News/Gossip – Week of 08/31/09


There is a lost dog in Conshy that answers to Cody.  If you have seen this dog, please email me at

Starting September 2nd will partner with 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 the edges of Conshohocken, is gearing up for the 2010 campaign.  The district is currently represented by Democrat Allyson Schwartz.  A Horsham dentist, Damian Dachowski, is holding a town hall to discuss healthcare and announce his campaign on Thursday, September 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 8;30 p.m. at Lower Moreland Community Center (2nd floor of Huntingdon Valley Library) located at 625 Red Lion Road in Huntingdon Valley.

The Spring Mill Cafe is organizing an “Eat-In” on September 7th from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. to help promote the need for healthy food at school.  This is part of of a national campaign being promoted by Slow Flood USA.

Conshohocken resident named new head of Montco’s fire academy.

Pasta Via doesn’t charge for delivery.  This is nice, because I am never sure if the delivery guy is getting the $2 more and more places seem to be charging and I end up over tipping.

The Conshohocken Steelers beat-up on the Warminster Colts 42-0.

A West Conshohocken bank analyst was quoted in an article about commercial real estate.

Conshohocken’s Keystone Mercy and Chester County Hospital have broken up over billing fees.

The Conshohocken-based owners of Marriotts are expanding in the region.

A history of Conshohocken’s Washington Fire House No. 1 was in the Times Herald.

Conshohocken’s ClickEquations has raised $3 million in venture funding.

Who knew Conshohocken had a trash-to-steam power plant.

Conshohocken’s PPB Advisors gets two new partners.

CardioNet makes an announcement regarding its relationship with Highmark Medicare Services.

A Conshohocken financial firm partners with a Berwyn, PA based firm.