Thursday, May 16, 2013
Those in uniform this weekend will get a free treat.
Let's face it. When it comes to youth sports, sometimes the best part is the ice cream treat you get at the end. Audubon Recreational Association (ARA) players and their families ought to be thankful then because in addition to the after-game, parent-provided goodies, kids can also get a little something free for all of their athletic efforts. Baseball and softball players, donning ARA uniforms, will get a free snack on Saturday from one local business, which also sponsors some of the kids' fun on the field. ARA local sponsor, Bruster's Real Ice Cream, is offering a free single ice cream this Saturday May 18 to any ARA player wearing his or her ARA baseball or softball team jersey and is accompanied by an adult. The store is located just …
Monday, May 13, 2013
The third week of April was all about the Week of the Young Child at Chesterbrook Academy in Audubon
Friday, May 3, 2013
Police say a man posing as a contracting for a driveway seal and coating company scammed a local resident last month.
According to the Lower Providence Police Department, residents should be on the alert for a con man targeting homeowners with a phony driveway scam. According to authorities, a man claiming to be a representative of L&M Driveway and Seal Coating approached an elderly local resident in the Lanter Lane section of Audubon on Saturday, April 13 and offered to seal his driveway for $700. The victim agreed to do the deal. Later, the victim discovered that the man only applied an oily film to the driveway and not the agreed upon sealant. Lower Providence Police are warning resident to beware of this type of scam and pass the warning on to your neighbors and friends. In Lower Moreland, police are warning residents of similar scams and recently …
Thursday, May 2, 2013
Customers cannot access Walmart, Home Depot lot via Egypt.
A basic bridge repair has got many drivers in Norristown frustrated. Along Egypt Road, both School Lane and Heston Avenue have had road closures and marked detours, causing drivers in the area some extra hassle. Those wanting to shop in West Norriton's Walmart, Marshalls, Aldi, Home Depot or surrounding stores and eateries in particular have it tough. Drivers will have to use the access point along Trooper Road, at Boulevard of the Generals to enter the lot. Work is being done on the drainage area and bridge that allows for vehicle access along the Marshall's and Aldi end of the complex (adjacent to Heston Avenue). The road has been closed, forcing shoppers to head back out to Trooper Road. Some are using nearby parking lots to turn around…
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
Come learn synchronized swimming from members of the only team in the tri-county area!
Monday, April 29, 2013
Trooper Indian restaurant, Pet Valu, Steppy's Sports Bar, Chap's Taproom and more hiring this week.
TROOPER Server - Award winning Indian restaurant is looking for an experienced server with at least 1 to 3 years experience. AUDUBON Sales Associates - Pet Valu on Egypt Rd. is hiring part time sales associates. Retail experience is preferred but not required. Administrative Assistant - Administrative Assistant wanted for National construction/fencing company based in the Norristown area. Must have working knowledge of Quickbooks, job costing, payroll and more. PR/Marketing Administrative Assistant - A nonprofit working with children and families is looking for a part time PR/marketing administrative assistant. Account Manager - College degree preferred, minimum one year previous related experience. EAST NORRITON Servers - Steppy's Sports…
Monday, April 22, 2013
Lower Providence quickly put the flames to rest.
According to the Department of Public Saftey computer-aided dispatch system, the Lower Providence Fire Department responded to a fire reported at Rogers and Trooper roads around 8:30 p.m. on Monday night. Fire crews were on the scene, along with fire police to block the entrance of the road from Trooper. Crews were there for a reported electrical fire, which was soon put under control. Crews left the scene around 8:44 p.m. Two units responded to the scene, along with Lower Providence Township Police Department and one fire police unit. No visible flames or smoke were present at the time of reporter's arrival. Traffic was diverted for a short time from the vicinity. No injuries or property damage were immediately reported. Patch will follow…
Officers responded to a report of a burglary in the 2700 block of Egypt Road on Wednesday.
According to Lower Providence Police, authorities are investigating a report of a burglary in the 2700 block of Egypt Road on April 17. Officers responded to the scene that Wednesday evening and spoke with the homeowner, who showed them a glass-paned door on the southwest side of the home that had been forced open. The door had splintering around the knob and lock, suggesting that it had been kicked in. There was also evidence that someone had gone through drawers in the home. The owner said the damage must have occurred sometime between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. that day. Taken from the home was an Apple Macbook laptop and an undisclosed amount of cash. Officers attempted to alert neighbors on either side of the property, but were unable to make …
Help the Scouts of Troop 313 in Audubon raise money and check a box off your To Do list.
With the lovely spring weather comes plenty of pollen and other tree-born menaces that seem to find your car wherever you park it, making it look a lot less attractive than you'd like. Boy Scout Troop 313 of Audubon can help. Mark your calendars now, because the scouts are holding a car wash fundraiser on Saturday, May 4 at the Shannondell Golf Course at 2750 Egypt Road in Audubon. Suggested donation is $8.
Sunday, April 21, 2013
Methacton Junior to collect goods for underprivileged children.
There is a cost to playing youth sports, and for some local families it is just more than they can afford. From sign-ups to photos, equipment to uniforms, many youth in and around Norristown are unable to play organized sports due to the expense. Starting Saturday April 27, the Audubon Recreation Association (ARA), in conjunction with the hard work of one Methacton junior, will be hoping to make a difference for those children. Starting this weekend, there will be a baseball/softball equipment drive at the ARA fields. The drive is being coordinated by Greg Pellicano, a junior on the Methacton High School baseball team, (and former ARA baseball player) as part of his senior project. The project involves collecting new and gently-used …