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Patron and Employee of Stoneleigh Finds Car Windows Smashed out - Two Purse Stolen

May 25, 2019

Villanova, Lower Merion Township, PA —Lower Merion police were called to Stoneleigh Gardens in the 1800 block of County Line Rd., Villanova last week when an employee called to report that her vehicle had been entered and her purse was gone.  

According to police, on May 19th the robbers smashed out a car window reached in and stole a purse.  They left the car locked, so the ...

Burglary in Haverford, Gun and Jewelry Stolen - Open Closet Alerts Owner

Burglary in Haverford, Gun and Jewelry Stolen - Open Closet Alerts Owner

Haverford, Lower Merion Township, PA — A woman left her home at noon on Wednesday, May 15 and returned less than two hours later to find her home had been burglarized.  The Lower Merion Police were dispatched to the 500 block of Maison Place at 1:53 PM to investigate.

According to police, the woman arrived ...

Spree of car break-ins continues in Lower Merion

Penn Wynne, Lower Merion Township, PA  — Lower Merion Police reported that a rash of car break-ins continues within the Township.  This week many of the thefts were centered on the Penn Wynne section of the township. 

Police report that the best way to stop thefts of vehicles and thefts of items from vehicles is for the “drivers to lock the vehicle when ...

Lower Merion Township’s Official 2019 Memorial Day Celebration starts at 9:45 AM

May 25, 2019

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA —  Lower Merion Township’s official Memorial Day Celebration Is set for Monday, May 27.  At 9:45 AM where Lancaster Ave and Argyle Road meet the Merion Concert band will perform a concert at the Township administration building located at 75 E. Lancaster Ave. in Ardmore.

Immediately following the concert, the official parade will start ...

Day One of the Devon Horse Show - Elli Yeager and Copperfield 39 win the Honey Craven Perpetual Memorial Trophy

Devon, Pa. – May 23, 2019 – The highly anticipated 2019 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair kicked off on Thursday morning with equitation competition taking center stage in the iconic Dixon Oval. Leading junior riders took to the ring to compete in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search 3*, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds, which was split into two competitive sections.

Memorial Day Parade and Block Party in Gladwyne Is All Set— 29th Year

 

Come join the fun, decorate and ride your bike in the big parade — March with others in the community and honor service people that paid the ultimate sacrifice, for us.

 

 

Gladwyne, Lower Merion Township, PA — Gladwyne is opening its doors this Memorial Day and invites you to help honor those men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military.

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"Upskirt" Villanova Student Loses Appeal; Police Did Not Violate Privacy, Porn Charges Stand

May 14, 2019

A Broomall man convicted of using his cell phone to film fellow students in a  bathroom at Villanova 0000University failed in his appeal to the court alleging that Police violated his privacy. The man, in his original trial, had tried to have evidence excluded that was found on a cellphone and a computer. That evidence was allowed in at trial and was the foundation of his appeal.

Vincent ...

Philly Man Found Guilty of Murdering Ardmore Playboy Model.

Norristown, Montgomery County, PA — The Philadelphia man charged in the Ardmore slaying of a former Playboy model was found guilty.  The jurors found Jonathon Harris, age 31, guilty of first-degree murder of Christina Kraft, age 26, in Ardmore.

Closing arguments in the murder trial finished up shortly before noon, and the jurors deliberated for a little more than five hours before ...

PA Attorney General announces arrest in $100,000 Credit Card Fraud Scheme

Harrisburg, PA — The Attorney General’s Office announced the arrests of seven people that were accused of stealing over $100,000.  Identity theft and credit card fraud was the means used to pilfer the victim’s money.

The arrests were made following a statewide grand jury investigation that revealed suspects lived in various parts of the state and the country.

Most ...

Day One of the Devon Horse Show - Elli Yeager and Copperfield 39 win the Honey Craven Perpetual Memorial Trophy

May 24, 2019

Devon, Pa. – May 23, 2019 – The highly anticipated 2019 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair kicked off on Thursday morning with equitation competition taking center stage in the iconic Dixon Oval. Leading junior riders took to the ring to compete in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search 3*, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds, which was split into two competitive sections.

