What’s Available This Week In Local Real Estate

Here are properties available on the area's real estate market that could be seen July 16-23 (2014) via YouTube.

Usually Known As ‘Pastor Bill,’ Now Call Him Author

"Pastor Bill" Beck of the Spring City Fellowship has written a fictional, epic fantasy novel that will give "Chronicles of Narnia" lovers something new to ponder.

No Tickets Needed! Enjoy Army Band Wednesday

The U.S. Army Reserve's 78th Army Band, based at Fort Dix NJ, will make the trek out to Sanatoga Park for a Wednesday night performance at 7. The concert is free. Grab a lawn chair and go!

Improvements At Armand Hammer Light Help Traffic

It's now easier for trucks to exit the Tri-County Commerce Park at the Armand Hammer Boulevard interchange for U.S. Route 422. That's helped with most, but not all, traffic flow.

Police Arrest 3 At Redner’s; One Charged With Theft

An alleged retail thief who tried to leave the store with DVDs and other items, and two people accompanying her who were determined to be intoxicated, were charged by Lower Pottsgrove police.

Tuesday Zoning Hearings Review Home Additions

A Duckworth Drive resident hopes to expand a garage; Barbara Way property owners want to add a sunroom. Both are on the agenda for Lower Pottsgrove zoning hearings on Tuesday (July 22).

Never Put Up Canned Food? County Shows Right Way

In the dead of winter, nothing beats the taste of fresh-picked vegetables. Pressure canning is the way to get that taste, and Cooperative Extension offers instructions.

On 2 Nights In Township, Across 5 Streets, 7 Thefts

Items stolen from vehicles parked overnight Wednesday and Thursday in different neighborhoods of Lower Pottsgrove have township police detectives urging caution and safety.

Latest District Video Shows Pottstown Greatness

There's so much good news coming out of the Pottstown School District, Community Relations Director John Armato contends, and so little time to tell it. He's relying on video as a solution.

Colleges Announce Area Scholars’ Accomplishments

Twenty-six area residents have been honored for their academic accomplishments, as reported this week by their respective colleges and universities.

Live Salsa Band, Dancing Tonight At Sunnybrook

Exciting, rhythm-infused salsa dancing is offered tonight (Friday) with a live orchestra at Sunnybrook Ballroom in Sanatoga. Tickets are available at the door.

Canal Group’s Guest Introduces Our Predecessors

Learn more Sunday (July 20) in Mont Clare about the area's earliest settlers, Native Americans who arrived along the Schuylkill River to fish and trade for tool-making resources.

Explore Invention, Use, And Re-Use At Maker’s Club

How do things get made, and how can they be re-made to adapt to new uses? Those questions are explored by maker's clubs, now being encouraged by the White House. One is forming in Pottstown.

Thinking About A New Career? College Has Help

Montgomery County Community College has resources to help adult learners build a new career. A workshop covering career transitions is scheduled for Aug. 5 in Pottstown.

Radiography Director Heads Accreditation Team

Debra Poelhuis, radiography program director at Montgomery County Community College, has been elected chair of the national Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

Detectives Investigating Attempted Purse Robbery

Lower Pottsgrove detectives continue to investigate a June incident in which a man attempted to snatch a purse from a female customer in the Home Depot store on Armand Hammer Boulevard.

Straight From The Owners: Thriftway Remains Open

A sign posted in the window of the Sanatoga Thriftway settles the question that's been asked for weeks: unlike its K-Mart neighbors, the supermarket will remain open.

New Look Downtown, As Decorative Lights Go Up

Pottstown is installing decorative street lighting and other streetscape details downtown to make the business district more appealing and attractive.

County Hunting Licenses For Antlerless Deer On Sale

Those interested in hunting for a doe in 2014-2015 should apply now for a license to the Montgomery County Treasurer's Office.

Decorate Furniture With Flair In Free Sessions

Two free workshops about putting new finishes on used furniture pieces will be held during August at the West Norriton ReStore of Habitat for Humanity.

It’s A Short List For 2014 Township Road Paving

Lower Pottsgrove will use $186,232 in liquid fuels tax revenue to pave portions of five township-owned roads this summer. Did the one you live on make the list? Keep hoping ...

Litigation, Personnel, Property Reviewed Privately

A 45-minute executive session was conducted by Lower Pottsgrove commissioners ahead of last week's official board meeting. Their solicitor said no action was taken behind closed doors.

Think Summer’s Hot? You Shoulda Been At Capitol

Crowded. Claustrophobic. Sweaty. Miserable. Those were descriptions of state budget discussions less than two weeks ago in Harrisburg. Lawmakers seemingly wanted it that way.

Make Business Time Count: ‘Dance Near The Revenue’

Your to-do list may be a poor barometer for business success. Checking stuff off may not mean you're making money! The Pottstown chapter of SCORE has some timely suggestions.