Saturday, April 27, 2013
Rebecca Arenson, of Merion Station, recently received the National Merit Lockheed Martin Academic Scholarship.
A Lower Merion High School student recently received the prestigious National Merit Lockheed Martin Academic Scholarship award. Rebecca Arenson, of Merion Station, was the recipient of the award. The Lockheed Martin Corporation Foundation supports Merit Scholarship awards for children of Lockheed Martin employees located throughout the world, according to the National Merit Scholarship program. "These scholarships are part of the corporation's support to its employees, the community, and to education, reflecting its strong belief that higher education is essential to the nation's future," according to the program.
Saturday, April 13, 2013
A roundup of calls to police the week of March 18-24 in Merion Station.
Lower Merion police responded to 55 incidents in Wynnewood the week ending March 24, according to LMPD statistics. A list of those incidents is attached to this article, sorted by type. Incident descriptions do not necessarily indicate arrests or convictions. Incidents included: Did you see a police incident from this timeframe that isn't included on the attached list? Tell us about it in the comments section below.
Monday, April 1, 2013
Three burglaries and an attempted burglary occurred on March 27, Lower Merion police said.
Three burglaries and a burglary attempt in Merion and Wynnewood were reported on March 27, Lower Merion police said at a Monday briefing. In two incidents, several pieces of jewelry were taken; in the others, homeowners were away and it is not known what is missing at this time, according to police. The break-ins occurred on: 300 block of Baird Rd, Merion Station: The burglary occurred between 12:45 p.m. and 1:58 p.m., police said. Police responded on report of an alarm activation and discovered forced entry had been made to the residence on the first floor, according to the report. While checking the residence, police saw that it had been ransacked; several pieces of jewelry were taken, according to the report. 100 block of Overbrook …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Two separate reported home burglaries were reported in the Ardmore-Merion Station area.
Playstation 3 Stolen From Sutton Road Home A home in the 100 block of Sutton Road in Ardmore was burglarized on Feb. 26 between 8:30 a.m. and 7 p.m. Police say the victim returned home to discover a first-floor window open and a Playstation 3 valued at $300 missing. Stained Glass Windows, Chandeliers Stolen From Merion Station Home Stained glass windows valued at $20,000 and three chandeliers were reported stolen from a home in the 600 block of South Highland Avenue in Merion Station, according to police. The rear door of the home appeared forced open; the homeowner believes the theft took place between Feb. 24 and 26. Note: This information was provided by the Lower Merion Police Department. Any arrests or charges mentioned do not …
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Zip codes along the Main Line scored high on the top 100. Merion ranked in the top five.
Villanova, Gladwyne and Merion Station top the Philadelphia Business Journal's list of the Greater Philadelphia Area's 100 wealthiest zip codes. The Journal's list comes courtesy of Esri, a geographic information provider. The site does not disclose its method for ranking the zip codes. Check out their full story here to see what zip codes made the list, and check below to see which Philly Patch towns made the list. Ranking Broomall 19066 Are you surprised at these results? Tell us in the comments.
Monday, December 31, 2012
A heads up for those who live or work in Ardmore, Merion Station and Wynnewood.
Find out what'll be open and closed for New Year's Day on Tuesday in the Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood area. Rain and snow showers are in the National Weather Service forecast for Monday evening and Tuesday morning. The rest of the week is expected to be clear. Curbside pickup of Christmas trees begins Wednesday in Lower Merion. Read more details about that service and about this week's adjusted holiday schedule of trash and recycling pickup. Lower Merion School District students resume classes on Wednesday. On Thursday, both Lower Merion High School and Harriton High School are holding graduate reunions from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. See the district's calendar for January. The Lower Merion Board of Commissioners convenes Wednesday at 6 p.m. for …
Thursday, December 27, 2012
Lower Merion police apprehended suspects in one of the burglaries. It's unclear whether the three burglaries are related.
Three burglaries occurred in Merion Station between Dec. 19 and 20, including one in which an estimated $10,000 in antique jewelry was stolen, Lower Merion police told news media at a Monday briefing. Police apprehended suspects in one of the burglaries, but it's unclear if the three burglaries are related, police said. Blancoyd Road Burglaries Two of the burglaries occurred on Blancoyd Road in Merion Station on Dec. 19. In the first, police responded to the unit block of Blancoyd Road in Merion Station around 5:36 p.m. for an alarm activation. Police said the door’s rear sliding door had been pried open slightly, but it is not sure if entry was gained or if items were missing. In the second burglary, various pieces of antique jewelry, …
Saturday, November 17, 2012
A second man in the car was injured Saturday morning, police said.
A Merion Station man was killed and a Narberth man was injured early Saturday morning in a one-car accident on Rock Hill Road in Bala Cynwyd, Lower Merion police said. About 2 a.m., Jason K. Dubin, 27, of the 500 block of Revere Road in Merion Station was driving west on Rock Hill Road with Nicholas Tropea, 22, of the 1000 block of Montgomery Avenue in the car, police said. Police believe the car was traveling at high speed when it struck a utility pole on the right side of the road. Dubin was pronounced dead at the scene. Tropea was taken to the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries. The impact damaged a power transformer on the pole, and Rock Hill Road was to be closed until repairs are…
Friday, November 2, 2012
Michael Solomonov's kosher restaurant will open in Merion Station within the week.
Citron and Rose, the latest restaurant venture of Zahav's Michael Solomonov, will open on Nov. 7, the restaurant announced Friday in a press release. The restaurant focuses on glatt kosher cuisine, but will "transcend tradition" with "genre-defying kosher dishes," the release states. Solomonov, of Philadelphia restaurant Zahav, will open the restaurant with Zahav co-owner Steven Cook and David Magerman of the Kohelet Foundation, who will be the restaurant's official owner. Chef Yehuda Sichel, who is trained in kosher cuisine and has worked with Chef Solomonov at Zahav since 2010, will be the restaurant's chef on a day-to-day basis. Citron and Rose has been a highly anticipated addition to Merion Station, with the restaurant receiving …
Monday, October 22, 2012
Take a look at the most expensive homes for sale in Ardmore, Merion Station, Wynnewood and Haverford.
A seven-bedroom, eight-bath Merion Station home tops the list of most expensive real estate for sale in the Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch area. The 10,000-square-foot home, located at 510 Latches Lane, is on the market for $2,900,000. The 1.28-acre property includes a gourmet kitchen, banquet-sized dining room, indoor salt-water heated pool, lit tennis court and playhouse. View photos and find out more about the Latches Lane home here. Wondering about some of the other pricy homes for sale in the area? In Haverford, an 8,000-square-foot home is a close second in price: the .55-acre home, at 608 Robinson Lane, is on the market for $2,799,000. And according to Zillow.com, Haverford boasts seven houses that are listed at over $2 million. See…