Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect -- and improve -- our planet. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* If you’re looking for a green job in Ardmore, check out our jobs page. 2. …
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
These obituaires come from the Greater Philadelphia Area through May 7.
William Gray, of Ardmore, dies at 54. Astrid dePillis, of Wynnewood, dies on April 29. Eda Hochberg, of Wynnewood, dies on May 4.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
No residents were injured. The burglars fled and it is unknown whether they were hit, according to police.
Would-be burglars of a Wynnewood home fled Thursday afternoon after the homeowner fired a handgun at them, Lower Merion Township spokesman Tom Walsh said. Walsh said police believe two or three males entered the back door of a house on the 1200 block of Remington Road, after they had knocked on the front door and received no answer. The men then encountered the homeowner, who fired an unknown number of shots at them. It was unclear whether the men were hit. The homeowner was briefly handcuffed after he exited the front door holding the handgun, Walsh said, until police confirmed his identity. The invaders left the scene in a white car, and shortly thereafter Narberth Police began pursuit. According to Narberth Police officer in charge Bob …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
Get to know one of the creators of Twelve Baskets, a new cupcake company from Wynnewood, selling Asian-inspired cupcakes at Town Hall Coffee in Bala Cynwyd.
A local favorite, Town Hall Coffee Co. in Bala Cynwyd, has expanded its menu recently by adding cupcakes. Twelve Baskets, a newly found cupcake company from the home of two Wynnewood residents, is putting a twist to the ever-popular sweet treat with Asian-inspired flavors. Patch gets to know one of the co-owners of this fairly new cupcake company. Name: Pauline Han Co-Owner of: Twelve Baskets (other co-owner is Han's cousin Michelle Lee) Year Established: Dec. 12, 2012 Current Residence: Wynnewood Earlier Stints: Han started off as a teacher at Episcopal Academy but left the school indefinitely last June to spend more time with her 3-year-old son and find her new path in baking. How did you get the name Twelve Baksets? We named it Twelve…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Remembering residents from the Greater Philadelphia Area who have passed on.
Pasquale Eugene Farina Jr., of Ardmore, died on April 12. Esther Maguire, of Ardmore, died on April 13. Samuel Montgomery, of Wynnewood, died on April 17. The following obituaries come from around Greater Philadelphia.
Friday, April 19, 2013
Almost anything with a plug will be accepted at Whole Foods Wynnewood's E-Cycle event, along with old batteries.
Old TV? Broken microwave? If you have electronics you've been looking to get rid of, you can drop them off next Thursday, April 25, at Wynnewood Whole Food's E-cycle event. Almost anything with a plug will be accepted, including computers, heaters, air conditioning units, copy machines, old batteries and electric toys. (No large appliances.) The event runs from 1 to 6 p.m. at Whole Foods (333 E Lancaster Ave, Wynnewood).
Monday, April 15, 2013
These obituaries come from around the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Theodore Beadle, of Ardmore, dies at 83. Catharine Leydon, of Wynnewood and Berwyn, dies at 86. The following obituraires are from around Greater Philadelphia:
Thursday, April 11, 2013
The top five homes last month came from Ardmore, Wynnewood and Haverford.
Twenty six homes were sold in Ardmore, Merion Station, Wynnewood and Haverford in March 2013. Take a look at the gallery above to see the five most expensive homes sold last month:
Wednesday, April 3, 2013
Get to know one of the owners of the gluten-free, dairy-free bakery in Wynnewood.
Patch wants to get to know the owner of Main Line Baking Co., a gluten-free, dairy-free bakery located at the Wynnewood train station. Get to know one of the owners of this bakery below. Name: Michael Deasey Co-Owner of: Main Line Baking Co. at the Wynnewood train station (Frank Deasey is his father and the other owner of the bakery) Age: 24 Year Established: 2011 but the Deaseys took over the bakery in January 2012. Hometown: Wynnewood Schooling: St. Joseph's Preparatory School and Fordham University. Earlier Stints: Worked at the same location years ago for the Irish Bread Shop, another bakery that once occupied the spot at the Wynnewood train station. Before taking on the Main Line Baking Co., Deasey says he's been freelancing here and …
Monday, April 1, 2013
The Charles C. Knox Home in Wynnewood is home to 24 older adults.
The Charles C. Knox Home in Wynnewood, home to 24 senior citizens, announced this week that the facility will close, citing financial concerns. “Times have changed dramatically since the Knox Home opened its doors in 1941,” Board Member Bob Latshaw said in a press release. “Seniors are living longer and 'independent living' is no longer a reality. Those who have expressed an interest in moving to the Home in recent years require skilled nursing or long-term care, which we are unable to provide.” The Knox Home, located at 718 Sussex Road in Wynnewood, will not close until all current residents have found alternative living arrangements, Board President Howard West said. Built in the 1850s by Josiah Knox, the Knox Home is a Class 1 …