The need for assistance may never be greater than what some local families face now and in the months ahead, so Lower Pottsgrove's police department has started its Thanksgiving food drive.
In what seemed to be overwhelming demand, the Pottsgrove School District's distribution Monday of free boxes of food from a Philadelphia charity was quickly exhausted. More boxes are being requested.
Coming to Limerick Community Park on Swamp Pike: an inclusive playground facility, and a protective pavilion, thanks to a $220,000 grant awarded to Limerick Township by the state, announced Friday.
Children, adults, and families can put artistic abilities to the test and possibly win Halloween-themed gift baskets in a pumpkin decorating contest at the Pottstown library. Enter by Oct. 21.
Boxes of fresh produce, dairy items, and protein collected from regional farmers and retailers are being offered for free Monday to any Pottsgrove School District resident, while supplies last.
Collegeville contractor James R. Kenney Excavating and Paving has begun work on installing storm water controls and a turf-reinforced parking lot at Lower Pottsgrove's Gerald Richards Park.
The previously uncovered cost of fencing along parts of the PECO TAP Trail in Limerick Township will be covered by additional funding accepted Tuesday from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation.
The need for assistance may never be greater than what some local families face now and in the months ahead, so the Limerick Police Department is getting a head start on its Thanksgiving food drive.