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Haverford High School students rallying to save pianos

3 hours 29 min ago
This summer Haverford High School’s chapter of the Tri-M Music Honors Society is raising money to restore the school’s two grand pianos to their former glory: a Mason & Hamlin and a Lester Grand. The “Fund for the Keys” fundraiser will kick off with an alumni concert Saturday and will continue throughout the year with the goal of raising $25,000 to restore the pianos.
Categories: Lower Merion

Innovation Center: LetsCollab unites teachers, parents to help Lower Merion students

4 hours 17 min ago
An Ardmore man has created a new website that he thinks could become the future of teacher/parent collaboration.
Categories: Lower Merion

Main Line residents charged with theft from University of Pennsylvania

4 hours 17 min ago
Federal officials say two men who were responsible for running a major hotel in Philadelphia owned by the University of Pennsylvania were billing the school by making up phony invoices and then recruiting vendors to do the same.
Categories: Lower Merion

Graduation Day: At 80, Penn grad enjoys commencement she'd missed decades earlier

4 hours 55 min ago
For every student who donned cap and gown to make the traditional walk through the campus of the University of Pennsylvania for graduation May 18, the day was the culmination of a dream and years of hard work.
Categories: Lower Merion

Ousted Devon Horse Show box holders demand to be reinstated

5 hours 30 min ago
DEVON >>Even as the 2015 Devon Horse Show began Thursday, the contretemps continued.
Categories: Lower Merion

Main Line residents charged with theft from University of Pennsylvania

Tue, 2015-05-26 15:43
Federal officials say two men who were responsible for running a major hotel in Philadelphia owned by the University of Pennsylvania were billing the school by making up phony invoices and then recruiting vendors to do the same.
Categories: Lower Merion

Penn Valley fifth grader heading to Japan with peace group

Tue, 2015-05-26 14:44
From a press release PHILADELPHIA >> CISV Philadelphia, the local chapter of the international youth peace program that is celebrating its 64th year, has selected Tyler Weiss of Narberth to represent Philadelphia and the USA at a CISV international peace camp, called a “Village.” Weiss, a fifth grader at Penn Valley Elementary School, will be traveling to Japan this summer as part of a delegation of four youth and one adult leader from the Philadelphia area. They will live in a camp-like setting with youth and adults from 16 countries.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montco judge orders impertinent language be taken out of Lynsay Fox lawsuit

Tue, 2015-05-26 12:59
COURTHOUSE >> A Montgomery County judge ordered that language in a law suit against a Jeffersonville gun store that does not pertain to the alleged violations of failing to preform proper background checks be taken out of the suit.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion School Board approves 5-year contract for new superintendent Copeland

Tue, 2015-05-26 10:12
Lower Merion school officials approved the appointment of a new district superintendent Monday night at a base salary of $240,000 per year over the next five years.
Categories: Lower Merion

Graduation Day: At 80, Penn grad enjoys commencement she'd missed decades earlier

Tue, 2015-05-26 10:12
For every student who donned cap and gown to make the traditional walk through the campus of the University of Pennsylvania for graduation May 18, the day was the culmination of a dream and years of hard work.
Categories: Lower Merion

Feds say Penn Valley resident, Temple physics professor, sold secrets to China

Tue, 2015-05-26 09:49
A Temple University professor who is also a resident of Penn Valley was indicted Thursday on allegations of wire fraud that is alleged to have been connected to a scheme to provide classified technology to China, according to an indictment and a press release from United States Attorney Zane David Memeger, and FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Edward J. Hanko.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion's Wagner Marseille front runner for superintendent spot in Cheltenham

Tue, 2015-05-26 09:49
Just days after Lower Merion School District officials announced that Robert Copeland would become the new superintendent, the man who has been the district’s acting superintendent is now the leading candidate for the same spot in Cheltenham.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion Township, library board agreement moves Gladwyne renovation forward

Tue, 2015-05-26 09:47
GLADWYNE >> Lower Merion Township and the Board of Trustees of the Gladwyne Free Library have taken a fundamentally important step toward renovation of the historic structure.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion zoning exemption dropped; farmers market on Cynwyd Trail approved

Tue, 2015-05-26 09:19
ARDMORE >> The Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners opened a public hearing on a controversial ordinance May 20 as advertised, but only to withdraw it.
Categories: Lower Merion

Innovation Center: LetsCollab unites teachers, parents to help Lower Merion students

Tue, 2015-05-26 09:14
An Ardmore man has created a new website that he thinks could become the future of teacher/parent collaboration.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montgomery County commissioners: Unendorsed Gale says he's 'willing to work with anyone'

Tue, 2015-05-26 09:14
NORRISTOWN >> A 26-year-old unendorsed Republican candidate will be moving onto the General Election for county commissioner in November.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion's Wagner Marseille front runner for superintendent spot in Cheltenham

Fri, 2015-05-22 16:51
Just days after Lower Merion School District officials announced that Robert Copeland would become the new superintendent, the man who has been the district’s acting superintendent is now the leading candidate for the same spot in Cheltenham.
Categories: Lower Merion

Feds say Penn Valley resident, Temple physics professor, sold secrets to China

Fri, 2015-05-22 12:05
A Temple University professor who is also a resident of Penn Valley was indicted Thursday on allegations of wire fraud that is alleged to have been connected to a scheme to provide classified technology to China, according to an indictment and a press release from United States Attorney Zane David Memeger, and FBI Special Agent-in-Charge Edward J. Hanko.
Categories: Lower Merion

Ousted Devon Horse Show box holders demand to be reinstated

Fri, 2015-05-22 10:51
DEVON >>Even as the 2015 Devon Horse Show began Thursday, the contretemps continued.
Categories: Lower Merion

Campaign Over? Rogan, Manos win but challengers win Republican nomination

Fri, 2015-05-22 10:51
In Lower Merion Township, current board of commissioners President Liz Rogan and fellow incumbent George Manos on Tuesday fended off Democratic primary challengers.
Categories: Lower Merion