Friday, March 15, 2013
Its name sounds like a pasta dish, but it's way too big to put on a plate.
It's the unsung hero of the rink at Haverford's Skatium. This week Haverford Township Commissioners approved the purchase of its replacement, a new $99,284 Zamboni Machine. What exactly is a Zamboni? Click on the video to see the machine, that scrapes off the scraped-up old ice surface and puts down a smooth new one, in action For a look at more of the behind the scenes jobs that keep the skatium on smooth ice check out CBS3 Meteorologist Katie Fhelinger's "Do My Job" report on CBSPhilly.com.
Thursday, March 14, 2013
SEPTA crews were working on renovations at the station on Thursday.
The Ardmore Junction Station, located on Hathaway Lane in Haverford Township, is undergoing renovations. SEPTA crews were busy working on a platform Thursday afternoon. A SEPTA spokesperson told Patch in early fall that this phase of construction on the station should be completed by early spring, and includes new glass block shelters, new guard and hand rails, non-slip platform coating, existing stair improvements, track retaining wall improvements, bus waiting area improvements, new site furnishings and signage and new landscaping. New lighting at the station is also expected to be completed by June. According to SEPTA, these improvements are part of a previously planned construction schedule, but they will likely be completed in time …
Tuesday, March 5, 2013
New survey asks residents what issues matter most to you.
The Haverford Township Civic Council wants your opinion on a wide range of issues in the township from business to beautification. The survey, which is available at this link, is a an opportunity to have your voice heard. In addition to questions ranking how important things like planting more trees to festivals and street closures. The survey only take a few minutes to complete on line and the anonymous results will be sent to township staff and commissioners to help keep them in touch with what's important to residents.
Monday, March 4, 2013
It wasn't election day but these pole workers were busy Saturday at the Haverford Township Administration Building.
It wasn't election day but these pole workers were busy Saturday at the Haverford Township Administration Building. Drivers could see the crane looming about ten stories above the street. A closer look revealed a crew doing work on cell phone antenae, suspended in a cage and tethered to the pole, high about the Haverford Township Administration Building.
Tuesday, February 26, 2013
A meeting at 7:30 Tuesday night could open doors for your association or for helping getting started.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
- Bob Byrne
Tuesday, February 26
If you would like to get your civic association more connected to the community, or if you'd like to start a civic association in Haverford, tonight is the night to come to the Haverford Library. The following information comes from the President of the Haverford Township Civic Council. Do you want to meet with other Havertown Civic Association Leaders? Do you know anyone who wants to start a civic association in Havertown? Do you want to know about how the Haverford Civic Council can help you with many different issues including: Liability Insurance Fund Raising 501(C)3 non profit donations Grant Writing Park and Playground Improvements Newsletter Ideas Communication to your assocaition Dues to keep your association healthy Social…
Saturday, February 23, 2013
Thursday is the last chance to get on board.
Haverford Township is looking for four people to serve on the Township's cable access corporation's board of directors. The deadline is coming up on Thursday, so if you're interested, now is the time to act. Here's the announcement as it appears on the Haverford Township website: The Board of Commissioners of the Township of Haverford is seeking four (4) individuals that would like to serve on the Cable‐TV Haverford Public Access Corporation – Board of Directors. If interested, please send a letter of interest and/or resume to: Lawrence J. Gentile Township Manager 2325 Darby Road Havertown, PA 19083 No later than Thursday, February 28, 2013.
Friday, February 8, 2013
According to the township's financial adviser, it was a good year.
According to the Main Line Media News, the Haverford Township pension funds had a surprisingly good year. At a Monday workshop meeting, a team of financial consultants in the employ of the township reported that 2012 was a sound year for capital markets, and the township benefited. At the meeting the township was informed that: Read the full story here.
Saturday, January 12, 2013
A two-vehicle crash involving a Haverford EMS unit occurred Friday night in Bryn Mawr.
No injuries were reported in a two-vehicle crash, involving a Haverford Township Medic unit on Friday night in Bryn Mawr. The crash occurred at approximately 7:50 p.m. on Haverford Road by the South Bryn Mawr Avenue and County Line Road intersection. "Haverford Medic Unit 108 was returning from Bryn Mawr Hospital after a call. The unit was not responding to an emergency," confirmed Haverford Township Paramedics Director Jim McCans on Saturday morning. According to McCans, a vehicle was turning into the Wawa on Haverford Road and turned in front of the paramedic truck resulting in the crash. McCans confirmed no injuries were reported, and the medic truck was towed and will be evaluated for repair on Monday. Radnor police also responded to …
Monday, December 17, 2012
William Keilbaugh, Haverford Township superintendent of schools, issues a statement in regards to the recent shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, CT.
In the aftermath of the tragic Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, CT, Haverford Township Superintendent of Schools William Keilbaugh announced through email on Sunday that additional counseling services and support will be offered in all Haverford Township School District schools. Keilbaugh issued the following statement in regards to the Sandy Hook shooting: "Our school community joins the nation in grieving over Friday's heartbreaking tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Ct. The School District of Haverford Township's administration, instructional staff and district employees are all committed to the safety and care of each and every one of our students and staff members. Our schools are safe, caring …
Sunday, November 4, 2012
Check out these job positions that are open at Haverford College
Looking for a job? Check out these open positions at the Haverford College. See if you're qualified and apply through the college website here. Staff Positions: Faculty Positions: