News/Gossip – Week of 12/14/09


This was mentioned on the Conshy Politics page last week, however, I think there are people who aren’t interested in politics day to day who will be interested in this story.  Dawn Stensland, Former FOX29 anchor and wife of Larry Mendte, is considering running for Congress to represent the 7th Congressional District which includes all but a sliver of Conshohocken and West Conshohocken.

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Allen Iverson stopped in Conshohocken this week.

Andy’s Diner & Pub, which is currently gutting the former H.I. Rib, plans to open in four to six weeks.’s Dan DeLuca named Conshohocken resident Alec Ounsworth’s album, Mo Beauty, one of the top albums on the year.

A new dry cleaner has taken over the spot of CJ’s on Front Street in West Conshohocken.

Conshohocken’s Saxbys Coffee opens at the Plymouth Meeting Mall.

Baggataway Tavern helps Malvern Prep in its effort to end hunger.

SPCA holding annual holiday dinner.

Conshy dog chasing down Santa.

The Conshohocken Italian Bakery’s bread is key to Norristown’s zep.

Collegeville loves the Conshohocken Italian Bakery.

A guy from Lafayette Hill is a tough “Conshy Guy?”

Conshohocken’s Instem opens office in Shanghai.

A critique of the use of video on a restaurant’s website.  Coyote Crossing is the subject.

Conshohocken swimmer raises money for charity.

A profile of Conshohocken’s Saladworks.

Conshohocken resident teaching in North Philly.

Conshohocken’s Quaker Chemical helps keep mining operations safe.

Parent organization of Conshohocken’s Mercy Health System gets a new CEO.

The Friends of Conshohocken Library are raffling off a ginger bread replica of the library.  Tickets for the Conshohocken Library gingerbread house raffle are two for $1 or 12 for $5 and are available at the library, 301 Fayette St. The winning ticket will be drawn on Dec. 18. Additional information is available at 610-825-1656.

Conshohocken based mergers and acquisitions consultant discusses RIA’s.

A forum discussing the expansion of rail service in the region, which includes the out to Reading through Conshy.