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

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General Growth Properties rejects Simon Property’s $10B bid (Philadelphia Business Journal)
General Growth Properties Inc. has rejected a $10 billion takeover offer from rival Simon Property Group. (SPG)

The Healthiest County in Pennsylvania is… Chester! (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
The report, released by the University of Wisconsin’s Population Health Institute and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, looked at several factors including obesity, smoking, teen pregnancy, homicide rates, and the number of uninsured residents.

School Bus Collides With Car in Montco, Leaving 1 Dead (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Police in Montgomery County, Pa. say a car collided with a Perkiomen School District school bus, killing one person in the car and injuring several others.

The healthiest county in PA? Chesco, study says (Philadelphia PA Inquirer)
Chester County, one of the region’s most affluent locales, has been identified as the healthiest place to live in Pennsylvania, according to a new report that ranks data from each county.

One dead in crash with school bus in Montco (Philadelphia PA Inquirer)
Todd Bonjo was about to drop his son off at school this morning when he pulled up behind a school bus on Route 73 in central Montgomery County.

One killed in accident involving school bus (Lansdale PA Reporter)
A school bus was reportedly involved in an accident with a minivan Wednesday morning on Route 73 near Route 29 that left  one dead and one critically injured, according to state police.

Rafferty tries again to loosen beer sales law (West Chester PA Daily Local News)
Beer drinkers, meet your liberator: western Montgomery County state Sen. John Rafferty.

Castor blasts controller (Norristown PA Times Herald)
A Montgomery County commissioner charged Controller Diane Morgan of shirking her duty as fiscal watchdog while county officials allegedly made secret deals with contractors that broke the law.

Driver in Route 422 Limerick crash pleads not guilty (Spring-Ford PA Reporter)
A former Norristown man has pleaded not guilty to charges he was driving drunk when he crashed a Ford Mustang on Route 422 in Limerick, seriously injuring a Berks woman who was a passenger in the car.

A Mixed Review (Artful Diner)
The Artful Diner restaurant review bloger recently visited Han Dynasty, the Chinese restaurant in Limerick Square Shopping Center in Royersford PA. It’s got “good news and bad news.”

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