Thursday, April 25, 2013
The accident happened at Lancaster and Bryn Mawr avenues in Bryn Mawr.
A 46-year-old Bryn Mawr woman and her 5-year-old twins received minor injuries after being hit by a truck as they crossed at the intersection of Lancaster and Bryn Mawr avenues around 1:45 on Thursday. The three were taken to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance for treatment, Tom Walsh, spokesperson for Lower Merion Township told Patch. Lower Merion police are still looking for a full-sized black pick-up truck, similar to a Ford F-150, that struck the pedestrians as it was turning left from Bryn Mawr Avenue onto Lancaster Avenue. After the incident the truck continued to travel west on Lancaster Avenue, Walsh said. Police are asking for witnesses to contact them at (610) 649-1000 or (610) 645-6260. Police are reviewing surveillance video from …
Friday, March 15, 2013
Also, a Chester county mom wins $100K from 'Kelly and Michael' and reviewing a main line business district one owner called 'dead.'
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Thursday, November 15, 2012
Township and university officials have convened to discuss nightlife behavior.
Villanova University students committed the majority of Lower Merion Township's 'nuisance offenses' in the past three months, and the school must do a better job with discipline, one township Board of Commissioners member said at Monday's meeting. Of 186 arrests for disorderly conduct, public urination, public intoxication and underage drinking in August through October, 110 involved Villanova students, Commissioner Scott Zelov said, citing data researched by Capt. Bill Boegly of the Lower Merion Police Department. "That is just about 60 percent, which can not continue," said Zelov, who represents the area of Bryn Mawr—a pub-packed stretch of Lancaster Avenue—where most of those arrests typically happen. In a Patch email interview after …
Tuesday, October 2, 2012
The confrontation began in Haverford and ended in Bryn Mawr. One man is charged with multiple offenses.
A cab driver upset about losing a fare followed his rival from Lower Merion's Haverford section to Bryn Mawr before slashing two of the other car's tires while passengers sat inside, Lower Merion police said Monday. A group of people hailed a cab at Lancaster Avenue and Buck Lane about 12:50 a.m. Friday, and two taxis from different companies responded at about the same time, police said. One driver cut in front of the other, trying to stop him from picking up the passengers, but he was unsuccessful. The two drivers argued before the full cab left, heading west on Lancaster Avenue. The other driver followed to Ithan Avenue, where both cabs stopped and the jilted driver got out. He used a knife to slash both passenger side tires, then left …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The following death notices come from residents with connections to Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Bryn Mawr, Narberth and Wynnewood.
Ateo Olimpi, of Ardmore, died on July 1. Evelyn Zemlin, member of the Main Line Reform Temple in Wynnewood, dies at 97. Elvia Penrose, formerly of Wynnewood, dies at 86. John DeVitis, a member of the Vandiver-Moylan American Legion post in Bala Cynwyd, dies at 64. Nicholas Pedano, a surgeon based in Bala Cynwyd, dies at 78. Bryce Holton, of Narberth, dies at 44. Mary Anderson-Purcell, former dietician at Bryn Mawr Hospital, dies at 98. Remle Hess Can, formerly of the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, dies at 99. Wilbur Carter Jr., formerly of American College, dies at 90. Dorothy Chidsey, born in Bryn Mawr, dies at 88.
Thursday, July 19, 2012
Most New York youngsters stay a week or more.
Dozens of New York City kids are getting a change of scenery this summer, staying with Fresh Air Fund volunteers all along the Main Line. About 40 children arrived Monday at the Shipley School in Bryn Mawr to meet their host families. The Fresh Air Fund is an independent not-for-profit that has provided free summer vacations to more than 1.7 million New York City children from low-income communities since 1877, according to a press release about the organization. First-time participants usually stay with their host families a week, said Fresh Air Fund representative Catharine Williams. Some returning visitors stay for a few weeks to a month, she added. "It's so much fun to have another kid around," said Bryn Mawr resident Betsy Rogers, a …
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Here are five ways to get a little British in honor of the Queen.
Queen Elizabeth II was only 25 when she became the head of state of a faltering post-war power. Today, at 86, she remains a symbol of spirit and stamina for Britain and is the oldest person to reign over the country. Only Queen Victoria, who took the throne at an earlier age, enjoyed a longer reign. Here are five ways you can celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 60th year on the throne, an event called the Diamond Jubilee.
Tuesday, May 1, 2012
Romney will be in Bryn Mawr for a private fundraiser on May 1.
Mitt Romney, after easily winning the state Republican primary last week, will be in Bryn Mawr for a private fundraiser on Tuesday. The event will be hosted by real estate developer Mitchell Morgan and his wife, Hilarie, according to Philly.com. "The invite list reads like a who’s who of the area’s GOP dignitaries," according to Philly.com. "Top Republican fundraiser Robert B. Asher, former Gov. Tom Ridge and Patrick O’Connor, vice chairman of the Cozen O’Connor law firm, all made the list." Read more on Bryn Mawr Patch, where the story is being updated as more information becomes available.
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
Alexandra Balaci, 20, allegedly had two fake IDs on her.
During a routine check for underage drinkers by police shortly after midnight on Feb. 3 at Kelly’s Pub in Bryn Mawr, officers encountered a Villanova student who tried to make a run for it then resisted arrest and attempted to strike a patrolman as she was being handcuffed, Lower Merion Police said Monday. Read the full story, and the rest of the week's Police Blotter, here on the Bryn Mawr-Gladwyne Patch.
Monday, January 30, 2012
One westbound lane on Route 30 will be closed.
Monday, January 30, 2012
One westbound lane of Route 30/Lancaster Avenue will be closed from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Monday through Wednesday (Jan. 30 to Feb. 1) between Haverford Station Road in Haverford and County Line Road in Bryn Mawr, according to PennDOT. Aqua PA will be conducting water main replacement during this time, PennDOT says. For more information, motorists can visit 511pa.com or call 5-1-1. You can also follow local PennDOT information on Twitter.