Wednesday, March 20, 2013
Staff is in the shop preparing for the opening of the full service vehicle center.
The newest addition to the Collegeville Shopping Center, Pep Boys, is preparing to open – boxes are being unloaded through the windows, and staff members can be seen scurrying throughout the store. Patch reported in October that Pep Boys would be filling the vacancy left by Annie Sez in the shopping center, on Main Street and Rt. 29. According to the large red sign hanging infront of a freshly-painted 'Pep Boys" sign, a ‘full-service” center is coming soon. Pep Boys offers repair service, preventative maintenance, tire service, and auto parts and oil. Calls to Pep Boys today weren’t returned regarding the exact date of the opening, check back with Patch for more information.
Friday, January 18, 2013
The new Collegeville Yoga Bar will play host to the night's networking event.
Are you a business woman in the Perkiomen Valley area? Are you looking for better ways to network locally? The Perkiomen Valley Chamber of Commerce may have your answer. The chamber's group dubbed "PV Win" or Women in Networking, hosts occassional events for local businesswomen to meet one another and network. On Jan. 30, the Ladies' Night out event will feature time for both. From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., women interested in WIN can attend a social hour and mixer at the new Collegeville Yoga Bar, located at 222 E. Main St., Collegeville in the Collegeville Shopping Center. Women may also bring a friend. There is no cost to PV Chamber members, and the cost for non-members is $10. The mixer will use the new 2,000-sqaure-foot studio to introduce …
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Caleb Fairley, sentenced to two life sentences for the strangulation deaths of Lisa Marie Manderach and her 19-month-old daughter in Collegeville in 1995, is requesting a new trial.
According to the Daily Times, convicted murderer Caleb Fairley is requesting a new trial, or failing that, a new sentencing hearing for the murder of Limerick resident Lisa Marie Manderach and her 19-month-old daughter, Devon, in Collegeville in 1995. Farley reportedly strangled Manderach and her daughter while they were shopping at his parents' "Kidz & Mine" clothing store in the Collegeville Shopping Center on Sept. 10, 1995. He was convicted of first-degree murder in April 1996 and received two consecutive life sentences. Fairley, formerly of Upper Merion, filed the request on his own behalf without the aid of a lawyer. He is basing his request on a recent ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court finding mandatory life terms for juveniles …
Monday, September 24, 2012
One man's clutter is another man's bargain...hundreds of area residents flocked to the Collegeville Shopping Center for the Collegeville Colossal Yard Sale on Sept. 22
Hundreds of residents attended the Collegeville Colossal Yard Sale on Saturday, sponsored by the Collegeville Economic Development Corporation (CEDC). Several residents who attended the event commented on the Perkiomen Valley Patch's Facebook Page after we posted an early photo of the fun - readers expressed interest in holding this event again in the future. Check out our photo gallery of the event to highlights from the event - did we catch you in our lens? Did you take photos at the event? Would you like to share them with the community? Just click "Upload Photos" below!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
Treasures and Bargains Abound at Collegeville’s Colossal Town Yard Sale This Saturday!
Wednesday, September 19, 2012
The Following is a press release from the Collegeville Economic Development Corporation: On Saturday, Sept. 22, get out and enjoy the beautiful fall morning by stopping by Collegeville’s largest-ever community yard sale, with close to 100 families participating, at the Collegeville Shopping Center at Rt. 29 and Ridge Pike! The Yard Sale runs from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., with plenty of parking is available at the Shopping Center. Ursinus students, this is a great opportunity to pick up whatever you still need for your dorm room for a song! The Community Yard Sale is sponsored by the non-profit Collegeville Economic Development Corporation (CEDC), which runs the Main Street program and the Farmers’ Market. They will be selling ICED by Betsy…