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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.

$500K in Montco grants benefit Pottstown Carousel and Colebrookdale Railroad
Pottstown Mercury (Sept. 10, 2015)
Two Pottstown revitalization projects got a half-million-dollar boost Thursday when Montgomery County Commissioners approved grants to help them both get up and running.

Prosecutors seek decades in prison for Pottstown rapist
Pottstown Mercury (Sept. 10, 2015)
Citing a Pottstown man’s previous conviction for rape in the 1990s, prosecutors will seek at least a 25-year prison term against him in connection with his latest conviction for rape.

Pottstown, Norristown receive $800K in EPA ‘brownfield’ grants
Pottstown Mercury (Sept. 9, 2015)
Environmental Protection Agency representatives joined local officials to announce an $800,000 grant awarded to Pottstown and Norristown for brownfield assessments.

Phamous Phil’s BBQ opens second location in Limerick
Pottstown Mercury (Sept. 10, 2015)
Phamous Phil’s BBQ and Grille has expanded into Limerick, opening in the Shops of Limerick, 224 West Ridge Pike and Sunset Avenue.

Commissioners seek to expand Montco bike sharing program
Norristown Times Herald (Sept. 10, 2015)
County residents have been using the county’s bike sharing program in high numbers, so Montgomery County commissioners are looking to expand the program.

Montgomery County to fund human services through September
Norristown Times Herald (Sept. 10, 2015)
Montgomery County will continue to pay its human service contractors through September while state lawmakers continue negotiations over the 2015-16 budget.

Phoenixville neighbors complain to council about clash with church
Pottstown Mercury (Sept. 9, 2015)
Things don’t appear to be getting better on Dayton Street.

High School Sports

Girls soccer: Pope John Paul II 5, Pottsgrove 2; Upper Perkiomen 9, Pottstown 0
PAC-10 Sports (Sept. 9, 2015)

Girls golf: Methacton 193, Spring-Ford 198
PAC-10 Sports (Sept. 9, 2015)

Girls tennis: Spring-Ford 7, Upper Merion 0
PAC-10 Sports (Sept. 9, 2015)

Boys cross-country: Spring-Ford 21, Perk Valley 36; Pope John Paul II 28, Upper Perk 31
PAC-10 Sports (Sept. 9, 2015)

Girls cross-country: Pope John Paul II 27, Upper Perk 29
PAC-10 Sports (Sept. 9, 2015)

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