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Archive: February, 2012

POSTED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 2:46 PM

Motorists will face lane restrictions during weekdays through 2015, as work crews take on a project to widen Skippack Pike.

The Department of General Services plans to restrict traffic on Route 73 between Lucon Road and Hudnut Road in Skippack Township, Montgomery County.

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POSTED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 12:51 PM

Preserve Ambler, a newly-formed citizens group, is holding an informational meeting on March 1 about a proposed billboard in the borough.

The meeting starts at 7 p.m. at the Ambler Senior Center, 45 Forest Ave.

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POSTED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 10:53 AM

The Ardmore Avenue Community Center, in conjunction with the church school at Zion Baptist Church of Ardmore, is offering a free workshop March 31 on how to keep dating violence-free.

"Love Is Not Abuse: Know the Facts," is targeted at girls ages 13 and older.

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POSTED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 4:21 PM

Montgomery County health officials said today that a bat has tested positive for rabies in Horsham Township.

Frank X. Custer, the county’s spokesman, said the dead bat was found in the 100 block of Crestview Road.

It was killed by a dog, but had no known contact with humans.

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POSTED: Wednesday, February 29, 2012, 3:23 PM

Kids can take part in the free leprechaun hunt from 1 to 4 p.m. on St. Patrick’s Day in Narberth.

They should gather at the corner of Forrest and Haverford avenues in the borough, to receive a game card and an empty pot o’ gold from the blarney booth attendant.
Adults have hidden ten leprechauns in shops all over Narberth. It is up to the children to find them.

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POSTED: Tuesday, February 28, 2012, 4:22 PM

A Montgomery County attorney has been appointed vice chair of the Continuing Legal Education Board, the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania announced Monday.

Kerry Scott Schuman was chosen to serve as vice chair of the panel, while Kenneth Argentieri, of Allegheny County, was selected as chair.

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POSTED: Friday, February 24, 2012, 4:53 PM

Abington Township Police reported Friday, Feb. 24, that eight storm sewer covers were stolen from the Willow Grove area of the township.

The thefts occurred in the area of Clearview and Robinson Avenues sometime between 6 p.m. on Feb. 22 and 8:50 a.m. Feb. 23, 2012.

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POSTED: Thursday, February 23, 2012, 4:39 PM

Q and A with Kimberly Kirby, PhD, and David Festinger, PhD, Senior Scientists with the Treatment Research Institute

Q: What do we think about whether it's okay for kids to be drinking, or drinking/driving - and is it dangerous?

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