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Editor’s Selections Tuesday In The Post

The state is exploring its options to make the movement of oil tank trains safer (see below)

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.

Man accused of ice pick attack in Lower Pottsgrove rejects plea deal
Norristown Times Herald (Aug. 18, 2015)
A Reading man has turned down a plea offer and will go to trial on attempted murder and assault-related charges lodged against him in connection with his alleged ice pick attack of his girlfriend in Lower Pottsgrove.

Transportation solutions for Route 422 congestion offered in policy study
Norristown Times Herald (Aug. 14, 2015)
A $200,000 policy study has short, medium and long-term recommendations for reducing traffic congestion on Route 422 by offering alternatives to single-occupant vehicles.

Noll resigns as Upper Pottsgrove commissioner, replaced by Krazalkovich
Pottstown Mercury (Aug. 17, 2015)
Longtime Upper Pottsgrove Commissioner Russ Noll made it official Monday, stepping down from his position, and he was immediately replaced by France Krazalkovich.

Pottstown’s VideoRay hosts Pa. Secretary of Labor and Industry
Pottstown Mercury (Aug. 18, 2015)
Pennsylvania Labor and Industry Secretary Kathy Manderino paid a visit to Pottstown Monday to check in with the work of tech firm VideoRay.

Revitalization of Pottstown’s Edgewood Cemetery is underway
Pottstown Mercury (Aug. 17, 2015)
The effort to form a new non-profit organization to take ownership and manage the Edgewood Cemetery in Pottstown is moving forward.

Expert assesses risk of oil train accident in Pa.
The Associated Press (April 17, 2015)
The state on Monday released recommendations meant to reduce the risk of a catastrophic oil train derailment, including reduced speeds through cities, beefed-up track inspections and a call to plan for an emergency.

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