Lower Merion

Philly Suburb Home to Country's Most Dangerous Intersection, According to TIME

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:42
In its most recent issue, the magazine selects a Bensalem intersection as the most deadly in the nation.
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Check Your Cheese: Recalled Kraft Slices Could Make You Sick

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Sun, 2014-08-31 19:38
Company says no illnesses have been reported but that a risk exists.
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Buckle Up: This Weekend's A Killer

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Sat, 2014-08-30 20:04
The National Safety Council estimates car accidents will kill 395 people over the 2014 Labor Day weekend.
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The Daily Salvo for August 29, 2014 - "Wet Behind the Ears"

The Daily Salvo - Sat, 2014-08-30 16:45
The Daily Salvo for August 29, 2014 - "Wet Behind the Ears"
Why accept the "Ice Bucket Challenge" when you're already wet behind the ears??? From: The Daily Salvo Views: 1 0 ratings Time: 01:00 More in News & Politics

District: Bus Routes May Be Impacted By Repaving

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:51
Detours or delays should be expected, the district said.
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Time Running Out to Apply for Gulf Veteran Bonus

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:45
Veterans who served in Operation Desert Shield or Storm may be eligible for a bonus.
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What's Open, Closed on Labor Day

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2014-08-29 20:31
So long, summer.
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State Police to Increase Patrols on Turnpike Over Labor Day Weekend

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:27
As many as 2.2 million cars are expected to travel on the Pennsylvania Turnpike over the Labor Day weekend.
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Pennsylvania State Troopers will step up traffic enforcement for Labor Day weekend

Main Line Times - Fri, 2014-08-29 14:04
PHILADELPHIA — In an effort to keep Southeastern Pennsylvania’s roadways safe over the holiday, Pennsylvania State Police (PSP) are conducting the Combined Accident Reduction Enforcement (CARE) Labor Day enforcement period from Aug. 29 through Sept. 1.
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Narberth man's growing non-profit, The First Twenty, aims to improve firefighter wellness, earns national support

Main Line Times - Fri, 2014-08-29 10:38
When Dave Wurtzel, already a 10-year veteran volunteer firefighter in 2008, came across the statistic that heart attack is the leading cause of line-of-duty deaths of firefighters, accounting for more than half, “I couldn’t just say I hope somebody else figures that out,” he says. “I felt compelled – something should be done.”
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SEPTA announces schedule change for Norristown/Manayunk Regional Rail line

Main Line Times - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:41
Commuters who rely on SEPTA’s Manayunk/Norristown Regional Rail line learned on Aug. 27 that there will be a change of schedule due to track work being performed from Sept. 2 until Sept. 14. SEPTA askes that patrons regularly check the timetables on their website; as they vary from weekday, Saturday and Sunday service.
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Montco police officer who took his own life ID'd

Main Line Times - Fri, 2014-08-29 07:41
LOWER PROVIDENCE — The police officer who took his own life at the Lower Providence Township Building Wednesday has been identified as Mark F. Wells, a 25-year employee of the township police department.
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Montgomery County Auctions Off Houses of Tax-Delinquent

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-08-28 16:36
The county reportedly wants the properties back on the tax rolls.
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Pa. Man Wins $86.7M Mega Millions Jackpot

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-08-28 15:48
It was the first jackpot-winning Mega Millions ticket sold by the Pennsylvania Lottery.
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Pa. Man Turns Cancelled Wedding into Major Fundraiser

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-08-28 14:26
Phil Laboon was set to be married on Aug. 31. Instead of calling off the event when his relationship ended, he decided to hold a fundraiser.
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Haverford police to auction abandoned bikes

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-08-28 14:26
Hoping to rid the department of abandoned and unclaimed bicycles found throughout the township, Haverford police are planning a bike auction Sept. 13. 
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Sandwiches: The best thing since sliced bread

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-08-28 14:06
Fluffernutter, Sloppy Joe, cheesesteak, lobster roll, Reuben, BLT, patty melt, PB&J ... hungry yet? Turn a sandwich into a celebration. It’s National Sandwich Month. No kidding or, more appropriately, no baloney.
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Lower Merion Police Reports: Multiple burglaries

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-08-28 11:23
Lower Merion police are investigating two burglaries at the apartments on Oakland Terrace in Bala Cynwyd that occurred Aug. 20 between 6:15 a.m. and 2 p.m.
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Lower Merion police investigate juveniles in alleged theft of bikes

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-08-28 11:16
Police were called to a residence on the 1500 block of Manoa Road in Penn Wynne Aug. 20 at 8:10 p.m. on the report of a stolen bike.
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Bryn Mawr Hospital demolishing two older buildings; no announced plans for development

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-08-28 11:16
Crews have been at work this summer demolishing two older buildings on the Bryn Mawr Hospital campus. Located behind the hospital’s emergency room, a former nursing residence and a medical office building are being razed, a hospital administrator confirmed this week.
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