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

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Hit-and-run suspect crashes during chase (Lansdale PA Reporter)
A man who allegedly led police on a pursuit through East Pikeland, Phoenixville, Upper Providence and Royersford Saturday afternoon before finally crashing his vehicle on Country Club Road in Limerick was taken into police custody Saturday, officials said.

Royersford cleans up the riverfront (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
The Royersford riverfront is experiencing a rebirth.

Identity thief nabbed in Pville (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
A Philadelphia woman with a history of identity theft and forgery arrests was arrested Monday in Phoenixville on an outstanding warrant stemming from an incident involving fraud in early December.

Hospital honored for coronary care (West Chester PA Daily Local News)
The American Heart Association recognized Phoenixville Hospital with its Get With The Guidelines Coronary Artery Disease Gold Performance Award.

Phoenixville receives $250,000 grant for downtown streetscape (West Chester PA Daily Local News)
Congressman Jim Gerlach contacted Main Street Manager Barry Cassidy on Dec. 15 to confirm that $250,000 was secured for additional funding toward Phoenixville’s downtown streetscape project.

Local Dealers Trying To Rid Lots Of Pontiacs, Saturns (WFMZ-TV, Allentown PA)
General Motors is one of the companies hoping for a more profitable year. Recently, GM announced an enticing deal to get the soon-to-be defunct Pontiac and Saturn lines off the lot. One local dealer says the sale is working.

Tolls Increase by 3% on Pennsylvania Turnpike (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
You’re paying more to drive the Pennsylvania Turnpike starting on Sunday.

Gas Prices on the Rise Across the Region (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
We’re kicking off the New Year by paying more to fill up the gas tank.

Analysis: Pa. Governor’s Race to be Major Storyline in ’10 (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Throughout Pennsylvania, at least seven candidates are craving votes in the biggest race of the new decade with the governor’s mansion up for grabs.

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