Lower Merion

Gun group to protest Lower Merion ordinance for guns in parks Sunday

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 11:56
Two gun owners’ groups who maintain that a Lower Merion ordinance does not pass muster under Pennsylvania law plan to rally in the township this weekend.
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Lower Merion police warning business owners, residents about counterfeit cash

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 09:57
Lower Merion police are warning the public to about a rash of counterfeiting cash that’s been showing up in businesses recently.
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Is a new farmers' market coming to Narberth?

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 09:54
Residents in and around the Borough of Narberth may be given a convenient way to pick up fresh produce in the upcoming growing season as opposed to having to drive to a farm many miles away. That is because there may be a new farmers’ market coming to the town in the months ahead. That was one of the main topics of discussion Monday at the Narberth Borough Council Meeting.
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Sestak: Toomey, GOP reckless in writing letter to Iran

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 08:48
U.S. Senate hopeful Joe Sestak criticized Republican opponent and incumbent U.S. Sen. Pat Toomey for signing a controversial letter to the Iranian government.
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Police: Hundreds of feet of fencing stolen from East Wynnewood demolition site

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 08:13
Lower Merion police reported a theft of hundreds of feet of fencing on two occasions surrounding sections of the major demolition site along East Wynnewood Road at Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood.
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Haverford football coach nets 72-hour jail term for DUI

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 08:09
MEDIA COURTHOUSE >> Haverford High School head football coach Joseph Gallagher was sentenced to 72 hours to six months at the county prison Tuesday after entering an open guilty plea to charges of driving while under the influence as a first offense and failing to stop and render aid.
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Montgomery County drug overdose taskforce recommends prevention through awareness

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 07:56
NORRISTOWN >> “Give it away in there and you’ll have customers for life,” a drug dealer told an undercover county detective pointing at a school according to First Assistant District Attorney Kevin Steele.
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More demolition, more units proposed in South Ardmore development

Main Line Times - Wed, 2015-03-11 07:56
ARDMORE >> When Lower Merion Township’s planning commission recommended approval of a tentative sketch plan for a new twin and townhouse development in Ardmore last month, among other conditions it asked the developer to consider an alternate plan.
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County Overdose Task Force Presents Recommendations

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Tue, 2015-03-10 16:47
The Montgomery County Overdose Task Force offered more than two dozen recommendations to combat the rise of opioid-related deaths.
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Police: Hundreds of feet of fencing stolen from East Wynnewood demolition site

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 15:06
Lower Merion police reported a theft of hundreds of feet of fencing on two occasions surrounding sections of the major demolition site along East Wynnewood Road at Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood.
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More demolition, more units proposed in South Ardmore development

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 14:43
ARDMORE >> When Lower Merion Township’s planning commission recommended approval of a tentative sketch plan for a new twin and townhouse development in Ardmore last month, among other conditions it asked the developer to consider an alternate plan.
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Lower Merion Police Reports: Wallet theft at Panera

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 13:24
Wallet theft>> Lower Merion police are investigating a theft of a wallet from a customer at Panera Bread on Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood March 2 between 12:05 and 1:45 p.m.
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Lower Merion police to conduct Impaired Driving Checkpoints with roving patrols

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 12:22
This initiative is in partnership with a national impaired driving crackdown featuring intensified, highly visible enforcement activities using the tagline "Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over." A sobriety checkpoint is a highly visible, systematic method for stopping vehicles at a selected location to determine whether motorists are operating a vehicle under the influence of alcohol or controlled substances.
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Police arrest Bala Cynwyd man after neighborhood parking dispute leads to fight involving gun

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 11:22
Lower Merion police say a Bala Cynwyd man is facing aggravated assault and numerous related charges following a fight with a neighbor involving a handgun.
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Get a Free Tree From PECO and Arbor Day Foundation

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Tue, 2015-03-10 10:43
The trees distributed will be 3- to 4-foot, lightly branched bare-root seedlings.
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How Will Wolf's Budget Impact Lower Merion Schools?

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Tue, 2015-03-10 10:11
A new website provides information about how much each district would receive in funding from the governor's 2015-16 budget proposal.
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Montgomery County drug overdose taskforce recommends prevention through awareness

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 09:59
NORRISTOWN >> “Give it away in there and you’ll have customers for life,” a drug dealer told an undercover county detective pointing at a school according to First Assistant District Attorney Kevin Steele.
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Update: Delco Medical Examiner issues ruling on Cayman Naib's death

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 09:54
The death of 13-year-old Cayman Naib has been ruled a suicide by Delaware County Medical Examiner Dr. Fredric Hellman.
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Business authority hears construction phases planned for One Ardmore Place

Main Line Times - Tue, 2015-03-10 09:54
With a legal challenge dismissed, Dranoff Properties looks to begin site preparation for construction of its One Ardmore Place project on Ardmore’s Cricket Avenue Parking Lot in the next 30 to 60 days.
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Alarming Trend of Horse Hair Theft Reaches Pennsylvania

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Tue, 2015-03-10 09:51
States out west have been dealing with horse hair theft for years. The alarming trend has recently reached Eastern Pennsylvania.
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