20090610-24Hours100px-ZlomekThe Limerick Post scanned available news feeds during recent days and found these stories of local interest.

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3 Face Trial in String of Delaware Valley Church Thefts (KYW Newsradio, Philadelphia PA)
Three people from upstate Pennsylvania are headed to trial in Montgomery County, accused of stealing cash and musical instruments from churches in Collegeville and Huntingdon Valley PA.

In Phoenixville, a punishment tailored to the crime (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
A Phoenixville man who expressed his displeasure with neighborhood children by blaring the soundtrack of a pornographic movie into their midst will get a chance to make amends.

Test Tower Comes Tumbling Down (Construction Equipment Guide, Fort Washington PA)
A challenging demolition project in King of Prussia PA, overseen by Skippack PA-based Haines & Kibblehouse Inc., was the first requiring use of specialized long-arm track equipment to bring down a spacecraft test facility.

Etanercept safe and effective in refractory RA (Reuters Health)
Researchers at Collegeville PA-based Wyeth Research, in an article published in the July 2009 issue of Annals of the Rheumatic Diseases, conclude that the drug knwon as Etanercept “is a safe and effective adjunct to, or a replacement for, sulfasalazine in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients showing an inadequate response to treatment with sulfasalazine alone.”

Boy still serious six days after being found in pool (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
A 10-year-old Spring City boy remained in serious condition yesterday at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, six days after he was found facedown in a swimming pool at the Spring Valley YMCA in Montgomery County, police said.

Piazza Honda loses thousands in under-the-hood heists (WhatsThe422)
While the greater Limerick area enjoyed the Fourth of July weekend, thieves removed 26 catalytic converters from Piazza Honda’s lot.

SFIS student raises funds for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (SpringFordOnline)
A Spring-Ford Intermediate School student who has cystic fibrosis and the team that supported her in the 22nd Wawa Stair Climb earlier this year raised $5,000 for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.