Editor’s Pottstown Selections Thursday In The Post

TV is the battleground between two major players (see below)

TV is the battleground between two major players (see below)

POTTSTOWN PA – Sadly, The Post can’t be everywhere at once.

It’s impossible to give all local newsworthy activities sufficient coverage, and as actor Clint Eastwood once famously said in his movie role as detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan, “A man’s GOT to know his limitations.”

We don’t want you to miss a thing, however. So below find a list of editor’s selections: stories today we think you’ll consider interesting, along with their sources and dates they were published.

Getaway driver in Lower Pottsgrove bank heist loses bid for reduced sentence
Pottstown Mercury (March 17, 2015)
A Philadelphia man has lost his bid to reduce his prison sentence for being the getaway driver in a Lower Pottsgrove bank that netted the robbers more than $11,000.

Wolf’s sales tax proposal to include more goods, services
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette (March 18, 2015)
The Wolf administration Wednesday released estimates of new revenue it expects to pull in through an expanded, increased sales tax: $1.16 billion in the coming fiscal year.

Apple’s new TV service highlights feud with Comcast
Philadelphia Newsworks (March 18, 2015)
The Wall Street Journal reports Apple is planning a “slimmed down version” of TV service with networks like CBS, ABC and Fox. Comcast isn’t going down without a fight.