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

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Royersford-Spring City bridge rated “structurally deficient” (WhatsThe422.com)
This  July, PennDOT crews inspected the 346-foot bridge connecting Spring City to Royersford. The bridge has a sufficiency rating of 37.2 (out of 100) and is listed as structurally deficient, according to the state Department of Transportation’s online database.

Burglars hit string of Skippack businesses (WhatsThe422.com)
After bending two dead bolts to enter Skippack Beverage early this morning, burglars would have walked past stacks of soda and beer.

Montco to spray Rofo mosquitoes on Monday (WhatsThe422.com)
The county health department announced it will spray mosquito pesticide in “selected areas” of Royersford Borough on the evening of Monday, August 3 in order to contain the potential spread of West Nile virus.

Chester County Mid-Summer Restaurant Week (DineInPa.com; AroundPhoenixville.com)
Three Phoenixville restaurants, and one in Kimberton, are participating in a mid-summer promotion that allows diners to enjoy three-course dinner menus for $30.09.

Take notice, Spring-Ford administrators have moved (WhatsThe422.com)
During the week of July 20, crews packed up all the files and furniture inside the Spring-Ford Area School District’s administration building on Bechtel Road. The superintendent, business manager and many others now have a brand new office on the 800 block of South Lewis Road.

Harleysville National takes big loss in preparation for sale to First Niagara (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Harleysville National Corp. Friday reported a $222.5 million second-quarter net loss, most of which was driven by a noncash goodwill impairment charge of $214.5 million that the bank said it had to take because of its pending sale to First Niagara Financial Group.