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

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Matthews scrubs lieutenant governor bid (The Norristown PA Times Herald)
COURTHOUSE — Putting to rest rumors he’s a candidate for state lieutenant governor, Montgomery County Commissioners chairman James R. Matthews said today he’s staying put as commissioner and won’t seek the higher office.

Oct. 5 is Child Health Day (WhatsThe422.com)
In the midst of a national debate on health insurance, this Monday offers an opportunity to do something positive for children’s health.

Survey: Economy stalls retirement plans (Philadelphia Business Journal)
More workers and their employees are holding off on retirement plans and programs, a new survey finds.

Trial Ordered for Montco Woman Who Fed Poison to Pets (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
Linda Muchnick — who police say poisoned her 29 cats and one dog because she was despondent over financial problems — has been ordered to stand trial on animal cruelty and attempted animal cruelty charges.

Property owner eager to give Royersford new greeting (Spring-Ford Reporter, Royersford PA)
Royersford Borough may soon have a new way to greet visitors. Oxford Properties, the owner of the apartment buildings along the borough’s riverfront, offered to put up a brick wall and fencing at the entrance to borough limits along Tenth Avenue, near the Wawa and the sewer building.