Friday, May 24, 2013
Hundreds of supporters helped raise money for breast cancer research.
The May 18 Relay for Life in Sutcliffe Park raised just under $46,000 towards the American Cancer Society. Kelly Romano, a breast cancer survivor who lost her facther to colon cancer, was the top participant of the event, raising $3,400. Her team, Kelly's Crusaders, raised $5,300, taking the top team spot. Romano held a fundraiser at the local Ancient Order of Hibernians club in February, raising over $1,000. During National Volunteer Week, the local Relay for Life board was recognized by community members for its hard work.
The online reservation service users give high marks for many Conshy spots on the bar scene, best food and ambiance, among others.
Conshohocken restaurants and bars were well represented in the OpenTable.com user rankings of the western suburbs, which runs from the Main Line to Limerick and Phoenixville. The online reservation site has over 870,000 users that helped rank the restaurants in the area. Spamps and The Stone Rose hit numbers five and eight, respectively, on the "Vibrant Bar Scene" list. The Spring Mill Café took number nine in the "Best Ambiance" list, and Blackfish was ranked to have the sixth best food, according to the list. Conshohocken had a big showing in the “Neighborhood Gem” category – Fayette Street Grill was ranked number 2, Pepperoncini Restaurant took the number four spot, and Stelle Blu came in at number 9. Coyote Crossing was ranked number…
The club meets in the lobby of 1100 E Hector St.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
Our Forgotten Past will be presented Monday, May 27, Memorial Day.
For most, it is a day off of school. Many take a long holiday weekend. Most even get it off for work. But why? What is Memorial Day really meant to be? Norristown is organizing an event to remind its citizens exactly what May 27, 2013 is for. This Memorial Day, the community is invited to attend a presentation in Hancock Square. "Our Forgotten Past" will be the focus of this year’s annual tribute to Norristown native and American hero, Winfield Hancock. The ceremony will be presented by the W.S. Hancock Society in Hancock Square at noon on Monday, May 27. During the day's events, one Conshohocken man will also be thanked with an award. The square is one many residents pass by daily, but likely think little of. "Hancock Square sits right …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Choose from three different kids meals.
Friday, May 10, 2013
Fosters General Auto Repair was robbed on April 26.
The Whitemarsh Police Department is investigating the report of an overnight burglary at Fosters General Auto Repair in the Conshohocken section of the township. The burglary was discovered on 8:15 a.m. on April 26, according to police, and the burglars entered through the rear bathroom window. According to the owner, only three pry bars were missing from the shop, police said.
Thursday, May 9, 2013
How did your favorites fair during the April health inspections?
The Montgomery County Health Department in APril conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Conshohocken. 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.
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Giveaways, sales, specials and more, all weekend long at IKEA on Allenwood Road.
This weekend, IKEA in Conshohocken will celebrate its 10-year anniversary and the reopening of their newly renovated Marketplace. The celebration will run this Friday through Sunday with select items throughout the store on sale—look for the pink 10th Anniversary banners. On Saturday and Sunday, the first 200 people in the doors will get a scratch off ticket with prizes, including a $100 IKEA gift card. At noon on Saturday, customers can show their IKEA Family card at the family shop and spin to win prizes. On Sunday, play Register Roulette—the customer in the lucky checkout lane, when one is selected, will get all of the items in their basket for free, up to $500. Learn more on the IKEA Conshohocken website or in store.
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
West Conshohocken Police said that two men allegedly told residents they were with Aqua to gain access to homes, but the company said no workers were in the area.
The West Conshohocken Police alerted residents on Facebook that two males were walking around Moorehead Avenue, allegedly posing as water company employees. “It was confirmed from Aqua that there were no workers form their company in that area,” the post says. The men were described as light-skinned and of middle-eastern descent. According to police, one was allowed inside a residence but nothing was taken. “Under no circumstance should you allow anyone inside your residence without confirmation of the company and you requesting them there,” the post continues. “Call the company or the police immediately!”
Sunday, April 28, 2013
More than 30 restaurants inspected during the month of March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Plymouth-Whitemarsh Patch area. Conshohocken Health Inspections 401 Diner, El Limon, Spamps, Casmar Cafe, Gypsy Saloon, Wawa and Fayette Street Grille among those establishments inspected in March. Plymouth Township Health Inspections Andy's Diner, Auntie Anne's, Cracker Barrel, Chipotle and more among the establishments inspected in March. Whitemarsh Township Health Inspections Hilton Garden Inn, So Fun! Frozen Yogurt, Top This!, Spring Mill Cafe, and more inspected in March. Other Inspections - Ambler East Norriton Norristown