show where its revenues came from, and how it spent your tax dollars.
- Collegeville Area Potholes Filled Next Week
State road crews will be out in Montgomery County to work on two Collegeville area highway trouble spots … places where the pothole problem has gotten out of hand.
- Dermatology Firm Opens Two New Area Offices
Pennsylvania Dermatology Partners has opened new facilities in Oaks and King of Prussia. Both are offering free skin cancer screenings by appointment through Feb. 28.
- Card Skimming Found In Adjacent Townships
With video and three photos. Unknowing merchants in Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick, and debit card users who patronize them, are victims in a growing number of card skimming crimes. The townships’ police departments are working together on the cases.
- Friday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications
More states contemplate tolls on local highways; trash hauler may be replaced; plans unveiled for new Pottstown park; St. Teresa celebrates Catholic schools; Limerick man admits strangling woman.
- Redistricting Talk Impresses Township Board
A Tuesday presentation on congressional districts by local resident Chuck Yeiser has prompted Lower Frederick supervisors to consider support for redistricting legislation during their Feb. 6 meeting.
- Elementary Strings Players Praised For Concert
Imagine this: you’re young, you’re somewhat of a newcomer to your musical instrument, and you’re asked to perform in front of a couple hundred strangers. That takes elementary school student bravery.
- It’s Feb. 1; Time To Plan September Kindergarten
As of today (Thursday, Feb. 1) parents can start registering children to attend kindergarten in the Pottsgrove School District. Instructions are posted on its website.
- 422 East Construction To Close A Route 23 Exit
The ramp from 422 East to Route 23 in the Valley Forge area will close for several months into late summer beginning Feb. 12.
- 422 Accident Draws Limerick First Responders
A vehicular accident Wednesday night on westbound U.S. Route 422 near Country Club Road brought out first responders in Limerick Township.
- Mum’s Not The Word In These Township Meetings
An informal list of rules imposed by the Lower Frederick Board of Supervisors over recent weeks, in an attempt to keep discussions orderly, were officially approved Tuesday in written form.
- Troopers Offering Free Active Shooter Training
Pennsylvania State Police took to Facebook on Monday, following a month filled with news about 11 school shootings across the nation, to promote a free, two-hour active shooter training program.
- Mailing Sewer Payment? Check That Address
For the past seven months, those who pay Lower Pottsgrove sewer bills by check have been mailing them to a Baltimore post office box. They’ll go to another box now, but this one’s in West Chester.
- Two Pottstown Men Arrested After Police Alert
Two Pottstown residents were arrested Sunday by Amity police, after law enforcement agencies were notified they may have been involved in an alleged “gunpoint robbery” in Berks County.
- Township 2017 Traffic Violations Up, Crime Down
The 2017 end-of-year report from Lower Pottsgrove’s police chief indicates the number of traffic violations encountered by officers rose significantly, but overall criminal activity declined.
- Medal Of Honor Grove Reopens In Valley Forge
The Freedoms Foundation memorial grove to honor more than 3,000 national Medal Of Honor recipients re-opened this month after months-long maintenance projects were completed.
- East Auxiliary Donation Benefits Area Agencies
A $20,000 donation to the Pottstown Area Health & Wellness Foundation by its East Auxiliary has helped six local non-profit agencies continue their service offerings.
- Pottstown Band Members Represent At Concert
Pottstown High and Middle schools were well represented Saturday during the annual Inter-County Band Concert. Nine student band members were among those selected to perform.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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