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Events Scheduled This Week On The Post Calendar

Get taxes done for free this week, if you qualify; sign up Tuesday for Little League in the Pottsgroves;

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Township Police Investigate Pebble Beach Lane Burglary

A man was reported to have followed a juvenile boy to his home, and entered its garage. Bottles of water and juice packets there were removed. Police are urging security and vigilance.

Last-Minute Tax Help Available At Painter’s Office

You know you waited too long. You know the income tax filing deadline is Tuesday. Don't know what to do next? You might qualify for help from Rep. Mark Painter.

Pottsgrove Youth Football, Cheer, Holding Registration

The newly incorporated organization promotes youth football and cheer in the Pottsgroves, and has planned player registrations for next Wednesday and April 24 at Lower Pottsgrove Elementary School.

College, Non-Profit Agency Co-Host Substance Abuse Talk

The 70-minute session in Blue Bell, with a simulcast in Pottstown, is intended to serve as a starting point in identifying drug and alcohol abuse and getting help for those affected.

Safe Food Handler Certification Course Next Month

Safe food handling is the goal of a restaurant-sponsored course that will be conducted next month by Montgomery County Cooperative Extension.

Spadt Says He’ll Resign From Commissioners’ Board

The long-time Lower Pottsgrove commissioner and former board president said Monday he will be traveling even more in the future for work, and hopes to spend remaining time with his family.

Weather’s Near Perfect, So Go Grill, Grill, Grill

On today's Food Page: Grilled American Lamb Sirloin, Turkey And Brie Grilled Cheese, Ancho Chile-Rubbed Grilled T-Bones, Cheesy Bacon And Egg Casserole, and Peanut Butter and Banana Shake.

A Restful, If Not Quiet, Botanical Oasis In Los Angeles

It's easy to describe the Mathias Botanical Garden, on the southeast side of the UCLA campus in Los Angeles, as restful. It's another thing entirely to try and call it quiet.

Employers Should Avoid Exams For Screening, Pitt Says

A Sunday editorial in the student-run University of Pittsburgh newspaper took employers to task for using college admissions' test scores as a method of pre-screening job candidates.

Did Cap’n Crunch Really Wink At You? Maybe So

Walk down the breakfast cereal aisles at supermarkets in Pottstown and elsewhere, and you may have the eerie feeling someone's watching you. They are.

Speculation Renews Over Possible Sale Of The Mercury

The firm that manages The Mercury for its owner, an investment fund, laid off almost 50 staffers Wednesday in New York City. That's led to national speculation that its newspapers, like Pottstown's, will again be put up for sale.

Police Arrest Township Man For Alleged Shoplifting

Lower Pottsgrove Police reported he was involved in a March 30 incident at the CVS Pharmacy, 1833 E. High St.

Cat NAPS Group Offers Pretzels, Pet Adoption Saturday

Help support its local trap, neuter, return program as a humane solution to control the feral cat population.

PEAK Hosts Another Family Activity, Resources Day

Pottstown's kindergarten readiness program is partnering with Pottstown Memorial Medical Center and other supporters to provide families in need with as much help as possible.

Hear A Roar? It’s Motorists, Not March, On Route 422

The month of March did its fair share of roaring. The sound may not abate in April, as U.S. Route 422 restrictions continue in Lower Pottsgrove while bridge beams are set in place.