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Be Advised About Walking Your Dog in Conshohocken’s Parks

April 29, 2014

A reader recently relayed to us the fact that she received a fine for walking her dog in Sutcliffe Park. She stated: Hi, I just received a $100 citation from a police officer for walking my dog in sutcliffe (sic) park. Not sure if this is common knowledge but they are definitely reinforcing the issue. The officer said this is […]

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The Bacon Jams on FOX29’s “You Gotta Try This”

April 29, 2014

The Bacon Jams, a product that originated in Conshohocken, was on FOX29’s “You Gotta Try This” yesterday morning. Presenting the jams was Conshy resident Mike Orashewsky. Below is the video: Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

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Do You Want to See Police with Radar Guns on Fayette Street?

April 29, 2014

Pennsylvania motorists have long been able to set their cruise control a little bit faster if they know they’re driving on a road where local police enforce the speed limit. That’s because Pennsylvania law only allows state police to use radar guns. Local police must rely on more primitive technology, such as using a stop watch to time cars traveling […]

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Enter to Win – Membership to Plymouth Swim Club

April 28, 2014

MoreThanTheCurve.com and Plymouth Swim Club are joining forces to provide a summer of fun for one local family. Below you can enter to win a membership to the club. The membership will cover a family of four and will be valid for the 2014 season. Current members are not eligible to win. The contest ends on Sunday, May 18th at […]

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Conshohocken Little League’s Re-Cleat Program

April 28, 2014

The Conshohocken Little League runs a Re-Clear Program to collect used baseball equipment for deserving inner-city youth that cannot afford essential items for this great sport. All items are washed and supplied to the Police Athletic League (PAL) of Philadelphia. In 2013 the program collected 375 items including 79 pairs of cleats, 82 gloves, 59 bats, 24 batting helmets, 29 […]

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Hide Your Kids, Hide Your Bikes

April 28, 2014

Every year there seems to be a rash of bike thefts in Conshohocken, especially from the condo and apartment communities along the river. A resident of The Grande posted to MoreThanTheCurve.com’s Facebook page recently seeking information after he discovered his bike was stolen (the post has since been taken down). According to the Conshohocken Police (based on the second story […]

Special Meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council on April 29th Regarding Proposed Apartments

April 28, 2014

According to a Facebook post on Borough Council President Paul McConnell’s Facebook page, there will be a special meeting of Conshohocken’s Borough Council on Tuesday, April 29th at 7:30 p.m. The topic will be the proposed apartments from O’Neill Properties at 51 Washington Street. If you can’t visualize where that is, if you are driving over the bridge from Conshy […]

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Throwback Thursday – The Implosion of the Matsonford Bridge in 1986

April 24, 2014

The current Matsonford Bridge got its start on September 7, 1986 when the old bridge, which had been built in 1921, was imploded. According to a report from the Philadelphia Inquirer the following day, the implosion occurred at 10:43 a.m. and a crowd of 400 had gathered with blankets and lawn chairs to watch. Below are a couple of photographs […]

Continued Hearing on O’Neill Properties’ Proposed Office Building Set for May 5th

April 23, 2014

The office building, amphitheater, garden and parking garage proposed by O’Neill Properties for the riverfront on the 200 block of Washington Street was before the Zoning Hearing Board earlier this month. The hearing was continued due to the desire on the part of board members to seek testimony from the Borough’s engineer. The continued hearing has been scheduled for Monday, […]

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What Would be the Most Feasible Location for a Second Bridge?

April 23, 2014

When we publish a story about traffic or redevelopment there are always a lot of comments about the need for a second bridge in and out of Conshohocken. We had a conversation with a traffic engineer somewhat recently who is familiar with Conshohocken and we posed the question regarding a second bridge. The response was that the most feasible location […]