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Wednesday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications

Stories We Think You’ll Find Worthwhile

You’re reading News Feed for Wednesday, Nov. 1, 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

Lower Pottsgrove man who bragged about ‘body count’ admits to Pottstown shooting
A Lower Pottsgrove man who bragged to the man he shot about racking up a “body count” is on his way to state prison in connection with the Pottstown shooting that stemmed from a dispute about $40 worth of crack. (The Mercury)


Pottstown man says addiction to ‘pills’ made him rob, stalk
A 19-year-old Pottstown man told a judge his addiction to “pills” was at the heart of his criminal conduct, robbing a woman at gunpoint and stalking a high school girl. (The Mercury)

DEP sets public hearing for for proposed Bidsboro power plant
A public hearing regarding the proposed Birdsboro Power LLC natural gas power generation facility will held by the state Department of Environmental Protection on Thursday, Nov. 2, beginning at 6:30 p.m. (The Mercury)

Limerick and East

Find it in Phoenixville
Where do you find a salt-water swim without an ocean in sight, a bar that isn’t a bar and a British-style phone booth rumored to harbor secret powers? In the bustling town of Phoenixville. (County Lines Magazine)

Warrant issued for alleged armed robber shot by police at King of Prussia Mall
An arrest warrant has been filed for the man who was shot by officers at the King of Prussia Mall Sunday, after allegedly committing a string of crimes in Delaware and Pennsylvania. (The Mercury)

Controlled Deer Hunt Scheduled for the Norristown Farm Park
The Montgomery County Division of Parks, Trails and Historic Sites will conduct a one-day, controlled, antlerless deer hunt at the Norristown Farm Park on Wednesday, Jan. 17, 2018 from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m. (Montgomery County)


Pa. is completely unprepared for the next recession
Most economic forecasters don’t project another recession for at least two to three more years. Unfortunately, Pennsylvania is among those states most substantially underprepared. (

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