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The Adventures of Superchum, Episode 1

October 14, 2018

 

 

Welcome to The Adventures of Superchum, TAPinto The Mainline's monthly comic strip! We want this feature to capture the essence of the old Sunday Comics page, with full-color fun. Superchum and the Mighty Befrienders are a superhero team that is going to move into Lower Merion Township. Follow along with all of the adventures and mishaps that happen to them as ...

Date Night With Janet: Al Fresco Dining at Besito, With a Side of Romance

Welcome to Date Night With Janet, TAPinto the Mainline's regular restaurant review column, with a twist! Here our mystery critic will be sampling and critiquing the best places to eat around Lower Merion Township and Narberth while also giving you a review of how the date rates. 

Al Fresco Dining With Authentic Mexican Cuisine and a Side of Romance At Ardmore’s Own ...

Halloween House Decorating Contest Kicks Off This Week

UPDATE: We have revised and expanded the ways to get pictures to TAPinto!

TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth is kicking off a Halloween house decorating contest this week. It runs until October 26th when the winners will be announced. TAPinto will be picking 6 of the best-decorated houses in the area and counting down the top picks from October 26th until Halloween.

We will be reviewing the ...

Lower Merion Fire Department and The National Fire Protection Association Shares Facts Fire Prevention Week Day Five

October 12, 2018

Lower Merion Township, PA - The Lower Merion Fire Department in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association have issued the following information that all citizens should know about home fires.  Today is the fourth day of National Fire Prevention Week. 

Heating safety tips

Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Half of home heating equipment fires ...

Lutz Do Science: How Do Plants Get Water?

Hello, welcome to Lutz Do Science! I am a wife, mother of three beautiful girls, and a middle-school science teacher. Science is a passion that I love being able to share with my students and my children at home. You all can do science at home with your children, too!

How do plants get water? Most kids and adults will probably answer that plants get water from their roots.

Theyʼre ...

LMSD 75 Lower Merion High and Harriton High Students Recognized 2019 National Merit Semifinalists and Commended Students

Ardmore, PA - The Lower Merion School District announced that 75 students received national recognition from the 2019 National Merit Scholarship® Competition.  Thirty-one students from Harriton High School and Lower Merion High School have been named Semifinalists in the 2019 National Merit Scholarship® Competition. forty-four additional ...

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Date Night With Janet: Al Fresco Dining at Besito, With a Side of Romance

October 12, 2018

Welcome to Date Night With Janet, TAPinto the Mainline's regular restaurant review column, with a twist! Here our mystery critic will be sampling and critiquing the best places to eat around Lower Merion Township and Narberth while also giving you a review of how the date rates. 

Al Fresco Dining With Authentic Mexican Cuisine and a Side of Romance At Ardmore’s Own ...

Penn Wynne Fire Company Lower Merion Fire Department Stage Massive Evacuation Effort Fire Protection Week

October 16, 2018

Wynnewood, PA - Multiple calls for help were placed Wednesday evening on October 10, 2018, and the Penn Wynne Overbrook Hills Fire Company responded.  Station 21 of the Lower Merion Fire Department was in full force as the massive ladder truck, a futuristic-looking rescue truck and reliable Engine 21 were all immediately placed into service.  Twenty or so members, ...

Lower Merion Fire Department and The National Fire Protection Association Shares Facts Fire Prevention Week Day Five

Lower Merion Township, PA - The Lower Merion Fire Department in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association have issued the following information that all citizens should know about home fires.  Today is the fourth day of National Fire Prevention Week. 

Heating safety tips

Heating equipment is a leading cause of home fire deaths. Half of home heating equipment fires ...

Lower Merion Fire Department and The National Fire Protection Association Shares Facts Fire Prevention Week Day Four

Lower Merion Township, PA - The Lower Merion Fire Department in conjunction with the National Fire Protection Association have issued the following information that all citizens should know about home fires.  Today is the fourth day of National Fire Prevention Week. 

Be Careful When Cooking

Between 2011 and 2015, U.S. fire departments responded to a per year average ...

Fall Cleanup Weekend, Oct. 6th-7th

October 5, 2018

According to the township website, on Saturday and Sunday, October 6th and 7th, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., residents are invited to participate in the Township’s annual free Fall Cleanup Weekend. This is an opportunity to dispose of unwanted refuse and recyclables, household appliances, textiles, plastic, glass, newsprint, aluminum, and plain old trash. It will take place at the Koegel ...

Trash Fees Going up 10 Percent in Lower Merion

Ardmore, PA - Lower Merion Township Board of Commissioners approved a 10 percent increase for 2019 trash collection fees when they met this week.  This increase was agreed upon after officials noted that the Solid Waste Fund has had 4 years of deficit spending. 

According to Commissioner C. Brian McGuire, Vice President, the board "is obliged to ...

BigBelly coming to Bryn Mawr Business District Township Approves Spending $53,400

Ardmore, PA - The Lower Merion Township Commissioners approved spending $53,400 for 8 trash containers.  The solar-powered trash containers also compact the refuse materials making for longer times between emptying and pickup of the refuse.  

