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After Rash of Thefts in Lower Merion, Police Remind Drivers To Lock Up Cars

Lower Merion police are once again urging residents to lock their cars, after an unusually high number of thefts from cars over the weekend.


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Fewer Snowstorms Mean Easier Budgeting For Delaware Valley Cities and Towns

A lack of snow so far this winter has been good news for suburban communities, who have seen their budgets busted the last couple of winters to pay for snow removal.


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Officials Show Off Planned Scenic Path From Montco To Manayunk

Philadelphia and Montgomery County officials met for a ceremonial handshake today on the long-closed rail bridge in Manayunk to launch plans for a pedestrian-and-bike trail running between Lower Merion and Manayunk.


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Thieves, Seeking Quick $$, Steal X-Ray Film From Area Hospitals

Jefferson Hospital, Lankenau Hospital, and Grandview Hospital all say thieves stole old patient films, defective films, and blank films that can be washed in chemicals to recover the silver.


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Delaware County Man Accused In String of Stickups Across Suburbs

A Delaware County, Pa. man is behind bars after he was arrested late Friday for robbing a dry cleaning store. Police say he’s wanted by several police departments throughout the suburbs


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Two Years Later, Still No Sign Of Missing Chester County Woman

The reports of sightings continue to come in, but so far police have come up empty in the search for 31-year-old Toni Sharpless of West Brandywine Township.


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Barnes Foundation Elated With Reaching $200M Fundraising Mark

Barnes Foundation executive director Derek Gillman says the organization has reached a major fundraising milestone.


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Lower Merion Woman Avoids Jail After Whipping Son, 10, For Stealing $2

A Montgomery County prosecutor argued for a state sentence for Sharomine Martin and was stunned when the judge gave her five years’ probation.


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Woman Claims She Was Sexually Assaulted, Stalked By Lower Merion Police Officer

Lower Merion officials are calling for a full investigation after a young woman went public at Wednesday night’s commissioners’ meeting, accusing a township cop of sexually assaulting her last October and then stalking her for more than a month.


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US Sen. John Heinz, 6 Others, Killed In Air Crash 20 Years Ago Today

Monday marks the 20th anniversary of a deadly plane crash in the skies over Lower Merion that claimed the life of US senator John Heinz and six other people.


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Opponents Of Barnes Foundation’s Move To Philadelphia Try One More Tactic

The parties on both sides of the controversy surrounding the planned move of one of the most valuable personal art collections ever assembled were back in a Montgomery County courtroom on Tuesday morning.


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“Friends of Barnes” Shocked At Vandalism Of Their Merion Signs

The Friends of the Barnes Foundation, a group which has been trying for years to stop the famed art collection from being moved to a new home in Philadelphia, is wondering whether a recent string of vandalism is related to the ongoing battle.


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Lower Merion Floodplain Map Redrawn

Hundreds of residents in Lower Merion will be receiving letters from the township in the next couple of weeks letting them know that they are being affected by some changes in the floodplain maps.