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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. 22, 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

Gun charge has Lower Pottsgrove man facing jail
A Lower Pottsgrove man has three-to-23-months in the county jail in his future after he admitted to illegally carrying a firearm. (The Mercury)


Pottstown YMCA branch to close in June
The Pottstown YMCA will close in June 2018, its 142 employees were told Monday. The branch is losing money annually, and faces $11 million in building repairs over the next 10 years, officials said. (The Mercury)

Man draws prison for strangling Pottstown woman during domestic assault
A Schuylkill County man is on his way to state prison for domestic violence, strangling a Pottstown woman to the point she believed he was going to “snap her neck.” (The Mercury)

Limerick and East

Notorious Pennhurst hospital campus gets Pa. grant toward rebirth as business park
A $4 million state grant and a $6 million loan will be used to prepare some of Pennhurst’s 23 buildings in East Vincent Township for reuse, while others will be demolished. (


Teachers Resign Due To Student Violence
Teachers in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania’s capital city, are asking for support after a series of violent altercations with students has led to multiple resignations. (CBS Philly)

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