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Plots Available in the Conshohocken Community Garden

February 27, 2014

Plots are available in the Conshohocken Community Garden.  If you aren’t aware, the garden is located on East Elm near Edwards Freeman Nut Company.  To download an application click here.

Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and Barnes & Noble Book Fair on Sunday

February 27, 2014

Plymouth Whitemarsh High School and Barnes & Noble are holding a book fair all day on Sunday, March 2nd at the Barnes & Noble on Chemical Road.  The promotion will also take place online from March 2nd through March 7th.  If you attend on Sunday at 2:00 p.m. you will also be able to enjoy a special performance by the […]

Update on the Verizon Building… Going Condo

February 23, 2014

The financial structure of how the Verizon Building will be redeveloped and who will own it has been altered from the deal originally proposed by Keystone Property Group.  According to a report in the Times Herald: KPG will continue as the developer and the borough will own the building. The building will be “condominiumized” into a borough unit (BU) and […]

Report from the Traffic Study Presentation

February 23, 2014

The Borough of Conshohocken initiated a traffic study to look ahead 10 years and take into consideration the active, proposed and potential developments during that period.  The developments include the various apartment complexes we have reported on, the hotel at West Elm and Fayette, the redevelopment of the Hale Pump property into a residential community, etc.  Here are a few […]

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Report on Hazmat Incident at Kennedy Crossing off North Lane

February 23, 2014

Today on Facebook we made a few posts regarding an incident today at the Kennedy Crossing community off North Lane in Conshohocken/Plymouth Township. We have communicated with a small handful of people in the neighborhood and someone we trust who spoke with one of the first responders who was inside the house. What we are told is that last night […]

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Colonial School District Announces How It Will Make Up Snow Days

February 21, 2014

How is the Colonial School District going to make-up all the snow days? The school board has decided to leave spring break as it is and add the days on at the end of the year. Below is the statement: At its public business meeting on Thursday, February 20, the Colonial Board of School Directors confirmed its previous decision that […]

Door to Door Sales in West Conshy and Whitemarsh

February 21, 2014

As we have reported previously, the Borough of Conshohocken allows for door to door sales with some stipulations and requirements for the sales people and Plymouth Township bans it (except for a small select group of non-profit and community organizations).  What is the law in West Conshohocken and Whitemarsh?  See below: West Conshohocken In West Conshohocken door to door sales […]

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Traffic Study Presentation Tonight at Borough Council Meeting

February 19, 2014

During the Borough Council meeting tonight at 7:00 p.m. there will be a presentation about the traffic study the borough is undertaking.  If you are interested, the meeting will be held at Old Borough Hall at West 8th and Fayette. You can see the whole agenda by clicking here.

Two Memories of Gerry McTamney

February 18, 2014

We have read two remembrances of former Borough Council President Jerry McTamney, who was laid to rest this past Saturday, that we would like to share with you.  The first is from Gary DeMedio, who in his role on the Conshohocken Economic Development Corporation, worked with McTamney on redevelopment projects in the borough.  You can read this statement by clicking […]

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Use the Sidewalk Along the Matsonford Bridge at Your Own Peril

February 16, 2014

If you you need to walk over the Matsonford Bridge between Conshohocken and West Conshohocken, you may want to reconsider it.  The sidewalks are still covered with snow and ice.  A reader took the above photo today at 12:30 p.m. and reported that it was in the same condition as late as 3:30 p.m. During a previous snow fall we heard […]