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Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post

College explores building dorms near Pottstown campus; drug rings knocked out in a county operation; lawsuit filed against dog food maker in pet deaths; and basketball history for PJPII.

‘Grove Directors, Not Public, Get New Budget ‘Views’

Pottsgrove school directors received armload-sized "Bibles" Tuesday that include alternative views of next year's preliminary budget. The same views haven't been released publicly, however.

Editor’s Selections Wednesday In The Post

Search for Pottstown drug raid suspect; new book coming on Schuylkill towns; how to opt your child out of the PSSA tests; a Limerick reactor shuts down; and more vigilance at local malls.

Pottsgrove Rec Swim Lessons Start March 13

The Pottsgrove Recreation Board, jointly operated by the school district and three Pottsgrove townships, will offer swim lessons for children from March through May.

‘Sound Of Music’ Rings Through Pottsgrove High

One of the most popular family musicals of all time, the Rodgers and Hammerstein classic will be staged March 19-21 in the school's Richard Radel Auditorium.

Ziegler Accepts His Digital Principal Award

With video. Here's the Feb. 20 acceptance speech by Pottsgrove High School Principal Bill Ziegler as he becomes a 2015 "digital principal."

Media Under Fire In Pottsgrove Super’s Message

Pottsgrove schools' superintendent on Monday said a local news report about an expert speaker failed to emphasize how his costs were being covered, but it did so twice in the first 3 sentences.

Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post

Monday's Pottsgrove basketball upset win over Holy Ghost Prep; drugs, cash and guns in a North Charlotte Street raid; and bring extra cash on your Disney trip, with ticket prices going up.

422 Roadwork Disruptions Extend Through Friday

The general contractor is imposing land restrictions this week on U.S. Route 422 between the Sanatoga and Hanover Street exits to remove a bridge and some former roadway.

Pottsgrove Considers Graduation Revisions Tuesday

Its school board Policy Committee agenda for this week's workshop meeting indicates the potential of a revision to standards for graduation from Pottsgrove High School.

That’ll Be A Who You Hear Next Week At Lower

Football players, police officers, school board members and lots of other people you know descend next Monday on Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School to read, and honor, author Dr. Seuss.

Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar

Meetings, activities, events and Pottsgrove School District sports happening this week, as submitted to The Post calendar.

Editor’s Selections Monday In The Post

Pottsgrove looks forward to weather-delayed game; local paranormal investigators meet monthly at Sunnybrook Ballroom; and a handful of MontCo residents who cost a lot in health care.

Pottsgrove’s Ziegler Honored This Week In California

Pottsgrove High School Principal Dr. Bill Ziegler flew to the West Coast this week, to be named as one of the year's three "digital principals." The conference he's at ends today (Saturday).

Pottsgrove 2013 Grad Completes Basic Training

He is a U.S. Air Force airman whose family lives in Pottstown.

Editor’s Selections Saturday In The Post

The dangers of crude oil passing through Pottstown; why its pays to have a bachelor's degree or better in your job search; and the new ways your kids have heard to get high.

Formerly ‘Chief,’ Now ‘Commissioner’ Earl Swavely

Lower Pottsgrove resident and former West Pottsgrove police chief Earl Swavely Jr. on Thursday became the newest member of the township Board of Commissioners.

Tax Policies Target PA For Outside Poachers

Pennsylvania has the second-highest corporate tax rate in the country. Florida is only the latest state that wants to take advantage of the difference and lure businesses south.

‘Weekend Stuff To Do’ On The Post Calendar

Eighteen fun things! Enjoy Mardi Gras in Sanatoga and Pottstown, visit a home show in Oaks, take in dinner and a play in Collegeville, fill up on beef in Kimberton; or chew a dog biscuit in Trappe.

Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post

A former Pottsgrove running star qualifies for Olympic trials; MontCo commissioners will visit Sanatoga for town hall; and keep your snow out of Upper Pottsgrove's streets, please.

New Pottsgrove Calendar Extends Summer Vacation

Under the Pottsgrove School District's just-approved calendar, school building's in the 2015-2016 academic year won't open until Sept. 8. The reason: high school reconstruction.