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

Ardmore Initiative - 5 hours 6 min ago

Ardmore Initiative Reauthorization

Ardmore Initiative - 5 hours 6 min 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.


Chester County Ramblings - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:52

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Pot Penalties Reduced, a Veteran Lights a Joint at Philadelphia's City Hall

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Wed, 2014-10-22 19:03
'Today, I smoked marijuana in the center of City Hall in Philadelphia,' said activist and U.S. Marine Corps combat veteran Mike Whiter.
Categories: Lower Merion

political giggle on a rainy day

Chester County Ramblings - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:43

Please follow this link and check out Remy/Reason’s political parody video ( a take off of a Taylor Swift song). Also note this is actually what a parody is ….

IJReview: The Only Cure for Obama’s Really Low Approval Rating is Perfectly Captured by a Taylor Swift Parody

The folks over at Reason just put their own spin on one of the summer’s biggest singles. And it comes on the heels of the latest Gallup poll—one in which President Obama’s 41.5% job approval rating the past quarter ranks among the lowest of his tenure.

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The Daily Salvo for October 20, 2014 - "Rock(y) Bottom Values"

The Daily Salvo - Wed, 2014-10-22 17:01
The Daily Salvo for October 20, 2014 - "Rock(y) Bottom Values"
Gender is not a human choice, but rather a gift from God. As such, masculinity and femininity must be embraced, not erased. From: The Daily Salvo Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:00 More in News & Politics

Main Line Drug Ring Second-in-Command Pleads Guilty

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Wed, 2014-10-22 15:48
Haverford School graduate Timothy C. Brooks could reportedly get up to 16 months upon sentencing.
Categories: Lower Merion

POP QUIZ: Which local craft beer should you be drinking?

Main Line Times - Wed, 2014-10-22 12:54
It's a question you've asked yourself before..."Which local craft beer should I be drinking?"
Categories: Lower Merion

Baldwin Alum Named Chairman, CEO of Universal Music Publishing Group

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Wed, 2014-10-22 12:43
Jody Gerson is the first woman to lead a major music publishing company.
Categories: Lower Merion

Watch Out! It's Peak Time for Deer-Related Crashes

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Wed, 2014-10-22 11:01
October and November are peak times for deer-related car crashes in Pennsylvania.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion School District officials mull fences for some elementary schools

Main Line Times - Wed, 2014-10-22 11:00
Lower Merion School officials Thursday morning discussed adding fences and gates on some of its elementary school properties as an enhanced security feature. The issue is also expected to be discussed at Monday night’s meeting of the Board of School Directors which begins at 8 p.m. in the Lower Merion School District Administration Building.
Categories: Lower Merion

Police: iPod Taken From Unlocked Vehicle in Wynnewood

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Wed, 2014-10-22 10:20
A second unlocked vehicle was entered, but nothing was taken, police said.
Categories: Lower Merion

$465K Williams Road Home for Sale in Wynnewood

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Wed, 2014-10-22 09:43
Find other properties for sale in Ardmore, Merion and Wynnewood from our partners at Zillow.
Categories: Lower Merion

The Daily Numbers for Wednesday, Oct. 22

Heron's Nest - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:22
The Daily Numbers: 11 months, age of tot saved from drowning in a bathtub by 2 first responders in Ridley.

1 suspect shot by police after a holdup and chase that started in Clifton Heights and ended in Upper Darby last night.

5,000 dollar reward now being offered for information on the suspects who held up the Chickie’s and Pete’s in Upper Darby Sunday.

16,400 dollars, along with 283 bucks from the manager, along with her handbag and a wedding ring valued at $5,000.

15, age of student alleged to have engaged in sex with a Garnet Valley teacher. The teacher has now resigned his post while facing charges.

19, age of former lacrosse start at the Haverford School who yesterday admitted his role as a ringleader in a Maine Line pot ring.

2 possible sightings of Eric Frein, the man wanted in fatal ambush shooting of a state trooper. Schools in the Poconos were closed in the area of the search yesterday.

2 million dollars in new funding delivered to Fair Acres by Gov. Tom Corbett this week.

30,000 dollars raised for Navy SEAL Foundation by McKee Builders.

17, age of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani teen who was honored with the Liberty Medal last night in Philly.

1 million prize won by a Temple nurse in a contest to come up with a new flavor of potato chip. Her winner? Wasabi Ginger.

5 football coaches at Sayreville High in New Jersey suspended in a hazing flap.

19. age of Main Line teen charged in a fatal heroin overdose of a friend.

5 years in prison for former Olympic hero Oscar Pistorius in the shooting death of his girlfriend in South Africa.

1 American being held in North Korea freed; 2 others remain in captivity.

93, age of former Washington Post editor Ben Bradlee who died yesterday.

31 states where unemployment fell last month.

7-1 win for the Giants in Game 1 over the Royals in K.C. last night.

2 run homer in 1st inning for former Phil Hunter Pence.

4-0 loss for the Flyers on the road in Chicago last night.

32 saves for Blackhawks’ goalie Antii Raanta filling in for starter Corey Crawford.

Call me a Phanatic: A look at the ups and downs of being a Philadelphia sports fan.

Yes, it stung last night for Phillies fans to watch as Hunter Pence homered in the 1st inning as the Giants smoked the Royals in Game 1 of the World Series.

I Don’t Get It: The NRA now can sue local municipalities over local gun control laws. I don’t get it.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to Woodly firefighters Cory McCans and Jamal Page. Their quick actions are being credited with saving the life of a 10-month old toddler who fell into a bathtub.

Quote Box: “I really can’t put it into words, just thank you so much.”

- John Carbonaro, father of the tot.
Categories: Pennsylvania

#PAGov: Post-Gazette Spotlights the Methane Pollution Issue

Keystone Politics - Wed, 2014-10-22 08:16
The excellent Greg Victor at the Post-Gazette reprinted some of my methane post from the other day in his Cutting Edge column: Center-left environmentalist opinion in this state has generally taken...
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