Refreshing Honesty, From The Minds Of 5th Graders

We all could learn a lot from 5th graders at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School. Their essays prove they're more than just smart; they're down-to-earth.

Guided Reading Students Learn More, Teachers Say

Small, instructor-led reading groups are helping young Pottsgrove School District students, teachers told the Board of School Directors.

Get Costumed! Township Festival Set For Saturday

With Video. Lower Pottsgrove's Fall Festival will be held Saturday (Oct. 25) beginning at 11 a.m. Kids can have fun with activities and games, and parents will likely enjoy the hayride.

Pottsgrove Mourns Loss Of Volunteer Steve Mixon

Tributes and memories poured out onto social media venues as family, friends and colleagues mourned the shooting death Friday of Pottsgrove volunteer football manager Stephen Mixon.

Lower Pottsgrove Kids Have Somewhere New To Sit

Installation's complete for new bleachers inside the elementary school gym on Buchert Road, Pottstown.

Pottsgrove Oct. 14 Meeting Now Being Broadcast

The Pottstown-based PCTV Network's video recording of the Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' Tuesday meeting has been posted to YouTube for public viewing.

Falcon XC Runners Win PAC-10 In Upset Over Rams

Pottsgrove High School boys cross-country runners celebrated a victory Thursday by winning the PAC-10 team championship honors, beating favored Spring-Ford.

Scammers’ Latest Trick: Pretending They’re With IRS

Scam artists are contacting western Montgomery County residents claiming to represent the Internal Revenue Service, trying to trick them into giving up money and personal information.

Stowe Knights Schedule Their November Breakfast

The made-to-order meal in West Pottsgrove is open to the public, and tickets will be sold at the door.

Design Mistake Adds Unknown Cost To HS Project

Installing structural steel in Pottsgrove High School, needed because it was overlooked earlier by architects, will dent the project contingency fund, the school board learned.

Trouble Selling A Home? ‘Grove Director Relates

Pottsgrove school director John Rossi said Tuesday he empathizes with district residents trying to sell a home. He can't move his own, he said, and directly blamed school tax rates.

Grab An Extinguisher For These Fiery Chicken Wings

With Video. On the Food Page: Fiery Salsa Hot Wings, BBQ Pork Mac n' Cheese, Beef and Chorizo Chili, Smoky Chipotle Chili, Hummus Crostini Appetizer, Pumpkin Chocolate Chunk Pound Cake.

Rupert Students Show Grandparents How They Learn

With 14 photos. Wednesday was Grandparents and Grandfriends Day for students in Pottstown's Rupert Elementary School. There were young and older smiles all 'round.

‘Keep The Cash Handy,’ Pottsgrove Board Concludes

The Pottsgrove school board informally agreed Tuesday to keep a cash surplus available for any use it chooses, including lowering future taxes. Directors deferred putting it into a capital fund.

School Directors Defer Wireless Access Point ‘Loans’

A proposal was floated Tuesday to lease wireless devices for a small number of Pottsgrove School District who can't afford Internet access at home. Directors asked for other solutions.

Pottsgrove Teachers Worked On Development Monday

With Video. Pottsgrove School District students may have had Monday off (thanks, Christopher Columbus!), but not their teachers.

Speaker Eric Metaxas Wows Coventry Founders Dinner

A full house arrived Saturday at Sunnybrook to hear popular author Eric Metaxas speak during the 2014 Founders Dinner on behalf of Sanatoga's Coventry Christian School scholarship fund.

Celebrities, Their Deals Fill Sunnybrook Oct. 24

Spend time with football players David Akers or Rian Wallace, or tour the studio of radio host Michael Smerconish. It's do-able in an Oct. 24 Sanatoga fund-raiser for 15 local non-profits.