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Saturday ‘News Feed’ From The Post Publications

Stories We Think You’ll Find Worthwhile

You’re reading News Feed for Saturday, Nov. 4, 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

Sisko, Pottsgrove top Interboro 33-8 in district opener
Pottsgrove quarterback Jay Sisko ran for two touchdowns and threw another in leading the Falcons to a 33-8 win over Interboro during the opening round of the District One Class 4A playoffs Friday night. (PA Prep Live)

No tax hike in West Pottsgrove budget, but $1.4M pulled from reserve
The draft $3 million 2018 township budget does not anticipate raising property taxes, but it will pull nearly half its revenues from reserves to balance the spending plan. (The Mercury)

West Pottsgrove straw purchaser learns his fate
A West Pottsgrove man, who testified last month that a Lower Pottsgrove gun trafficker recruited him to make so-called “straw purchases” of handguns, was sentenced in Montgomery County Court to 163 days already served to 23 months in jail. (The Times Herald)

Daylight saving time ends Sunday: 6 things to know about “falling back”
On Sunday, at 2 am, clocks will turn back one hour, heralding the end of daylight saving time for much of the country. The change will shift daylight back into the morning hours. (Vox)

Limerick and East

Montco officials urge campaign sign recycling
You may think the campaign signs littering our roadways are full of recycled political rhetoric, but at least the campaign signs themselves can be recycled in Montgomery County. (The Mercury)

Gilbertsville and West

Boyertown School District’s finance chief leaving for new job
You can add the name of the school district’s longtime chief financial officer to the list of top administrators leaving the Boyertown Area School District this year. (The Mercury)

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