Wednesday, March 13, 2013
Read what activities brought Lower Merion Police to Villanova from Feb. 25 to March 3.
The Lower Merion Police Department handled a number of calls in Villanova recently. The incidents listed below are the calls handled by police for Feb. 25 to March 3. If you are interested in learning more about any of these incidents, email editor Sam Strike at Sam.Strike@Patch.com. Recent Police News:
Sunday, March 10, 2013
Take a peek at some of the most expensive homes currently on the market.
What are you looking for in a dream home? Take a look at some of the properties currently on the market in Villanova and see if any of these meet your criteria. The following information is courtesy of AOL Real Estate (click on the links for additional information and photos): 1010 Spring Mill Road - 6 bedrooms, 10 bathrooms, $7,750,000 701 Eagle Farm Road - 9 bedrooms, 12 bathrooms, $6,950,000 810 Mount Moro Road - 7 bedrooms, 7 bathrooms, $4,490,000
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
See a photo gallery of the five most expensive homes that sold last month.
There were seven homes sold in the Bryn Mawr-Gladwyne Patch area in February. Here are the first most expensive parcels sold.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
Read what calls the Lower Merion Police Department handled in Villanova between Feb. 18 and 24.
The Lower Merion Police Department handled a number of calls in the Villanova section of the township between Feb. 18 and 24. Recent police stories: Man Bites Woman, Cake Stolen: OMG PD Thefts, Cars Towed Among Bryn Mawr Police Incidents Pat Toomey Thanks Lower Merion FOP Representative Serial Bank Robber Caught, Police Say Thefts, Dog Kennel Ransacked and More Police Blotter
Monday, March 4, 2013
Allen Iverson used to own this Villanova home.
The Villanova mansion that was once owned by former 76ers player Allen Iverson is listed on the market for $2,990,000, reports 6 ABC. The house, which has six bedrooms and eight bathrooms, sits on three and a half acres on a private lane, according to AOL Real Estate. The mansion also features a home theater, pool and four garages. In February, Yahoo.com reported that Iverson lost his Atlanta mansion in a foreclosure auction.
The following homes were purchased in the month of February 2013.
BRYN MAWR-GLADWYNE: NARBERTH-BALA CYNWYD: HAVERFORD-HAVERTOWN: MARPLE-NEWTOWN: MEDIA: RADNOR: SPRINGFIELD: CHESTNUT HILL: MT. AIRY: ROXBOROUGH-MANAYUNK: MALVERN: PHOENIXVILLE: TREDYFFRIN-EASTTOWN: WEST CHESTER: ARDMORE-MERION-WYNNEWOOD:
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
See which speakers are appearing in the Greater Philly area.
Bryn Mawr College will end its Black History Month with a presentation from a civil rights icon. Dick Gregory, a comedian and social critic, will be giving the keynote address for the college's celebration of Black History Month on Feb 28 at 7 p.m. The speech is being held at the Thomas Great Hall and is open to all. Here are a few other speakers coming to the area: Anne Dinshah, a lifetime vegan and author of Dating Vegans, a book about maintaing relationships with people who have selective diets, will be visiting Villanova on March 13. Dinshah will hold a cooking demonstration, an interactive session titled "Be Socail, Be Healthy," and will judge submissions from the school's "Veggie Mania" competition. Email email@example.com…
Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Here are five things to know this week for those with an interest in Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne, Rosemont and Villanova.
1. The Lower Merion Board of School Directors will meet at 8 p.m. Tuesday in the administration building's first floor board room (301 E Montgomery Ave, Ardmore). A vote on the preliminary 2013-14 budget is among the agenda items. View the agenda. 2. Morris Avenue will have daytime lane restrictions at Ridgewood Road all week, according to PennDOT. 3. There will be daytime Schuylkill Expressway shoulder closures all week, in both directions through Lower Merion, according to PennDOT. 4. The Lower Merion Board of Commissioners will decide Wednesday night whether to hold a public hearing March 20 on the issue of student housing in Bryn Mawr. View the agenda. 5. Radnor Patch editor Sam Strike takes over today as Local Editor of Bryn Mawr-…
Monday, February 18, 2013
13 neighborhood police calls were recorded in the week ending Feb. 10.
Lower Merion police responded to 13 incidents in the Villanova neighborhood in the week ending Sunday, Feb. 10, according to LMPD statistics. A list of those incidents is attached to this article, sorted by type. Incident descriptions do not necessarily indicate arrests or convictions. Incidents included: Did you see a police incident from this timeframe that isn't included on the attached list? Tell us about it in the comments section below.
Monday, February 11, 2013
A heads up for those who live or work in Bryn Mawr, Gladwyne, Rosemont and Villanova.
1. The Lower Merion Board of School Directors will meet at 8 p.m. Monday in the district administrative office's first floor board room (301 E Montgomery Ave, Ardmore). Included on the agenda is a presentation on high school enrollment projections, among other items. View the agenda. 2. Lower Merion's Building and Planning Committee meets at 6:20 p.m. Wednesday in the township building. Township commissioners will consider elements of proposals that advanced from last week's Plan Commission session, including: View the agenda. 3. Due to Feb. 18's Presidents Day holiday, all Lower Merion School District schools will have early dismissal on Thursday and no school Friday and Monday. 4. PIAA District 1 basketball playoffs begin this weekend. …