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

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Help for Laid-Off Area Pharma Workers (KYW-AM, Philedelphia PA)
The bitter pill of layoffs is coming next month to the pharmaceutical and health care industries in Montgomery and Chester counties, creating a sense of urgency for a networking and recruiting event Wednesday night in King of Prussia.

Gerlach poll shows him far ahead in race (Philadelphia PA Inquirer)
U.S. Rep. Jim Gerlach might not have as much campaign cash as his Republican opponent, but the incumbent has a 71 to 6 percent lead over him, according to a poll the Gerlach campaign commissioned.

More than 100 attend vigil to remember Wesolowski (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
More than 100 students and other community members gathered at Spring-Ford High School Monday evening for a candlelight vigil to mourn fallen classmate Matthew Wesolowski, who was killed in a two-vehicle accident Sunday afternoon.

Spring-Ford student one of two dead in crash (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
A Spring-Ford High School student and a Souderton woman were killed and two others seriously injured following a two-vehicle accident along Game Farm Road Sunday afternoon.

Fate of Limerick Wal-Mart lays in judge’s hands (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
A judge is all that stands in the way of a Wal-Mart being constructed at Township Line and Buckwalter roads in Limerick.

Valley Forge Fire Company Holding Annual Soup Sale (Around Phoenixville)
On Saturday, February 20th, the Valley Forge Fire Company is hosting their annual Soup Sale.

Help a local help three worthy groups (Around Phoenixville)
Kristen Caperila, local independent education consultant for Usborne Books, is helping raise money for three local groups.

Local Preschool to Host Family Fun Fair On Saturday, February 20 (Around Phoenixville)
Stepping Stone Education Center, 400 Franklin Ave. Suite 250, Phoenixville, invites the community to a Family Fun Fair on Saturday, February 20th, 2010, from 10AM to 2PM.

Graterford Road flooding problem receives a temporary fix (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
The high volume of water draining onto a Limerick Township road and its surrounding properties has been fixed for now, according to officials at the Western Center for Technical Studies — the source of the water.

Collegeville youngster opens her heart … and her garage (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
A Collegeville girl braved the cold weekend weather to make sure the less fortunate receive some much-needed food and supplies.

Upper Providence discusses updates to comprehensive plan (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
At the Feb. 1 meeting of the Upper Providence Board of Supervisors, Township Planning Consultant Charles Guttenplan spoke to the board about updates to the township’s comprehensive plan.

Limerick Sgt. Matalavage bids farewell to K-9 partner (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
After more than 10 years of friendship and camaraderie, Limerick Township Police Sgt. Robert Matalavage’s heart filled with a profound sadness as he said goodbye to his partner.

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