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Editor’s Selections Thursday In The Post

SANATOGA PA – Sadly, The Post can’t be everywhere at once.

It’s impossible to give all local newsworthy activities sufficient coverage, and as actor Clint Eastwood once famously said in his movie role as detective “Dirty” Harry Callahan, “A man’s GOT to know his limitations.”

We don’t want you to miss a thing, however. So below find a list of editor’s selections: links to stories we think you’ll consider interesting today, along with their sources and dates they were published.

Pottstown woman jailed for $15K theft of HUD funds
Norristown Times Herald (Dec. 16, 2015)
A Pottstown woman admitted to stealing nearly $15,000 in federal housing and utility assistance funds improperly collected while she was in prison and no longer at her residence.

National Penn shareholders approve merger with BB&T
Pottstown Mercury (Dec. 17, 2015)
Shareholders of National Penn Bancshares Inc. voted on Wednesday to approve the merger of National Penn with North Carolina-based BB&T Corp. The $1.8 billion agreement and plan of merger was announced in August.

Deadline for January 1 health coverage gets pushed back
NewsWorks Philadelphia (Dec. 16, 2015)
With just a few hours left until this year’s first Obamacare deadline, procrastinators got a reprieve. On Tuesday night, the government issued a two-day extension.

Pottstown mulls clothing bin regulations
Pottstown Mercury (Dec. 16, 2015)
Pottstown Borough Council Monday unanimously authorized the solicitor to draft an ordinance, , requested by Licensing and Inspections Director Keith Place, to regulate clothing donation boxes.

Outgoing Pottstown council OKs raises for manager, police chief
Pottstown Mercury (Dec. 16, 2015)
Three top borough employees were given nearly $13,000 in raises by unanimous votes of borough council at the last meeting of the year Monday.

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