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Editor’s Selections Friday In The Post

SANATOGA PA – Sadly, The Post can’t be everywhere at once.

It’s impossible to give all local newsworthy activities sufficient coverage, and as actor Clint Eastwood once famously said in his movie role as detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan, “A man’s GOT to know his limitations.”

We don’t want you to miss a thing, however. So below find a list of editor’s selections: links to stories we think you’ll consider interesting today, along with their sources and dates they were published.


Sprinklers save Pottstown business after fire
Pottstown Mercury (July 9, 2015)
Seven fire companies from Pottstown, Sanatoga and Limerick responded to an early-morning Thursday alarm at the Eastwood Co. warehouse on Robinson Street (at top and above) for a blaze that caused an estimated $50,000 worth of damage.

Berks trucker faces vehicular homicide charge in Stowe man’s death
Norristown Times Herald (July 9, 2015)
A Berks trucker was driving under suspension and with an improperly connected trailer when he recklessly caused a two-vehicle crash that claimed the life of a Stowe truck driver, according to prosecutors.

Motorcyclist flown to hospital after Route 100 crash in North Coventry
Pottstown Mercury (July 9, 2015)
A motorcyclist was flown by medical helicopter to a Philadelphia trauma center Thursday evening for treatment suffered during a two-vehicle accident at Route 100 and Hoeffecker Road.

Tuition to rise at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities
The Associated Press (July 9, 2015)
Tuition at Pennsylvania’s 14 state-owned universities is going up by 3.5 percent. The board of the State System of Higher Education voted Thursday for the higher rate despite Gov. Tom Wolf’s request to keep it level.

Pottstown to vote on new vacant property rules Monday
Pottstown Mercury (July 9, 2015)
Borough council is poised to vote Monday on a new method, and new company, for managing its many vacant properties.

Pottstown could rename Chestnut Street Park in honor of late civil rights leader
Reading Eagle (July 9, 2015)
Newstell Marable Sr., longtime president of the Pottstown Chapter of the NAACP, died in January.

Photos from Monique Braxton NBC 10 via Twitter

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