20090610-LookingWest100px-ZlomekThese stories, which may be of interest to readers of The Limerick Post, appeared exclusively between June 14-20 (2009)  in its companion publication, The Sanatoga Post:

  • Quiet Crowd Hears Bands Battle
    Seven rock bands competed to be judged the best Friday night at Sanatoga’s Sunnybrook Ballroom in a cancer-fighting fund-raiser. Those in attendance seemed to have a good time. Watch a Post video of one performance.
  • Community Band Releases Concert Schedule
    The Pottsgrove Community Band doesn’t limit itself to just three townships! Its summer-long concert schedule takes its music to audiences far and wide across the area.
  • Chief’s Concern: Daytime DUIs
    As Lower Pottsgrove police stay aggressive in DUI and seat belt law enforcement, Chief Michael Shade identifies a worry: drunks driving during the day.
  • New Equipment Highlights Fire Report
    Ringing Hill Fire Company’s housing of new equipment was noted in Lower Pottsgrove Fire Marshal Lew Babel’s recent report to township commissioners.
  • State OKs Police Consolidation Study
    Pennsylvania has agreed to pay for a study that looks at merging Lower Pottsgrove’s department with two others. The township is definitely NOT interested, but it’s playing along.
  • What It Takes To Run A School District
    Lots of organizations and people and specialists. Most of them at a price. All of them appointed annually.
  • Store Opens At Upland; District Anticipates Revenues
    The first store opened Tuesday at Upland Square Shopping Center. That got Pottsgrove School District directors wondering about how much added tax revenue the center could yield.
  • Hair Salon Donates To Cancer Center
    The mother of its co-owner died of breast cancer, so she conducted a fund-raiser to help others.
  • District Honors Retiring Teachers
    The Pottsgrove school board Tuesday night recognized three retiring teachers who have given more than six decades of service to the district’s students.
  • California Echoes Sanatoga’s “Bark”
    A West Coast Relay For Life fund-raising effort decides the Bark For Life parade at Sunnybrook during April was an idea worth copying.
  • Bids Sought For Pottsgrove Sound System
    The 20-year-old public address system in the Pottsgrove High School stadium is “toast” and will be replaced.
  • Community Band Keeps Connecting People
    For 50 years now, the Pottsgrove Community Band has helped area residents keep a song in their hearts. The band played its anniversary concert Sunday. Couldn’t go? Watch a Post video of a great performance!
  • Ways To Spend A Fine Sunday
    From planting flowers at Ringing Hill station, to planting a foot in just the right spot and throwing a strike: Sunday was an exceptional day for doing almost anything.