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

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NAHB economist says lack of growth reduces housing affordability (PAR Just Listed Blog)
Pennsylvania needs to rethink its “anti-growth” mentality in order to become more fiscally sound, according to Dr. Elliot Eisenberg, senior economist of the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB).

Man faces 85 years in prison (Lansdale PA Reporter)
The leader of a multi-state burglary ring who used a Harleysville man as his “fence” faces up to 85 years in federal prison after being convicted of burglary-related charges.

THP Seeks Agreement to Finish Incomplete Homes (Pennsburg PA Town and Country)
It has been a long wait for homeowners at T.H. Properties’ Northgate community in Upper Hanover Township, but the end may be in sight. THP, a Harleysville-based developer, filed a joint motion with the Committee of Unsecured Creditors in court last Tuesday that would allow the company to continue work at Northgate, phases two and three, and at Biltmore Estates in Skippack Township.

Code Blue declared for Montgomery County (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
Based on a review of forecasts from the National Weather Service, the Emergency for Montgomery County for the Three (3) day period which begins at noon, Wednesday, February 24 until noon, Saturday, February 27.

Solicitor’s dual role questioned (Norristown PA Times Herald)
Common Cause Pennsylvania has indicated Montgomery County Solicitor Barry Miller could be on shaky ethical ground serving as both solicitor and campaign treasurer for county Commissioner chairman James R. Matthews.

Two New Yorkers arraigned in sting (Norristown PA Times Herald)
Montgomery County narcotics officers arrested two New York City men who allegedly delivered “high-grade” marijuana to a man inside a restaurant in The Court at King of Prussia earlier this month, according to court papers.

Teleflex earnings higher on currency exchange, medical line (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Teleflex Inc. posted strong fourth-quarter results that were buoyed by the diversified manufacturer’s medical segment.

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