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Newest Rental Opportunities In Ardmore

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Sat, 2016-06-11 16:00
Check out the latest homes and apartment for rent in the local area.
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How to Post Your Free Lower Merion Graduation Announcement on Patch

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Sat, 2016-06-11 12:00
Don't forget: use our announcement service to share the good news about your Lower Merion middle school, high school, or college graduate.
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Don't Forget: Simulated Train Derailment Saturday In KOP

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Sat, 2016-06-11 09:00
Expect smoke, road closures, search and rescue, and police activity on Saturday as part of a drill simulating a train derailment.
Categories: Lower Merion

Airport Cocaine / 19th Century Headstone / McDonalds Killing: Top PA Crime News

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2016-06-10 17:46
Check out this compilation of 10 of the weirdest, wildest, and most disturbing stories from around the region over the past week.
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Lower Merion Police investigating Villanova burglary

Main Line Times - Fri, 2016-06-10 15:25
Lower Merion police reported a burglary occurred at a home on the 1500 block of Mt. Pleasant Road in Villanova June 8 after a security alarm sounded at 3:37 a.m. Entry was made through an unlocked garage window. Nothing was known missing at this time.
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Eagles Player Reportedly Accused of Rape

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2016-06-10 14:44
The incident reportedly occurred at a Philadelphia strip club.
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St. Joseph's University Named Main Line Green Business of the Year

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2016-06-10 13:09
Congratulations to Saint Joseph's University, named the Main Line Chamber of Commerce's Green Business of the Year.
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'Most Wanted' Lower Merion Man Captured By Police

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Fri, 2016-06-10 10:07
Officials thanked the public for their help in capturing an individual on the Montgomery County Sheriff's most wanted list.
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Another suspect from Delco

Heron's Nest - Fri, 2016-06-10 06:14
It sort of goes with the job.

Every time there is a big breaking story in the region, I find myself looking for a Delco angle, something that links the story to our piece of turf here along Baltimore Pike, the Blue Route, and I-95.

Sometimes, being the cynic that I am, I get ahead of myself.

That guy who is suspected of throwing a beer bottle at Phillies slugger Ryan Howard? There's been a lot of conjecture that he is from Delaware County. He still has not been identified, although the team said they do believe that he is the man in a photo that was widely circulated on social media.

A Delco guy? We'll see, but I'd be lying if I said I would be surprised.

That's why I can admit that yes, when I heard of the road-rage incident that took place on I-95 in South Philly, I muttered to myself, "What do you think the chances are that this guy is from Delco."

Yesterday I found out.

A man from Upper Chichester now faces charges in the incident. It sounds like it started as one driver tailgating another. It escalated from there. Words were exchanged. Then, according to police, one driver pulled up beside the other, brandished a gun, and fired a shot at the other car. The bullet took out a tire. The other driver managed to pull off to the side of the road, while the suspect took the Broad Street exit and fled the scene.

I also can admit that flare-ups behind the wheel are one of my less admirable traits. I would probably be classified as an 'aggressive' driver, at least that's what my wife is always telling, as she urges me to slow down or chides me for following too closely.

I've been known to use some fairly colorful language behind the wheel. That probably will not come as a great surprise to anyone here in the Daily Times offices, where my outbursts are all too well known. It's not something I'm especially proud of.

If you see a guy behind you in a white Honda flailing his arms, at least you'll have a pretty good idea who it is.

Thankfully, I don't own a gun, let alone have one in the car.

I'm pretty harmless.

I wish all such confrontations were. I am guessing that gentleman from Upper Chi is feeling the same way today.
Categories: Pennsylvania

Harry would have loved Mickey Moniak

Heron's Nest - Fri, 2016-06-10 05:55
I'm an old-school Phillies fan. Yes, I still listen to the games on the radio.

But I can admit I don't know a damn thing about the kid they took as the No. 1 selection in the MLB Draft last night.

Aside from this:

Raise your hand if the first thing you thought of when you heard the pick of California high schooler Mickey Moniak was Harry Kalas. How glorious it would be to hear Harry's silky chops announce MICK-EY MO-NI-AK.

Shades of Mickey Morandini.

You are not forgotten, dear friend.

Rest well, Harry
Categories: Pennsylvania

The Daily Numbers for Friday, June 10

Heron's Nest - Fri, 2016-06-10 03:05
The Daily Numbers: 1 person found dead in a burning home in Springfield overnight.

12,884 alcohol-related crashes in Pa. in 2015.

306 deaths.

6,042 injuries

0.10 blood alcohol level in 1st time DUI case that would mandate person to use an ignition interlock device under new law.

1.7 million attempts to drive while impaired stopped by the devices, according to MADD.

80,000 attempts thwarted here in Pa.

1.8 million dollar project started yesterday for the Tinicum portion of the East Coast Greenway Trail.

4 Delco high schools that held their graduations yesterday.

850 grads at Upper Darby High, which held their ceremonies at the Tower Theater.

312 grads at Penncrest

132 graduates at Episcopal Academy

255 grads at Academy Park.

1 person shot in buttocks in incident in Chester Township.

2 people charged in a recent fatal shooting in Chester.

4 positions in Interboro School District being taken off the chopping block as the school board continues to refine budget.

18, age of Mickey Moniak, the California high school outfielder the Phils made the No. 1 pick in the MLB Draft last night.

6 feet, 2 inches tall and 190 pounds for Moniak.

.476 batting average with 7 homers for Moniak this year.

3-1 win for Marple in PIAA baseball tourney.

5-0 loss for Radnor.

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

Can’t you just hear Harry Kalas talking about another big hit by Mickey Moniak.

I Don’t Get It: Yep, that road rage on I-95 in Philly. The suspect is from Delco.

Today’s Upper: Kudos to all this year’s grads. We have photos of all of them in the paper today.

Quote Box: “Interlocks save lives. I is as simple as that.”

- Maggie Hannagan, who lost 2 children to a DUI driver from Delco.
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strike a pose

Chester County Ramblings - Thu, 2016-06-09 20:58


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Outdoor Dining in Lower Merion: Yelp's Top 5 Picks

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2016-06-09 18:30
Get outside and enjoy the sunshine this weekend at one of these local restaurants.
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JFK the rose

Chester County Ramblings - Thu, 2016-06-09 18:08

My late father’s favorite rose and the first rose I ever planted as a little girl bloomed today. Meet JFK an oldie but goodie hybrid tea.


Categories: Pennsylvania

UPDATE: Victim Identified In Fatal Shooting At Norristown McDonalds

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2016-06-09 17:51
A 24-year-old man was found dead near the drive-thru section of a McDonalds on Tuesday night.
Categories: Lower Merion

Wynnewood Stores That Could Soon Sell Wine Under New PA Law

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2016-06-09 15:48
Where in the Wynnewood area will you be able to buy wine? Check out this list of spots approved by the Pennsylvania Liquor Control Board.
Categories: Lower Merion

16 Montco Grocery Stores That Could Soon Sell Wine Under New PA Law

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2016-06-09 15:46
Under a new law, these Montgomery County grocery stores could soon sell wine.
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When are the 4th of July Fireworks in Lower Merion?

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2016-06-09 12:42
The 4th of July is just around the corner.
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Lower Merion School District Holds TEDx Talk

Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch - Thu, 2016-06-09 09:58
Speakers from multiple disciplines spoke on the year's theme, which analyzed how thinkers are conceptualizing and solving issues in society.
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