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Wildcat…Old Joke, Wrinkle Cream or Both?

September 25, 2009

I was at the Eagles game last Sunday where the wildcat formation was unveiled in a regular season game for the first time.  Actually, depending upon who you ask, the wildcat was used nine times according to various reporters, or 12 times according to Eagles head coach Andy Reid.  The exact number of times the formation was used isn’t really […]

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The Conshohocken Rambler

September 22, 2009

Walking around Conshohocken I see a bunch of little dark red signs that say “Rambler” on them. They look like they would be bus stop signs. So I of course eventually remember to google “Conshohocken” and “Rambler” and learn that its a tax subsidized bus service offered to the local community mostly focused on helping seniors reach shopping areas. I […]

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News and Gossip – Week of 09/21/09

September 22, 2009

Conshohocken’s Jen Ketz was recently on a reality dating show on SOAPnet. Above she discusses dating. Thursday night is now Mexican night at the Gypsy Saloon. Pat Croce seems to like Gypsy Saloon. Jimmy John’s Gourmet Sandwiches is what is rumored to be taking over the spot of the former nail saloon at 1st and Fayette. Who is the only […]

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Congressional Districts 6 and 7

September 21, 2009

Conshohocken and West Conshohocken fall within Congressional District 6, except for one Ward 1 in Conshohocken, which is in District 7. Democrat Joe Sestak currently represents District 6, however is leaving that office to challenge Senator Arlen Specter for his Senate seat. Republican Jim Gerlach also aspires to higher office and is running in the Republican primary for Governor. With […]

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Conshy Mayor and Council Election on Nov. 3

September 21, 2009

Conshohocken is gearing up for the election of a new mayor and three council seats. The election is November 3, 2009. Here are the candidates: * Mayor – Marty Eckert (D) vs. Bob Frost (R) * Ward 2 – John M. Mscisz (R) vs. James Ike Griffin (D) (Incumbent) * Ward 4 – Carolyn Maye (R) vs. Sandra Caterbone (D) […]

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News & Gossip – Week of 09/14/09

September 15, 2009

Jen Ketz of Conshohocken appeared on a reality dating show on SOAPnet.  Here is her profile on the show’s site.  It appears she dated Mr. Clean. I often thought the sign blaring NAILS on the corner of Fayette and 1st Avenue was an eyesore.  Last week I was surprised to see the nail saloon had closed and there was the […]

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NFL Wrap-Up – Week 1

September 15, 2009

Titans 10 Steelers 13 A tough defensive game that went into overtime and was finally won when Ben Rothlisberger orchestrated the game winning drive.  Troy Polamalu became the latest victim of the Madden curse.  One down, and one to go, now. Eagles 38 Panthers 10 Looked like the Panthers were going to dominate the Eagles when they scored on their […]

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Getting My Michael Phelps On

September 4, 2009

I decided to provide the loyal readers with my Top 3 Countdown this week because I simply don’t have as much to say as Shawn Andrews does, so I’ll leave the bulk of the talk to him.  My top three issues that the Eagles need to deal with this week are…. Number 3 is brought to us courtesy of the […]

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News/Gossip – Week of 08/31/09

September 1, 2009

There is a lost dog in Conshy that answers to Cody.  If you have seen this dog, please email me at kevin@morethanthecurve.com. Starting September 2nd MoreThanTheCurve.com will partner with Zuppler.com to offer an online ordering service for restaurants in Conshohocken.  All the links are up under Dining so please explore until it launches tomorrow. Congressional District 13, which skirts around […]

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I Sense Something…A Presence I Haven’t Felt Since…

August 27, 2009

I have to apologize.  I developed a bad case of writer’s block this past week and I was struggling with finding a good angle for the Phillies.  The obvious angle would be to write about the greatness of Cliff Lee and what a great move the Phillies made by trading for him.  That just seemed too easy.  However, I would […]