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This Saturday: Bryn Mawr Day returns for town-wide party

22 min 5 sec ago
If there is one word to describe 2014’s Bryn Mawr Day – besides “fun,” “fresh,” “family-friendly” and “free” – it’s “expanded.”
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth Borough to interview 4 residents for council vacancy

22 min 5 sec ago
Four Narberth residents had submitted their names by an Aug. 28 deadline to be considered to fill a vacancy on the borough council.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth man's growing non-profit, The First Twenty, aims to improve firefighter wellness, earns national support

50 min 25 sec ago
When Dave Wurtzel, already a 10-year veteran volunteer firefighter in 2008, came across the statistic that heart attack is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths of firefighters, accounting for more than half, “I couldn’t just say I hope somebody else figures that out,” he says. “I felt compelled – something should be done.”
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police investigate juveniles in alleged theft of bikes

1 hour 28 min ago
Police were called to a residence on the 1500 block of Manoa Road in Penn Wynne Aug. 20 at 8:10 p.m. on the report of a stolen bike.
Categories: Lower Merion

Burglar hits Wynnewood home

2 hours 10 min ago
Lower Merion police report a home was broken into Sunday, Aug. 31 on the 500 block of Shortridge Drive in the Wynnewood section of the township.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion Police Reports: Multiple burglaries

2 hours 10 min ago
Lower Merion police are investigating two burglaries at the apartments on Oakland Terrace in Bala Cynwyd that occurred Aug. 20 between 6:15 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Have you noticed misspellings in these Lower Merion street signs?

2 hours 10 min ago
The two signs in this photo have errors, read to the end for the answers.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montco police officer who took his own life ID'd

3 hours 13 min ago
LOWER PROVIDENCE — The police officer who took his own life at the Lower Providence Township Building Wednesday has been identified as Mark F. Wells, a 25-year employee of the township police department.
Categories: Lower Merion

Report: Pennsylvania police pursuits, pursuit fatalities, decreased in 2013

3 hours 15 min ago
HARRISBURG — The number of police pursuits in Pennsylvania decreased in 2013, reversing a trend upward throughout the preceding two years, while the number of fatalities that occurred as a result of police chases was at its lowest level in more than a decade last year, according to a new report from Pennsylvania State Police.
Categories: Lower Merion

Boat in Schuylkill River mishap was traveling at more than 100 mph

3 hours 15 min ago
NORRISTOWN — An incident which destroyed a motorboat and injured two of its three occupants on the Schuylkill River about a quarter mile north of Barbadoes Island early Sunday evening has been ruled an accident by investigators, who stress that wearing lifejackets probably saved the victims’ lives.
Categories: Lower Merion

Pennsylvania State Troopers will step up traffic enforcement for Labor Day weekend

3 hours 15 min ago
PHILADELPHIA — In an effort to keep Southeastern Pennsylvania’s roadways safe over the holiday, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are conducting the Combined Accident Reduction Enforcement (CARE) Labor Day enforcement period from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1.
Categories: Lower Merion

In wake of Michael Brown shooting, Ardmore church comes together to 'Save Our Sons'

3 hours 15 min ago
Even before the calls for change that were interwoven with mourning for Michael Brown at his funeral Monday, a church hundreds of miles away in Ardmore stood ready to respond.
Categories: Lower Merion

Pennsylvania State Troopers will step up traffic enforcement for Labor Day weekend

Fri, 2014-08-29 14:04
PHILADELPHIA — In an effort to keep Southeastern Pennsylvania’s roadways safe over the holiday, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are conducting the Combined Accident Reduction Enforcement (CARE) Labor Day enforcement period from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth man's growing non-profit, The First Twenty, aims to improve firefighter wellness, earns national support

Fri, 2014-08-29 10:38
When Dave Wurtzel, already a 10-year veteran volunteer firefighter in 2008, came across the statistic that heart attack is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths of firefighters, accounting for more than half, “I couldn’t just say I hope somebody else figures that out,” he says. “I felt compelled – something should be done.”
Categories: Lower Merion

SEPTA announces schedule change for Norristown/Manayunk Regional Rail line

Fri, 2014-08-29 07:41
Commuters who rely on SEPTA’s Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail line learned on Aug. 27 that there will be a change of schedule due to track work being performed from Sept. 2 until Sept. 14. SEPTA askes that patrons regularly check the timetables on their website; as they vary from weekday, Saturday and Sunday service.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montco police officer who took his own life ID'd

Fri, 2014-08-29 07:41
LOWER PROVIDENCE — The police officer who took his own life at the Lower Providence Township Building Wednesday has been identified as Mark F. Wells, a 25-year employee of the township police department.
Categories: Lower Merion

Haverford police to auction abandoned bikes

Thu, 2014-08-28 14:26
Hoping to rid the department of abandoned and unclaimed bicycles found throughout the township, Haverford police are planning a bike auction Sept. 13. 
Categories: Lower Merion

Sandwiches: The best thing since sliced bread

Thu, 2014-08-28 14:06
Fluffernutter, Sloppy Joe, cheesesteak, lobster roll, Reuben, BLT, patty melt, PB&J ... hungry yet? Turn a sandwich into a celebration. It’s National Sandwich Month. No kidding or, more appropriately, no baloney.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion Police Reports: Multiple burglaries

Thu, 2014-08-28 11:23
Lower Merion police are investigating two burglaries at the apartments on Oakland Terrace in Bala Cynwyd that occurred Aug. 20 between 6:15 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police investigate juveniles in alleged theft of bikes

Thu, 2014-08-28 11:16
Police were called to a residence on the 1500 block of Manoa Road in Penn Wynne Aug. 20 at 8:10 p.m. on the report of a stolen bike.
Categories: Lower Merion