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School officials continue to study options for bus parking

Fri, 2014-12-19 16:27
Lower Merion school officials announced Dec. 15, as expected, that they would not make a final decision on the bus parking and instead the board approved a motion allowing the administration to continue to study and obtain additional information on numerous options at a cost of up to $75,000.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth eyes gas station property for public use

Fri, 2014-12-19 16:27
NARBERTH >> Narberth Borough has taken the first steps to acquire a parcel of land in the downtown for public use.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion board adopts estate preservation ordinance, enables Haas family gift

Fri, 2014-12-19 12:36
VILLANOVA >> With a clock ticking to capture a unique win for historic and open space preservation in Lower Merion, township commissioners voted Wednesday night to adopt an ordinance creating a new zoning use: the Estate Preservation Lot.
Categories: Lower Merion

Now fully leased, Rosemont Farmers Market features a dozen local vendors

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:35
ROSEMONT >> From its opening Oct. 1, the Rosemont Farmers Market has grown steadily in vendors and variety.
Categories: Lower Merion

'Life goes on' in Pennsburg after shooting as Montco community moves to heal

Fri, 2014-12-19 10:35
PENNSBURG >> On a frigid Thursday morning in Pennsburg, a bitter wind coursed along a deserted block of Fourth Street, past the house where accused killer Bradley Stone lived before he embarked on Monday morning’s deadly rampage through Montgomery County.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion board adopts 2015 township budget with no tax increase

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:32
ARDMORE >> With two additions, Lower Merion commissioners voted 9-5 Monday night to adopt a 2015 budget that sets General Fund spending next year at $60.58 million, about 2.5 percent higher than in 2014.
Categories: Lower Merion

Veteran's Court Judge: Stone did not display violent tendencies

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:24
COURTHOUSE >> The judge who oversees Montgomery County’s Veteran’s Court said Thursday the 35-year-old Iraq war veteran found to have killed six people in Montgomery County on Monday did not display violent tendencies.
Categories: Lower Merion

More changes proposed for Ardmore's Cricket Avenue

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:16
ARDMORE >> More change may be on the way for Ardmore’s Cricket Avenue, where a number of residents are already worried that the character of their street and neighborhood are threatened by redevelopment.
Categories: Lower Merion

Ardmore RevitalizationPa. authorizes grants for Ardmore Cricket Lot, train station projects

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:16
ARDMORE >> A key piece of the complex puzzle that Lower Merion Township’s plans for Ardmore revitalization have become is now in place.
Categories: Lower Merion

Bradley Stone's manner of death inconclusive; cause of death released for victims

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:16
NORRISTOWN >> Montgomery County Coroner Dr. Walter Hofman said Wednesday the 35-year-old Iraq War veteran who killed his ex-wife and five of her family members did not die from self-inflicted stab wounds.
Categories: Lower Merion

Suburban Square's Saint James bistro to close Dec. 30, reopen

Fri, 2014-12-19 08:16
ARDMORE >> The Saint James, the “new American bistro” that opened in late 2012 as the centerpiece of a renovated central courtyard at Ardmore’s Suburban Square, will serve its final meals before 2014 is rung out.
Categories: Lower Merion

More changes proposed for Ardmore's Cricket Avenue

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:24
ARDMORE >> More change may be on the way for Ardmore’s Cricket Avenue, where a number of residents are already worried that the character of their street and neighborhood are threatened by redevelopment.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion board adopts 2015 township budget with no tax increase

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:10
ARDMORE >> With two additions, Lower Merion commissioners voted 9-5 Monday night to adopt a 2015 budget that sets General Fund spending next year at $60.58 million, about 2.5 percent higher than in 2014.
Categories: Lower Merion

Ardmore RevitalizationPa. authorizes grants for Ardmore Cricket Lot, train station projects

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:07
ARDMORE >> A key piece of the complex puzzle that Lower Merion Township’s plans for Ardmore revitalization have become is now in place.
Categories: Lower Merion

Veteran's Court Judge: Stone did not display violent tendencies

Thu, 2014-12-18 14:07
COURTHOUSE >> The judge who oversees Montgomery County’s Veteran’s Court said Thursday the 35-year-old Iraq war veteran found to have killed six people in Montgomery County on Monday did not display violent tendencies.
Categories: Lower Merion

PHOTO: Baby born at Bryn Mawr Hospital on 12-13-14 at 15:16 military time

Thu, 2014-12-18 13:37
Every baby is unique, right? New King of Prussia parents Christopher and Christina Biele welcomed their new baby boy, Colin Alexander, on Saturday, Dec. 13, or 12-13-14, and at 3:16 or 15:16 military time.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion Police Reports: Burglary on school property

Thu, 2014-12-18 13:21
Burglary on school property>> Lower Merion police say someone forced their way into the rectory of the former St. Justin Martyr Church that is now owned by the Lower Merion School District adjacent to Welsh Valley Middle School sometime between Dec. 5 at 5 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 6:18 a.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police: 1 of 3 arrested for shoplifting at Bala Cynwyd Lord and Taylor

Thu, 2014-12-18 13:21
Lower Merion police arrested and charged Natasha Robinson, 29, of the 5000 block of Pine Street in Philadelphia with retail theft after police say she attempted to take three purses from the Lord and Taylor store in Bala Cynwyd Dec. 10. The three bags were valued at $964.
Categories: Lower Merion

Ardmore RevitalizationPa. authorizes grants for Ardmore Cricket Lot, train station projects

Thu, 2014-12-18 11:09
ARDMORE >> A key piece of the complex puzzle that Lower Merion Township’s plans for Ardmore revitalization have become is now in place.
Categories: Lower Merion

Custody battle possibly spurred Bradley Stone to kill

Thu, 2014-12-18 10:38
LANSDALE >> As police officers and Montgomery County detectives commenced the manhunt Monday for Bradley William Stone, 35, an Iraq War veteran who allegedly killed his ex-wife and five members of her family Monday morning in a shooting spree, some details began to emerge about Stone.
Categories: Lower Merion