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Trapped in a Wreck on Lancaster Avenue, Bleeding

March 19, 2019

Wynnewood, PA — Zion Taylor reportedly walked out of the hospital only two days after being pried and cut out of her car by Lower Merion fire personnel. She left Lankenau Medical Center banged up, bruised and with no recollection of the accident.  She had a head injury requiring many stitches behind her left ear.

The head injury most likely caused her lapse of memory.

Taylor, age ...

Freak Accident at Bed Bath & BeyondTraps 90-Year-Old Man

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA —  Lower Merion emergency response personnel were called to the Bed Bath and Beyond store in the Wynnewood Shopping Center at 3:24 PM today to assist a man trapped in the shopping cart conveyor system.

“I just wanted to stay with my cart,” said the 90-year-old man from Lower Merion who asked not to be identified.

 

Penn ...

Guilty!  Narberth Man’s Killer Convicted, Sentencing is Next.

 

Narberth, Lower Merion Township, PA — Family, and friends of John Le are one step closer to the end of a nightmare that started when John Le was gunned down in July 2017.  His killer was found guilty of first-degree murder on Thursday.

 

A motive for the murder was never really established.  It was reported that the now-convicted murderer, Derrick H. Rollins ...

Planning Commission Seeks Projects For Nominations Based on Design, Stewardship And Site

March 19, 2019

Norristown, PA — The Montgomery County Planning Commission is looking towards the public to submit nominations for Projects and the people behind those projects representing the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County. Nominations for the 2019 Montgomery Awards must be received by May 10, 2019

“We are looking forward to recognizing ...

Spot the New Falcon in Town on the Falcon Cam

As the courtship season begins for peregrine falcons,residents of all ages and visitors from all over the world can observe and study one of the fastest animals on earth by, tuning in to the Union County Falcon Cam.

“The Falcon Cam is a great opportunity for residents of all ages to experience and learn about peregrine falcons up close,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.

Free Local Shredding Event Helps Against Identity Theft

Narberth, Lower Merion Township, PA — Saturday from 9-11 AM, rain or shine you can bring your old paper records, confidential documents and files to 925 Montgomery Avenue (behind the Dist Court Building) for a free shredding event sponsored by State Representative DeLissio.

"Safe disposal of documents with personal information is one of the best defenses against identity ...

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Guilty!  Narberth Man’s Killer Convicted, Sentencing is Next.

March 15, 2019

 

Narberth, Lower Merion Township, PA — Family, and friends of John Le are one step closer to the end of a nightmare that started when John Le was gunned down in July 2017.  His killer was found guilty of first-degree murder on Thursday.

 

A motive for the murder was never really established.  It was reported that the now-convicted murderer, Derrick H. Rollins ...

Serial Bank Robbery Suspect Captured; Haverford Bank Included

Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia police and the Philadelphia office of the FBI have announced the arrest of a suspected serial bank robber.

Michael Edmondson, 50, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody on March 9, 2018 and has been arrested and charged in connection with bank robberies in the area.  Calls are into the Philadelphia police and the FBI looking for more ...

Judge Rules Confession Will Be Heard in Trial of Murdered Ardmore Model

Norristown, PA — A Montgomery County judge ruled on March 8 that the alleged confession of the man accused of murdering Ardmore model Christina Carlin-Kraft will be heard by a jury at trial later this year.

Judge William R. Carpenter denied accused killer Jonathan Wesley Harris' request to suppress an alleged statement he gave to police detectives on August 29, 2018, in which Harris ...

Villanova Wins Third Straight Big East ‘Tourney Championship Downing Seton Hall

March 17, 2019

New York, NY — The Big East Tournament championship game wasn’t decided until less than one half of a second when the Wildcats  beat Seton Hall 74-72 while making history.

While in front of his own bench,Anthony Nelson attempted an inbound bass that ricocheted off the backboard.  The clock hit zero and the Wildcats had sealed their third consecutive conference tournament ...

Stolen Kobe Bryant Jersey Recovered From China, Back in Lower Merion

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — It's taken more than two years and traveled to the other side of the globe, but Kobe Bryant's missing jersey has finally made its way back home to Lower Merion High School.

The jersey was obtained by Liu Zhe, 28, a proud "Kobe stan" from Harbin, China, in October of 2018. Liu said he purchased the jersey for approximately $2,000 to ...

Harriton High School Senior wins Prestigious Science Award and $175,000 prize

 

Rosemont, Lower Merion Township — Lower Merion School District officials distributed the following press release today:

 

Harriton High School Student Wins Prestigious Science Talent Search

 

(ROSEMONT, Pa.) – Samuel Weissman, 17, a senior at Harriton High School, was awarded Second Place in the Regeneron Science Talent Search for his research on HIV ...

Spot the New Falcon in Town on the Falcon Cam

March 16, 2019

As the courtship season begins for peregrine falcons,residents of all ages and visitors from all over the world can observe and study one of the fastest animals on earth by, tuning in to the Union County Falcon Cam.

“The Falcon Cam is a great opportunity for residents of all ages to experience and learn about peregrine falcons up close,” said Freeholder Chair Bette Jane Kowalski.

Serial Bank Robbery Suspect Captured; Haverford Bank Included

Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia police and the Philadelphia office of the FBI have announced the arrest of a suspected serial bank robber.

Michael Edmondson, 50, of Philadelphia, was taken into custody on March 9, 2018 and has been arrested and charged in connection with bank robberies in the area.  Calls are into the Philadelphia police and the FBI looking for more ...

