Thursday, May 16, 2013
Whitemarsh Valley Country Club, Gate 1 Travel, The Hill at Whitemarsh and more hiring this week.
Travel Industry Managers - Gate 1 Travel is seeking candidates to join its Leadership Program. Four-year college degree and strong leadership skills required. Kitchen Help - Whitemarsh Valley Country Club is looking for part time banquet prep cook with previous upscale experience. Must be available weekends. Tax Manager - CPA Firm is looking for a Tax Manager who is a licensed CPA with public accounting experience. Four years corporate tax experience required. Restaurant and Bar Manager - The Lucky Well, opening July 2013, is seeking a Restaurant and Bar manager to lead the front of house. Five years experience in the hospitality industry, knowledge of current bar trends, and experience in catering and banquet sales and coordination …
Thursday, May 9, 2013
The man allegedly drank a pint of vodka before passing out on a park bench.
A Lafayette Hill man was cited for public drunkenness after allegedly passing out on a bench at Kline Park just after 8 p.m. on April 18, according to the Whitemarsh Township Police. Officers responded to Kline Park near Ash Lane for the report of a suspicious male, who was believed to be homeless and intoxicated, according to police. Officers located Stanley Haraczka, 34, of Birch Drive in Lafayette Hill, who was allegedly passed out on a bench on the 200 block of Ash Lane. Haraczka refused to answer several questions, though he admitted to drinking a pint of Vodka, police said, and he had fight with his girlfriend who lived nearby, police said. Officers said that when they contacted Haraczka’s girlfriend, she refused to take …
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
A Crescent Avenue woman was told her grandson was facing a court case and she needed to send money, according to police.
Whitemarsh Township Police are investigating a potential scam, after a woman reported that man impersonating her grandson said he was in jail and needed money to be released. The 83-year-old Crescent Avenue woman said she received a phone call on April 17 around 3:30 p.m., stating that her grandson was at the Montgomery County Court in Norristown, and that he needed money “due to a case against him,” according to police. The impersonator told Rogers that his public defender, John Myers, would be in contact with her to give her the information on how to get him the money, police said. The victim called her daughter after hanging up with the impersonator, and she was told that her grandson was not at county court, police said. There is no …
Tuesday, April 30, 2013
Injuries are reported in the three-vehicle crash at Crescent Avenue.
Emergency crews are responding to a three-vehicle crash with injuries that is blocking traffic at Germantown Pike and Crescent Avenue in Lafayette Hill, according to the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety. The crash occured just before 12:30 p.m., and one vehicle is on the grass on the side of the road. The type of injuries have not been confirmed, Whitemarsh Community Ambulance is on the scene. This is a developing story, stay tuned to Patch for more information.
Wednesday, April 17, 2013
Items were stolen from a mailbox on Village Way.
Whitemarsh Township Police are investigating a report of stolen mail from a mailbox on Village Way in Plymouth Meeting on April 2. A resident on the 10 block of Village Way said that two pices of mail were torn in his mail box, one of which was fully opened and items appeared to be missing from the envelope. According to the victim, a photographer, two storage cards that had been sent to him by an employer went missing between the hours of 10:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., police said.
Monday, March 4, 2013
Indoor and outdoor renderings of the Lafayette Hill restaurant's planned renovations.
The Whitemarsh Township Board of Supervisors approved plans for Brittingham's Irish Pub and Restaurant last week, and now Patch has a first look into what the renovations, scheduled for mid-August completion, will look like. Brittingham's design firm, Morrissey Design, LLC, shared renderings of the indoor and outdoor plans, including a large outdoor eating area. Renderings do not include the main bar area. "The goal is to restore the main bar as much as physically possible as well as add some aspects that functionally may be lacking," James Morrisey, of Morrisey Design, said. For more on Brittingham's presentation to the Whitemarsh Township Supervisors this past Thursday, click here. Subscribe to our free daily newsletter | Follow us on …
Thursday, January 24, 2013
Organization serves families with a Lafayette Hill location.
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Thursday, January 24
The Chabad Lubavitch Centers of Montgomery County aims to unite Jewish families in the area by creating a sense of community. According to a recent story in Montgomery Media's Parents Express, the center has seen a strong success in its new Rydal location, which opened in September. Housed next door to the Abington Art Center, the Rydal location is just one of three centers operated by the organization. Success there spurred sites in Lafayette Hill and Fort Washington, as well. The centers offer "Mommy & Me programs, a Kosher Culinary Club, Hebrew School, holiday and Shabbat services" according to the article. “Our focus is on fostering positive Jewish experiences, introducing kids to holidays and traditions and serving people’s needs in …
Friday, January 4, 2013
Montgomery County Democratic Committee Chairman Marcel L. Groen remembers president emeritus of Local 1776 and longtime Pennsylvania labor leader Wendell W. Young III, who passed away on Jan. 1.
Friday, January 4
In a world where we too often use the word "giant" or "great" to describe someone, I can honestly say that for me Wendell Young III was truly a giant as a labor leader and someone who spent his life fighting for people. I first heard of Mr. Young when I worked in the Bill Green for Mayor campaign in the spring of 1971. People would tell me how close he was to Bill Green and how influential a labor leader he was. That was 42 years ago. It never occurred to me that he was only 32 years old. Even then he had already achieved heights in the labor movement that few reach. Over the years I watched how innovative and caring he was for his members; how he recognized the importance of child care, before it was popular to do so, so single moms …
Thursday, November 15, 2012
Shadowbox Pictures produced a commercial for NetSpend, with filming over two days in Lansdale, Lafayette Hill and Conshohocken
Commuters and pedestrians were in awe Thursday morning at the film production going on on West Main Street in front of the vacant location of the former Lansdale News Agency and One Snip At a Time salon. It was all part of a production for a 60-second commercial for NetSpend by ShadowBox Pictures, according to producer and Montgomery Township resident Larry Buckley. ShadowBox Pictures is based in Yardley. "I get my haircut next door," said Buckley. "I saw the space next door and said it could work with what I wanted." The former Lansdale News Agency and Ah's Garage location was transformed overnight into "M-Star Check Cashing," to go along with client NetSpend's commercial. NetSpend offers prepaid debit cards and financial services. …
Tuesday, September 18, 2012
Plus, a DUI crash in Lafayette Hill.
All information is according to official police reports filed at the Whitemarsh Township Police Department. All suspects are presumed innocent until proven guilty in a court of law. Burglary: At approximately 6:42 p.m. on Sep. 10, residents of the 100 block of Carriage Court, Plymouth Meeting, reported a completed burglary at their residence. According to the victims, a screen door on the first floor of their residence was cut and the front door unlocked. Officers cleared the house before determining a dresser in the master bedroom had been rummaged through and a pillowcase stolen from the room. The residents identified the following objects, valued at $6,500, as stolen: Burglary: At approximately 3:06 p.m. on Thursday, Sep. 13, Whitemarsh…