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Monday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications

Stories We Think You’ll Find Worthwhile

You’re reading News Feed for Monday, Oct. 16, 2017, a curation by The Post of local news articles from a variety of sources. They’re anticipated to be of interest to Post Publications’ readers, but could not be covered by its staff.

The Pottsgroves

Teens invited to enter video contest to combat opioid epidemic
Lower Pottsgrove state Sen. John Rafferty says his office will be participating in a Senate contest aimed at middle- and high school-age teens for drug and alcohol prevention and awareness. (The Phoenix, Reporter, And Item)

Lawsuit challenging GOP maps in Pa. to get quick hearing
As the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case that could change how political maps are drawn nationwide, a new lawsuit aimed at reshaping Pennsylvania’s congressional districts before the 2018 midterm election is speeding toward trial. (The Mercury)

Limerick and East

Bless Your Beast, And Judge Some Chili Too
A “Festival Of The Dog,” benefiting the Heather Smiley Fund, is scheduled for Saturday (Oct. 21) at K-9 Cottage and A+ Obedience in Limerick. Have your animal blessed, and chow down at a chili cook-off. (Post Calendar)

Perkiomen Valley and North

Neighbors hold peace vigil in response to racist letters
People living in Pennsburg decided to have a united, peaceful response Sunday against recent anti-Semitic and racist mailings that were sent to their neighborhood. (WFMZ-TV)

Life As A Beaver Might Not Be So Bad
Montgomery County’s Green Lane Park will hold a program titled “Leave It To Beavers” Oct. 28 (2017; Saturday) beginning at 4:30 p.m. Explore the world of the North American beaver. (Post Calendar)

Gilbertsville and West

Veterans’ Outreach Oct. 18 In Gilbertsville
Sessions to help area veterans get the most from their government benefits, or seek other help will be held Oct. 18 in the Gilbertsville office of state Rep. Marcy Toepel. (Post Calendar)

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