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Stop the Growth in Lower Merion? Is Residential Building Too Much? Commercial Not enough?

December 11, 2018

Wynnewood, PA  — Lower Merion residents and commissioners alike are thinking that too much of a good thing is not so good.  Lower Merion officials are looking at almost 1500 new apartment units that fit three categories of development: Recently built, approved yet not built and the rest that are somewhere in between — or "varying stages of ...

Narberth Library and Community Room Closed Down Due to Lack of Heat

The Narberth Library and Community Room sent an alert today announcing that the building will be closed until further notice due to the lack of heat.

The facility, located on Windsor Ave., in Narberth, is suffering from this cold weather like much of the community, and its heating system broke down. Equipment is being shipped overnight to repair damaged components of the heating ...

Lower Merion Township Rents 33 Parking Spots for $90,700

Do these parking spots benefit the township or is it a giveaway of taxpayer funds to a business?

Lower Merion Township, PA  – Lower Merion Township is leasing 33 parking spots from a private company for five years at the cost of $90,700.  

The parking spots are located in the Merion-Cynwyd Business district and are said to be important to the businesses they serve.  Yet ...

Narberth’s Dickens Festival Another Success Compliments of Scrooge, Marley and the Weather

Narberth, PA -- One only has to see the pictures from yesterday’s Narberth Dickens Festival. Can there be such a thing as too much fun?

“I wouldn’t miss this Festival for money,” said Miles Austin a Canadian visitor in for the event.

Did the rain put a damper on the festival?  Nope, only English mist was on hand and it came and went rather quickly.  The ...

Watch the Crime Stats Section and The Police Blotter Come To LIfe This week

Wynnewood, PA --  Crime Stats are coming.  The TAPinto team will start providing trending criminal and law enforcement data using charts, graphs, and historical data.  Is there a rash of break-ins in your neighborhood?   Not sure? Check crime stats here at the TAPinto news site.  Don't worry.  We will be providing in-depth crime and ...

President George H. W. Bush is dead.

President George H. W. Bush is dead.  

 

Houston, TX -- President George H. W. Bush, the 41st President of the United States of America is dead at age 94.  President Bush died November 30, 2018, almost 8 months after the death of his wife of 70 years, Barbara Bush.

The announcement of his death was made via a statement by his son former President George W. Bush.

The ...

Don't be a Humbug, Check out the Narberth Dickensian Festival Dec. 2

The annual festival in Narberth is one of the must-see holiday events in the area

NARBERTH, PA – The Narberth Dickens Festival, which Narberth's website touts as the biggest holiday festival on the Main Line, will once again transform Narberth into 1840s London on December 2, 2018 from noon to 4 p.m.

If you've got the love and blessings of Tiny Tim in your heart, this ...

Disgraced Attorney General Kane Closer to Prison

Harrisburg, PA – Today, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court refused to hear the appeal of disgraced Pennsylvania former Attorney General Kathleen Kane.  Kane has now exhausted all legal option causing her to head to jail. 

Kane, age 52 was the 1st woman elected and the first Democrat elected to Pennsylvania’s top law enforcement job.  She was convicted two years ago for ...

School District Won't Sieze Land at Stoneleigh

In a somewhat surprising real estate twist, the Lower Merion Board of School Directors approved an agreement of sale for a plot of land in Villanova on Monday, November 19, 2018.

The 7.56 acres of land at 912, 916 and 922 Spring Mill Road, Villanova, will provide the necessary athletic field space for a proposed middle school for grades 5 - 8 at 1860 Montgomery Avenue. The surprise is that ...

Religious Freedom Act Made Law - 25 Years Ago

Washington, DC -- 25 years ago today the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was approved by Congress with overwhelming bipartisan support. The RFRA passed the House of Representatives unanimously and was approved 97 to 3 by the Senate.  The RFRA was signed into law by President William J. Clinton, 42nd president of the United States of America.

“Today marks the 25th anniversary of ...

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