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Carmel Cafe & Wine Bar has heavy hitters behind it.
Montco Memo: Developer Carl Dranoff today said that the name of his Cricket Avenue project in Ardmore will be One Ardmore Place. He also presented drawings of the project.
The military is several years into a multi-decade environmental remediation plan for the now-closed base. Here are some updates on process.
The One Fund Boston is gearing up to distribute donations to victims of last week's Boston Marathon bombings. As of Wednesday morning, $21 million had been donated. Read all about it.
PennDOT announced today that that installation of a 300-foot long drainage pipe along the expressway's westbound right travel lane will prompt the closure of all but one lane in that direction.
a well-known brother and sister duo, Philadelphia restaurateur Marc Vetri and Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman, will make a presentation together for the first time, when they speak Thursday morning at the 2013 Corporate Philanthropy Summit.
Photo released for the first time of missing Victor Herbert collectibles after ex-housecleaner Andrea Lawton pleads guilty to a felony counts of burglary and a felony count of conspiracy to commit burglary. Lawton admitted she took a valuable bust of Benjamin Franklin, sculpted while the founding father was alive. She claims not to have taken the Herbert mementos, which remain missing.
Jill Beccaris-Pescatore of Glenside finished the Boston Marathon 10 minutes before the explosions.
Zach Womach has a Sunday night gig at Verdad.
Ali Velshi leaves CNN for Al Jazeera's American broadcast.
The Verizon store at 195 West Lancaster Avenue in Ardmore, Lower Merion, was robbed today at about 11:14 a.m., by two men who forced employees behind the counter at knife point. They fled with an unknown quantity of cell phones, driving east on Lancaster in a blue Dodge Caravan.
Dr. Valerie Arkoosh, a professor of clinical anesthesiology and critical care at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, just announced that she has raised $218,000 since filing paperwork on March 5 to run in the 2014 Democratic primary election for the 13th Congressional District.
The Bryn Mawr Running Club is a social, supportive club with members of all different skill levels and goals.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County
A negotiation resolution to the drug-dealing case against former private attorney Gregory Noonan could be announced at Monday's pretrial conference in Montgomery County Court.
With new transportation money a-coming, so will the projects (which is good) and the motorist headaches that come with them (which is not so good). In this edition, we learn about changes to Route 422 near Pottstown due to a bridge beam replacement.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County
The president arrived in Jenkintown and traveled up Old York Road, a procession of 1,500 carriages following behind him. All along the way, Harrison encountered "ringing church-bells and cheering throngs, the residents waved their welcome from every window and doorway."
While state, county and municipal officials have largely finished their after-disaster studies of the hellish Feb. 5 ice storm, many residents are still dealing with the cleanup.
In a final event celebrating the 300th birthday of Upper Merion several months later than planned thanks to the weather, township officials are asking for donations to a time capsule, which will be buried in May.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County
Montgomery County District Attorney Risa Vetri Ferman and local police department chiefs this month announced an expansion of the prescription drug disposal program. That means more secure boxes where you can deposit your unused prescription medications without fear of someone getting their hands on them. Here's a list of all the disposal locations in the county.
Judy Shepard, who became an LGBTQ activist after her son Matthew was killed in a hate crime, headlines MCCC’s annual Presidential Symposium on Thursday.
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County
Spring might have sprung, but winter's wood is still in our yards. Lower Merion Township has announced a schedule for removing storm debris, beginning Monday. Here's the 411 from the township:
A sampling of news from around Montgomery County
Fresh off its Rittenhouse Square opening. the cupcake chain has landed in Cherry Hill and is headed for Suburban Square.
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