The Limerick Post scanned available news feeds during the past 24 hours and found these stories of local interest.

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More lanes not among proposed 422 improvements (
The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission held the first of its two area “open house” meetings last night regarding U.S. Route 422 congestion, and the message the multi-state body had for attendees can be reduced to a few main points.
Editor’s note: A comprehensive article worth reading.

Gerlach skeptical of stimulus effects (The Times Herald, Norristown PA)
Finding scant evidence of job creation in the voluminous stimulus bill meant to jumpstart the flagging economy, Congressman James Gerlach, R-6th Dist., said the legislation is not exactly a page turner. Accompanied by video.

Organization recalls 125 years of service (The Times Herald, Norristown PA)
Beginning more than a century ago as a law library for a few local attorneys, over the years Montgomery County Bar Association has grown and evolved into a vibrant hub of legal advocacy that strives to serve the community at large. The organization turned 125 this year.

InfoLink site untangles Montco services (The Reporter, Lansdale PA)
With the launching of Montgomery County Foundation Inc.’s sweeping new Infolink Web site (, thousands of nonprofit agencies’ information is now all in one convenient place.

Ground broken for tech center addition (
“After 40 years of service, the Western Center is about to undergo a large-scale change.” So spoke Victoria Kelly, a cosmetology student at the Limerick school, during the groundbreaking ceremony for the facility’s $40 million renovation and expansion.

Four Spring-Ford teachers earn national certification (
Four teachers in the Spring-Ford School District have demonstrated evidence of their skills as an accomplished teacher and joined the ranks of national board certified teachers.