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Gov. Corbett restores $10.5 million for One Ardmore Place, Cricket Lot project

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Ardmore Initiative Reauthorization

Ardmore Initiative - 39 min 23 sec ago
The Ardmore Initiative is a Business District Authority that must be periodically reauthorized by its stakeholders. 2013 is a Reauthorization year for the Ardmore Initiative. Click here for more information on our proposed plan, meeting dates and more.

Former Sports Broadcaster Pleads Guilty to Fraud Charges

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Mon, 2014-09-29 18:32
Don Tollefson's fraud scheme victimized charities, including some in Bucks County.
Categories: Lower Merion

Villanova University uses X-ray to help restore 17th Century 'The Triumph of David' painting

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 16:28
When Villanova University began a two-year project last fall to clean and restore a nearly forgotten painting in its collection, some of the first goals were to let its colors shine again and its images tell a story as the artist intended, nearly four centuries ago.
Categories: Lower Merion

New report shines light on PA's growing heroin epidemic and possible solutions

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 16:28
HARRISBURG >> A new report paints a bleak picture of heroin abuse across Pennsylvania, while providing an array of recommendations — including expanding or revamping existing education and prevention efforts, law enforcement policies and treatment options — to reverse what it calls a “growing epidemic in the state.”
Categories: Lower Merion

Philadelphia man charged with retail theft, arrested over 30 times in 25 years

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 16:28
Lower Merion police have charged a man with felony retail theft after he police say he entered the Acme Market on City Avenue in Bala Cynwyd three times and stuffed merchandise down his pants over a two day period. Authorities say the man has been arrested more than 30 times for retail theft over the past 25 years.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police issue scam alert regarding PECO imposters

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 13:41
From Lower Merion Township Police In recent weeks the Lower Merion Townshiop Police Department has observed an increase in phone scams to Township residents. These involve someone posing as a representative of PECO. They advise that an account is past due and immediate payment is demanded—often through a Visa Green Dot Money Pak
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion Police Warn of Phone Scam

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Mon, 2014-09-29 13:22
By James Boyle The police department issued a warning to township residents over a false PECO rep making account calls.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montgomery County Joins Giving Tuesday

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Mon, 2014-09-29 13:04
By James Boyle The growing annual initiative has made its way to Montgomery County this year. Donate now at participating websites.
Categories: Lower Merion

Route 23 (Conshohocken State Road) to close this week in Lower Merion Township for road repairs

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:55
King of Prussia – The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (PennDOT) today announced that Route 23 (Conshohocken State Road) will be closed between Hollow Road and Hagys Ford Road in Lower Merion Township, Montgomery County, on Tuesday through Thursday (Sept. 30-Oct. 2) from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for pavement repairs.
Categories: Lower Merion

New Narberth Farmers Market, opening in October, brings Lancaster's Lapp Family back to the borough

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:09
It has been nearly 20 years, but for longtime Narberth residents and neighbors, the memory of stopping by the Lapp Family’s market downtown for rotisserie chicken and other farm-fresh products from Lancaster County is still enough to get taste buds stirring and stomachs rumbling.
Categories: Lower Merion

One Book Villanova author Wes Moore inspires audience to service

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:06
In a riveting talk to hundreds at Villanova University Thursday, the author Wes Moore challenged students and others in his audience to see the small choices that can change the trajectory of a life, and to be the person who is there in those moments to make a difference.
Categories: Lower Merion

End of an Era: October Howl-O-Ween will be final event for First Friday Main Line

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 12:06
If there is one thing people love more than dogs, it’s dogs in costume. No wonder the annual Howl-O-Ween dog pageant and contest has been one of the most popular themes on the calendar for First Friday Main Line.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police reports: Burglaries, thefts from cars

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 10:48
Penn Valley burglary A residential burglary occurred at a home on the 300 block of Rosemary Lane in Penn Valley Sept. 26. Entry was gained through an unlocked door. There is an unknown loss at this time.
Categories: Lower Merion

War in Gaza: Through the eyes of an Israeli father

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 10:48
This past July Ari Shavit went into the bedroom where his 5-year-old and 10-year-old sons sleep in their Jerusalem home to explain to them what they should do when the warning sirens sound.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police investigate strong armed robbery in Ardmore

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 10:19
Lower Merion police are investigating a strong-armed robbery of a woman along the 100 block of Walnut Avenue in the Ardmore section of the township Sept. 28 at 9:18 p.m.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion schools officials 'disappointed by chain of events' regarding Bala Avenue bus parking plans

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-09-29 10:03
Lower Merion school officials are still looking for a place to park a couple of dozen buses and now they seem to be acknowledging that recent action by the township has stopped their progress on a Bala Avenue parking plan.
Categories: Lower Merion