Thursday, May 23, 2013
Read about seven recent reports of theft.
Haverford Township Police received seven reports of theft starting from May 15. A debit card was reported stolen from an unlocked car in the unit block of Garlor Drive on May 15. A flashlight was stolen from an unlocked car in the 1600 block of Hampton Road on on May 17. 17 plants valued at more than $300 were stolen from a property in the 2600 block of Haverford Road on May 20. Cash was stolen from a home in the 300 block of Oxford Road, it was reported May 20. According to police, the cash was taken over multiple occasions. An iPhone was reported stolen from the Skate Park in the 1000 block of Darby Road on May 20. Police report that an employee stole money from a cash register at Giant in the 100 block of W. Township Line Road, it was…
The holiday is impacting collection.
Haverford Township's government will be closed on Monday, May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Trash will be collected from township properties on Tuesday and Thursday instead of Monday and Thursday. Recycling will be collected on Thursday as usual. No yard waste will be collected on Wednesday, May 29.
From Memorial Day parades to holiday fender benders, this live map shows delays and diversions on suburban Philadelphia area roads right now.
If you're on a mobile device, click here to view the map. When you're done getting gas and packing the car, check out the live results from MapQuest above to see what's standing between you and the start of your three-day weekend. Mapquest scans for parade routes, ongoing construction, block parties and traffic jams. If your route is green, your good. If it's red, you may be headed into a line of rubbernecking fools. Good luck!
Roving DUI Patrols will be conducted in six local municipalities.
The Northern Delaware County DUI Taskforce will be conducting roving DUI patrols during the weekend of Friday, May 24 in Haverford Township. The taskforce covers five municipalities in addition to Haverford—Marple, Newtown, Radnor, Springfield and Upper Darby townships. It has been in operation since September 2009 and has conducted 40 operations, according to a press release from Haverford Police Department. The taskforce has arrested 81 drivers for Driving Under the Influence of alcohol or drugs, issued 29 citations for underage drinking, 468 citations and 546 warnings for other motor vehicle violations, the press release states.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
You can use this gas price widget to always find the lowest price of the moment. Pro tip: Gas up early to save money.
Click here for a full-screen view of the gas price map. The map above shows the best prices for Philadelphia. To get your local area, put your zip code into the search box. Nationwide, gas prices were predicted to be lower this summer compared to the last three years, but that won't translate into savings at the pump this Memorial Day weekend, experts said. "Motorists this year are facing rising gas prices heading into the Memorial Day holiday," said Michael Green, a AAA spokesman, adding that Memorial Day 2013 would probably be the most expensive since 2011. In past years, prices have declined, heading into early summer as oil refineries produced more gasoline to meet expected summer driving demand. This year, though, Midwest refineries …
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Upper Darby Summer Stage begins its 38th season in July.
Tristan Horan, a senior at Haverford High School and active Summer Stage participant, is organizing the Summer Stage Foster Child Scholarship Program, called T's Kids, in memory of his friend Terrance Calvert (pictured). "I can't think of a better way to remember Terrance than to offer others the opportunity to participate in the program he loved," Horan said. Calvert, 22, was a long-time Summer Stage participant and staff member. Related: Cancer Won't Dampen Local Performer’s Dreams of Stage Young Cancer Victim Lives His Dream of Going To Disney World Remembering Terrance Calvert: When A Son and Friend Dies Upper Darby Summer Stage begins its 38th season in July. More than 700 young people from throughout the Delaware Valley participate …
Read what activities brought police to the Haverford section of Lower Merion from May 5 to 12.
The Lower Merion Police Department handled a number of calls in the Haverford section of the township recently. The incidents listed below are the calls handled by police for May 5 to 12. Recent police news: OMG PD: Knocking Over Chuck E. Cheese Thefts, Burglaries Top Police News Thefts From Skate Park, Kohl's Police Get Havertown Burglary Calls
If you're planning to attend the U.S. Open at Merion Golf Club, read this before you go.
The United States Golf Association has strict guidelines for those who attend its events. The following is the USGA's list of security and etiquette rules for the U.S. Open, held in June in Haverford: Spectator Safety and Etiquette If you observe the following guidelines, your experience at the U.S. Open will be a more enjoyable one: - Making rude, vulgar, or other inappropriate comments or gestures. - Verbal or physical harassment of players, volunteers, officials, or spectators. - Distracting a player or any disruption of play. - Behavior that is unruly, disruptive, unsafe, or illegal in nature. - Failing to follow the instructions of a championship official, volunteer, or security. Read more spectator information here.
Who’s NOT planning a BBQ this weekend? If the weather holds and you’ve got propane or charcoal, chances are, you’re grilling something with your friends and family. Here are new ideas for keeping your costs down. Sponsored by Home Depot.
Here at Patch, we like to be thrifty, so we talked to two barbecue experts and uncovered some really good ideas to help you save money on your next outdoor party. 1. Start with a marinade. This means planning ahead—say, Friday. But it’s worth it, says Rick Browne, host of Barbecue America on PBS, because you can pass up that well-marbled rib eye steak and buy a less tender and less expensive choice to grill like a flank steak or chuck steak. Just marinate it or brine for one or two days and then cook long and slow on the barbecue grill to break down tissues but maintain moisture. “You need to include an acid in the marinade, perhaps juice, vinegar or soy sauce, but avoid cola which is so acidic it can turn meat into a soggy mess.” Try …