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The Daily Salvo for July 28, 2014 - "Dont Be Shy"

The Daily Salvo - Mon, 2014-07-28 14:33
The Daily Salvo for July 28, 2014 - "Dont Be Shy"
It's time for devout and faithful Catholics to stop admiring St. Charles Seminary from afar and finally make that long overdue visit. From: The Daily Salvo Views: 0 0 ratings Time: 01:01 More in News & Politics

In Southeasten PA, subminimum wages paired with vocational training

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:59
Every day, hundreds of men and women with disabilities clock in to work at Montgomery County’s Developmental Enterprises Corporation (DEC), where they’ll spend their workday in manufacturing or packing. At four of five centers in the county, these individuals made an average of $1.48 hourly.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth's Crazy Aaron's Putty World wins company award for Phantoms Putty

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:59
A vast majority of Narberth residents might know Aaron Muderick for his position as Vice President of the Narberth Borough Council. Others might refer to him as “Crazy” Aaron, the man who left his job as a software engineer 12 years ago to pursue his dream: making and distributing putty around the world.
Categories: Lower Merion

Mad Mex to open in Wynnewood Aug. 11

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:52
Mad Mex, the Pittsburg-based California-Mexican cuisine restaurant, has announced its new restaurant in Wynnewood will open its doors Aug. 11.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police radio upgrade needed now -- and maybe later

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:45
Several times over the past two years, Lower Merion Police Superintendent Michael McGrath has updated township commissioners on Montgomery County’s planned upgrade of its public safety radio system and the township’s potential participation – a potential major future expense.
Categories: Lower Merion

3 juveniles in police custody following alleged armed robbery at Haverford College Duck Pond

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 12:45
Three juveniles are in Lower Merion police custody after the alleged armed robbery of a man near the Duck Pond at Haverford College.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police radio upgrade needed now -- and maybe later

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:56
Several times over the past two years, Lower Merion Police Superintendent Michael McGrath has updated township commissioners on Montgomery County’s planned upgrade of its public safety radio system and the township’s potential participation – a potential major future expense.
Categories: Lower Merion

Narberth Borough Manager Bill Martin facing DUI charges

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:56
Narberth Borough Manger Bill Martin is facing DUI charges following a traffic stop in Wynnewood last week.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police report Belmont Hills burglary

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:56
Lower Merion police report a home on the 100 block of Rockland Avenue, Belmont Hills, was burglarized sometime between 6 a.m. July 21 and noon July 22. Thieves entered through an unlocked door, according to police.
Categories: Lower Merion

DVRPC approves $1 billion in transportation projects for Montgomery County

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:23
NORRISTOWN — The Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) Thursday approved up to $1.1 billion in proposed transportation projects for Montgomery County, according to a press release. The projects are part of the DVRPC’s four-year Transportation Improvement Program and 12-year capital program.
Categories: Lower Merion

#PAGov: Wolf Wants to Go Halfsies With Localities on Education Funding

Keystone Politics - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:19
The national average for state share of education funding is 48%. Tom Wolf is proposing taking the state share up to 50%. During the Rendell administration, the state’s share of education...
Categories: Pennsylvania, Politics

Corbett has spent $1.7 million on TV ads since the primary

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:08
Gov. Tom Corbett, trailing opponent Tom Wolf by 20 to 25 points in the polls, has poured $1.66 million into television ads blanketing the state in July, according to FCC reports.
Categories: Lower Merion

In Southeasten PA, subminimum wages paired with vocational training

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:08
Every day, hundreds of men and women with disabilities clock in to work at Montgomery County’s Developmental Enterprises Corporation (DEC), where they’ll spend their workday in manufacturing or packing. At four of five centers in the county, these individuals made an average of $1.48 hourly.
Categories: Lower Merion

Maido! leaving Narberth for Ardmore; Lapp's market moving in

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 10:00
After some delays, plans for Maido! Japanese Market to relocate from Narberth to a larger store in Ardmore are moving forward.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montco man pleads in attempted sex with 'boys'

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:49
MEDIA COURTHOUSE — A 42-year-old Montgomery County man pleaded guilty Thursday to attempted involuntary deviate sexual intercourse and solicitation to involuntary deviate sexual intercourse in two separate cases of attempting to have sex with teenage boys online.
Categories: Lower Merion

Former Montco lawyer accused of bilking client of more than $87K

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:41
COURTHOUSE — A former Montgomery County defense lawyer awaiting sentencing for selling oxycodone to an undercover detective faces new allegations he stole more than $87,000 from a client he represented in a civil lawsuit.
Categories: Lower Merion

3 juveniles in police custody following alleged armed robbery at Haverford College Duck Pond

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:33
Three juveniles are in Lower Merion police custody after the alleged armed robbery of a man near the Duck Pond at Haverford College.
Categories: Lower Merion

Montgomery County public defenders offer second chances, hope, with expungement clinics

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:12
NORRISTOWN — At 18, Nicole found herself facing disorderly conduct charges after she was involved in a verbal argument that turned physical among several neighbors at her Montgomery County apartment complex.
Categories: Lower Merion

Anderson Avenue to close for emergency PECO work

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 09:12
Anderson Avenue in Ardmore will be closed at various times today between Montgomery and Lancaster avenues for emergency PECO repair starting at 10 a.m. today until further notice please avoid the area.
Categories: Lower Merion

New campaign invites residents to share their 'Montco moments'

Main Line Times - Mon, 2014-07-28 08:34
One of the best ways to spread the word about the many attractions for visitors to Montgomery is to start right here at home.
Categories: Lower Merion