Week in Review: Aug. 26-Sept. 1
Did you miss any of this week's news?
There isn't always time to sit down and read the news. So in case you missed any of the week's stories, here's a look at what happened in the Ardmore, Merion and Wynnewood area in the past seven days.
This week, we brought you the details of Palmer Seminary's upcoming conversion to apartments, and news that a third suspect was charged in connection with the July 14 Hymie's Deli robbery. In other police news, we reported this week that a woman unwittingly interrupted a burglary in her home. Also, we brought you news that another Wynnewood mosquito tested positive for West Nile Virus, and we introduced you to a Wynnewood race car enthusiast who turned his hobby into a math game for kids.
What follows is a list of some of Ardmore Patch's top news stories of the past week, Aug. 26 to Sept. 1. For a complete list, click here.
For Labor Day, Patch examines why some professionals—including a Haverford College professor—are willing to travel hundreds of miles every week for work.
You can get some groceries, grab a coffee, or see a movie nearby.
You can't send mail, borrow a library book, or go to the Y.
Three men have now been arrested and charged in connection to the armed robbery of Hymie's Deli in Merion, which occurred July 14.
The chain vacated Ardmore's Suburban Square in March.
You can't get an ID card at PennDOT's Rosemont Photo Center.
The following death notices come from Ardmore, Narberth, Gladwyne, and Bryn Mawr.
Sneak peek: Historic Palmer Seminary will become a transit-oriented apartment complex with an outdoor movie pavillion, pool, 24/7 gym and business center. Construction will begin in October.
Lower Merion School District and the Lower Merion Education Association have no negotiations scheduled, the union's president said.
The Wynnewood store will accept anything with a plug, for free, at next Saturday's recycling event.
A round-up of police activity the week of Aug. 13-19.
Flashcar, an educational math skills game for kids K-5, was created by Wynnewood model car enthusiast Matt Chalal.
Another mosquito tested positive for the virus in Wynnewood on Aug. 16.
The homeowner initially thought an odd sound was an animal, according to Lower Merion police.
The following information has been supplied by the Lower Merion Police Department. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.
Of money donated directly to presidential campaigns, only 18 percent of Merion contributions went to Mitt Romney, as compared to 48.5 percent in Ardmore.
Illnesses associated with the recall of mangos have been reported in Canada.
Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the area. Have you tried Yapple Yogurt in Wynnewood?
A report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy looks at how much neighborhoods in the area give to charity.