The first week of May was Teacher Appreciation Week at Chesterbrook Academy in Audubon.
Monday, May 13, 2013
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Customers cannot access Walmart, Home Depot lot via Egypt.
A basic bridge repair has got many drivers in Norristown frustrated. Along Egypt Road, both School Lane and Heston Avenue have had road closures and marked detours, causing drivers in the area some extra hassle. Those wanting to shop in West Norriton's Walmart, Marshalls, Aldi, Home Depot or surrounding stores and eateries in particular have it tough. Drivers will have to use the access point along Trooper Road, at Boulevard of the Generals to enter the lot. Work is being done on the drainage area and bridge that allows for vehicle access along the Marshall's and Aldi end of the complex (adjacent to Heston Avenue). The road has been closed, forcing shoppers to head back out to Trooper Road. Some are using nearby parking lots to turn around…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Come learn synchronized swimming from members of the only team in the tri-county area!
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Jobs in Norristown, Norritons, Trooper, Audubon and more this week.
NORRISTOWN Payroll/Finance Associate - Technology firm in Norristown is seeking a payroll/finance associate to assist the finance team in streamlining processes. Bachelor's degree in accounting or finance required and 1 to 3 years payroll or accounting experience. Auto Mechanic - Mechanic/technician with good diagnostic skills in both foreign and domestic repairs. Must have tools and valid PA drivers license. Tow Truck Driver - Full time day and rotating night shift tow truck driver. Diamond Sales Consultant - 6+ months experience selling loose diamonds. Associate - Norristown firm is seeking an Attorney with 7-10 years' experience; in general business, estates, bankruptcy and real estate law. Office Assistant - Medrecall News is hiring a…
Monday, March 11, 2013
A car hit a utility pole on along Egypt Road near Mill Grove Drive and residents and businesses in the area were without power Monday night.
Authorities responded to the 2800 block Egypt Road at Mill Grove Drive in Lower Providence just before 8:30 p.m. Monday night for a report of an auto accident involving a car into a utility pole. The pole and wires are in the road and police closed Egypt Road between Park Avenue and Pinetown Road while they dealt with the situation. Many Patch readers reported power outages in the surrounding neighborhoods for both residents and businesses. Visible from the scene, the Gulf gas station at the corner of Park and Egypt, along with the CVS were both without power. Geunardi's was open, running on generators. The entire apartment complexes of Colony Arms and Mill Grove also seemed to be without power. A representative from PECO told Patch that …
Thursday, February 21, 2013
Saint Joseph's University has several local students who achieved a grade point average of 3.5 or higher.
From Saint Joseph's University: The following residents earned dean's list honors for the Fall 2012 semester at Saint Joseph's University. Students must achieve a grade point average of 3.5 or above, a B or greater in all their classes, and complete at least 15 credits to earn Dean's List status for a semester. Founded by the Society of Jesus in 1851, Saint Joseph's University advances the professional and personal ambitions of men and women by providing a demanding, yet supportive, educational experience. One of only 152 schools with a Phi Beta Kappa chapter and AACSB business school accreditation, Saint Joseph's is home to 4,650 traditional undergraduate day students, 700 College of Professional and Liberal Studies adult undergraduates, …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
Owner Brian Flaxman told Action News he's not giving up just yet.
Saturday, February 16, 2013
Six different fire companies responded to the blaze.
A fire destroyed the Valley Forge Beef & Ale restaurant on Trooper Road in Audubon on Saturday afternoon. Trooper Road was closed until about 8 p.m. Saturday, and investigators remained at the fire scene Saturday night. Read the full story at Lower Providence Patch.
Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Zwahlen's homemade chocolates, truffles, caramels and more are perfect for your Valentine with a sweet tooth.
Zwahlen's Ice Cream, in Audubon, is the one stop candy stop for Valentine's Day, and throughout the year. Zwahlen's, which has been open for nine years in June, offers chocolates, chocolate-dipped apples, fresh baked goods, and ice cream - all made in house. Wendy Christie, manager for Zwahlen's, said all the chocolates are Belgian chocolates and are made in house. The fruit fillings are made from all natural fruits. There are no preservatives in the chocolates and everything is made within the past week. Christie told Patch that the most popular chocolate is the sea salt caramels. She added that the turtles are very popular and now they offer them in full size and bite-sized. For Valentine's Day, Zwahlen's is offering pre-filled heart …
Tuesday, January 15, 2013
Two Norristown firefighters involved in a Dec. 5 water tower rescue in Audubon are being honored by council tonight.
Norristown Municipal Council meets again tonight at 7:30 p.m. at Norristown Municipal Hall, 235 E. Airy Street. Among the business on tonight's agenda will be approval of the now-expired contract with Laborers’ Local 135, a public hearing on conditional use for proposed billboards in town and a discussion of the Lafayette Street Extension. Council will also honor two Norristown firefighters – Assistant Chief David Keeley and Firefighter Robert Myers. Keeley and Myers were instrumental in the high-angle, confined-space rescue of a worker trapped in a water tower in Audubon on Dec. 5. Keeley and another rescue worker, Joe Dishler, manned the rig while Myers rappelled down the inside of the 100-foot tower to free the worker caught in his own …