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5 Receive Degrees Today; 4 Other Scholars Honored

Five Pottstown area residents will receive degrees today from Alvernia University in Reading. Four others have been lauded for a variety of academic achievements.

Pottsgrove Grad Ends Basic With Honors

The former Sanatoga resident has completed Air National Guard training with distinction.

Singer, Big Band At ‘Brook for New Year Eve

Amanda Carr and the Sunnybrook Dance Band are returning Dec. 31 to ring in another New Year at Sanatoga.

Green Roof, Wind Turbines Draw A College Award

The local chamber of commerce has given an award to the Pottstown campus of Montgomery County Community College for creating an environmentally sustainable business environment.

Director’s Hat Adds Magic To MS Choir Concert

With video and 13 photos. It may have been a cast-off from someone's closet, but the hat worn onstage Thursday night by Choir Director Carole Bean seemed to have a little magic.

Long-Awaited Sanatoga Restaurant Opens Doors

Bella Italia, a restaurant at 2209 E. High St. in the heart of Sanatoga village that took five years to move from architectural drawings to completion, was open Thursday.

Pottsgrove JV Boys Played Thursday Vs. Boone

With 26 photos. The Pottsgrove JV boys' basketball team went up against Daniel Boone on Thursday night.

Alleged Lewd Act Cited On K-Mart Property

Lower Pottsgrove police say they've found several people trespassing during the last two weeks on the K-Mart property in Sanatoga. One of them was cited Wednesday.

PA Medical Marijuana Law Gets Second Chance

State senators who this year pushed for Pennsylvania's legalization of marijuana for medicinal purposes hope to re-introduce the same bill during 2015.

Workshops Next Week Look At 422 Traffic Demand

U.S. Route 422 would be less congested with fewer vehicles on the road, but how do you reduce driver demand for a highway? That's the topic of a public workshop Dec. 16 in King of Prussia.

Police Arrest 2, Seize Mobile ‘Meth’ Lab At Inn

Two individuals were arrested by Lower Pottsgrove police, according to reports, after an alleged briefcase-sized drug lab was found in a car they occupied.

Gym Teams Benefit From Saturday Bingo

Pottsgrove school students who are members of Berks East Gymnastics teams are among those who will benefit from a bingo fund-raiser scheduled for Saturday.

Developer Preps For Months-Away Housing Launch

A housing community proposed for North Pleasant View Road in Lower Pottsgrove remains several approvals and months away, but some prep work is already done for Spring Valley farms.

Winner Again: TPD On PA Best Employers List

The transportation planning company at 2500 E. High St., Sanatoga, has been named as one of Pennsylvania's best small-to-medium workplaces for a ninth year.

Injured Township Officer Making Recovery Progress

Lower Pottsgrove's police chief told commissioners that Ofc. James Kenney is making progress, but still enduring surgeries after a September accident.

In Sanatoga, Santa Always Gets The Smiles

With video. When Santa Claus visited Sanatoga for the fire company's holiday spaghetti dinner Saturday, pasta and meatballs were the last things on the minds of his fans.

Group Care Packages To Help Homeless Teens

The holidays might be a little more comfortable for homeless teens thanks to the efforts of the Sanatoga-based Tri-County Community Network.

Colleges Report Area Scholars’ Achievements

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