Thursday, May 2, 2013
Zachariah Ohora will be signing books on May 7 as part of Clarke School's Better Speech and Hearing Month celebration and book fair at Barnes and Noble.
Clarke Schools, with a locations in Bryn Mawr and Philadelphia, provides listening, learning and spoken language skills and support to children who are deaf and hard of hearing. The schools are partnering with Barnes & Noble in Plymouth Meeting to host a book signing during Better Speech and Hearing Month. The book signing, which will feature storytelling by Judy Sexton, the Director of Clarke's Pennsylvania programs, and a book signing by author and illustrator Zachariah Ohora, author of "Stop Snoring, Bernard!" The book signing will be held on Tuesday, May 7 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. and all families are welcome to attend. Learn more about Clarke Schools and the event here.
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Andy's Diner, Auntie Anne's, Bertucci's and more inspected in March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Plymouth Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Friday, March 29, 2013
More than 50 local restaurants inspected during the month of February.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Norristown, East and West Norriton, Blue Bell, King of Prussia Plymouth Township and Lower Providence Township. February Health Inspections for Norristown Banh Mi Bar and Bistro, Hancock Elementary School, Lou's Sandwich Shop, Zachary's BBQ and more were inspected in Norristown in February. Click here to see more. February Health Inspections for East and West Norriton Lee’s Hoagie House, Wal-Mart, McDonald’s, and Starbucks were inspected in East and West Norriton during the month of February. Click here to see more. February Health Inspections for Blue Bell Burger King, China Star, PJ Whelihan’s Pub, Tigers II Family Restaurant and…
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
Third annual egg hunt will be held on Saturday, March 30.
This Saturday, March 30, Maple Acres Farm, located at 2656 Narcissa Rd. in Plymouth Meeting, is holding an Egg Hunt, beginning at noon. The local farm market's third annual egg hunt will feature the new pet rabbits, according to their website, and children are to bring their own egg collecting basket. The 30 acre farm has been family owned by four generations of the same family and offers fresh produce, meats, pick your own zinnias, pick-your-own strawberries and more. Learn more about Maple Acres Farm on their website and more about the Egg Hunt on the Facebook event page. Editor's note: The egg hunt was originally reported as a free event.
Andy's Diner, Barnes and Noble, Dunkin Donuts and more were inspected in February.
The Montgomery County Health Department in February conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Plymouth Township. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Tuesday, March 26, 2013
With new items, menu changes, and more on the way, the Blue Route Taco Truck opened on Monday, March 18 for the season.
The Blue Route Taco Truck at Whole Foods Plymouth Meeting, opened for the season Monday, March 18. The popular lunch truck, positioned on the roof of the organic grocery store, is currently only open for lunch, with hours 11 a.m. until 2 p.m., and is weather dependent. The menu on the taco truck has changed since opening in April of 2011. Lance Hendrix, who works the Blue Route told Patch that the beef recipe for their beef tacos has changed from a roast-style beef to a ground beef and the chicken recipe for the chicken tacos is now a ancho pepper seasoned and slow roasted, then shredded. He said the chicken has a sweetish flavor and mild, not spicy. He added that the slaw on the fish taco has been changed and is not as wet and the salsa …
Monday, March 18, 2013
Target had a power outage Sunday morning that lasted several hours.
Local Target shoppers got a surprise on Sunday when an employee greeted them at the door to the Plymouth Meeting store and announced that the store was open, but power was out. The cause of the outage was under investigation most of the morning and the freezer section was cleared out and closed off. The emergency lighting in the store actually made for quite a nice ambiance.
Tuesday, February 5, 2013
County health inspections reports Plymouth Township eateries.
The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Plymouth Township area. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. For More Reading: December Health Inspections for Whitemarsh Township December Health Inspections for Conshohocken Borough
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
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NORRISTOWN Customer Service Representative - A payment center in the Norristown area needs a temporary full time customer service representative for a three month period. Schedule includes Saturdays with one days off during the feel. Must have retail experience. Retail Merchandising - Channel Partners is seeking merchandising specialists to represent client's products and introduce new products in retail settings. Assistant - A private school is looking to hire a full time infant room, two year old room, and floater. Must be 18 years old, and hold a minimum of a high school diploma. AutoCAD Detailer - Historic/custom wood window and door manufacturer looking for a part time AutoCAD operator with a minimum 3 years of experience in …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Amy Hosmer, who recorded a song at Norristown's Rotation Records just a week before undergoing a risky surgery, got a special surprise from idol Taylor Swift.
Arriving via limo to the Place One Apartments Club House in Plymouth Meeting and walking down the red carpet flanked by friends and family, newly-signed Rotation Records Recording artist Amy Lynne Hosmer’s 11-year-old thoughts were likely far from the brain cancer she’s battling, or the risky surgery she will undergo next week. Hosmer’s thoughts were more likely on the song that she just recorded about her experience at the Ronald McDonald camp this past summer, "The Camp," the wrap-up party that was about to be held in her honor, and the fact that her new contract puts her in the ranks of her idol, Taylor Swift, who she hopes to meet one day. This day was made special for Hosmer, who lives in Kinstgon, Luzerne County, by a number of …