Ridley Park Woman Hides Fentanyl in Body Cavity While in Prison to Serve Her Sentence for Drug-Related Crimes.  New Charges Pending

Media, Delaware County, PA — On Friday, Delaware County DA Katayoun Copeland announced the arrest of a Ridley Park woman whom allegedly attempted to smuggle Fentanyl into the George Hill Correctional Facility.  The woman was reported to the jail to serve a 48 hours weekend sentence stemming from an accident and related drug charges. The drugs were found by female correctional officers ...

Child Predator Caught in Undercover Sex Sting Attempts to Flee to India

Media, PA —The Delaware County DA's office announced today that Santhosh Akinepalli, 27, of Exton was arrested for the second time following his initial arrest during a large-scale, undercover sting operation that netted ten child predators, in April.

Santhosh Akinepalli's apprehension comes after he purchased a one-way ticket to India from the United States and he has been ...

Lower Merion Township’s Official 2019 Memorial Day Celebration starts at 9:45 AM

May 25, 2019

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA —  Lower Merion Township’s official Memorial Day Celebration Is set for Monday, May 27.  At 9:45 AM where Lancaster Ave and Argyle Road meet the Merion Concert band will perform a concert at the Township administration building located at 75 E. Lancaster Ave. in Ardmore.

Immediately following the concert, the official parade will start ...

It’s summertime…and these tips can help make livin’ easy for teens with jobs

With summer almost here, many students will turn their attention to making money from a summer job. Whether it’s flipping burgers or filing documents, the IRS wants student workers to know some facts about their summer jobs and taxes.

Not all the money they earn will make it to their pocket because employers must withhold taxes from their paycheck. Here are some tax tips young ...

Ardmore Rotary Race Around the Square May 19

Sixth Annual ‘Race Around the Square’

Ardmore Rotary Club is hosting the Sixth Annual Ardmore Rotary Club 5K Race/1 Mile Walk “Race Around the Square “in Suburban Square in Ardmore, Sunday, May 19.
Starting time is 9:30 a.m. for the race, followed by the walk. Last-minute registration will open at 8 a.m. An opening ceremony will take place prior to the start of the ...

Reading With Toddlers Reduces Harsh Parenting, Rutgers-Led Study Finds

May 24, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

Previous studies have shown that frequently shared reading prepares children for school by building language, literacy and emotional skills, but the study by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson ...

Area High School Students Demonstrate in Bryn Mawr

Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — While most area high school students were enjoying a beautiful spring day on Sunday, a group of about 20 local students was marching, chanting and demonstrating on Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr.  The cause was a local one — raising awareness about the need to save the planet and our atmosphere.

Saguna Malhotra, a Senior at The Agnes Irwin ...

LMSD Land Development Plan Request —  Relief From Code Requiring Historic Impact Study

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — The township of Lower Merion Planning Department received, the Lower Merion School District’s sketch plan for two Villanova properties: 1800 W. Montgomery Ave.and 1835 W. County line Road. The plan was received on April 29, 2019, and was made available online by the Department within hours of its receipt.

The Sketch Plan shows the construction ...

Recap of the Lower Merion, Narberth and County Votes by the Numbers

May 23, 2019

School Board (Lower Merion School District) - Lower Merion and Narberth voters.

DEMOCRATIC RESULTS:  9 Candidates running for five open seats.



Candidate
Party
Votes




Shayna Kalish 
D
6,380


Lucy Klain 
D
5,817 


Subha Robinson 
D
5,647 


Peter ...

Candidate Statement: A leader we can count on:  Re-elect Tiffany O’Neill for Lower Merion Township’s Ward 11.

Almost 4 years ago, when I began my first term as Commissioner in Lower Merion Township’s 11th Ward, I vowed to serve the public with transparency and unparalleled commitment.  I am asking for Ward 11 residents’ support at the polls again this Tuesday because I am proud of my accomplishments, and want to continue the work I’ve started on residents’ ...

Day One of the Devon Horse Show - Elli Yeager and Copperfield 39 win the Honey Craven Perpetual Memorial Trophy

May 24, 2019

Devon, Pa. – May 23, 2019 – The highly anticipated 2019 Devon Horse Show and Country Fair kicked off on Thursday morning with equitation competition taking center stage in the iconic Dixon Oval. Leading junior riders took to the ring to compete in the Platinum Performance/USEF Show Jumping Talent Search 3*, sponsored by Lugano Diamonds, which was split into two competitive sections.

