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Updated: 5 hours 19 min ago

Lower Merion School Board discusses potential bus parking lot on Bala Avenue

6 hours 12 min ago
For the Lower Merion School District, the never ending story continues – where to park school buses.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montgomery County Health Department employee receives GREAT recognition

7 hours 35 min ago
A Montgomery County Health Department employee who writes children’s books, creates board games and raps about the importance of getting immunizations to audiences of children received Montgomery County’s first Getting Recognition for Extraordinary Achievement and Talents (GREAT) award this week.
Categories: Lower Merion

Wynnewood Shopping Center restaurant plan back for zoning relief

7 hours 54 min ago
With its original restaurant tenant set to open next month in a different location, the owner of the Wynnewood Shopping Center hopes to revive a plan for an old postal building there.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion School District staff member dies in Indiana crash

8 hours 20 min ago
At the start of Monday's Lower Merion School Board meeting Acting Lower Merion School Superintendent Dr. Wagner Marseille announced that a district school staff member Jeremy Valentine, 39, was killed in a horrific crash in Indiana on Monday.  The crash also seriously injured his wife and two chidren.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police apprehend suspect in Gulph Mills home invasion

8 hours 33 min ago
UPPER MERION - A man broke into a Upper Merion home, terrorized the couple inside, tied up the woman and the kidnapped the man, forcing him to drive to a local Wawa and withdraw cash from an ATM, police said.
Categories: Lower Merion

Gas main repair closes intersection in Bryn Mawr

10 hours 17 min ago
Pennswood Road at Montgomery Avenue in Bryn Mawr is closed 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice for an emergency gas main repair, Lower Merion Township announced Tuesday. Emergency vehicles will have access, according to the notice.
Categories: Lower Merion

DeLissio town halls on government reform scheduled

10 hours 18 min ago
PHILADELPHIA, July 22 – State Rep. Pamela A. DeLissio will host two local town halls focusing on state government reform beginning Thursday.
Categories: Lower Merion

Gas main repair closes intersection in Bryn Mawr

11 hours 42 min ago
Pennswood Road at Montgomery Avenue in Bryn Mawr is closed 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. until further notice for an emergency gas main repair, Lower Merion Township announced Tuesday. Emergency vehicles will have access, according to the notice..
Categories: Lower Merion

Penn Wynne Elementary School staff member dies in Indiana crash

12 hours 30 min ago
At the start of Monday's Lower Merion School Board meeting Acting Lower Merion School Superintendent Dr. Wagner Marseille announced that Penn Wynne Elementary school staff member Jeremy Valentine, 39, was killed in a horrific crash in Indiana on Monday.  The crash also seriously injured his wife and two chidren.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion school official to relocate next board meeting

16 hours 2 min ago
Lower Merion School District officials confirmed Thursday morning that they have changed the location of Monday night’s Board of School Directors meeting to accommodate the expectation of a larger than normal public attendance due to the ongoing controversy over bus parking. The meeting starts at 8 p.m. Monday night.
Categories: Lower Merion

GreenDrop 'recycling' unused gas stations through donations

Mon, 2014-07-21 16:45
For three generations, Chris Stinnett’s family has been in the business of reusing and recycling, though those terms might not have been used in his grandfather’s day.
Categories: Lower Merion

Quick action saves child from drowning in Haverford

Mon, 2014-07-21 14:51
Sometimes it takes a lot of heroes to save one life.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion school official to relocate next board meeting

Mon, 2014-07-21 12:41
Lower Merion School District officials confirmed Thursday morning that they have changed the location of Monday night’s Board of School Directors meeting to accommodate the expectation of a larger than normal public attendance due to the ongoing controversy over bus parking. The meeting starts at 8 p.m. Monday night.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montgomery County Sheriff's Department using Twitter, Facebook to find dead beat parents

Mon, 2014-07-21 11:55
COURTHOUSE — Over the past three weeks, the Montgomery County Sheriff’s Department has been uploading pictures along with the last known addresses of parents who have bench warrants for failing to pay child support in the hopes that the public will call in with a tip.
Categories: Lower Merion

Former Montco congressman Joseph Hoeffel talks 'lies' surrounding war in Iraq

Mon, 2014-07-21 11:52
Abington resident and former Pennsylvania Congressman Joseph Hoeffel said he was uncertain about the vote, but despite his reservations he voted in support of the war in Iraq in October 2002. However, he later regretted that decision.
Categories: Lower Merion

GreenDrop 'recycling' unused gas stations through donations

Mon, 2014-07-21 11:37
For three generations, Chris Stinnett’s family has been in the business of reusing and recycling, though those terms might not have been used in his grandfather’s day.
Categories: Lower Merion

Republican Committee of Lower Merion and Narberth announce Women's Coalition

Mon, 2014-07-21 11:19
Ardmore – The Republican Committee of Lower Merion and Narberth (RCLMN) announced today the formation of the Republican Women’s Coalition.
Categories: Lower Merion

History: Mobsters on the Main Line

Mon, 2014-07-21 10:16
There is a common trait found in the following lineup: Al Capone, Joseph Kennedy, Mickey Duffy, Jay Gatsby, Homer Simpson and Willie Lanzetti. This motley crew of gangsters, politicians, classic literary characters and cartoon figures have all dabbled in bootlegging, the act of making or transporting alcoholic liquor for sale illegally.
Categories: Lower Merion

Philly man charged for alleged role in residential burglary in Bala Cynwyd

Mon, 2014-07-21 10:16
Lower Merion police charged a Philadelphia man Thursday in connection with the alleged Monday afternoon burglary of a residence on the unit block of Lodges Lane in the Bala Cynwyd section of Lower Merion.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montgomery, Chester county planners meet to discuss common issues

Mon, 2014-07-21 10:04
For the first time in two years, the Montgomery County Planning Commission met with the Chester County Planning Commission to bounce around ideas and share planning issues.
Categories: Lower Merion