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Pa. Police to End Pilot Program That Closes Barracks (KYW-AM Newsradio, Philadelphia PA)
Pennsylvania’s new state police commissioner says he’s putting an end to an experiment with closing state police barracks at night and on weekends, an experiment underway in Skippack, Montgomery County.

SFHS to stage “Peter Pan” (
The Spring-Ford High School Drama Club will present the musical adaptation of J.M. Barrie’s famous novel, Peter Pan, at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 27, and Saturday, Feb. 28, in the auditorium of Spring-Ford High School, 350 S. Lewis Road, Royersford.

Teleflex income up 47%, excluding charges (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
Teleflex Inc. today reported that, excluding special charges, income from continuing operations increased 47 percent, to $41.4 million, or $1.04 per share, in the fourth quarter, compared with $28.1 million, or 71 cents per share, in the comparable quarter a year earlier.

Hope for Pa. green building code (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
To foster a better understanding of what is meant by green buildings, Dewey Homes of Wayne has just finished building four model homes – one in Limerick, three near Coatesville. Each offers a different level of environmental sensitivity and energy efficiency.

Limerick Generating Station employees donate to victims of Coatesville fires (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
Limerick Generating Station employees collected 125 bags of clothing for six families that were victims of the recent Coatesville fires.

Judge says molester should not get new trial (The Mercury, Pottstown PA)
A former Limerick physical therapist convicted of having inappropriate contact with two female clients should not be granted a new trial, a Montgomery County judge has told a state court.

Gerlach pitches suspending accounting rules to get banks lending again (Daily Local News, West Chester PA)
In an effort to stimulate banks to lend money, U.S. Rep Jim Gerlach has asked Treasury Secretary Timothy Geithner to temporarily suspend “mark to market” accounting rules until the economy improves.