Category Archives: Local News

Hazardous Materials Incident in West Conshohocken

February 8, 2017

There is a “Hazardous Materials Incident” in West Conshohocken at the Balligomingo/Blue Route Overpass according to Montgomery County’s Active Incident reporting system (please note that the system will only show this information as long as its an active scene). Eye witnesses have also reported numerous first responders on the scene. We don’t have any details, but will work on getting the […]

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Highlights from the Colonial School District’s Community Coffee Hour

February 6, 2017

The Colonial School District held its most recent Colonial Community Coffee Hour on January 31st. During the event, attendees were able to learn about the renovations at the schools, the Foundation and advocacy. Here are the highlights of the information shared: Plymouth Whitemarsh High School The renovations focus on the remaining classrooms, now that the major projects are largely complete. […]

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Missing Your Recycle Bin in Conshohocken?

February 3, 2017

We noticed two social media posts today that asked what happened to their recycling bins in Conshohocken. Here is a Tweet about it:   Who the hell stole the recycle bins in #conshy this week ? — 2 Jayz (@JJ_Buckets) February 3, 2017 Borough Council member Colleen Leonard replied to the second post that we saw on Facebook and provided […]

CVS Under Construction at Butler Pike and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Meeting

February 3, 2017

A CVS is under construction at the corner of Butler Pike and Plymouth Road in Plymouth Meeting. Once this location is completed, there will be four CVS’ located approximately every two miles between downtown Conshohocken and downtown Ambler (five if you throw in the one near the intersection of Butler Pike and Welsh Road in Maple Glen).      

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Code Blue Declared by Montgomery County Through Sunday

February 3, 2017

Montgomery County has declared a Code Blue Weather Emergency through Sunday at noon due to forecast for cold temperatures. Here is the notice: The Code Blue Declaration Extension has been issued for Montgomery County for the period beginning at starting at 7 PM on Thursday, February 2, 2017 and ending on 12 PM on Sunday, February 5, 2017. A Code […]

Moviegoer Suing Regal Cinemas Over Injury Allegedly Sustained at Plymouth Meeting Theater

February 3, 2017

A moviegoer is suing Regal Cinemas over an injury allegedly sustained at the Plymouth Meeting location on Ridge Pike. The PennRecord reports: “On June 26, 2016, plaintiff Thomas E. Warner, was proceeding in aisle at the movie theater at the premises when his right leg came in contact with a defective and dangerous condition, i.e. a sharp piece of metal […]

PECO Testing Emergency Evacuation Siren Today at 11:00 a.m. in West Conshohocken

February 3, 2017

According to a post on the West Conshy Residents Network on Facebook, PECO will be testing the emergency evacuation siren at the gas plant today (Friday, February 3rd) at 11:00 a.m. So don’t run for the hills when you hear the siren.

Watch Blast at Local Quarry in Plymouth Meeting

February 1, 2017

Students from Bryn Athyn College recently visited the Highway Materials quarry on Joshua Road in Plymouth Meeting. They shot video and capture a blast used to loosen the stone. Watch it below (the blast occurs right at the 1:00 mark): Formerly operated by the Corson family, this quarry in Plymouth Meeting is the oldest continuously operated quarry in the United […]

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Conshohocken Seeking Applicants for Its Board of Code Appeals

January 30, 2017

Ever doing a home improvement project and have the code enforcement officer tell you that you are doing it against the rules? Well you will now have recourse to attempt to prove the code enforcement officer wrong. From the Borough of Conshohocken: The Borough of Conshohocken is now accepting letters of interest, resumes, and applications for the Borough of Conshohocken Board […]

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Borough of Conshohocken Seeking Members of Comprehensive Plan Task Force

January 30, 2017

The Borough of Conshohocken Borough is undertaking a new Comprehensive Plan and is seeking applications from residents to join the Task Force. According to the notice put out by the Borough, “The purpose of this advisory task force is to work in concert with the Borough Council in reviewing, assessing, and making recommendations regarding achieving sound planning and comprehensive community […]