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Thursday Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

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  • Township Traffic Equipment Upgrades Due Soon
    Installation of traffic signal improvements that represent a substantial investment in Lower Pottsgrove by the state Department of Transportation are expected to begin later this month.
  • Local Legislators Weigh In On Budget Proposals
    Three state legislators representing western Montgomery County residents indicated Gov. Wolf’s budget introduction Tuesday included some items they liked, and others not so much.
  • Arboretum Recycling Event Returning Feb. 24
    Pack your car with electronic devices and appliances you want to be rid of, and head for the Althouse Arboretum recycling event Feb. 24 in Upper Pottsgrove.
  • Homestead Warms February With Fireside Tales
    Snuggle close to a wood fire, enjoy some cookies and hot chocolate, and listen to tales about Native Americans in the eastern woodlands during a Feb. 11 event at Daniel Boone Homestead in Birdsboro.
  • Douglass Program Offered For Black History Month
    A reenactment of abolitionist Frederick Douglass’ life by actor Fred Morsell is being offered for free Feb. 15 at Phoenixville Middle School. A thousand seats will be available, it said.
  • Klotz Resigns As Commissioner; Moving To NJ
    Lower Pottsgrove Board of Commissioners’ Vice Chairman Stephen Klotz announced Monday he would resign from his elected position at month’s end, and move to Brick Township NJ to accept a promotion from his employer.
  • North Keim Bust Finds 10 Pounds Of Pot, $5,000
    Lower Pottsgrove police who searched a North Keim Street home Saturday after obtaining a warrant found 10 pounds of marijuana and $5,000 in cash. Two people were arrested on drug-related charges.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor

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