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STOP! That is Not News!

February 7, 2019

Note: This is an Op-Ed Article

The press kills itself trying to publish news and be the first with a story.  The media lately is making news through its actions, sometimes even becoming a part of a news story.    I am not talking about the popular social media topic of "Fake News."

I am talking about things that happened but are not news. Things that the media ...

Ardmore Rotary helps A Cappella Teams Raise Thousands for Local Charities

“Lower Merion High School Auditorium never sounded as sweet as it did today,” said Arthur Van Young of Rosemont.  Van Young came to hear “the Sirens of Baggot Street” which is the Merion Mercy Academy team.

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Rotary Club of Ardmore held its 7th annual A Cappella Sing-off Sunday, January 27, 2019, in the auditorium at ...

LMSD: Schools Closed Due to Weather

February 19, 2019

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — All Lower Merion School District schools and offices will be closed Wednesday, February 20, 2019, according to school district officials.

The closings are due to the forecast of snow and freezing rain, which is likely to begin mid-morning, the district said. All LMSD Schools and Offices will be closed, and there is no community swim. All ...

Landowners’ Charge LMSD with Fraud, Collusion, Bad Faith and Arbitrary Action in New Court Filing

 

The day that LMSD condemned 1835 County Line Road allowing it to be taken by Eminent Domain, the property was effectively titled to the LMSD.  The only option available to the owners to get their property back is to fight a legal battle in court.

 

Lower Merion Township, PA — Fraud, collusion, and bad faith are alleged in court documents filed on February 7, 2018, ...

Landowners to Lower Merion School District: See you in Court

 

 

“No person shall … be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.” United States Constitution, Fifth Amendment

 

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — 1835 County Line Road is the property that is wanted by Villanova University and by the ...

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Kosher Pizzeria Set To Open in April 2019 on Montgomery Ave

January 24, 2019

Bala Cynwyd,  Lower Merion Township, PA — Zagafen, a kosher pizzeria, is scheduled to open in April 2019 on Montgomery Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. The new pizza place will be located at 370 Montgomery Ave, where Citron & Rose restaurant once stood.

Kosher dining spots are difficult to come by in the Lower Merion area, especially kosher pizzerias. This is exactly why philanthropist ...

Villanova Is Getting A Tasty Addition With Its First On-Campus Restaurant

Villanova, PA —  As a part of its Main Line campus redevelopment plan, Villanova is adding its first on-campus restaurant in August, The Refectory. The restaurant is in the works with a partnership with Greg Dodge, the director at the Zavino Hospitality Group.

The Refectory will be serving amped up American classic dishes in a bar/grill style eatery. The restaurant will seat 200 or ...

 The Borough of Narberth Boards and Commissions - Opening

February 16, 2019

 

Narberth, PA  —  Narberth Borough may only be .52 square miles but it packs a lot into that small area.  As a municipality it follows may of the same rules that larger towns follow. Running this local government needs help from it citizens.

 

 

The following open positions need to be filled so that the Government can operate optimally and ...

Lower Merion Has a Commissioner Opening - Candidates Needed

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — Have you ever said to yourself “I can do that job” and you were speaking about being a Lower Merion Township Commissioner?  Id so, you may have a chance to apply. The Board of Commissioners last night accepted the resignation of veteran commissioner Cheryl Gelber, who has held the Ward 5 seat for 15 years.

 

“We have 30 ...

Ardmore Rotary helps A Cappella Teams Raise Thousands for Local Charities

“Lower Merion High School Auditorium never sounded as sweet as it did today,” said Arthur Van Young of Rosemont.  Van Young came to hear “the Sirens of Baggot Street” which is the Merion Mercy Academy team.

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Rotary Club of Ardmore held its 7th annual A Cappella Sing-off Sunday, January 27, 2019, in the auditorium at ...

Lower Merion Township Wins 25th Straight Award for Financial Reporting

February 19, 2019

Wynnewood, Lower Merion Township, PA — Lower Merion Township was awarded a certificate of achievement for excellence in financial reporting from the Government Finance Officers Association of the United States and Canada. 

According to township officials, this is the 25th consecutive year the township has received this honor.

The award, given by the Government Finance Officers ...

 The Borough of Narberth Boards and Commissions - Opening

 

Narberth, PA  —  Narberth Borough may only be .52 square miles but it packs a lot into that small area.  As a municipality it follows may of the same rules that larger towns follow. Running this local government needs help from it citizens.

 

 

The following open positions need to be filled so that the Government can operate optimally and ...

