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

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SEI Investments reports 17% boost in 1Q profits (Philadelphia Business Journal)
Investment manager SEI Investments Co., headquartere4d in Oaks PA, said Wednesday profits grew 17 percent in the first quarter.

Civic and Business Leader is Named Ursinus Interim President (Ursinus College)
Business and civic leader John E.F. (Jef) Corson of Plymouth Meeting PA will become the interim president of Ursinus College when President John Strassburger steps down June 30 after 15 years as President. Corson currently serves as Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Montgomery Hospital Medical Center in Norristown.

Attorney for Montgomery County DA calls for repeal of new law (Norristown PA Times Herald)
An attorney representing Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman expressed “steadfast opposition” to a new law governing professional services contracting, and he called on county commissioners to repeal the ordinance.

Driver awaits sentencing after luring Spring-Ford teen onto school bus (West Chester PA Daily Local News)
A former school bus driver admitted to charges of luring a 15-year-old girl from the Spring-Ford Area School District onto his bus and attempting to begin an inappropriate online relationship with her.

Upper Providence reacts to residents’ concerns about plan (Phoenixville PA Phoenix)
Upper Providence Township has responded in writing to a group of Oaks residents who have raised a number of issues in connection with a comprehensive plan update proposed for the township.

Methacton teachers authorize a strike (Lansdale PA Reporter)
A routine Methacton School Board meeting Tuesday night devoted to potential budget cuts and the purchase of textbooks was overshadowed by a strike authorization vote by the Methacton Education Association (MEA) and 16 months of contract negotiations without a contract.

Montco controller threatens lawsuit over documents (Lansdale PA Reporter)
Montgomery County Controller Diane Morgan has threatened to sue the Montgomery County commissioners if numerous documents she requested are not transferred to her office by May 14.

Montco Prison Guard Charged With Leaking Personal Info (KYW-AM, Philadelphia)
A Montgomery County prison guard is under arrest, charged with turning personal information about former female inmates over to a male inmate in the jail.

FAFSA Warns People Not to Miss Filing Deadline (KYW-AM, Philadelphia)
One of the major deadlines for college-bound Pennsylvanians is looming, and it’s one you shouldn’t miss, even though you might want to.

Ursinus Commencement To Feature Delbanco as Speaker May 15 (Ursinus College)
Ursinus College will celebrate its 137th Commencement Ceremony on Saturday, May 15 at 10 a.m. on the lawn in front of the campus. Andrew Andrew Delbanco, the Julian Clarence Levi Professor Chair in the Humanities and the Director of the American Studies Program at Columbia University will be the Commencement Speaker.

Princeton Review Cites Ursinus As Environmentally Responsible (Ursinus College)
The Princeton Review, in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council, has for the first time included Ursinus College in The Princeton Review’s Guide to 286 Green Colleges.

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