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Elkins Park Fall Festival is On Nov. 8

The 7900 block of High School Road in Elkins Park is bustling with business and eateries these days, not to mention some live performance venues as well.  Saturday, Nov. 8 will see a community music festival celebrating this vibrant neighborhood, with tons of local musical acts...
Posted On Oct 30 2014
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Pop-up Concert Tonight at Elkins Park Train Station

A Greensboro NC band, The Collection, is in town tonight (Thursday) for a spur-of-the-moment concert at the Elkins Park train station.  The music gets under way at 9:30 p.m. (That leaves plenty of opportunity for the Candidates Night event at Curtis Hall, which starts at 7 p.m.)...
Posted On Oct 23 2014
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Commissioners Decide – by Not Deciding – on Kerlin Development Zoning Appeal

A month ago the Cheltenham Township Board of Commissioners got word that their court appeal of the Zoning Hearing Board’s split-vote approval of of the Kerlin Farm development project was rejected by the Montgomery County Court of Common Pleas. They had 30 days to decide...
Posted On Oct 17 2014
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Church Road Closure for Water Main Project to Start Monday

Update: On Friday Cheltenham Township revised the estimated completion date of the project to Dec. 31. The replacement of a water main by Aqua PA that may be more than 100 years old in some sections will be closing down a stretch of Church Road in Elkins Park over the next two...
Posted On Oct 16 2014
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New Glenside Principal to Take Scheduled Medical Leave; Lewin to Return as Interim

Jenette Oddo, Glenside Elementary’s new principal, will be taking a medical leave of absence starting some time in November.  She will be replaced for an interim period by Dr. Harris Lewin as Acting Principal.  Lewin is a familiar face at Glenside, having taken over for...
Posted On Oct 15 2014
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Movie Classic ‘Bells Are Ringing’ to be Screened at La Mott Community Center Oct. 19

Drift back to a simpler time with a free screening of Bells are Ringing, the 1960 Warner Brothers classic featuring Judy Holiday and Dean Martin, slated for Sunday, October 19 at 2 p.m. at the La Mott Community Center. Co-sponsored by the Cheltenham Township Library System and...
Posted On Oct 14 2014
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Jenkintown-Wyncote Train Station Clears First Big Revitalization Hurdle

by Edie Cerebi After a flurry of activity over the last month, SEPTA’s Jenkinown-Wyncote (J-W) train station finally could be on track for renewal. In Harrisburg last Tuesday the first major hurdle toward revitalization was scaled when the Board of Historical Preservation...
Posted On Oct 14 2014
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Leaf Collection in Cheltenham Starts Next Week

Cheltenham Township’s 2014 fall leaf collection program will begin Monday, Oct. 20 in Route 10. The program schedules six collections – two for loose leaves and four for bagged leaves – in every route by late December before winter weather arrives. (Leaf vacuums are ineffective...
Posted On Oct 13 2014
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Hungry Legions Search and Enjoy First Annual Glenside Food Fest

They came, they ate, they were nourished.  Well, “stuffed” might be a more accurate description of the scene  Thursday evening at the Glenside Street Food Festival, where throngs of gluttons – they were the only ones allowed in – searched out their...
Posted On Oct 10 2014
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Chow Down at Glenside Street Food Festival this Thursday Night

They’re hoping you’re coming – with your feed bag ready for filling, that is.  The folks putting on the Downtown Glenside Street Food Festival have issued a reminder:  “Bring your appetite and get ready to feast on sumptuous morsels from local restaurants...
Posted On Oct 06 2014
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