- First Four Lots Approved At Spring Valley Farms
The first four lots for home construction have been approved at the Spring Valley Farms housing community on Bleim Road, Lower Pottsgrove commissioners learned Monday.
- Township Police Help Youth Workforce Program
A Montgomery County program that helps eligible youths and young adults advance their education and land a job has signed the Lower Pottsgrove Police Department as its newest partner.
- Gatsby’s Reopens After Five Weeks Of Repairs
Gatsby’s Restaurant at the SunnyBrook Ballroom in Sanatoga reopened Tuesday to the public after five weeks of work to repair damage from a burst water pipe.
- Lane Changes Prepare For New 422 Bridge Usage
The westbound side of a new bridge being built on U.S. Route 422 across the Schuylkill River is nearly ready to carry traffic. PennDOT crews will work next week to prepare it for drivers.
- Liked The ’80s? Like To Roller Skate? Try This
Go bouffant with your hair. Go flashy with your outfit. Go speedy with your skates. Rockstar Roller Derby has an “80’s Themed Adult Skate Party” planned for March 2 at Ringing Rocks Roller Rink.
- Artist Mary Kane Talks Feb. 20 About Painting
When is a painting finished? Abstract artist Mary Kane tackles that topic in a talk being sponsored by the Pottstown Area Artists Guild.
- Think Ahead Toward Summer Camp At WMCTC
Students in grades 5-8 can have fun, and learn about how they might want to spend their future, during camps coming this summer to the Western Montgomery Career and Technology Center in Limerick PA.
- Try Some Real Maple Syrup At Farm Park
There’s a world of difference between commercial (and artificial) maple syrup, and the real thing. Attend a Feb. 25 program at Norristown Farm Park to learn how syrup is made, and why it tastes better.
- 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.
- Commissioners Authorize ‘Campus’ Land Deal
Lower Pottsgrove commissioners on Monday authorized the purchase of three properties for a prospective municipal campus. Just what form it may take, and when, is just beginning to be considered.
- Musicals Await At Pottsgrove High, Middle School
It’s theater season in the Pottsgrove School District! Two rousing performances await ticket holders: “Peter and the Starcatcher” at Pottsgrove High, and “Tarzan, The Stage Musical,” at Pottsgrove Middle.
- Pottstown School Hail Honor Roll Recipients
Dozens of students in Pottstown High, Middle and elementary schools were named to their honor rolls in the just-concluded second marking period.
- Spring-Ford Bleeds Green, But Offers A Warning
With video. Spring-Ford school administrators apparently expect to see lower attendance today because of the Eagles’ Super Bowl parade. Parents must report and approve absences of their students, they warned.
- Spring-Ford STEM Fair Back With Three Goals
This year’s STEM Fair, scheduled for Feb. 22 at the Spring-Ford Ninth Grade Center in Royersford, intends to highlight not only student achievements, but higher-tech colleges and employers too.
- 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.
Joe Zlomek, Managing Editor
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