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Ardmore Forecast: Sunny, With A Chance Of Flip-Flops

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2015-04-16 21:27
After what seems like a neverending winter, we will get a taste of summer. Check out the details. And don't forget your sunscreen.
Categories: Lower Merion

Warnings Issued for Wildfire Conditions in Pa.

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2015-04-16 15:12
Dry weather and gusty winds can cause brush fires to flare up and quickly get out of control, according to state officials.
Categories: Lower Merion

Craft fair at Cynwyd Station Park kicks off big day in Bala Cynwyd

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:43
BALA CYNWYD >> Returning for a third year on Sunday, April 26, the annual Craft Fair and (mostly) Native Plant Sale at Cynwyd Station Park will not only be the biggest yet, but it will serve a double purpose.
Categories: Lower Merion

'Gigantic collective effort' saves historic Wynnewood inn

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:43
WYNNEWOOD >> In a major win for historic preservation in the township, Lower Merion commissioners this week gave final public approval to a development plan that will keep Wynnewood’s 1799 William Penn Inn standing, possibly for more centuries.
Categories: Lower Merion

Meet the Candidates: Lower Merion Wards 3, 9 and 13 commissioner candidates face off

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:02
BALA CYNWYD >> The number of new apartments, with other development, under construction or in the pipeline for the area was the dominant topic at a candidate forum this week in Bala Cynwyd.
Categories: Lower Merion

2015 Ardmore Free Library sets Recipe for Renovation Kitchen Tour

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 14:02
This is the tenth year that the Ardmore Free Library is hosting its annual Kitchen Tour, with proceeds to benefit the library’s collections and community programs.
Categories: Lower Merion

Former Gov. Tom Ridge calls out politicians at Villanova University School of Law

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 12:53
RADNOR>> Many politicians think nothing of telling lies these days. A case in point, cited by former Governor Tom Ridge, who served as the first Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, is that of Sen. Harry Reid, D-Nevada, the minority leader.
Categories: Lower Merion

UPDATE: Montco man dies after King of Prussia Mall electrocution

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 12:27
NORRISTOWN >> The man who was critically injured in a construction accident at the King of Prussia Mall Monday morning died Wednesday at Paoli Hospital.
Categories: Lower Merion

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Chester County Ramblings - Thu, 2015-04-16 11:56

  


Categories: Pennsylvania

$304K County Line Road Just Listed in Ardmore

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2015-04-16 11:19
Find other properties for sale in Ardmore, Merion and Wynnewood from our partners at Zillow.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion Police: 2 officers promoted, 4 commended at ceremony

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 11:17
ARDMORE >> Lower Merion officials last week promoted two longtime police officers to new roles in the department during a Wednesday, April 8 Board of Commissioners meeting.
Categories: Lower Merion

Former Gov. Tom Ridge calls out politicians at Villanova University School of Law

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 10:41
RADNOR>> Many politicians think nothing of telling lies these days. A case in point, cited by former Governor Tom Ridge, who served as the first Secretary for the Department of Homeland Security, is that of Sen. Harry Reid, D-Utah, the minority leader.
Categories: Lower Merion

Insomnia Cookies: Delivering hot cookies until to 3 a.m.

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 10:30
RADNOR >> It’s 1 a.m. and you have an irresistible craving for something sweet.
Categories: Lower Merion

Baldwin School to begin construction of Performing Arts Center

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 09:55
The Baldwin School is proud to announce it has reached its goal to begin construction on The Simpson Center for the Performing Arts in honor of Lois Goutman.
Categories: Lower Merion

Philadelphia Man Admits to Lower Merion Steel Theft

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2015-04-16 09:13
Gregory Keck pleaded guilty to loading a pickup truck with steel rebar from his employer in December.
Categories: Lower Merion

