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Nominations Open for Conshy’s Sexiest Singles

April 18, 2017 is on the hunt for Conshy’s Sexiest Singles. To nominate yourself or a friend, submit via email to (put Conshy in the subject) for a chance to be chosen! Include a few photos (clear photos with only the nominated person in the shot) and tell us some basic info along with what makes you think you or your friend […]

Vacancy Rates Low and Rents Rising in Conshohocken’s Commercial Real Estate Market

April 18, 2017

Joe O’Donnell from Omega Commercial Real Estate sent us the data for the commercial real estate vacancy rates in the Conshohocken sub-market for the first quarter of 2017. In the fourth quarter of 2016 the vacancy rate for Class A space was 7.9%. In the first quarter of 2017 that number has dropped to 5.6%. Class B space had a […]

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Local Results from the Boston Marathon

April 17, 2017

As we mentioned yesterday, there were 14 people from’s coverage area running the Boston Marathon today. Below are their results: Conshohocken 2202 Troland, Dan 39 M Conshohocken PA USA 5k 10k 15k 20k Half 25k 30k 35k 40k 0:20:26 0:40:31 1:00:31 1:20:38 1:24:59 1:41:02 2:02:28 2:25:38 2:48:32 Finish: Pace Proj. Time Offl. Time Overall Gender Division 0:06:49 2:58:22 1234 1157 893 […]

New Regional Rail Schedules Starting April 23rd

April 16, 2017

With the changing of the seasons, come a revised schedule for SEPTA’s Regional Rail. The new schedule starts on Sunday, April 23rd. Below are the changes and updates from SEPTA, plus a link to the PDF version of the schedule: Changes to departure and arrival times on select trains. Weekend trains with service towards Center City will operate LATER than […]

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Good Luck to the Conshohocken, Plymouth Meeting and Lafayette Hill Residents Running the Boston Marathon

April 16, 2017

There are a bunch of people from’s coverage area running in the Boston Marathon tomorrow (April 17th). Here is the list of those so you can cheer them on Conshohocken, Lafayette Hill and Plymouth Meeting: 4978 1/5 Haughey, Joseph W III 31 M Conshohocken PA USA USA 4392 1/5 Huppert, Alison 39 F Conshohocken PA USA USA 13312 2/6 […]

Upcoming Bridge Inspections to Close Lanes on 476 and Fayette Street – See Schedule

April 15, 2017

PennDOT has a program to inspect bridges every two years. On Friday, PennDOT announced some travel restrictions scheduled between April 17th and 21st on Interstate 476 and Fayette Street to allow for these inspections in Conshohocken, West Conshohocken and Plymouth Township. The work schedule is: • Monday, April 17, from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM, the right lane is scheduled […]

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Conshohocken’s Borough Manager Leaving for Abington Township

April 14, 2017

Today we received a phone call from a resident of Abington Township who was asking about Conshohocken’s Borough Manager Richard Manfredi. The reason for the inquiry was due to last night vote by Abington Township’s Board of Commissioners to appoint Manfredi as its Township Manager. We inquired with a couple members of Abington’s Board of Commissioners and received the following […]

Conshohocken-Based Quaker Chemical Merges with Houghton International

April 12, 2017

Conshohocken-based Quaker Chemical Corporation and Valley Forge-based Houghton International Inc., companies with a combined 250-year history as providers of process fluids, chemical specialties, and technical expertise to the global primary metals and metalworking industries, today announced that they have executed a definitive agreement to combine the companies. “The proposed combination of Quaker Chemical and Houghton International represents the next phase […]

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Conshohocken Creating Dog Park at Haines & Salvati Memorial Park

April 11, 2017

The Borough of Conshohocken is creating a second dog park at Haines & Salvati Memorial Park near the intersection of Colwell Lane and West Elm Street. The idea, recommended by Karen Tutino, the Borough Council representative of Ward 1), was agreed to by Borough Council at its April 5th meeting. Conshohocken is currently redoing the playground equipment in its parks […]

Bags n’ Bangles in Lafayette Hill is Closing at End of May

April 9, 2017

Another Lafayette Hill retail shop is closing its doors. In March, Bags n’ Bangles announced it will be closing on May 31st. In very recent memory, Shoe Bar, First Impressions and Claire Dickson Boutique have all closed. Non-fashion related, the pharmacy closed at the corner of Germantown Pike and Joshua Road. Only the Claire Dickson space was replaced with another retailer, GiGi’s […]