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Pottstown, Pennsylvania is located in Montgomery County. Zip codes in Pottstown, PA include 19465, and 19464. The median home price in Pottstown is $107,000 which is roughly $87/per square foot. More Pottstown information.

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3 hrs ago | The Sanatoga Post

Pottsgrove Board Members Debut In Starring Roles

Although it's been available on YouTube since Monday , the first video recording of a Pottsgrove Board of School Directors' public meeting will be officially broadcast tonight at 6:30 p.m. on Comcast educational access Channel 22 of the Pottstown Community Television Network , according to the PCTV program schedule. A second airing on the same channel is scheduled for Sunday at 6 p.m., the district website reported.

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Tue Sep 16, 2014

Business Journal

Yuengling returning to Connecticut with new distribution deal

D.G. Yuengling & Son Inc. has announced that it's expanding its distribution to Connecticut. The Pottstown, Pa.-based brewery is returning to the region after scaling back its distribution in New England states back in the 1990s.

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Philly.com

Work progressing on Pottstown elementary schools

The Montgomery County district's massive, ongoing renovation of its four elementary schools is heading toward the finish line, school officials said. The $28 million project began two years ago, when the 3,200-student district decided to close one of its five elementary schools, Edgewood, and redistribute students among the remaining four elementary buildings, which house about 1,600 students.

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Mon Sep 15, 2014

She Knows

'Apparently Kid' from Ellen charms in Freshpet ad

There is good news for those of us who passed the weekend replaying the "Apparently Kid" clips from Ellen . The excited little redhead who became an internet celebrity after a local news interview is now charming us in a pet food commercial.

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The Sanatoga Post

New Citations Expected Against Citgo Land Owners

More legal troubles lie ahead for owners of the abandoned Citgo gas station and convenience store property at the intersection of Mervine and North Charlotte Streets in Lower Pottsgrove, Solicitor Robert Brant has confirmed, in renewed efforts to act against visual blight on the corner that the Board of Commissioners calls the township's northern gateway. Brant earlier this month said he is "looking at potential township ordinance violations" to be filed against Pottstown Land Corp. , which according to Montgomery County property records has owned the 17,600-square-foot parcel at 1258 N. Charlotte since March 1988.

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She Knows

'Apparently Kid' from Ellen charms in Freshpet ad

There is good news for those of us who passed the weekend replaying the "Apparently Kid" clips from Ellen . The excited little redhead who became an internet celebrity after a local news interview is now charming us in a pet food commercial.

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The Sanatoga Post

New Citations Expected Against Citgo Land Owners

More legal troubles lie ahead for owners of the abandoned Citgo gas station and convenience store property at the intersection of Mervine and North Charlotte Streets in Lower Pottsgrove, Solicitor Robert Brant has confirmed, in renewed efforts to act against visual blight on the corner that the Board of Commissioners calls the township's northern gateway. Brant earlier this month said he is "looking at potential township ordinance violations" to be filed against Pottstown Land Corp. , which according to Montgomery County property records has owned the 17,600-square-foot parcel at 1258 N. Charlotte since March 1988.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

WFMZ

Task force to battle heroin problem in Montgomery County

Heroin is becoming a widespread problem in Pennsylvania. First Berks County started taking steps to fight the epidemic.

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TheAlternativePress.com

County, MCCC Join Forces to Stop Drug Abuse

After a winter that saw a steep rise in Pennsylvania overdose deaths related to heroin, officials in Montgomery County want to be sure something is done about it. Lower Providence Township alone lost at least two young men to addiction this summer alone.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

Daily Kos

The beat goes on: 100 More GunFAILS, and we're not even caught up yet.

TSA agents have discovered approximately 182 guns at airports around the country since we last tallied our GunFAILs in mid-August. It's time to catch up with the world of GunFAIL, with another economy-sized packages of 100 accidents, mishaps and assorted failures.

