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Local Pinewood Derby Results

January 24, 2014

Cub Pack 140 had its annual Pinewood Derby last Saturday. Here are the results: Tigers/Wolves Category: 1st place: Michael A. Rank: Wolf 2nd Place: Miles H. Rank: Wolf 3rd Place: Anthony D. Rank Tiger Bears/Webelos: 1st place: Bryan R. Rank: Bear 2nd Place: Sam O. Rank: Webelo 3rd Place: Jonathon W. Rank Webelo Photo courtesy of Dawn Call. 

Colonial School District’s Response to the Snow

January 22, 2014

On Tuesday, snow blanketed the region and the between 9:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Colonial School District announced that there would be an early dismissal. The high school was let out at 11:00 a.m., Colonial Middle School at 11:30 a.m. and the elementary schools at noon. It was a pretty good storm and after kids were on their way home, […]

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How the Plowing Works in Conshohocken

January 21, 2014

Since it is the evening before another snowfall, we figured it was time to finally follow-up regarding snow plowing and ice removal in Conshohocken.  We spoke to a few different people, including someone within Public Works.  Here is what we found out: The Boroughs of Conshohocken and West Conshohocken plow, along with the state, their sides of Fayette Street/Matson Ford […]

Conshohocken Community Garden Weighs in on Apartment Development Today

January 20, 2014

The Facebook page for the Conshohocken Community Garden published an interesting post today regarding O’Neill Properties and the proposed apartment development on the 400 block of Washington Street. The garden is on Borough property and managed by the Conshohocken Environmental Advisory Council, which was created by the Borough to “identify environmental problems and recommend plans and programs to the Borough […]

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First Tenant, Gravity Hair Salon, Opens at Cold Point Village

January 20, 2014

Gravity Hair Salon has opened at Cold Point Village’s shops at the corner of Butler Pike and Plymouth Road.  Cold Point Village is a  community from Sal Paone Builder featuring carriage homes and a village style area for shops and restaurants.  In addition to Gravity Hair Salon, a spa, an Italian restaurant and a Bryn and Dane’s are scheduled to […]

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Homeowners Responsible for Pruning Their Trees that Hang Over the Street

January 19, 2014

During the last Borough Council meeting, a member from one of the fire companies discussed with the council the need, especially along East Hector Street, to have the trees pruned back. Fire trucks are being scraped/scratched as they travel around Conshy. If you have a tree, you are supposed to provide for a 13′ clearance over the street. Below is […]

Swearing In of New Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator

January 16, 2014

Borough Council selected a new Fire Chief and Emergency Management Coordinator during last night’s monthly Borough Council meeting.  The positions were open due to the resignation of Stephen Phipps who held both titles.  Council selected Leo Costello for Fire Chief and Robert Zinni as Emergency Management Coordinator.  Below is video of the swearing in ceremonies:  

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Borough Council Pays Tribute to Patrick Moore

January 16, 2014

During last night’s Borough Council meeting, council paid tribute to Patrick Moore, a Public Works employee that passed away in December.  Mayor Frost read the resolution and presented it to the Moore family.  The video is below and to read Moore’s obituary click here.  

YMCA Proposal to Manage Fellowship House Rejected

January 16, 2014

As we reported last year, the YMCA is seeking to build a facility in and move its regional office to the greater Conshohocken area.  As part of this, there was interest in having the YMCA take over the lease of the Fellowship House and manage that facility.  The Fellowship House, as an organization, has a long term lease from the […]

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Registration Underway for Kindergarten at Conshohocken Elementary School

January 15, 2014

The Colonial School District (CSD), which includes Conshohocken Elementary School, is looking forward to welcoming new kindergartners for the 2014-2015 school year. Registration is now underway for children who will turn five years of age by September 15, 2014.  Below is information about the district, curriculum and how to register: The CSD provides a comprehensive full-day kindergarten program which develops […]