Category Archives: Local News

Saint Mary Polish American Society Fighting Relegation of Saint Mary Church

March 23, 2017

Back on March 5th published a social media post by the Saint Mary Polish American Society that provided details on the potential relegation of Saint Mary Church. Relegation is a process in which the property would be declared no longer a church. After being relegated, the property could be sold. The society has been raising funds to maintain the […]

Conshohocken’s Borough Council Doesn’t Act on Medical Marijuana Ordinance

March 23, 2017

As we reported, there was an agenda item involving the advertising of an ordinance to allow for medical marijuana to be cultivated and sold in the Borough was under consideration at the March 15th meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council. When the item came up during the meeting it was stated that the Borough’s solicitor had advised that the item not […]

Lafayette Hill Native and Conshohocken CEO Makes Forbes’ Richest List

March 22, 2017

Bill Gates topped Forbes’ list of the world’s wealthiest people with a sweet fortune worth $86 billion. A Lafayette Hill native and current CEO of Conshohocken-based Kynetic, Michael Rubin, made the list. Rubin placed 896 with $2.3 billion. If you live down by the river in Conshy and wonder who is always coming and going in the big helicopter, that […]

CBS3 Covered the Group Fitness Fundraiser at Sweat Fitness

March 20, 2017

CBS3 covered the Group Fitness Fundraiser held this weekend at Sweat Fitness in Conshohocken. The fundraiser was to help raise funds for a Parolympian hopeful. Watch it below:

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No Savesies, No Snitchen and No Diggity

March 17, 2017

Below are three photos taken by readers. They show someone saving a spot with a trashcan, someone getting an angry note for parking in a shoveled space (not their own) and a home owner not shoveling the sidewalk. Enjoy!  

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Do Not Put Out Your Recycling in Conshohocken on Saint Patrick’s Day

March 16, 2017

The Borough of Conshohocken announced today that the regular recycling pick-up scheduled for Friday, March 17th has been postponed until Tuesday, March 21st. Please note that trash will still be collected. The reason is the continuing icy conditions.

Schuylkill Expressway Between Conshohocken Exit and Spring Garden Street Exit Makes Top 10 Most Congested U.S. Roads in 2016

March 16, 2017

People were all excited when Philadelphia Magazine included Conshohocken as one of its 10 hottest suburbs. Conshohocken was just mentioned on another not-so-flattering list created by INRIX, which promotes itself as the global leader in connected car services and transportation analytics. The list from INRIX is “10 Most Congested U.S. Roads in 2016.” Coming in at No.9 is the southbound […]

Hotel Project Revised, Now Proposed as Mixed Use with 40% Residential

March 16, 2017

Last night the proposal to rezone Fayette Street along its western unit block and back to Robinson Alley was on the agenda of Conshohocken’s Borough Council. The rezoning (known as Special Zoning District 4) was proposed by Keystone Property Group to allow for a hotel and larger office buildings. The rezoning had been previously tabled in January by Borough Council. […]

Hotel and Office Buildings Back on Agenda of Conshohocken’s Borough Council

March 15, 2017

Back in January, Conshohocken’s Borough Council voted to table the proposal to create a Special Zoning District 4, which would allow larger and higher buildings along the western unit block of Fayette Street and back to Robinson Alley. Approval of the proposal from Keystone Property Group would allow the developer to move forward with its plan to build a hotel, […]

Conshohocken’s Borough Council to Vote to Advertise Medical Marijuana Ordinance

March 15, 2017

Conshohocken’s Borough Council meets on Wednesday, March 15th at 7:00 p.m. and on the agenda is whether to authorize an advertisement for an ordinance that will medical marijuana growing operations and dispensaries in the Borough. During the meeting earlier in the month the discussion was that the growing operations would be allowed in the Limited Industrial District, which exists along […]