Monday, May 13, 2013
These obituaries come from the Greater Philadelphia Area.
Elizabeth Haley, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 83. Howard Goodrich, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 85. David Stevens, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 62. These obituaries come from elsewhere in Greater Philadelphia: George Leader, former Governor, dies at 95.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013
Want to make a real difference in the world? Consider one of these seven "green" careers that help protect -- and improve -- our planet. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By Debra Auerbach for CareerBuilder Have you ever had an itch to quit your job and instead do work that makes a real difference in the world? In honor of Earth Day on April 22, we've compiled a list of seven jobs that help people live a better life – from the buildings they work and live in, to the energy that fuels their homes, to the air they breathe. 1. Conservation scientist: Conservation scientists are hired to help preserve and protect natural habitats. They usually work with landowners and federal, state and local governments to find the best ways to use and improve the land while conserving the environment.* If you’re looking for a green job in Bryn Mawr, check out our jobs page. 2…
Tuesday, May 7, 2013
These obituaires come from the Greater Philadelphia Area through May 7.
Delmer Bair II, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 55. Viola Bement, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 91. Frances Cauffman, of Bryn Mawr and Wayne, dies at 54. Howard Goodrich, of Bryn Mawr, dies at 85. Joseph Mahoney Jr., of Bryn Mawr, dies on May 3. Mark Salwitz, of Bryn Mawr and Broomall, dies at 54.
Sunday, April 28, 2013
Median sale price of the Bryn Mawr homes sold in the first quarter was 50 percent of last year's.
Home sales in Bryn Mawr increased from 27 to 37 in the first quarter of 2013 compared with the same time period in 2012, according to a Prudential Fox and Roach HomeExpert Report. It signifies a 37 percent increase. Thirty-one and 24 homes were sold during the first quarter of 2011 and 2010, respectively. The median price of properties that did sell in the first quarter fell by about 50 percent from $635,000 last year to $325,000 this year. In 2011 and 2010 the median price of sold properties was $560,000 and $535,000, respectively, according to the report. The average days that a home was the market fell by 15 percent in the first quarter of 2013 from 115 last year to 98 days. In 2011 that number was 114; in 2010 it was 96. Click here to …
Saturday, April 27, 2013
Did you miss any of this on Bryn Mawr Patch last week?
The following made news during the week of April 22, 2013: PA Counties Prep For West Nile Virus New SEPTA Pay Structure Could Limit Your Rides Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne Homes Open Gardens to Public Harriton, Lower Merion Rank in Top 40 PA High Schools Baldwin School Students Shown the Dangers of Driving Drunk [Video] Daly Angkor Brings Flavors from Cambodia to Bryn Mawr Gladwyne Woman Dies at 92 Gladwyne Home Mixes Charm with Comfort [Photos] $1.239 Million Colonial Farmhouse on the Market in Gladwyne
A recent hit and run has caused a lot of feedback from the community. What do you think the problems and solutions are for pedestrians?
A 46-year-old Bryn Mawr woman and her 5-year-old twins received minor injuries after being hit by a truck as they crossed at the intersection of Lancaster and Bryn Mawr avenues around 1:45 on Thursday. The accident seems to have struck a nerve with the community, according to many comments on our story. One person write: "I am surprised that more people don't complain to the police chief that they don't crack down on speeders." Another: "It is time to make the streets pedestrian friendly. I can't count the number of times that I try to cross a street in the pedestrian crosswalk to find no cars stopping." And another: "I notice far too many people driving carelessly throughout the township. Caught up in texting, talking on the phone, and in…
Friday, April 26, 2013
Scott Zelov said a total of eight new eateries have opened or will open in Bryn Mawr this year.
Despite one Bryn Mawr business owner who said that the Bryn Mawr business district is "dead," eight new eateries have opened or will open this year, said Lower Merion Commissioner Scott Zelov. "The new restaurants show it is a vibrant business district and a place where businesses and restaurants want to be," Zelov told Bryn Mawr Patch. They are: Main Line Bistro Daly Angkor, which opens Saturday, April 27 Zoe's Kitchen, opening in June Pinkberry, which is opening on May 9 Dunkin Donuts, which will open in the former Getty gas station at Lancaster Avenue and Penn Street. Cerise, a European bistro BYOB will open at the end of August, and an Italian restaurant is scheduled to open in September. Read more about those two on Main Line Media …
Thursday, April 25, 2013
The accident happened at Lancaster and Bryn Mawr avenues in Bryn Mawr.
A 46-year-old Bryn Mawr woman and her 5-year-old twins received minor injuries after being hit by a truck as they crossed at the intersection of Lancaster and Bryn Mawr avenues around 1:45 on Thursday. The three were taken to Bryn Mawr Hospital by ambulance for treatment, Tom Walsh, spokesperson for Lower Merion Township told Patch. Lower Merion police are still looking for a full-sized black pick-up truck, similar to a Ford F-150, that struck the pedestrians as it was turning left from Bryn Mawr Avenue onto Lancaster Avenue. After the incident the truck continued to travel west on Lancaster Avenue, Walsh said. Police are asking for witnesses to contact them at (610) 649-1000 or (610) 645-6260. Police are reviewing surveillance video from …
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Read what activities brought Lower Merion Police to Bryn Mawr from April 1 to 7.
The Lower Merion Police Department handled a number of calls in Bryn Mawr recently. The incidents listed below are the calls handled by police for April 1 to 7. Recent police news: Woman Pleads Guilty in Bryn Mawr Bust Theft Family Carjacked at Gunpoint from Radnor Business Monday, Police Say Bringing the Dangers of Drinking and Driving to Life [Photos] Theft, Burglary in Bryn Mawr Police Blotter DUI, Man Charged in Burglaries and More Police Blotter
Tuesday, April 23, 2013
The BYOB restaurant also serves Thai and Vietnamese cuisine.
Daly Angkor, the BYOB restaurant that serves Cambodian, Thai and Vietnamese cuisine, will open in Bryn Mawr on April 27 at 845A West Lancaster Avenue. The restaurant will serve lunch and dinner. Offerings range from the Vietnamese noodle soup Pho to Kabobs (Cambodian) to Chicken Curry (Thai). Owner Bory Meas said she makes all of her own sauces from scratch. Meas, who was born in Cambodia, recently sold her restaurant with the same name in Quebec, Canada. What made her move to the area? "Destiny," she responded. The name of the restaurant comes from her daughters' names (Thyda and Somaly) and the Temple Angkor Wat, a symbol of Cambodia. Daly Angkor features a corner where you can eat in Cambodian style—on comfortable mats on the floor. You…