News & Gossip – Week of 11/2/09

(Above) Conshohocken’s NuPathe has a new treatment for migraines and it was profiled on Action News.

SoapNet seems to love Conshohocken.  First we had a local single on Holidate and now Julie, a former pro cheerleader and currently a dental assistant, will be on Bank of Mom and Dad.  SoapNet describes the show as, “a new original reality series featuring twenty-something women who are drowning in debt and must pay the ultimate price … letting their parents move in!   With the assistance of a financial expert, Mom and Dad will teach their daughter to rethink her spending habits and transform her relationship with money.”

A profile on The StoneRose Restaurant’s chef.  Also a review of their StoneRose Burger.

Conshy resident is the longest serving delivery driver for the Daily News.

Coyote Crossing was named “Best Mexican” in Philadelphia.

Presto, the new Italian place on Ridge, was mentioned in Table Talk.

Yuppie Eats Philly likes Pepperoncini and The StoneRose Restaurant.

Conshohocken’s Firstrust Bank has a new COO.

The rolls from Conshohocken Italian Bakery given credit for making a cheesesteak the best cheesesteak.


(Above) Over the past couple of weeks, both Disc World and Blockbuster on Ridge have put up signs proclaiming they are going out of business.

Conshohocken resident quoted in newspaper about Phillies loss in Game 2.

Conshohocken resident drove to NY for Game 2 without a ticket and stood outside the stadium listening to the game on a radio.

And another…it seems like every article about the Phillies has a quote from a fan from Conshohocken.

And another….Conshohocken resident discusses an 18 hour sports day.

Last week I mentioned the demise of H.I Ribs and how there is now a banner announcing that Andy’s Diner will be taking over that spot.  What I missed the first time I saw the banner, was its “Andy’s Diner and Pub.”

The Conshohocken Bear’s won against the North Penn Sq Lansdale.

IKEA selling toys to benefit UNICEF and Save the Children.

Widening of Matson Ford Road seems to be making the commute easier.

Conshohocken’s CardioNet was awarded its 15th patent.

Conshohocken’s Alliance Global Services wins an award.

Quaker Chemical announces third quarter earnings.

New Horizons recognized as a top IT training company.

West Conshohocken financial analyst quoted regarding conversion of National City branches to PNC.