Dems to Leach: Step Down

Lower Merion, PA — The leaders of the Delaware County Democratic Committee called for Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach to resign from office last week, passing a resolution to that effect and setting an aggressive tone for Leach's ongoing political struggles.

It's been a tumultuous month for Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach. After filing a civil suit against ...

Historic Tree in Bala: No Pictures Allowed, Tree off Limits

January 26, 2019

Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion Township, PA — A tsunami of outrage and concern was unleashed back in December 2018, when it was learned that a tree, that may have roots dating back to William Penn’s era, could be cut down to make room for a new office building at 401 City Avenue.

The tree which some historians estimate may be more than 300 years old is part of a building development ...

STOP! That is Not News!

February 7, 2019

Note: This is an Op-Ed Article

The press kills itself trying to publish news and be the first with a story.  The media lately is making news through its actions, sometimes even becoming a part of a news story.    I am not talking about the popular social media topic of "Fake News."

I am talking about things that happened but are not news. Things that the media ...

Dems to Leach: Step Down

February 14, 2019

Lower Merion, PA — The leaders of the Delaware County Democratic Committee called for Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach to resign from office last week, passing a resolution to that effect and setting an aggressive tone for Leach's ongoing political struggles.

It's been a tumultuous month for Pennsylvania State Senator Daylin Leach. After filing a civil suit against ...

Landowners’ Charge LMSD with Fraud, Collusion, Bad Faith and Arbitrary Action in New Court Filing

 

The day that LMSD condemned 1835 County Line Road allowing it to be taken by Eminent Domain, the property was effectively titled to the LMSD.  The only option available to the owners to get their property back is to fight a legal battle in court.

 

Lower Merion Township, PA — Fraud, collusion, and bad faith are alleged in court documents filed on February 7, 2018, ...

Why did you plead guilty? “Because it’s a true fact”

Former Radnor Commissioner Pleads Guilty to Federal Porn Charges

Philadelphia, PA — Phil Ahr, age 68 and Former President of Radnor Township Commissioners, pled guilty Tuesday to sending, receiving, and possessing images that were child pornography.  His plea occurred at a hearing in Philadelphia that came almost a year after Ahr turned himself in to Federal law enforcement ...

SEPTA Train Kills Women in Rosemont

February 19, 2019

 

Rosemont, PA — A woman was struck and killed by a SEPTA train tonight at approximately 7:30 PM in Rosemont, SEPTA reported.  The woman was thought to be illegally walking on the tracks on Roberts Road near the station located at Roberts and David Drive in Radnor township.

 

Investigator are still on the scene and service has been disrupted with shuttle buses ...

LMPD Solves Store Burglary - Arrest Made

 

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — The Lower Merion Police Department made an arrest in connection with the commercial burglary of the Trek Bikes Store located at 47 W. Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore.  Jorge Eliecer Velez, 28, of Ardmore was arrested on February 11, 2019, by investigators.

 

Velez was charged with Burglary and Criminal Trespass - breaking into a ...

Crime Report - Lower Merion Township

 

Theft — A Giant brand 27 ½” orange and black bicycle, that was not secured or locked was removed and stolen from a front porch of a home located in the 300 block of Pembroke Road in Bala Cynwyd between 9 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. on Jan. 28, according to LMPD.

 

Stolen vehicle — A white 2017 Range Rover  SUV valued between $50-60,000 was stolen from ...

Landowners to Lower Merion School District: See you in Court

February 10, 2019

 

 

“No person shall … be deprived of life, liberty, or property, without due process of law; nor shall private property be taken for public use without just compensation.” United States Constitution, Fifth Amendment

 

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — 1835 County Line Road is the property that is wanted by Villanova University and by the ...

Winning Culture: 12 Angry Games

February 16, 2019

 

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 ...

Aaron Nola Signs Extension, Avoids Arbitration

Philadelphia, PA — Philadelphia Phillies ace starting pitcher Aaron Nola signed a contract extension for four years and $45 million. The contract includes a club option for the 2023 season. In signing the contract he and the Phillies organization avoid the arbitration process. 

The full details of the deal per Jeff Passan of ESPN are a $2 million signing bonus. Then year over ...

Philadelphia Union Sign Marco Fabian

Philadelphia, PA — The Philadelphia Union have completed the signing of attacking midfielder Marco Fabian from Eintracht Frankfurt in the German Bundesliga.

Fabian is a 29-year-old from Guadalajara, Jalisco, Mexico is one of the highest profile signings in Union history. Terms of the deal were not disclosed, but Philly.com reported that it is a one-year contract with two years of club ...

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