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

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Verizon Stops Offering FiOS TV Service to New Locations (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
If Verizon FiOS TV isn’t already available in your city or town, don’t hold your breath for it to come. The company is slowing down the fight for more video franchises.

DNC Targets Gerlach in Health Care Commercial (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
The Democratic National Committee is hitting the airwaves with a new series of radio commercials targeting 10 Republican congressmen, including Limerick PA congressman Jim Gerlach, over the issue of health care.

County seeks volunteers for youth program (Lansdale PA Reporter)
Montgomery County residents who would like to help guide first-time juvenile offenders away from lives of crime can volunteer with a community-based alternative punishment program for youthful offenders.

Revisions to stormwater regulations in the works (Lansdale PA Reporter)
The Montgomery County municipal consortium has completed its pitch to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection for more manageable stormwater requirements.

Robber subdued at Ursinus (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
Dozens of students at Ursinus College in Collegeville PA watched as a Norristown man was subdued by a Taser and taken into custody after a police pursuit involving gunfire Friday afternoon.

Construction begins again on Rte. 422 near Rte. 29 (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
Construction continues on Route 422 with the installation of concrete barriers in the eastbound lanes at Route 29. The barriers are being put in place to create a temporary traffic pattern that will allow the repair of the back wall of the bridge over Route 29.

Mark Painter vs Tom Quigley in the 146th (Above Average Jane)
Incumbent state Rep. Tom Quigley, the Republican who occupies 146th House District seat and represents Pottstown, Lower Pottsgrove and Limerick, is being called out by Democratic challenger Mark Painter.

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