Lower Merion

Marijuana Money? U.S. House Says You Can Take it to the Bank

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2014-07-18 12:41
The House voted Wednesday to make it easier for banks to work with legal marijuana businesses.
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Last Chance to Nominate Lower Merion's Best Burger

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2014-07-18 11:29
Nominate your favorites here -- we'll post a poll so everyone can vote.
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Bryn Mawr design firm honored for lighting projects

Main Line Times - Fri, 2014-07-18 10:57
Philadelphia (July 2014) – Bryn Mawr-based interiors and lighting design firm 521 Atelier has been honored by the Illuminating Engineering Society and the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia for its work on two lighting design projects.
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Sobbing, alleged bank robbery getaway driver describes police chase which ended at Lower Merion residence

Main Line Times - Fri, 2014-07-18 07:44
NORRISTOWN – Sobbing uncontrollably at times, a Philadelphia man told a jury he unwittingly was duped into being the getaway driver for others allegedly involved in the armed holdup of a Lower Pottsgrove bank.
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Portion of Morris Ave., Bryn Mawr, closed Monday

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 23:25
A portion of Morris Avenue, Bryn Mawr, between Old Gulph and New Gulph roads will be closed today until 3 p.m. for tree removal, Lower Merion Township announced. Emergency vehicles will not have access during the closure. A detour is posted.
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Conshohocken State Road closed Thursday at Bala Avenue

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 23:24
Lower Merion police have closed Conshocken State Road at Bala Avenue on Thursday due to down utility wires that are blocking the roadway. 
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Lower Merion Police Reports: Car window shattered following dispute in Bryn Mawr

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 23:22
Lower Merion police say a driver reported that someone smashed his rear window after he got into an altercation with a group of men while he was looking for a parking spot in Bryn Mawr July 12 at 1:26 a.m.
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Area Students Delay Vacation for Mission Trip

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-07-17 21:28
The young men built handicap ramps; repaired homes, decks, and porches; and worked with Habitat-for-Humanity building a new home and helping stock their local warehouse.
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Mom Drives Drunk With Kids in Car; Man Gets Prison for Felony Welfare Fraud; More West Nile Found

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-07-17 18:34
Plus, a Turnpike closure is planned for this weekend.
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GreenDrop 'recycling' unused gas stations through donations

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:24
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.
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Plan to raze Lower Merion's historic William Penn Inn prompts protest

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 15:13
Just weeks after a Lower Merion committee debated stronger measures to preserve the township’s “exceptional” historic resources, there is a new prime example why they may be needed.
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Bala Cynwyd burglary discovered

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:27
Lower Merion police report a bruglary in the 100 block of Cynwyd Road, Bala Cynwyd, Tuesday between 8:30 a.m. and 9:45 p.m. Thieves got into the home through a second floor window. A television and two watches were taken, according to police.
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National Night Out Set for August 5

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-07-17 14:17
Carnival rides, games, child fingerprinting and video (CHIPS Programs), live music, a giant slide, moon bounce, clowns, and great food are just a few highlights of the family fun event.
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Haverford Police Reports: Handgun, sneakers among items taken in numerous burglaries

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:22
 700 block of Loraine Street on July 11 at 2:36 p.m. – Entry was gained through an unlocked door. A box filled with change and a handgun was stolen.
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Search New Foreclosures Nearby, July 17

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:03
Patch and Zillow team up to bring you local real estate news.
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Lower Merion zoners to make decision on St. Charles Borromeo consolidation

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 13:00
After four nights and a total 15 hours of testimony, the Lower Merion Township Zoning Hearing Board closed a hearing July 10 on St. Charles Borromeo Seminary’s plan to consolidate operations on an upper portion of its 70-acre campus in Wynnewood.
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Lower Merion Police Reports: Car window shattered following dispute in Bryn Mawr

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:58
Lower Merion police say a driver reported that someone smashed his rear window after he got into an altercation with a group of men while he was looking for a parking spot in Bryn Mawr July 12 at 1:26 a.m.
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Montgomery County Sheriff's Department arrests 6 parents in early-morning child-support raids

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:58
COURTHOUSE — A group of sheriff’s deputies took the streets early Wednesday morning and arrested six parents who have warrants against them for failing to make child support payments.
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Lower Merion commissioners commend Union Fire Co. firefighter Hornung for heroic Schuylkill River rescue

Main Line Times - Thu, 2014-07-17 11:26
Lower Merion Township commissioners this week presented a commendation to Union Fire Co. volunteer firefighter Cara Hornung for her heroic efforts in rescuing a boater from the Schuylkill River April 19.
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