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

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New Century Bank raises $43M in private stock offering (Philadelphia Businss Journal)
Phoenixville-based New Century Bank said Thursday that it raised $43 million in a private stock offering, increasing its capital by 180 percent.

TD Bank will focus on building green branches (Philadelphia Businss Journal)
TD Bank – with branch offices in Royersford, Collegeville and Skippack –  said Thursday that it is the largest U.S.-based bank to go carbon neutral. It also unveiled a new “green” design for its future branches.

PennDOT Reflects on Bountiful Year of Federal Stimulus (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
One year after the Obama administration doled out billions of dollars in stimulus money, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation says the cash it received from the economic recovery package is being put to good use.

His 2nd Fatal Crash (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
The Perkiomen Valley school bus driver involved in Wednesday’s fatal crash in Montco was also involved in a fatal accident 10 years ago, running a stop sign while talking on a cell phone.

Annual Suburban Home and Garden Show Opens in Montco (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Another harbinger of spring was seen on Thursday: the opening of the Suburban Home and Garden Show in Oaks, Pa.

Chesco man gets 22 to 46 years in shooting (Philadelphia PA Inquirer)
A 28-year-old Coatesville man will spend 22 to 46 years in prison for a 2006 attempted homicide that grew out of an argument over a woman, a Chester County Court judge ruled yesterday.

Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League holding signups (Around Phoenixville)
The Phoenixville Youth Babe Ruth League will be holding signups the next two Sundays, February 21st and 28th.

SFHS students raise $6K for Haitian relief (Spring-Ford Online)
What started as a simple idea to collect donations for Haitian earthquake victims during lunch at Spring-Ford Senior High School turned into a community-wide effort that resulted in a collection of over $6,000 for the American Red Cross.

Camp Invention inspires passion for learning (Spring-Ford Online)
Camp Invention is coming to the Spring-Ford School District this summer. Children entering first through sixth grades are invited to attend the program, to be held at Brooke Elementary School, 339 N. Lewis Road, Royersford, June 28 to July 1.

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