The containers are designed to display advertising on the outside of the units.  There was little discussion ...

Lower Merion Holds 8 of Top 50 Wealthy Zip Codes in Greater Philadelphia

October 17, 2018

Lower Merion Township, PA - Lower Merion Township dominated the list of wealthiest zip codes to live in the Greater Philadelphia area, according to data reported by The Philadelphia Business Journal on Friday, October 12, 2018. Gladwyne, Merion Station, Haverford, and Villanova place in the top 5 of the 50 wealthiest zip codes in Greater Philadelphia.  ...

Pet-Friendly Indoor Gardening

Houseplants make a wonderful addition to our home’s décor and improve the indoor air quality.  Those with pets, however, may struggle with keeping plants safe from curious pets and the pets safe from indoor greenery.

The good news is you can grow an indoor garden even when you own pets.  Yes, some do love to dig in the soil or even eat our favorite houseplants, but with ...

Halloween House Decorating Contest Kicks Off This Week

UPDATE: We have revised and expanded the ways to get pictures to TAPinto!

TAPinto Lower Merion and Narberth is kicking off a Halloween house decorating contest this week. It runs until October 26th when the winners will be announced. TAPinto will be picking 6 of the best-decorated houses in the area and counting down the top picks from October 26th until Halloween.

We will be reviewing the ...

Lower Merion Township Alarm Registration Fees Increase by 4 Percent

October 3, 2018

Ardmore, Pa - Lower Merion Township officials raised the annual fee for registering security alarm systems by 4 percent. At a public meeting of the township commissioners held tonight at the township administration building at 75 E. Lancaster Ave. a vote was taken and approved to raise the fees.

The across the board increase will take yearly residential alarm ...

Ardmore Lawyer Arrested for Spiking Drinks and Secretly Filming Woman

October 17, 2018

Wynnewood, PA -- Lawrence J. Weinstein, a local lawyer from Ardmore, PA, has been arrested last week, and criminally charged for allegedly conspiring with his girlfriend, Kelly Drucker, 45, who also faces charges, to take “intimate” photographs of unknowing women. Weinstein, a former Township Supervisor in Northampton, PA, practiced law at Silver & Silver, which has ...

Penn Wynne Fire Company Lower Merion Fire Department Stage Massive Evacuation Effort Fire Protection Week

Wynnewood, PA - Multiple calls for help were placed Wednesday evening on October 10, 2018, and the Penn Wynne Overbrook Hills Fire Company responded.  Station 21 of the Lower Merion Fire Department was in full force as the massive ladder truck, a futuristic-looking rescue truck and reliable Engine 21 were all immediately placed into service.  Twenty or so members, ...

Lower Merion and Radnor Police Departments Team Up to Catch Men who Stabbed Villanova Student

Radnor's Police Chief Salutes Fast Arrest, Praising Inter-Departmental Cooperation

Radnor, PA  – An Ardmore man and his alleged accomplice were arrested and charged Thursday, October 11, with allegedly assaulting a Villanova student and stabbing him in the chest last weekend.  

Police identified those arrested as Antwine Duane Bing, 27, of Simpson Road in Ardmore and ...

Remembering Kobe Bryant and His Lower Merion Legacy

October 16, 2018

The NBA Season Opens Tonight, and TAPinto Looks Back at the Last Hurrah of Lower Merion Legend Kobe Bryant

On November 29th, 2015 Kobe Bean Bryant announced he would retire from the NBA at the end of the season. Two days later he would step onto the floor for his final game in Philadelphia, just a hop, skip and jump from Lower Merion High School where 19 years earlier he suited up ...

Winning Culture: What to Expect When You're Contending

Welcome to ‘Winning Culture’ the new column focusing on the Philadelphia 76ers for tapintothemainline.com. Throughout the season we will be following the Sixers and trying to make sense of going from 10 wins to hopefully 55 in just three years. Be sure to check back each week for offbeat insights, weird references, and as many words about Joel Embiid as we can ...

Lower Merion Reacts to New Flyers Mascot Gritty

Wynewood, PA -- On September 24, 2018, the Philadelphia Flyers debuted their new mascot, Gritty to the world, and the initial reaction was full of eye-rolling ridicule and condescension. But then the internet got involved and Gritty went viral very quickly.

The 7-foot fuzzy "creature" has a wild, orange beard, a pear-shaped figure defined by his profound gut, a permanently attached ...

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Results Driven Marketing, LLC. Ranked in Top 50 Women-Run Businesses

October 8, 2018

The Philadelphia Business Journal has recognized Results Driven Marketing ®, in their Top 50 Women-Run Business List based on revenue. The Wynnewood based company was ranked 37th on the prestigious list, climbing 5 spots since last year.

Results Driven Marketing®, LLC is an award-winning digital marketing agency that began in 2013 as a startup by CEO Janeene High. Since then, the ...