Sixteen Pottsgrove School District employees, with a combined 275 years of service in teaching and support careers, were presented with service awards Tuesday during ceremonies at the high school stadium.
West Pottsgrove Elementary School halls echoed with laughter, chatter, and the sound of footsteps Monday night, as it and other Pottsgrove School District buildings held open house or welcome back events.
Dead trees and limbs that were too close to the shoulders of Pruss Hill Road in Lower Pottsgrove, and posed a potential hazard to traffic, were removed Monday. A portion of the road was temporarily closed.
Former West Pottsgrove Township Manager Roger Villano will be honored in a Friday ceremony at which the South Grosstown Road bridge will be dedicated in his name. The event is scheduled for 1 p.m.
Teachers, staff members, and other Pottsgrove School District employees will be welcomed back to their first staff day in the district Tuesday, with a breakfast at the high school and ceremonies at the stadium.
A 29-year-veteran of the Pennsylvania State Police, who was promoted several times and recently retired as troop commander of its Bethlehem PA barracks, has been sworn in as West Pottsgrove's police chief.
Lower Pottsgrove police are investigating a stabbing that occurred late Saturday in the 200 block of the Rolling Hills apartments, Buchert Road. The victim sustained non-life-threatening injuries.
Goodwill Ambulance, Lower Pottsgrove police, and Sanatoga and Ringing Hill firefighters and fire police responded Friday morning to a motor vehicle accident with injuries on Armand Hammer Boulevard.