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Karen Tutino Appointed to Borough Council Seat for Ward 1

March 18, 2014

Last night Borough Council voted to appoint Karen Tutino to the open seat for Borough Council for Ward 1.  The seat was open due to the resignation of Raj Gupta (D).  One other resident, Aaron Weems, put his name into consideration.  Weems currently serves on the Planning Commission. The vote was 4-2 in favor of Tutino.  Paul McConnell, Anita Barton, […]

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Update on the Open Borough Council Seat for Ward 1

March 12, 2014

Last week during a workshop meeting of Borough Council, Borough Council accepted the resignation of Raj Gupta (D), who has elected to represent Ward 1 in 2011.  During the meeting the borough’s solicitor stated that Gupta has moved out of the Borough. Gupta was not in attendance. The resignation came as a complete surprise to many people we have spoken […]

Sign-Up Now for a CSA Drop-Off in Conshohocken

March 11, 2014

We had a huge response last year when we posted about the opportunity to participate in a CSA drop-off in Conshy.  The drop-off will be on Friday afternoons and will come washed and boxed.  This year the program is managed through Wimer’s Organics. In addition to fruit and vegetables, they have eggs and yogurt.  The summer season begins in May and […]

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Harold & Kumar Go To West Conshohocken

March 11, 2014

Somehow we missed it, but Paradise of Conshohocken Smoke Shop opened in West Conshy back in September at 828 Matsonford Road.  We stopped at the shop today to check it out and it has all the bongs, pipes, vaporizers, one hitters and accessories you would expect a “head” shop to have. If you want to check it out online, you […]

Aqua Project Coming to Hector Street

March 5, 2014

Beginning March 10, 2014, AQUA will be trenching the Hector Street in the area of Apple Street. Westbound traffic will be diverted at North Lane. Eastbound traffic will stay on East Elm Street. This is a lengthy project and will move east and west from the starting point at Apple.  The detours will be in place weekdays from 9:00 a.m. […]

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Take a Video Tour of Studio 4 in Conshohocken and Learn More About Phil Nicolo

March 4, 2014

Below is a video from music producer Phil Nicolo of Studio 4.  Studio 4 is based in Conshohocken and located below The Great American Pub.  Nicolo is has worked with a wide variety of artists and we are told that Bob Dylan once walked along Fayette Street while recording at Studio 4.  You can see some of the artists he […]

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Who Wants to be on Borough Council?

March 3, 2014

Councilman Raj Gupta has resigned, it appears, from Borough Council and the Borough is seeking letters of interest from residents of the 1st Ward. Council members will interview the prospective council members and then take a vote for Gupta’s replacement. Since Gupta is a Democrat and five out of the six of the remaining members of Borough Council are Democrats, […]

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Free Shipping Today from OBVI’s All New Online Store

March 3, 2014

OBVI, the boutique at 5th and Fayette, launched an online store late last month and today the online store is offering free shipping. You can start shopping by clicking here.

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Reopening Open House at Local VFW on Saturday

February 28, 2014

Conshohocken VFW Post 1074 is holding a reopening open house on Saturday, March 1st starting at 3:00 p.m. There will be food and music beginning at 6:00 p.m. The post has been closed for about a month for renovations. Feel free to go check it out and consider becoming a member.

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The Fresh Smile Foundation Awarded $15,000 Through Firstrust Bank Contest

February 27, 2014

A month or so ago we published a story regarding the Conshohocken-based finalists and charities that were part of Firstrust Bank’s Annual Business First Awards.  The Center City law firm of  Zarwin Baum DeVito Kaplan Schaer Toddy, P.C. won the online voting and donated the $15,000 prize to Conshy-based Fresh Smiles Foundation. The Fresh Smiles Foundation’s mission is to foster the development and growth […]