Saturday, April 27, 2013
Dorothy 'Dot' Foster was recognized for her dedication in volunteer service at New Horizons.
New Horizons recently recognized a long-time volunteer, Dorothy "Dot" Foster. A 30-year member of New Horizons, Foster has lived in Ardmore her entire life. New Horizons shared the following of Foster's role to the community: "Dot is a special, gracious and dedicated person and served New Horizons as our volunteer line-dance instructor for over 20 years. Now entering her 92nd year, she still attends the center regularly, and participates as emcee for holiday luncheons—always offering words of wisdom to our guests before we share a meal. We are grateful to Dot for her decades of service to our community! Attached are some photos of Dot in action, filling the center with joy and helping build the sense of community New Horizons is known for…
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Two Lower Merion eateries are participating in this week's event. You can read their special menus here.
Only days are left in this spring's Main Line Restaurant Week. Check out what these two Lower Merion Township restaurants (and 25 area restaurants) will be offering this week. Diners may find bargains at restaurants that are typically out of their price range. Discounted lunches are available at several locations, and various prix fixe menus offer three-course dinners for $20, $30, $40 or $50 a person. Below we list the special dinner menus, but check out the lunch menus by clicking here. Dinner menu for Saffron Indian Kitchen ($20) Appetizer, choice of: Entree, choice of: Bread, choice of: Dessert, choice of: Dinner menu for The Saint James ($40) First Course, choice of: Second Course, choice of: Third Course, choice of:
Saturday, April 6, 2013
The pizza shop offers organic and gluten-free options.
Fancy some fancy pizza? Jules Thin Crust Pizza has set an April 15 opening date for its Ardmore West Shopping Center location. The pizza place focuses on "stunningly fresh, organic and local" ingredients, offers about 30 different pizzas—all of which can be made with gluten-free pizza dough—along with salads and soups. Find out more about Jules, including its hours and location, on Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch.
Friday, March 15, 2013
Clarks is slated to open by the end of April, Suburban Square's manager told Patch.
A new shoe store is afoot in Suburban Square: Clarks, an international footwear store offering styles for women, men and children, could be open as soon as the end of next month, Suburban Square manager Mark Bachus told Patch last week. Clarks has 270 stores across North and South America and more than a thousand stores worldwide. Its website announces eight more stores across America opening in March and April, including one at the Lehigh Valley Mall. Read the full story on Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch.
Sunday, January 13, 2013
Bernard Pierce is a running back for the Ravens, who are a win away from the Super Bowl.
Ardmore native Bernard Pierce, barely a year removed from playing football in a Temple University uniform, is now a week away from playing for a berth in the Super Bowl. The Baltimore Ravens stunned the top-seeded Denver Broncos on Saturday in an AFC divisional playoff game, winning 38-35 in double overtime. They will meet either the Houston Texans or New England Patriots at 6:30 p.m. next Sunday in the AFC championship game, with the winner playing in the 47th Super Bowl in New Orleans. Pierce, a rookie running back for the Baltimore Ravens, ran for 14 yards on five carries in Denver. Starting back Ray Rice got most of the work, carrying the ball 30 times for 131 yards and a touchdown. Pierce got more action in the wild-care game against …
Monday, November 19, 2012
Mike McKeeman is a member of Bryn Mawr Running Club.
Ardmore resident and Bryn Mawr Running Club member Mike McKeeman won Sunday morning's Philadelphia Marathon, a race finished by more than 11,000 people, organizers reported. From the recap on the marathon website: In the men’s division, local favorite Mike McKeeman was the clear winner, outpacing the second place finisher, Scott MacPherson, by 42 seconds. MacPherson took second in his first-ever marathon competition. McKeeman, with a winning time of 2:17:51, runs locally with Bryn Mawr Running Club, and does most of his training in Philadelphia. "It is so special to win this marathon in my hometown," said Mike McKeeman. "Knowing every inch of the course helped but what really spurred me to a victory was the crowd which was full of my …
Thursday, September 13, 2012
Neighbors of an endangered Ardmore sanctuary want to see it converted to apartments. Residents in Gladwyne mostly opposed a similar plan on Righters Mill Road at Wednesday's township public hearing.
It was clear Wednesday night that Lower Merion's Board of Commissioners wasn't nearly ready to decide whether to move forward with a zoning scheme that would ease some restrictions for owners of former churches and historic halls seeking to convert them to housing. That did not diminish how urgently several residents expressed their opinions at the public hearing—some for and some against, the divide corresponding in most cases to the neighborhoods they live in. Neighbors of the First Baptist Church of Ardmore, whose owner has obtained a demolition permit, asked township officials to provide incentive for a different path. "Our position fundamentally is, do what you need to do to preserve this structure," said Jesse Roche, a member of the …
Sunday, August 5, 2012
Add your own opinion of this Ardmore barbecue spot.
This week, Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood Patch reviewed Barbacoa, a barbecue and rotisserie restaurant on Rittenhouse Place. For a full description of the menu, the service and the atmosphere, read Matt and Brigitte Rottman's article here.
Monday, July 30, 2012
Authorities say it happened just after 10 p.m. Sunday at Llanfair House in Ardmore.
Police believe a 10-year-old boy stabbed his father in an Ardmore apartment complex Sunday night, Lower Merion public information officer Tom Walsh said. Check with Ardmore Patch for the full story and for updates as the investigation progresses.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
The following death notices come from residents with connections to Ardmore, Bala Cynwyd, Bryn Mawr, Narberth and Wynnewood.
Ateo Olimpi, of Ardmore, died on July 1. Evelyn Zemlin, member of the Main Line Reform Temple in Wynnewood, dies at 97. Elvia Penrose, formerly of Wynnewood, dies at 86. John DeVitis, a member of the Vandiver-Moylan American Legion post in Bala Cynwyd, dies at 64. Nicholas Pedano, a surgeon based in Bala Cynwyd, dies at 78. Bryce Holton, of Narberth, dies at 44. Mary Anderson-Purcell, former dietician at Bryn Mawr Hospital, dies at 98. Remle Hess Can, formerly of the Baldwin School in Bryn Mawr, dies at 99. Wilbur Carter Jr., formerly of American College, dies at 90. Dorothy Chidsey, born in Bryn Mawr, dies at 88.