Thursday, May 23, 2013
AMC Theatres, Colonial Middle School, Whole Foods Market and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Plymouth. 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.
Saturday, May 18, 2013
A look at stories you may have missed this week.
Former Plymouth Council President Sues County Commissioners Nicholas Salamone joined with the county Republican Party to sue Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards over the appointment of Michael Paston as Montgomery County Voter Services acting director. April Health Inspections for Whitemarsh Hungry Bear Cafe, So Fun!, Starbucks, and more inspected in April. President Tells Brad Fox Story During Washington Ceremony President Barack Obama shared the story of fallen Plymouth Township Police Officer Bradley Fox during a National Peace Officers Memorial Day service. Uncle Julio’s Mexican Restaurant Coming to Plymouth The ‘rustic, southwestern Tex-Mex’ restaurant chain will open its first Pennsylvania location at the Plymouth …
Wednesday, May 15, 2013
A Greater Plymouth Cupcake Contest will be a part of Community Day.
Think you've got what it takes? Are you the world's next "Cake Boss" or Duff? Maybe you're the up-and-coming Betty Crocker. Then Plymouth says "bring it on." Area residents can test their cupcake baking and decorating skills with the Greater Plymouth Valley Contest. Slated for Saturday, June 1 to coincide with Plymouth Township Community Day, those that wish to enter their baked treats can come to East Plymouth Valley Park. The cupcakes are to be dropped off between 4:30 to 5 p.m. Judging will take place from 5 to 5:30 p.m. From 5:30 to 7 p.m., there will be a "People's Choice" selection. Guests to the township's Community Day will get to pick their favorites, in addition to the judges. At 7 p.m., winners will be announced. (Clean-up will …
Nicholas Salamone joined with the county Republican Party to sue Commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards over the appointment of Michael Paston as Montgomery County Voter Services acting director.
Former Plymouth Township Council President Nicholas Salamone joined with the Montgomery County Republican Committee (MCRC) to sue commissioners Josh Shapiro and Leslie Richards and county employee Michael Paston regarding Paston’s position as “acting director” of the voter services department since the firing of long-time director Joseph Passarella in April. Salamone "has in the past been and may in the future be a candidate for political office, and as such he has an interest distinct from that of the general public" in the Montgomery County Board of Elections, according to the lawsuit. A Plymouth Meeting real estate agent and a Republican condender for county commissioner in 2011, Salamone served on Plymouth Township Council between …
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
The ‘rustic, southwestern Tex-Mex’ restaurant chain will open its first Pennsylvania location at the Plymouth Meeting Mall.
Uncle Julio’s Fine Mexican Food Restaurant will open its first Pennsylvania location at the Plymouth Meeting Mall later this year, according to mall officials. The 9,300 square-foot location will be built in the Plaza Shops extension of the mall near Whole Foods, and feature authentic dishes such as tacos, enchiladas, tamales, mesquite grilled beef and chicken, ribs, and more, with a “distinctive Hacienda decorating style,” according to the mall. “Uncle Julio’s has been praised for their Tex-Mex style fare and family atmosphere. We are proud to continue to grow the robust dining and entertainment offerings at Plymouth Meeting Mall for our shoppers,” said Plymouth Meeting Mall Marketing Director Jessica Saphire. Uncle Julio’s is “…
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The Victim Services Center of Montgomery County is holding its 23rd Homicide Vigil.
Fallen law enforcement officials and homicide victims will be honored on Tuesday with the 23rd Victim Services Center of Montgomery County’s Homicide Vigil. The candlelight vigil will be held from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Plymouth Township Building, located at 700 Belvoir Road. Guest speakers are the event will include members of the Montgomery County District Attorney’s Office, local law enforcement officials, and loved ones of homicide victims. Victim’s Services also has collected works of art to display at the vigil, reflecting the 2013 theme of New Challenges, New Solutions, and Sarah Goldbloom, of the Whitemarsh Township Police Department, will sing during the memorial slideshow.
Wednesday, April 10, 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.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Check out a few of the events happening this week in Plymouth, Whitemarsh and Conshohocken.
Business Networking Institute Informational Meeting: Head to Dave and Buster's in Plymouth Meeting Tuesday morning for an informational meeting from BNI. Hatha Yoga at William Jeanes Memorial Library: Center your Chi and get flexible Tuesday afternoon at the library. Meet Author Rod Dreher: Writer and film critic Rod Dreher will be at the Barnes and Noble in Plymouth Meeting on Wednesday night, where he will be signing copies of his new book "The Little Way Leming," a memoir about returning to his Louisiana roots. Be sure to add your event to our calendar at plymouthwhitemarsh.patch.com/events/new.
Friday, March 29, 2013
Funding efforts are underway for the memorial; it is a ‘project for the whole community,’ council says.
A Service and Devotion Monument will be built in Community Center Park, and the funding efforts are underway for the project, according to Plymouth Township. “Always in my heart, I felt that this township should have something to recognize the very good people who devoted their time and efforts, and even their lives, for our country,” said local veteran George Gunning, Jr., who was the driving force behind the monument, according to the Plymouth Township Spring Newsletter. The monument will include eight pillars to honor the Army, Navy, Marines, Air Force, Coast Guard, law enforcement, fire and ambulance, and there will be a special area dedicated to fallen officer Bradley Fox. Individual tributes can be displayed through purchased …
The Plymouth Township Police Department will hold its annual Cop Camp Aug. 6 through Aug. 10 this summer.
Children between the ages of nine and 12 at the start of camp are eligible to apply for the camp, which will run daily from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Applications are available on the Plymouth Township website. Last year, the camp graduated 22 children, who all had a glimpse into what life is like for a police officer. “We keep it simple and make it fun for them,” Ofc. Michael Cassidy, who directed the camp in 2012, said at last year’s graduation. The list of activities included blowing up watermelons with a bomb squad, setting of smoke grenades, lifting finger prints, performing room entries, and more. Registration forms must be submitted by May 31.