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Pottstown and West

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Perkiomen Valley

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YWCA TriCounty Holds Second Virtual Job Fair July 8 Work is available in community service projects sponsored in Pottstown and Norristown by YWCA TriCounty Area through the federal AmeriCorps and VISTA programs. A virtual job fair is planned July 8.

Historian Presents Virtual Talks for Royersford Library. Royersford-relevant talks on local history are the specialty of historian Ryan Conroy. He'll make virtual presentations July 13 and Aug. 10 on behalf of the borough library. Get signed up.

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Reported Elsewhere

New roof for US Army veteran in Lower Pottsgrove A Lower Pottsgrove veteran who spent most of his life giving back to his country and community received a nice surprise on Tuesday: a new roof over his head. (6ABC-TV)

Loss of Waltz Fireworks Masks Big Money for FD The pandemic-driven decision to skip this year's fireworks display by Waltz's Golf Farm denied the Limerick Fire Department of an annual source of revenue. Lisa Waltz found a solution to that problem. (Digital Notebook)

North Coventry police K-9 named in honor of fallen trooper A special K-9 is helping keep Chester County safe. Kedra is named in honor of trooper David Kedra, who was killed in a training accident at the Montgomery County Public Safety Training Campus back in 2014. (WFMZ-TV)

Police departments vary in publicizing use-of-force policies A survey of 35 of PA’s most populated cities and towns found less than a third of their departments uploaded use-of-force policy for public access. A lack of transparency is fueling calls for changes. (PA Post)

Montgomery County begins Mask Up campaign Montgomery County wants to drive home the message: masks save lives. County leaders launched a “Mask Up Montco” campaign, asking businesses to hang signs in windows and folks to share on social media. (FOX29-TV)

Spraygrounds a relatively safe way to cool off, experts say With public pools closed, and reopening plans still unclear for senior centers, libraries, cinemas, and other diversions, spraygrounds are among few options residents have to get out and cool off. (PA Post)

Airborne coronavirus transmission raises new questions and worries Airborne transmission is what made measles so wildly contagious. Can the coronavirus stay aloft in the air? (The Inquirer)

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