Classic Italian That’s Fast To Fix For The Hungry

On today's Food Page: Quick Bolognese Italian Meat Sauce with Fettuccine (video), Watermelon Agua Fresca, 3-Layer Caramel and Chocolate Marshmallow Bars, and Gluten-Free Brookies.

North Of Sanatoga, This Farm Grows Up And Up

In fields surrounding Sanatoga, farmers grow crops spread over dozens of acres. A new demonstration site farther north, though, saves space by spreading up ... in an old warehouse.

At Pottsgrove, A First Day Back Like Most Others

Monday, the first day back to school at Pottsgrove High, was everything you might expect: a little confusing, a little routine, and a lot of smiling faces.

Convictions Complete, Township Honors Law Enforcers

11 photos. Prosecutors, investigators, detectives, patrol officers: if any were involved in the year-long and now ended Kareem Borowy murder case, they received Lower Pottsgrove's thanks Thursday.

Researchers Say Fit Children Have Beefier Brains

Children who exercise and are physically fit may not necessarily be smarter, according to a newly published study, but their brains may be more efficient.

Gone From Pottsgrove Crossing, But Not Forgotten

A crossing guard for Ringing Rocks Elementary School is hanging up his belt, and received the community's thanks Thursday night.

DUI Charge Added After Driver’s 422 Speeding Stop

A Reading man faced charges of speeding and driving under the influence after he was stopped early Friday morning in the westbound U.S. Route 422 construction zone.

Unrelated Police Investigations Result In Charges

Two Pottstown men were charged in separate and unrelated incidents during the course of suspicious vehicle investigations conducted by Lower Pottsgrove police.

Steel Rising For Limerick Public Works Facility

Ground-breaking by township officials was barely a month ago. Now the steel skeleton for the 22,000-square-foot, $2 million structure off West Ridge Pike is on its way up.

Adults, Kids Alike Visit New Gilbertsville Center

The Gilbertsville YMCA's new indoor turf field was occupied Saturday by children laughing and playing soccer. Upstairs in the training mezzanine, adults engaged in serious exercise.

Sixteeen Pottstown Area Students Win Academic Honors

Sixteen area residents have been singled out for academic honors and achievements, as reported this week by their respective colleges and universities.

Principal Publishes Pottsgrove High Newsletter

Dr. Bill Ziegler's latest attempt to keep parents, students and the community informed was issued Friday (Aug. 22).

Pottstown Mosquito Spraying Planned Tuesday

Montgomery County's Health Department wants to limit the spread of West Nile virus. It will spray insecticide Tuesday in the borough to kill virus-carrying mosquitoes.

Gilbertsville Y Shows Off New Wellness Complex

The YMCA will conduct a public open house today (Saturday) beginning at 10 a.m. in its facility at 144 Holly Rd.

Thursday Was Move-In Day For Ursinus Arrivals

More than 500 students flocked to the Collegeville PA campus, possessions in hand, ready to start their academic year.

Township OKs Exelon Plans For An Emergency Bunker

A "robust storage structure" can be built by Exelon Nuclear on land off Sanatoga Road in Lower Pottsgrove, township commissioners agreed Thursday. It walls will be 21 inches thick.

Tri-County Police Benefit From Military Surplus Offer

Police agencies in Montgomery, Berks and Chester counties are among those in Pennsylvania now armed with military surplus weaponry and equipment once used in war zones like Iraq.

Sanatoga Marketplace Review Postponed To Sept. 4

Lower Pottsgrove commissioners' discussion of the Sanatoga Marketplace shopping center project, which had been expected Thursday, will instead be scheduled for their post-Labor Day meeting.