Thursday, March 14, 2013
How did your favorites fair during their February health inspections?
The Montgomery County Health Department conducts regular inspections of food-service establishments in Upper Dublin. Here's your chance to see how the places you frequent did in their inspections. Click each establishment's name to see its Upper Dublin Patch directory listing and click the date of the inspection to read the health department's report. Dresher Acme Market, 1825 Limekiln Pike, 2/20 Ascenus - Eurest Dining, 200 Dryden Rd., 3/1 Brandywine Assisted Living at Dresher Estates, 1405 N Limekiln Pike, 3/11 Dunkin Donuts, 1713 Limekiln Pike, 2/15 First Garden, 1825 Limekiln Pike, 2/12 George’s Dreshertown Shop n Bag, 1650 Limekiln Pike, 3/5 It’s Bagelicious LLC, 1650 Limekiln Pike, 3/1 Jade Garden, 1650 Limekiln Pike, 2/25, 3/8 Joa …
Monday, February 18, 2013
A Maple Glen resident has filed a civil action against his former employer.
A Maple Glen man claims that his Jenkintown employer fired him for his previous involvement in two lawsuits against the company. The Pennsylvania Record reports that Gerald Creed, 61, filed a complaint with the federal courthouse in Philadelphia stating that he was fired from his human resources job at SPS Technologies in Jenkintown because he was "'associated' with two cases in which civil litigation was initiated against the company." He had worked for the company since 1978. In the complaint, Creed claims that at no time did the company "ever advise Creed that the manner in which he handled any issue pertaining to the employees in the other two cases was deficient." The lawsuit claims that the firing was "pretextual," as he was replaced…
Monday, February 4, 2013
Health inspections in January for Upper Dublin Township.
The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Upper Dublin area. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report. Dresher Maple Glen Fort Washington Oreland
Wednesday, January 30, 2013
Three students had perfect scores on the 2400-point test. Two others missed only one.
Wednesday, January 30
Five students at Upper Dublin High School have a lot to be proud of this year. The three juniors netted perfect scores on a recent SAT. Another two students missed only one. According to a report in the Ambler Gazette, Julie Baldassano, of Maple Glen, Benjamin She, of Ambler, and William Raynor, of Dresher all scored a perfect 2400 on the test, which is used as a standardized entrance exam for many colleges and unviersities. Alan Yang, of Dresher, missed only one math question when he took the exam. Emily Zauzmer, of Dresher, said she left one math question blank, making it her only "miss" on the exam. The five from Upper Dublin were happy with their performances. “I still don’t really believe it,” Baldassano told the Gazette. “I was …
Thursday, January 17, 2013
While area pharmacies run short, the North Penn VNA serves communities in Upper Dublin Township.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, January 17
As the nation's pharmacies start to run short on the proper flu vaccine, those in the areas of Maple Glen and Fort Washington have hope. According to an article in the Lansdale Reporter, the North Penn Visiting Nurses Association (VNA) has a bountiful supply of the vaccine and is offering them to the public. Maple Glen and Fort Washington zip codes are serviced by the North Penn VNA. "According to VNA spokesperson Theresa Humphreys, as of Wednesday morning the VNA still had 'several hundred flu shots available for the community,'" said the article. "Shots are free for adults who have Medicare as their primary health insurance. For everybody else, the shot costs $25, although an individual could potentially be reimbursed if they have health…
Friday, January 11, 2013
Family owned and operated, Nave Frozen Yogurt, opened Dec. 27 in Maple Glen.
With 14 frozen yogurt flavors, and 70 toppings, Nave is the newest addition to the Upper Dublin business community. Owners, Lisa and Michael Feldman, owned a Rita's Italian Ice for eight years before deciding to open Nave. Unlike some of the other fro-yo shops that have been opening in the area, Nave is completely home grown and family owned. Lisa told Patch that she lived in Upper Dublin for over 20 years and loves the township and wanted to get back into Upper Dublin. She added that the location in Maple Glen was a perfect spot for Nave because it was central to the township, as well as being close to Horsham and Ambler. Nave carries 14 flavors of frozen yogurt every day, including a combination of nonfat, low fat, no sugar added, non-…
Monday, August 13, 2012
Maple Glen Community Association member Ross Schriftman, a long term care and Medicare supplement insurance products specialist, spoke on 'Obamacare' at the July 24 MGCA meeting.
Monday, August 13, 2012
From Maple Glen Community Association: The Maple Glen Community Association held their monthly meeting on Tuesday July 24 at Dresher Estates. Members of the surrounding communities gathered over lunch for conversation and connections. The featured presentation at the meeting was MGCA member Ross Schriftman (a long term care and Medicare supplement insurance products specialist) who discussed the impact of the recent Supreme Court “Obamacare” decision on local individuals and businesses. He shared some insight as to what Obamacare means to you, your family, and your business. Ross is a frequent speaker on health care reform and has published numerous articles related to long term care and health care reform. Ross Schriftman Insurance is …
Wednesday, July 25, 2012
Danielle's Espresso Cafe is Maple Glen's friendly, locally owned coffee shop.
Upper Dublin Patch: When did you open your business? Danielle’s Espresso Café: I opened my business on June 27, 2007 UDP: Who is your ideal client or customer? DEC: The ideal customer: appreciates great coffee/espresso prepared by a talented barista; someone who is community oriented and looking to meet a friend/run into a neighbor while grabbing "their fix"; someone new looking to breaking away from the big corporate chains and support a locally owned business; the dedicated mommies and daddies they need a "break" in their morning hustle and bustle; and everyone that wants to enjoy quality coffee and food complimented by great customer service! UDP: What makes your business unique from others in your field? DEC: We are unique in our field…
Sunday, July 22, 2012
Loch Alsh Ave, from 309 to Ft. Washington Ave., will be closed for milling and paving, beginning Monday morning at 7 a.m.
Loch Alsh Ave. in Upper Dublin Township will be closed beginning 7 a.m. on Monday morning for milling and paving. Milling will begin at the 309 end of Loch Alsh Ave and proceed towards Fort Washington Ave. The township expects the road to be closed during the day and open in the evenings. Milling is expected to last through Wednesday and paving is expected to begin on Thursday. According to an e-mail to Patch from Upper Dublin Township Manager, Paul Leonard, there will be access to the township administration building, police department, and the library from the Fort Washington Ave. side of Loch Alsh Ave. Drivers coming into the township building complex are told to expect delays during the milling and paving.
Monday, March 26, 2012
UDSD talks budget and a local author pays a visit to UDPL.
Welcome to the week of Monday, March 26. Temperatures return to normal this week, and one can only hope that local gardens and parks didn't wake too early and will make it to see the actual spring weather. The main meeting of note this week is a special budgetary session of the Upper Dublin School of Board Directors, scheduled for Monday at 6:00 p.m. The meeting will be one of two in which school officials publicly discuss methods and ideas for improving the district's bottom line. Other meetings of note include the historical commission meeting on Monday afternoon and an Upper Dublin Education Foundation meeting on Tuesday evening. The high school sports teams are busy in their second full week of the spring seasons, with many squads …