Friday, May 17, 2013
Short order cook, teachers, dishwasher and more hiring this week.
Short Order Cook - Part time short order cook for breakfast and lunch or dinner shift. Minimum two years experience required. Dunkees - LiveDunkTank.com is looking for dunkees. Must be 18 years of age or older. General Labor - Local manufacturer is hiring for all shifts. Must have own transportation. Teachers - KinderCare in Lansdale is looking for an early childhood teacher, full or part time. CDA or degree and 2 years experience required. Dishwasher - The Sumney Tavern is hiring part-time dishwashers. Click here for more local job openings.
Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Those looking to help local vets need to register by Wednesday.
The Hometown Heroes Walk in Lansdale will be the first of its kind in the borough. The walk is benefitting the Wounded Warrior Project, and is ready to go come June 8. Organizer, Upper Gwynedd resident and Army veteran Mike “Bishop” Rieg has is asking that both walkers and teams register by Wednesday. The walk will begin at Trinity Lutheran Church. The route will continue east on Main Street to Memorial Park. There will be a loop around Memorial Park, and then back to Main Street, westbound to Trinity Lutheran Church. The walk is an offshoot of the Pennsylvania Hero Walk, where people walk 320 miles along the shoulder of Route 30 – 25 miles a day – from the Philadelphia Museum of Art to Wayne, Pa. Walkers would donate $20 and walk for an …
Golden Chopsticks, New Station Pizza, Rainbow Express Preschool, and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Lansdale. 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.
Monday, May 13, 2013
The incident occurred Sunday evening at 189 Wissahickon Ave. No one was injured in the incident.
A fire on the rear porch of a twin home at 185 and 189 Wissahickon Ave. in Upper Gwynedd Township was extensively damaged in a fire on Mother's Day. The cause of the fire is still under investigation by the Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Marshal and damages are estimated in excess of $200,000, according to Upper Gwynedd Fire Chief John Scheiter. Around 6:14 p.m. Sunday, Upper Gwynedd Township Fire Company responded to the home located on the corner of Wissahickon Avenue and Beaver Street, according to the Montgomery County Department of Public Safety computer-aided dispatch system. According to Broadcastify.com, the units reported seeing heavy smoke showing from the rear of the home. According to reports on the scanner, around 6:36 p.m., …
Players from Lansdale, Glenside, Norristown get their Frisbee on.
It's just a simple, plastic disc, but don't tell that to the hundreds of local players that take the game quite seriously. Sunday's match-up in Plymouth Whitemarsh was proof positive that something as basic as a Frisbee can get the fans moving. According to the Times Herald, "Ultimate" as it is known to fans "is something of a hybrid between soccer and football, only instead of a ball, flying plastic is used." Sunday, a match-up between Philadelphia Spinners and the New York Rumble was hosted at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School. In the day's game, Norristown resident Jack Casey, Lansdale natives Mike and David Baer and Jonah Wisch from Glenside all played, according to the Herald. The team promoted its event prior to the match-up at area …
North Penn HS was ranked 1017 out of 2,000 by Newsweek
Newsweek released its list of the nation's top high schools, looking at student's college readiness and focusing on "graduation rates, participation in college-level classes via Advanced Placement (AP) and International Baccalaureate (IB) programs, and acceptance into a two- or four-year college program,"according to the report on The Daily Beast. North Penn High School, at 1340 S Valley Forge Rd, Lansdale, was ranked 1017 out of 2,000 high schools across the country this year. According to the report, North Penn has a 95% graduation rate, with 89% of graduates heading to a institution of higher education. The average SAT score for North Penn students is 16-5 and of the students that take AP tests, the average score earned is a 3.7. Nearby…
Lisa Ruhl completed the eFASTSTART program.
Tuesday, April 16, 2013
In a few simple steps, you can publicize your sale and attract more people.
Do you have a massive amount of used books, dishes, clothes, gadgets, etc. that you hope to sell at your summer garage sale or the neighborhood yard sale? Post the event on Montgomeryville-Lansdale Patch to get the word out. First, make sure you're a registered user on the site (all you need is a name and an e-mail address) and then you can upload your own event. Once you log in, scroll to the bottom of the home page and select "Put an event on the calendar"under the contribute category. In the event template, give your sale a name — possibly with the street name in the title — and be sure to include the date and time of your event. Enter an address so people know where to go and tell us a little about the sale in the description. Feel …
Friday, April 12, 2013
Domino's, New Station Pizza, Knapp Elementary School, The Junction House pub and more inspected during the month of March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Lansdale. 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.
Sunday, April 7, 2013
Check out the top 10 highest star-rated restaurants according to Yelp.com. Do you agree or did your favorite get missed?
With the increase of online review websites like Yelp.com, anyone who is eating at a restaurant can be a food critic, praising food and service, or criticizing those same items. So what are your neighbors saying about the Lansdale restaurants on Yelp.com? Here are the top 10 restaurants according to Yelp's highest-rated star ranking in Lansdale: Do you agree with Yelp's top 10 list? Let us know in the comment section, or tell us your favorite area restaurant.