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

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Spring City woman ordered for psych evaluation (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
A Spring City woman accused of stealing more than $100,000 from a Norristown law firm where she worked and lying about being sexually assaulted while in custody will undergo a psychiatric evaluation, according to a judge’s order.

Royersford sees $1 million tax increase (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
The proposed 2010 budget, beaten with tax assessment appeals and a wane in trash funding, could have Royersford residents experiencing a one-million dollar tax increase, which will maximize the percent rate from a 4.7 to a 5.7.

County to provide coverage for employees (Lansdale PA Reporter)
Montgomery County has decided to provide health-care insurance to county employees next year after being unable to obtain private coverage, according to commissioner Chairman James R. Matthews.

Code Blue plans to be expanded this coming winter (Norristown PA Times Herald)
This winter, Montgomery County’s “Code Blue” emergency plan will offer expanded services for those without adequate shelter, including the chronically homeless and homeless families with children, according to the county Department of Health.

First Snow Of Season Falls On The Area (WFMZ-TV, Allentown PA)
The snow caused some problems out there, but many people enjoyed their snowy Saturday. It was the first substantial snow of the season.

Tax Expert Offers Tips on End of Year Write-Offs (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
It’s getting really close to the end of the year and if you want to reduce your tax liability now is the time to act.

How to Explain to Kids About Holiday Gifts in a Bad Economy (KYW-AM, Philadelphia PA)
How do you tell your children that Santa Clause may not be able to bring everything they want this year because of the economy? One child psychologist offers ideas.

Odds are for a cold and snowy winter (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
Heading into winter, the region’s highway departments might have enough salt and brine on hand to liquefy the Hubbard Glacier in Alaska. And based on the latest winter outlooks, they might need it.

States go all in to get a shot at gambling gold (The Inquirer, Philadelphia PA)
Pennsylvania is happily raking in a precious pile of cash from its new casinos, with hundreds of millions of dollars stolen away from a now-struggling Atlantic City.

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