News & Gossip – Week of 12/7/2009

Monetate’s Allison Riney’s job search profiled on CNN Money.  The temp agency that placed her with the Monetate initially is Conshohocken’s Dubin Group.

Our newest sponsor, Trattoria Totaro, is offering the Feast of the Seven Fishes over the Christmas holiday season (dine in or take out).

Spamps is getting into the holiday spirit with the Tis the Season jazz trio performing every Thursday and Friday in December from noon to 2:00 p.m. and then on the 15th, 17th and 18th from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  Tis the Season is made up of locals all who went to Plymouth-Whitemarsh High School.

The Golden Dragon II on the corner of Fifth and Fayette (next to Scoops) is now the Dragon Phoenix Express.  Two young couples have purchased the spot and revamped the menu.

Coyote Crossing’s Pumpkin Pie Martini.

The Spring Mill Cafe has two great events this week.

Guppy’s Good Times is collecting toys for Toys for Tots through December 17th.

The Philadelphia Fight is hosting a Beef & Beer that benefits ALS (Lou Gehrig’s disease)  at the TK on December 12th.

Diccicco Battista Communications, a leading PR and advertising shop, chose Conshohocken as its new headquarters. The 40-year old agency recently moved from Horsham, PA to the old River Park paper mill on 1200 River Road. “We’re thrilled to now call Conshohocken home,” according to Tim Cifelli, Senior VP. “The history, unique architecture, great restaurants and meeting places, and the proximity to Philadelphia offer us a fantastic venue to grow and prosper.”

Former chairman of the PLCB likes lunch in Conshy.

Republicans gear up for 2010 in West Conshy.

The co-founder of Conshohocken’s Take Care Health System elected to the Fellowship of the College of Physicians.

Conshohocken’s Empathy Lab announces beta launch of Canadian online television destination.

West Conshohocken’s First Round Capital provides funding for Colorado company.

Quaker Chemical launches new website.