The Limerick Post scanned available news feeds during recent days and found these stories of local interest.

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Royersford wrap-up (WhatsThe422.com)
Construction’s coming to Main Street, as Phase II of the revitalization project gets underway, the borough swapped a street with PennDOT and a resident took issue with a proposed skate park at Tuesday’s Royersford Borough Council meeting.

Local libraries rally the troops, or readers (WhatsThe422.com)
What do library directors do when they are faced with budget cuts? Urge their patrons to lobby and fundraise for the services they enjoy, of course.

Man sentenced to 3 to 6 years for Limerick home invasion robbery (Spring-Ford Reporter and Valley Item)
A 21-year-old East Norriton man remained calm as a judge sent him to prison for his role in a home invasion robbery during which a Limerick man was beaten with a metal baseball bat.

Royersford Borough council focuses on Main Street (Spring-Ford Reporter and Valley Item)
The June 9 meeting of Royersford Borough Council centered around Main Street. Council discussed a street swap with the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation as well as the continuing Main Street revitalization project.

No injuries reported after lightning strikes Limerick home (Spring-Ford Reporter and Valley Item)
The residents of a North Limerick Road home got a scare Tuesday morning when their house was struck by lightning and caught fire, officials confirmed.

Educators will be given a chance to attend a class that is strictly for the birds (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
The Penn State University Cooperative Extension in Montgomery County is encouraging educators to learn about Pennsylvania’s feathered residents, with a class at extension office in Collegeville.

Daycare – Help! (Topix.com)
A reader discussion in the Royersford forum of Topix.