Friday, March 8, 2013
West Ave Grille, Lifeguards, Oreland Auto Service and more hiring this week.
Office Person - Must be web savvy to help support Internet marketing program for busy realtor. Manage social media, post blogs, and contribute new ideas. College intern welcome, no telecommuting. West Ave Grill - West Ave Grill is hiring for all positions: line cook, servers, hostess, dishwashers, delivery driver. West Ave. Grill has three locations: three locations in Jenkintown, Dresher, and Southampton PA. Lifeguards - Must be at least 16 and Red Cross Certifican class available Auto Technician - Oreland Auto Service is hiring an auto mechanic/auto technician with PA Emissions and Inspections licenses, ASE Certification a plus. Landscaper/Gardener - Must have planting and pruning experience. Full time position, expect to work Sundays …
Thursday, March 7, 2013
After being apprehended in 2010 in Abington, a Philadelphia man will face a prison sentence.
He claims he was only the lookout and getaway driver, but a Montgomery County judge decided he deserved a serious punishment for his actions. William Perkins, 64, of Philadelphia, has served much of his life in prison, and according to court dockets has a rap sheet several pages long. He was sentenced Wednesday to 10 to 20 years behind bars for his role in a string of burglaries that occurred in 2010. As Patch reported at the time, Perkins, who also used the aliases of John Potter and William Potter, was taken into custody on Oct. 12, 2010 along with John Daniel Wilson, 48, of Philadelphia. The duo had led Philadelphia Police on a high-speed chase which had ended in their arrests in Abington Township. MainLineMedia.com reported that the …
Thursday, February 28, 2013
Upper Dublin students learn in both 1-to-1 settings and small group class settings.
Upper Dublin Patch: When did you open your business? mAke the grAde: mAke the grAde was established in 1993 as a full service tutoring and academic support company… and the online division was started in 2010 and has expanded greatly in the past year. UDP: Who is your ideal client or customer? MTG: Any student who is in need of academic support or tutoring for Math, Science or Test Prep.. or any education related matter really… who may find it difficult to travel to a tutor or is time limited. Online work is very convenient in terms of time and location. At MTG online, we work with many college level students who need short time amount of help and we also work with 5th graders who need math help daily and most everything in between. …
Monday, February 25, 2013
Check out what this week will bring in Upper Dublin
Music in our Schools: On Tuesday, Feb. 26 and on Thursday, Feb. 28, at 7 p.m. in the Performing Arts Center of the high school, the Upper Dublin Education Foundation will once again help sponsor the annual concert, featuring student performers from elementary schools, middle school, and high school School Board Meeting with Budget Talks: Money talks Monday night at 6 at Upper Dublin High School at the Upper Dublin School Board meeting. The 26th annual "Touch the Future" Art Exhibition: An ongoing juried exhibit at Arcadia University in Glenside. It began as a memorial to fallen U.S. astronaut Christa McAuliffe. Do you have an event coming up next week? To have it featured in the Week Ahead, post your event here on Upper Dublin Patch and …
Thursday, February 7, 2013
There are few details, but a SEPTA representative confirmed that a man died at the station Thursday night.
A man apparently died at the North Hills train station Thursday night. Abington and SEPTA police, and EMS staff were on the scene at the train station in the North Hills section of Abington. A SEPTA representative said the man—who has not yet been identified—was struck by a train at about 6:15 p.m. “A man was killed by a Lansdale-Doylestown regional rail train coming from Center City and heading toward Doylestown,” Andrew Busch, a spokesman for SEPTA said. A white sheet covered the man, who was laying several feet from the northbound tracks; there were several puddles of blood on the platform. The body was loaded into a Montgomery County Coroner’s van at about 8:15 p.m. The coroner and a SEPTA Police Lieutenant both declined to comment. …
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
Appointments to begin in early April for 2013-14 new students.
Those Cardinals heading for the big yellow school bus for the first time need an appointment. Kindergarten registration is just around the corner for Upper Dublin School District. According to the district's website, appointments will be held on April 10, 16, 18, 23 and 30. Parents should contact their child's school to make an appointment. If you are unsure which child your child should attend, a boundary map is included with the article (see .pdf file at top right). Parents may also call the Registration Office directly at 215-643-8971 for information. The office is open from Tuesday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. (closed noon to 1 p.m. for lunch). According to the district's site, the following information is required to register your …
Thursday, January 31, 2013
A revamped look for the library.
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Thursday, January 31
On Saturday, the Upper Dublin Public Library held an open house to celebrate the end of construction inside the buildling. According to a Times Herald story, the library started a fundraising initiative called UDPL-ReNEWed! to cover the costs of modernizing the library. See the story here. Things renovated? The circulation and information desks, a conference room, a teen/young adult reading area and a new quiet reading lounge. While the construction is finished, the library still has more work to be done. According to the story, the goal is to raise $100,000, of which the library has raised 90 percent. The total cost will come in at about $250,000.
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Reductions in the music and arts programs are proposed for the 2013-14 school year.
On Monday, the Upper Dublin High School Marching Band Parent's Association held an open meeting to discuss the proposed cuts in the 2013-14 school year budget. Deb Carver, the Public Relations Secretary for the March Band Parents Association, say that the parents who gathered on Monday were there to "advocate for something that is near and dear to our hearts." Chris Dowdell, President of the Parent's Association, said, "The budget process is already underway, time is not on our side." He continued, "The stakes of tonight's meeting are high." The proposed budget, according to Superintendent of Schools Michael Pladus, as a $2.7 million dollar deficit and the school board can raise taxes to a maximum of 3.04 percent. "[We] cannot continue the…
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