Delco Woman Arrested and Charged With Murder of Two Woman in Montco

The defendant was located under the victim’s bed with her six-year-old son; police allege she had dried blood on her hands.

 

Norristown, PA — Montgomery County officials announced this afternoon the arrest of a Delaware County women from Folsom In the deaths of two W. Norriton residents.  The victims were identified as the Lila Frost age 78, and Lorraine ...

Planning Commission Seeks Projects For Nominations Based on Design, Stewardship And Site

March 19, 2019

Norristown, PA — The Montgomery County Planning Commission is looking towards the public to submit nominations for Projects and the people behind those projects representing the best in site design, environmental stewardship, and planning advocacy in Montgomery County. Nominations for the 2019 Montgomery Awards must be received by May 10, 2019

“We are looking forward to recognizing ...

State Senators Leach and Street Pen Bill to Legalize Adult-Use Marijuana

Leach and Street Bill seeks to legalize cannabis for adult use in Pennsylvania and their proposed model emphasizes minority ownership and criminal justice reform

 

Harrisburg, PA – Embattled State Senator Daylin Leach and his colleague State Senator Sharif Street announced Monday, March 18 new legislation that would end Pennsylvania’s prohibition of cannabis and ultimately ...

Montco Dems to Leach: Resign

Harrisburg, PA —  Democratic Party leaders in Montgomery County have called on PA State Senator Dailyn Leach to resign from office, according to a March 14 letter signed by 38 people.

"Over the past fifteen months your reactions and behaviors to your set of circumstances has created a divisiveness that threatens Party harmony and undermines our cause at a time when we need to ...

Local Democratic Committee Announces Candidates and Endorsements

March 11, 2019

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Democratic Committee of Lower Merion and Narberth met and selected their endorsed slate for the up coming elections. 

"I was delighted that 82 Committee People (of a possible 87) turned out for this important meeting, stated Jonathan Shapiro, Chair of the DCLMN.

The meeting was held on March 5th and today following ...

Civic Association Dessert Festival a Huge Success:  Girl Age 9 Wins 1st Annual Spatula Licking Contest

March 3, 2019

 

Penn Wynne, Lower Merion, PA — The Penn Wynne Civic Association 1st Annual Dessert Festival was held in the Community Room of The Penn Wynne Presbyterian Church today in Wynnewood.

 

Neighbors, friends and business people mingled over a large variety of specialty desserts and treats while their children waited for the big event:  The Spatula Licking ...

Penn Wynne Civic Association Holds 1st Annual Dessert Festival

 

Penn Wynne, Lower Merion, PA — Are you looking for something different and fun to do?  The 1st Annual Dessert Festival, a free event, starts tomorrow, March 3rd at 2 PM and lasts until 5 PM.  You can meet your neighbors and friends at the Penn Wynne Presbyterian Church.

 

“Not only can you enjoy delicious treats from “The Bakery House” of ...

Civic Association Dessert Festival a Huge Success:  Girl Age 9 Wins 1st Annual Spatula Licking Contest

March 3, 2019

 

Penn Wynne, Lower Merion, PA — The Penn Wynne Civic Association 1st Annual Dessert Festival was held in the Community Room of The Penn Wynne Presbyterian Church today in Wynnewood.

 

Neighbors, friends and business people mingled over a large variety of specialty desserts and treats while their children waited for the big event:  The Spatula Licking ...

Villanova Wins Third Straight Big East ‘Tourney Championship Downing Seton Hall

March 17, 2019

New York, NY — The Big East Tournament championship game wasn’t decided until less than one half of a second when the Wildcats  beat Seton Hall 74-72 while making history.

While in front of his own bench,Anthony Nelson attempted an inbound bass that ricocheted off the backboard.  The clock hit zero and the Wildcats had sealed their third consecutive conference tournament ...

Winning Culture: The Big Question

 

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 ...

Stolen Kobe Bryant Jersey Recovered From China, Back in Lower Merion

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — It's taken more than two years and traveled to the other side of the globe, but Kobe Bryant's missing jersey has finally made its way back home to Lower Merion High School.

The jersey was obtained by Liu Zhe, 28, a proud "Kobe stan" from Harbin, China, in October of 2018. Liu said he purchased the jersey for approximately $2,000 to ...

“Spring Forward" Time Change Can Wreak Havoc on Your Body’s Clock

March 9, 2019

 

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — Tonight most of us will lose an hour of sleep as we turn our clocks forward for daylight savings time. Many people dread daylight savings times “spring forward” time change because of the sixty minutes loss of sleep        

At 2 AM, we will "spring forward", and it will become 3 AM.  Sixty ...

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Teen Health Week Kickoff Event

March 14, 2019

Register today, before tickets are gone for the March 31 Global Teen Health Week Kickoff in Bryn Mawr, on March 31.  This FREE and fun 90-minute event features a 2-round TQ Teen Quizzo competition - so register as a free agent or sign up a whole team to try to grab the top prize! The first 200 registered also receive a “swag bag”, full of giveaways, like a power bank portable ...

Teen Health Week Kickoff Event

March 14, 2019

Register today, before tickets are gone for the March 31 Global Teen Health Week Kickoff in Bryn Mawr, on March 31.  This FREE and fun 90-minute event features a 2-round TQ Teen Quizzo competition - so register as a free agent or sign up a whole team to try to grab the top prize! The first 200 registered also receive a “swag bag”, full of giveaways, like a power bank portable ...

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Apr 9, 1926 - Jan 21, 2019
Remembering Bryn Mawr's Fifth President, Harris Wofford Former Sen. Harris Wofford, a ...
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