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PennLive.com

Man's 9/11 birthday 'too emotional' to bear: Shanksville 2014 Voices

Terry and Alison Embody, Pottstown, Pa. attend 13th anniversary remembrance ceremonies at the Flight 93 National Memorial in Shanksville, Pa.

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The Sanatoga Post

Thursday's Headlines In The Sanatoga Post

Surprise! Pottsgrove's Delayed Reimbursements Ahead Money the Pottsgrove School District might have thought it would never see, $350,000 in state reimbursements for construction of Ringing Rocks Elementary, may roll in soon. Pole Barn Proposal Attracts Commissioners' Notice Lower Pottsgrove's manager has been asked by township commissioners to appear at a Sept.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

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Dessoye, 57, will leave his $91,305-a-year position later this month to take over as executive director of campus safety and security at King's College, where he graduated in 1979 with a degree in criminal justice.

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WFMZ

Grant to fund construction of passenger rail station in Pottstown

State money will help the Colebrookdale Railroad keep chugging along toward its goal of restoring passenger train service between Boyertown and Pottstown. The Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded a $676,029 grant to the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust, according to Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Mensch and Rep. David Maloney, both Republicans who represent parts of Berks County.

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The Sanatoga Post

George To Lead Montgomery County Intermediate Unit

Directors of the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, which provides a variety of services to the Pottsgrove, Pottstown, and Spring-Ford Area school districts, on Monday announced it selected Dr. John J. George as the unit's new executive director, effective Oct. 20. George, who since 2008 has served as executive director of the similar Berks County Intermediate Unit, succeeds Dr. Jerry Shiveley as MCIU chief. Shiveley retired in June .

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The Sanatoga Post

Lights! Camera! Pottsgrove Board Caught In a Action

With the start of the academic year in September, a somewhat divided Pottsgrove Board of School Directors pledged four months ago its meetings would be videotaped and broadcast for public viewing on the Borough of Pottstown's publicly available television outlet, The PCTV Network . Right on cue Tuesday night , PCTV's Gus Tellis arrived at Pottsgrove Middle School on North Hanover Street with his camera, headphones and all the necessary gear to make the school board's first recording for posterity.

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Tue Sep 09, 2014

WFMZ

Grant to fund construction of passenger rail station in Pottstown

State money will help the Colebrookdale Railroad keep chugging along toward its goal of restoring passenger train service between Boyertown and Pottstown. The Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded a $676,029 grant to the Colebrookdale Railroad Preservation Trust, according to Pennsylvania Sen. Bob Mensch and Rep. David Maloney, both Republicans who represent parts of Berks County.

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The Sanatoga Post

George To Lead Montgomery County Intermediate Unit

Directors of the Montgomery County Intermediate Unit, which provides a variety of services to the Pottsgrove, Pottstown, and Spring-Ford Area school districts, on Monday announced it selected Dr. John J. George as the unit's new executive director, effective Oct. 20. George, who since 2008 has served as executive director of the similar Berks County Intermediate Unit, succeeds Dr. Jerry Shiveley as MCIU chief. Shiveley retired in June .

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Philly.com

Meetings set to discuss Montco's future

POTTSTOWN Montgomery County's Planning Commission has completed the first draft of its 25-year comprehensive plan, and scheduled four meetings to collect feedback from residents. County Commissioner Leslie Richards said the plan aims to encapsulate everything residents and officials "would like to see take shape over the next few decades."

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Mon Sep 08, 2014

WFMZ

Pottsville man leads police on high speed chase

A Montgomery County man is facing a long list of charges after police say he led them on a high speed chase through Berks and Chester counties early Sunday. Police said 23-year-old Thomas Reith of the 1200 block of Keim Street in Pottstown was driving on Route 422 west in Berks County around 3 a.m. According to court papers, the red Volkswagon Jetta had failed to stop earlier for officers from West Reading police, Northern Berks Regional police, and Exeter Township police.

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