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Young girl attacked by rabid raccoon in Gladwyne

3 hours 11 min ago
Lower Merion police are reporting that a young girl walking home from school last week was attacked by a rabid raccoon and that a passerby helped free her by using a hockey stick on the animal.
Categories: Lower Merion

Gladwyne resident accuses Lower Merion School District of fraud and deceit in lawsuit

Fri, 2016-02-05 19:54
A Gladwyne resident who is also an attorney filed a lawsuit on behalf of all taxpayers in Lower Merion over the school district’s budget, citing what he is calling fraud and deceit.
Categories: Lower Merion

Gladwyne resident accuses Lower Merion School District of fraud and deceit in lawsuit

Fri, 2016-02-05 16:21
A Gladwyne resident who is also an attorney filed a lawsuit on behalf of all taxpayers in Lower Merion over the school district’s budget, citing what he is calling fraud and deceit.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police reports

Fri, 2016-02-05 12:38
Package theft>> Lower Merion police took a report of a theft of a package from a home on the 200 block of Cricket Avenue in Ardmore Jan. 26 at 5:25 p.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Attack and attempted robbery of pedestrian in Wynnewood

Fri, 2016-02-05 12:34
Lower Merion police are investigating the physical assault and attempted robbery of a pedestrian on the 300 block of Penn Road in Wynnewood Jan. 29 at 6:39 p.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Gladwyne resident accuses Lower Merion School District of fraud and deceit in lawsuit

Fri, 2016-02-05 12:11
A Gladwyne resident who is also an attorney filed a lawsuit on behalf of all taxpayers in Lower Merion over the school district’s budget, citing what he is calling fraud and deceit.
Categories: Lower Merion

Suburban Square expansion passes preliminary land development phase; residents' concerns include stormwater, traffic

Sat, 2016-01-30 21:32
ARDMORE>>In a special Lower Merion Board of Commissioners meeting that flowed in and out of the board’s Building and Planning Committee meeting Wednesday, commissioners considered and finally approved a preliminary land development plan for expansions within the Suburban Square shopping center.
Categories: Lower Merion

After 2 years, Cynwyd Station Cafe and Tearoom closes; Big clearance sale this weekend

Sat, 2016-01-30 21:21
Two years ago, Sadie Francis took an historic building that many people had probably give up on and transformed it into a small cafe. It was designed, in part, to serve both train commuters using the Cynwyd line and people using the new Cynwyd Heritage trail.
Categories: Lower Merion

Wynnewood Giant gets OK to sell beer

Fri, 2016-01-29 11:20
ARDMORE>>The Giant Food Store in the Wynnewood Shopping Center will join several other Giant stores in the area in selling beer to its patrons, thanks to approval of transfer of a liquor license by the Lower Merion Board of Commissioners.
Categories: Lower Merion

Firefighters quickly extinguish snowblower fire in Ardmore Saturday

Fri, 2016-01-29 11:20
Firefighters from the Merion Fire Company of Ardmore came to the aid of a resident on the 200 block of Church Road in Ardmore when his snow caught fire Saturday morning. The snow blower caught fire while in the driveway of the home at about 10:30 a.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police ID possible suspect in defecation incident at library

Fri, 2016-01-29 09:46
A Facebook post from Lower Merion Police Department’s week-old page got a lot of attention Monday after it was picked up by local media. The post regards a Dec. 17 incident of a man who apparently defecated in the stairway of Ludington Library in Bryn Mawr.
Categories: Lower Merion

LMSD Board OK's preliminary budget amid threat of lawsuit

Fri, 2016-01-29 09:18
Ardmore >> The Lower Merion School Board Monday night approved the district’s 2016-2017 preliminary budget following allegations from members of the public that the district is manipulating its data and the proposed tax increase is unnecessary and unwarranted.
Categories: Lower Merion

All flights canceled for Saturday at Philadelphia International Airport

Wed, 2016-01-27 15:48
NORRISTOWN >> All scheduled arriving and departing flights at Philadelphia International Airport have been cancelled for Saturday airport officials announced Friday.
Categories: Lower Merion

LIVE IN THE SNOW: How does it look in your area? Tweet #montcosnow, #delcosnow or #chescosnow to let everybody know

Wed, 2016-01-27 15:47
Those 70-degree winter days are solidly behind us now as the snow comes back with a vengeance. Tweet photos, conditions and anything by using #montcosnow, #delcosnow or #chescosnow on Twitter.
Categories: Lower Merion

Updated study shows adequate parking in Bryn Mawr; business owners dispute data

Wed, 2016-01-27 15:41
BRYN MAWR >>Amid the backdrop of snow piled several feet high lining area roadways and parking lots — reminders of last weekend’s snowstorm — a parking study of the Bryn Mawr business district in Lower Merion Township was unveiled Monday night showing that there is indeed adequate public parking in this busy hub in the township.
Categories: Lower Merion

School officials explore possible kindergarten center

Wed, 2016-01-27 15:31
With the population of the Lower Merion School District continuing to grow, officials are still discussing options of housing and educating the new students that continue to arrive.
Categories: Lower Merion

After 2 years, Cynwyd Station Cafe and Tearoom closes; Big clearance sale this weekend

Wed, 2016-01-27 12:58
Two years ago, Sadie Francis took an historic building that many people had probably give up on and transformed it into a small cafe. It was designed, in part, to serve both train commuters using the Cynwyd line and people using the new Cynwyd Heritage trail.
Categories: Lower Merion

Blizzard Watch issued for Philadelphia region, New Jersey

Tue, 2016-01-26 12:24
The National Weather Service has issued a Blizzard Watch for the Philadelphia region this weekend and has cancelled the original Winter Storm Watch.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police ID possible suspect in defecation incident at library

Tue, 2016-01-26 11:52
A Facebook post from Lower Merion Police Department’s week-old page got a lot of attention Monday after it was picked up by local media. The post regards a Dec. 17 incident of a man who apparently defecated in the stairway of Ludington Library in Bryn Mawr.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth mayor vetoes controversial zoning ordinance

Mon, 2016-01-25 18:32
Controversy continues in the Borough of Narberth as to what will happen will the Baptist Church located at 198 Elmwood Street. That is because Mayor Tom Grady has vetoed Ordinance Number 984 which determines if it will remain a residential property or become a residence/office building.
Categories: Lower Merion