Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The following information is provided by the Lower Merion Police Department. Arrests do not indicate conviction or guilt.
- POLICE & FIRE
- Nate Adams
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
A Havertown resident was cited with public drunkenness by Lower Merion police after an exchange at Brownies in Ardmore. According to a report from Ardmore Patch, the 21-year-old Havertown resident was stopped outside Brownies 23 East about 1:25 a.m. Aug. 9. The resident was reportedly having difficulty standing up and was determined to be a danger to himself, police said. He was taken to police headquarters and upon sobering was issued a citation for public intoxication, police said. To see Ardmore's full police report, check Amanda's story here.
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.
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
Here are five ways to get a little British in honor of the Queen.
Queen Elizabeth II was only 25 when she became the head of state of a faltering post-war power. Today, at 86, she remains a symbol of spirit and stamina for Britain and is the oldest person to reign over the country. Only Queen Victoria, who took the throne at an earlier age, enjoyed a longer reign. Here are five ways you can celebrate Queen Elizabeth II's 60th year on the throne, an event called the Diamond Jubilee.
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Witnesses report that the canister was thrown out of a vehicle's window around 2 p.m.
Update 7:30 p.m. View Ardmore Patch's photos from today's acid spill and read an eyewitness account here. Update 5:30 p.m.: Lower Merion Fire Chief Chas McGarvey said the chemical is a type of acid—either sulfuric or muriatic—and that the reason there was a cloud may have been because there was moisture on the ground. Another fire official said there is no cause for concern. Officials are currently neutralizing the spill and the scene should be clear by about 6 p.m. Update 3:38 p.m.: Lower Merion Fire Chief Chas McGarvey said a witness reported a liquid chemical was thrown out the window of a vehicle. The vehicle did not stop, and it is unclear whether there was an intended target for the chemical, he said. A description of the vehicle is …
Thursday, December 9, 2010
Testimony is being heard this week regarding efforts to keep billboards out of Haverford and Springfield townships. A lawyer calls the community's ordinances "unconstitutional"
The two-year-old fight against billboard proliferation in Delaware County continues this week, with no signs of abating. Some Haverford Township residents opposed to five proposed billboards on West Lancaster Avenue and along West Chester Pike are urging residents to show solidarity Thursday evening with their neighbors in Springfield Township, who are battling the same billboard company over at least seven large signs proposed for Baltimore Pike. "Springfield and Haverford have exactly the same case going, with the same lawyers," said Sandi Donato, a Havertown resident who has been involved in organized protests against the billboard company, Bartkowski Investment Group Inc., and their affiliates around the Philadelphia suburbs. "…