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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. 20, 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. Click on any linked headline to read its accompanying story.

The Pottsgroves

Witnesses: Accused Lower Pottsgrove gun trafficker sought their help
One by one, the admitted co-conspirators of an accused Lower Pottsgrove gun trafficker identified him in court as the person who recruited them to help make “straw purchases” so he could illegally obtain handguns. (The Times Herald)


Citadel Palooza event in Pottstown raises $55,000 for CHOP
Citadel Palooza — the country music festival held in Pottstown Oct. 7 — raised nearly $55,000 for Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia. (The Mercury)

Pottstown Score Course Offers Selling Basics
How do you increase your company’s sales revenue? There are basic techniques that can benefit every business. Learn them at a Nov. 1 seminar in Pottstown. (Post Calendar)

Limerick and East

Group forms to back rail to King of Prussia as vital city-suburban link
A group backing SEPTA’s proposed Norristown High Speed Line extension to King of Prussia is portraying it as a crucial link between the region’s largest suburban employment center and Philadelphia. (

Aging Services Explained Over Coffee In Limerick
Services provided by Montgomery County’s Department of Aging are on the Oct. 25 agenda of the monthly coffee break sponsored by Limerick Parks and Recreation. (Post Calendar)

Gilbertsville and West

Boyertown area school bus and car crash; drivers hurt
A Boyertown area school bus collided with a car Wednesday afternoon on Route 100 south of Bally, injuring the drivers, according to emergency radio reports. (Allentown Morning Call)

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