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Police blotter: Couple hospitalized after Limerick fire (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
An elderly couple was treated for smoke inhalation at Pottstown Memorial Medical Center following a house fire on Oak Lane in Limerick on Sunday night, fire officials said.

Skate park planning session to be held in Royersford (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A full “planning session” on a future skateboared park in Royersford will occur tonight at 7. Possible locations for such a recreation area have not been discussed publicly.

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“WT4” staff members plan to cover, among other public meetings tonight (Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2009) a Spring-Ford school board work session at which the district’s 2009-2010 budget may be unveiled.

Sprawl to crawl on Route 422 (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
Planners are soliciting suggestions on ways to smooth out one of the region’s toughest commutes, U.S. Route 422.

Police blotter: Donuts get man in trouble (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A Royesford man is cited for public drunkeness.

Crash causes power outage in Douglassville (The Mercury, Pottstown)
Backups resulted on South Township Line Road after a crash occurred on Linfield Trappe Road about 9:17 a.m.

Fire levels former OJR superintendent’s home (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Linfield Fire Company assisted Ridge Fire Company as it fought a fire Sunday night at the home of former Owen J. Roberts School District Superintendent Karen Florentine.

Delayed school openings and closures (The Mercury, Pottstown)
Spring-Ford schools opened two hours late Tuesday (Jan. 20, 2009) as a result of inclement weather.