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

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Dining by Rail in Phoenixville (Blog NJ)
On Saturday, March 6th, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m., the Reading Company Technical and Historical Society will hold its annual banquet at Columbia Station, 4 Bridge Street, Phoenixville, Pennsylvania

Legislation targets drivers’ dangerous behavior (The News Item)
The challenge with new state legislation being considered to address risky behavior by drivers is merge provisions targeting teen drivers and distracted drivers of all ages into one bill, according to Sen. John Rafferty, R-44, Collegeville, the Senate transportation panel chairman.

February Forecast to Be Colder, Stormier in the East (Business Week)
The national weather pattern behind last week’s ice and snow storm that killed seven people is forecast to continue through February, an outlook that sent heating oil and natural gas futures up the most in almost a month.

The rodent has spoken: More winter (Lansdale PA Reporter)
The groundhog has spoken. And it’s bad news.

Bistro on Bridge named Best New Restaurant (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
Clipper Magazine recently name Phoenixville’s Bistro on Bridge Best New Restaurant in their yearly Best Of edition which arrived in customer mailboxes on Saturday, January 23.

Study Suggests Cell Phone Bans Ineffective (PA Independent)
Less than a week after the state house approved a bill that would make any use of a hand-held cell phone while driving illegal, a new report suggests that cell phone bans do little to decrease vehicle crashes.

Peco to discuss planned transmission line in Chester County (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Peco Energy Co. said Tuesday it plans to construct a new 230 kilovolt transmission line in southern Chester County, Pa., and is holding an open house to answer questions about it.

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