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State Has Budgeted Money Towards Reopening Balligomingo Road in West Conshohocken

February 23, 2017

This morning we came across a website that provides details on transportation improvements that are in PennDOT’s pipeline. We of course looked up what is planned for the greater Conshohocken area and saw that the currently closed Balligomingo Road in West Conshohocken is on the list.  Balligomingo Road has been closed due to failing slope along the road. When it storms, […]

Opening Day Set for LEGOLAND Discovery Center at the Plymouth Meeting Mall

February 22, 2017

LEGOLAND Discovery Center sent out an email today announcing that the Plymouth Meeting Mall location will open on Thursday, April 6th. The venue will feature an interactive LEGO themed ride, a LEGO 4D Cinema, and 10 LEGO themed play areas. LEGOLAND will be open Monday through Saturday from 10:00 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. (last entry at 5:30 p.m.) and Sundays […]

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What Do Local Municipalities Pay Per Resident For Police Departments

February 22, 2017

There is a story completely unrelated to’s coverage area that involves a proposal to charge local governments that do not have a police department and rely on the State Police. The charge would be $25.00 per resident. According to an article on, a municipality with its own police force spends on average $155.00 per resident. So what do […]

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Conshohocken Resident Being Inducted Into Seton Hall University’s Hall of Fame

February 21, 2017

Conshohocken resident Debbie Hartnett is being inducted into Seton Hall University’s Hall of Fame for her record setting career playing for the women’s basketball team. Harnett is a 1989 graduate of Seton Hall. She is originally from Plymouth Meeting and is a graduate of Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. During her career at Seton Hall, Hartnett was a four-year letter winner for the […]

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Conshohocken Brothers Finding Success in the Modeling World

February 21, 2017

Two Conshohocken brothers, Eddie (left) and Mitchell (right) Eason, are finding success in the world of modeling. Together the brothers were recently profiled in Kuhl Magazine, a British art and fashion magazine. See one image from this shoot below. You can view the entire shoot by Frank Louis on the magazine’s website. Eddie, is 20 years old and has done some […]

Borough of Conshohocken Seeking Members for the Dog Park Advisory Committee

February 21, 2017

Since our last report on the Conshohocken Dog Park, the Conshohocken’s Borough Council voted to include the park within the Borough’s park system. It started as a public/private partnership that never really worked and the park lacked consistent upkeep, etc. The Borough has now established the Conshohocken Dog Park Advisory Committee to help oversee the park and is seeking members […]

Tractor Trailer Flipped Over on Ramp at the 476/76 Intersection Outside Conshohockens

February 21, 2017

FOX29 has a report and video from its helicopter of a tractor trailer on its side on a ramp leading from 476 northbound to 76 westbound. Below is the video from FOX29: FOX29 also reports that no one was injured and that the police will close the ramp after the morning rush hour to remove the truck.

Conshohocken’s Borough Council Votes to Keep Management of Fellowship House In-House

February 19, 2017

During the February 15th meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council the council members debated the merits of considering a proposal from the YMCA to manage and run the programming of the Fellowship House. This isn’t a new concept, it has been discussed going back at least a couple years. The YMCA rents office space in the new Borough Hall. The motion […]

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Conshohocken’s Kathy Romano Now Hosting “Her Story” on 95.7 BEN FM on Sunday Mornings

February 18, 2017

Conshohocken resident Kathy Romano debuts a new radio show “Her Story,” tomorrow morning (Sunday, February 19th) at 7:30 a.m. on 95.7 BEN FM. The show is a weekly tribute to the women of the Delaware Valley and will be broadcast every Sunday morning.  Her first guest will be fashion designer Alisa Frederico. The show is also available as a podcast online. […]

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Superintendent of Colonial School District Retiring After School Year

February 17, 2017

The Colonial Board of School Directors accepted the retirement notice of Superintendent Dr. MaryEllen Gorodetzer at its general meeting on the evening of Thursday, February 16th. “I know I don’t need to tell anyone what Dr. Gorodetzer’s leadership and vision have meant to the Colonial School District for the past 19 years,” said Board President Susan L. Moore. “As a Principal, […]