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Friday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications

Stories We Think You’ll Find Worthwhile

You’re reading News Feed for Friday, Oct. 6, 2017, a local news experiment from The Post. It focuses on articles curated from and linked to a variety of sources. They’re anticipated to be of interest to Post Publications’ readers, but could not be covered by The Post staff.


Pottstown preps for big country music show Saturday
Pottstown borough police have stepped up security measures for Saturday’s country music concert in Memorial Park in the wake of the massacre at a festival in Las Vegas, according to Police Chief Rick Drumheller. (The Mercury)

Sukkot, Religious ‘Harvest Fest’, Opens Sunday
Rabbi Ira Flax of Pottstown’s Congregation Hesed Shel Emet notes the Jewish holiday of Sukkot is “the original fall harvest festival.” Its Sunday observance is open to those interested in knowing more. (Post Calendar)

Limerick and East

PAC Preview: Perkiomen Valley, Spring-Ford boast new-look rosters, play for same implications
The roster turnover has provided plenty of new faces. However, the conference championship implications between Perkiomen Valley and Spring-Ford tonight (Friday) at 7 p.m. remain the same. (PA Prep Live)

Do Some Star-Gazing, With Feet Planted Here
Montgomery County Community College is again opening its Blue Bell astronomical observatory during two Monday nights, Oct. 16 and Nov. 13, for exploring the cosmos while safely on Earth. (Post Calendar)

Gilbertsville and West

New Hanover officers taken to hospital after exposure to fentanyl
Two New Hanover Township police officers were taken to the hospital Wednesday night after being exposed to what police believe was carfentanil, a deadly synthetic opioid. (The Mercury)

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