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Anti-Gun Violence Advocacy, Award Deadline, More This Week

Five things to know the week of Feb. 25-March 3 for those who live or work in Ardmore, Merion, Wynnewood, Penn Wynne or Haverford.

1. Woodside Road between Lancaster Avenue and Montgomery Avenue is scheduled to be closed again Monday and Tuesday for Comcast work.

2. A founder of Lower Merion United—"a grass-roots non-partisan organization looking to engage Lower Merion Township residents in legislative advocacy to end gun violence"—will speak to the Merion Civic Association at their regular meeting on Tuesday. Members of the public are welcome to attend the meeting, which begins at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Merion Tribute House, 625 Hazelhurst Ave., Merion Station.

 3. There is no Lower Merion Board of Commissioners meeting this Wednesday. The next scheduled meeting of the board is Wednesday, March 13.

4. A fundraiser for the family of late Lower Merion police officer Sean Quinn will be held Friday, March 1 at the Palombaro Club in Ardmore. Proceeds will help offset Quinn's funeral costs. Get the details here.

5. The deadline to apply for Lower Merion's "Go For Green" awards is Friday, March 1. .

Charles Scott February 25, 2013 at 11:48 AM
Commissioner Rick Churchill is hosting a town hall on gun legislation and safety at the Penn Wynne Library on Wednesday, February 27th at 7:30pm. Attorney Mark McAlpine will give an overview of current gun laws, Michael Bettinger and Zac Hoover from Rep. Briggs and Sen. Leach's offices will discuss current legislative initiatives and the Lower Merion Police Department will give a presentation on responsible gun ownership and firearm safety.

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