Clover Market back for spring at new Bryn Mawr location

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 08:29
BRYN MAWR >> When the Clover Market returns to the Main Line for its spring season, it will be with all of the elements that have made it a regional success story over the past five years – but in a new location.
Categories: Lower Merion

Philadelphia man pleads to stealing steel in Lower Merion

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 08:15
COURTHOUSE >> A Philadelphia man pleaded guilty on Wednesday to breaking into the metal shop he worked at in Lower Merion and stealing steel rebar.
Categories: Lower Merion

The Daily Numbers for Thursday, April 16

Heron's Nest - Thu, 2015-04-16 07:56
The Daily Numbers: 0, how much you’ll pay for coffee at Wawa today. It’s free all day as the Delco-based convenience store celebrates its 61st anniversary.

1.5 million cups, how much Wawa officials estimate they will give away today.

1964, when the company opened its 1st store on MacDade Boulevard in the Folsom section of Ridley.

680 stores in the Wawa chain.

22,000 employees.

45,000 dollars a year, how much Paula Brown was making as borough manager in Colwyn. Her job was eliminated.

40, age of Rashon Mitchell, who police say held up the TD Bank in Springfield.

2,500 in cash, how much he made off with.

44, age of another bank robbery suspect who was tracked down at Harrah’s Casino in Chester.

6.7 billion dollars, how much the state university system says it contributes to the Pa. economy.

783 million dollars in gambling revenue for property tax rebates from Pa. casinos.

2-year-old hit-run victim who succumbed to his injuries early this morning in Philadelphia.

2 toddlers killed in hit-run incidents so far this week.

300,000 dollars in heroin seized during raid in Norristown; 2 people were arrested.

500 pills a month, how many painkillers the wife of a Chester County dentists was using. They now both face drug charges.

70,000 dollars, minimum wage set for all workers at credit card processing center Gravity Payments. Dan Price, the owner, will cut his own pay so his workers can get pay increases.

31,000 inquiries from veterans that languished for a year at the Philly VA Center, according to a scathing federal report.

22,000 pieces of returned mail that had not been processed.

1 worker who would doctor benefit forms to cover up mistakes by coworkers.

86 million dollar profit in 1st quarter for Delta Air Lines at its Monroe Energy refinery in Trainer.

2.2 billion dollars in savings for the airlines on jet fuel costs.

7 million dollars to be paid to family of beating victim in Philly by 2 local taverns.

10 straight losses to end the season for the Sixers.

18-64 mark for the 76ers on this 2nd season of tanking.

3 straight losses for the Phils to the Mets.

3-6 mark for them in this young season.

2 for 16 with runners in scoring position for the Phils’ woeful offense.

3 hits for Cody Asche in the No. 6 spot. Think maybe we can move him up a bit?

.500 batting average for Asche on 12 for 24 hitting, including 11 for his last 16.

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

The Sixers season has come to a merciful end. Tanks for the memories, guys.

I Don’t Get It: How exactly does someone fly a small gyrocopter into the Washington, D.C., air space and land it on the lawn of the U.S. Capitol?

Today’s Upper: Kudos to our friends at Wawa. They are giving away free coffee all day in honor of their 61st anniversary.

Quote Box:
“We’ve got enough money left on a state grant that we can get a borough manager in here for 12 weeks. It’s a temporary position and they’ll come in and train everybody to operate this town.”

- Colwyn Council President Fred Lesher.
Categories: Pennsylvania

Police: Banner for 'Moving beyond racism' speaker defaced in Lower Merion

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 07:55
Lower Merion police report that someone defaced a banner advertising a speaker in front of the Bryn Mawr Presbyterian Church on Montgomery Avenue in Bryn Mawr.
Categories: Lower Merion

Lower Merion police charge man for assault at Lankenau Hospital

Main Line Times - Thu, 2015-04-16 07:47
Lower Merion police charged a man in connection with an attack on hospital staff in the Emergency Department at Lankenau Hospital April 8 at 4:23 a.m.
Categories: Lower Merion