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Kohelet Foundation's zoning application approved by LM zoners

Fri, 2016-05-27 17:54
From a press release MERION STATION >> The Kohelet Foundation announced that the Lower Merion Zoning Board has approved its application to expand the Kohelet Yeshiva High School campus and add space for elementary and middle school divisions.
Categories: Lower Merion

Growing Concern: Lower Merion considering new rules on bamboo

Fri, 2016-05-27 17:54
ARDMORE >> Lower Merion township officials are considering establishing a new set of rules dealing with bamboo.
Categories: Lower Merion

LM residents speak up about proposed noise ordinance regulations; BOC tables issue for more discussion

Fri, 2016-05-27 17:54
ARDMORE >> Lower Merion Township officials have been discussing revamping the township’s noise ordinance for several months with little attention from the public. Now officials are saying that has changed.
Categories: Lower Merion

Pa. Supreme Court upholds Commonwealth Court decision on One Ardmore Place development

Fri, 2016-05-27 09:42
Ardmore Initiative announced Wednesday that “we have just learned that the Pa Supreme Court upheld the Commonwealth Court decision regarding the Cricket Ave. One Ardmore Place development.”
Categories: Lower Merion

Pa. Supreme Court upholds Commonwealth Court decision on One Ardmore Place development

Thu, 2016-05-26 10:30
Ardmore Initiative announced Wednesday that “we have just learned that the Pa Supreme Court upheld the Commonwealth Court decision regarding the Cricket Ave. One Ardmore Place development.”
Categories: Lower Merion

Kohelet Foundation's zoning application approved by LM zoners

Thu, 2016-05-26 10:22
From a press release MERION STATION >> The Kohelet Foundation announced that the Lower Merion Zoning Board has approved its application to expand the Kohelet Yeshiva High School campus and add space for elementary and middle school divisions.
Categories: Lower Merion

Pa. Supreme Court upholds Commonwealth Court decision on One Ardmore Place development

Wed, 2016-05-25 23:15
Ardmore Initiative announced that “we have just learned that the Pa Supreme Court upheld the Commonwealth Court decision regarding the Cricket Ave. One Ardmore Place development.”
Categories: Lower Merion

Growing Concern: Lower Merion considering new rules on bamboo

Wed, 2016-05-25 14:00
ARDMORE >> Lower Merion township officials are considering establishing a new set of rules dealing with bamboo.
Categories: Lower Merion

LM residents speak up about proposed noise ordinance regulations; BOC tables issue for more discussion

Tue, 2016-05-24 16:32
ARDMORE >> Lower Merion Township officials have been discussing revamping the township’s noise ordinance for several months with little attention from the public. Now officials are saying that has changed.
Categories: Lower Merion

LMT fire companies recognized for papal visit work and vehicle rescue

Mon, 2016-05-23 16:53
ARDMORE >> Lower Merion Township officials presented Unit Citations and Chief’s Commendations to Belmont Hills Fire Company, Bryn Mawr Fire Company, Gladwyne Fire Company, Merion Fire Company of Ardmore, Narberth Fire Company, Union Fire Association, Penn Wynne-Overbrook Hills Fire Company and Narberth Ambulance in connection with their work during last year’s papal visit.
Categories: Lower Merion

LMSD's final budget proposal presented; gender expansive and transgender policy approved

Thu, 2016-05-19 16:36
Ardmore >> Lower Merion school officials this week presented the district’s final 2016-17 budget that will be voted on by the school board June 13. The final budget calls for a 4.4 percent tax hike in order to close an $8.8 million deficit.
Categories: Lower Merion

Plan for 7 homes on 3-acre Bala Avenue site moves forward; Horace Trumbauer mansion to be preserved

Thu, 2016-05-19 10:55
BALA CYNWYD >> A tentative sketch plan for an eight-lot subdivision on Bala Avenue was approved Wednesday night. Under the plan discussed at a Building and Planning Committee meeting May 11, and then approved by the Board of Commissioners May 18, the 3-acre property at 306 Bala Ave. will contain seven new homes on 2 acres. One acre will surround the existing historic manor house designed in the 1890s by famed Philadelphia architect Horace Trumbauer.
Categories: Lower Merion

Riverbend: New community pavilion unveiled

Wed, 2016-05-18 16:44
GLADWYNE >> An invasive vine that was tied between two poles was used Tuesday evening as the ceremonial ribbon to be cut for the new community pavilion at Gladwyne’s Riverbend Environmental Education Center.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth Ambulance crew marks EMS week in communities

Wed, 2016-05-18 09:59
BRYN MAWR >> Crews from Narberth Ambulance took time out between calls this week to host a few community events geared toward kids and the communities the company serves as part of celebrating Emergency Medical Services Week.
Categories: Lower Merion

Trails End Cafe set to open the historic Cynwyd Station

Tue, 2016-05-17 16:27
Bala Cynwyd >> A new cafe will be opening over the next couple of weeks inside the historic Cynwyd Station building and its owners hope to make it a cozy spot where everyone is welcome.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police seek 9 officers to fill 12 spots

Mon, 2016-05-16 06:34
Ardmore >> Lower Merion police officials say they need to offer employment to nine new police officers this month in order to help fill 12 vacancies. At the same time, they are also raising concern that as many as an additional 10 police officers could leave the department due to retirements in 2016.
Categories: Lower Merion

Philadelphia man faces attempted murder charge in alleged road rage shooting

Thu, 2016-05-12 09:53
PHILADELPHIA >> Pennsylvania State Police have apprehended the man accused of firing a shot at a motorist from his car in an incident of apparent road rage on Interstate 476 Thursday, May 5.
Categories: Lower Merion

Main Line Health breaks ground for $200 million expansion project at Bryn Mawr Hospital

Wed, 2016-05-11 15:12
BRYN MAWR >> Main Line Health and Bryn Mawr Hospital officials Wednesday morning broke ground for the start of a $200 million expansion project that will add private patient rooms, surgical units, and operating rooms to the hospital that will be celebrating its 150th anniversary at about the same time the work is completed in a couple of years.
Categories: Lower Merion

Technology helps Holocaust survivor talk to Bala Cynwyd Middle School students

Wed, 2016-05-11 09:01
When students at Bala Cynwyd Middle School asked 86-year-old Judith Meisel what was her motivation to survive the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp the she had no trouble coming up with a quick response.
Categories: Lower Merion

Technology helps Holocaust survivor talk Bala Cynwyd Middle School students

Tue, 2016-05-10 17:52
When students at Bala Cynwyd Middle School asked 86-year-old Judith Meisel what was her motivation to survive the horrors of a Nazi concentration camp the she had no trouble coming up with a quick response.
Categories: Lower Merion