Over 250 Participate in Ardmore Rotary  “Sixth Annual ‘Race Around the Square’ Over $17,000 Raised.

Ardmore, Lower Merion Township, PA — On what turned out to be the most beautiful sunny day so far this Spring, The Ardmore Rotary’s Sixth Annual 5K Race and 1 Mile walk went off without a hitch, and the weather cooperated with balmy temperatures of 75 degrees.  The Club and their primary sponsor, CertaPro Painters of the Mainline, raised over $17,000 for the Ardmore Rotary ...

Winning Culture: Four Bounces

 

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 ...

Fill Your Picnic Basket with Food Safety to Avoid Getting Sick this Memorial Day

May 26, 2019

WASHINGTON,  DC - Memorial Day kicks off the official start of summer. The U.S. Department of Agriculture is reminding everyone how to prevent foodborne illness before you light up that grill and pack up the cooler. Hot and humid weather combined with outdoor activities, provide the perfect environment for harmful bacteria to multiply on food and make people sick, they ...

Chicken Strip Recall:  Almost 12 Million Pounds. Check your Freezer

Lower Merion Township, PA —  Tyson Foods' recall of almost 12 million pounds of chicken strips that could have metal fragments inside, has found its way to Lower Merion. A check of the Acme store on Lancaster Avenue in Wynnewood and the Giant in the Wynnewood Shopping Center found that the product had been removed from the shelves.  

The recall was expanded when more ...

Area High School Students Demonstrate in Bryn Mawr

May 23, 2019

Bryn Mawr, Lower Merion Township, PA — While most area high school students were enjoying a beautiful spring day on Sunday, a group of about 20 local students was marching, chanting and demonstrating on Lancaster Avenue in Bryn Mawr.  The cause was a local one — raising awareness about the need to save the planet and our atmosphere.

Saguna Malhotra, a Senior at The Agnes Irwin ...

Reading With Toddlers Reduces Harsh Parenting, Rutgers-Led Study Finds

May 24, 2019

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ - People who regularly read with their toddlers are less likely to engage in harsh parenting and the children are less likely to be hyperactive or disruptive, a Rutgers-led study finds.

Previous studies have shown that frequently shared reading prepares children for school by building language, literacy and emotional skills, but the study by Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson ...

Ardmore Rotary Race Around the Square May 19

Sixth Annual ‘Race Around the Square’

Ardmore Rotary Club is hosting the Sixth Annual Ardmore Rotary Club 5K Race/1 Mile Walk “Race Around the Square “in Suburban Square in Ardmore, Sunday, May 19.
Starting time is 9:30 a.m. for the race, followed by the walk. Last-minute registration will open at 8 a.m. An opening ceremony will take place prior to the start of the ...

Merion Station Woman And Others Honored by Cooper University Health For Patient Excellence

CAMDEN, NJ — A Merion Station, PA  resident Trisha McFarlane was recently honored by The Cooper Foundation and Cooper University Healthcare. An awards dinner was held in Cherry Hill where Cooper honored twenty other nurses, doctors, and a Surgery Center Unit for their contributions to excellence in patient care.

Trisha McFarlane, DNP, CRNA, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist, ...

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Lower Merion Township Memorial Day Celebration

Leach Bill Would Expand Disabled Veterans’ Real Estate Tax Exemption Program

May 25, 2019

THE PENNSYLVANIA SENATE

Office of Senator Daylin Leach       

May 24, 2019

 

HARRISBURG – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) yesterday introduced Senate Bill 673, which would expand the existing real estate tax exemption program so that more of Pennsylvania’s military families are eligible.

 

Leach’s bill would ...

Leach Bill Would Expand Disabled Veterans’ Real Estate Tax Exemption Program

May 25, 2019

THE PENNSYLVANIA SENATE

Office of Senator Daylin Leach       

May 24, 2019

 

HARRISBURG – State Senator Daylin Leach (D-Montgomery/Delaware) yesterday introduced Senate Bill 673, which would expand the existing real estate tax exemption program so that more of Pennsylvania’s military families are eligible.

 

Leach’s bill would ...

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Remembering Bryn Mawr's Fifth President, Harris Wofford Former Sen. Harris Wofford, a ...
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