Thursday, February 21, 2013
The woman’s vehicle struck a pole on Main Street.
A Gilbertsville woman was charged on Feb. 7 with DUI and related summary offenses relating to a Jan. 18 crash on Main Street in Trappe just before midnight, according to police. Kimberly A. Welch, 41, was driving westbound on Main Street in Trappe near 5th Ave, allegedly utilizing her cell phone, when she "failed to pay attention to the roadway” and crashed her 2008 Honda Accord into a PECO electrical poll on the north side of the roadway, police said. Welch suffered minor injuries and was treated at Phoenixville Hospital. After an investigation, Welch was charged with a DUI of .16 blood alcohol or greater. She was also charged with summary offenses of disregarding traffic lanes, careless driving and failure to use a safety belt, both …
Friday, January 25, 2013
Traffic backed up past Ursinus, up Ridge Pike.
A multi-car accident has snarled rush-hour traffic in Collegeville. Traffic is reportedly backed up past Ursinus College on Main Street, for an accident that took place at Main Street and Route 29. Passers-by report that the cars have mostly been removed from the roadway, and that local traffic has opened, but is going by slowly with reduced lanes. Many of the damaged vehicles were moved into the area of the McDonald's parking lot at Second Avenue and Main Street to continue an investigation out of the way of traffic. The emergency units were dispatched at 3:55 p.m., according to the Montgomery County Department of Safety website. Injuries were reported, but the extent of which are not yet known. Many police units from the Collegeville …
Thursday, October 4, 2012
The famed sandwich shop is moving down Main Street, into the vacant "Lunch Box on Main" storefront.
"The Zep that launched a thousand ships" - is Lou's Too the next Helen of Troy? The sister sandwich shop to Lou's in Norristown is moving out of its digs at 732 W. Main Street in Trappe to the borough next door. The restaurant will re-open at the old Lunch Box on Main, located at 454 E Main Street in Collegeville. The restaurant, known for bringing the Zep over the Perkiomen Creek, will have an expanded seating section in the new venue. The move, reported to Collegeville Borough Council by Collegeville Economic Development Corporation Manager Rachael Morrison at an Oct. 3 meeting, should be completed by December, and the new Lou's will be up and running. Patch will have more to report on this, but wanted to get you the initial information…
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
This is a followup to last year's meeting.
Tuesday, June 28, 2011
The following was written by Lee Ann Miller, Revitalization Task Force chairperson: Schwenksville Borough will be holding a town hall meeting on Wednesday, June 29, at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of the Perkiomen Valley Library at Second Street and Church Street in Schwenksville. All are welcome, and area residents and business owners will have the opportunity to comment on proposed plans for Main Street and Meadow Park. This is a followup to a meeting held a little more than a year ago on revitalization efforts in the borough. Much progress has been made since then as Borough Council, Parks Commission, Revitalization Task Force, Historic Committee Activity Committee and the Planning Commission have been working on various facets of the …
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Collegeville Borough Council discussed security measures along Main Street, zoning exemptions, the farmers market and other business.
During a Collegeville Borough Council meeting this past Wednesday evening, Andrew Feick, director of facilities at Ursinus College, addressed the board about forming a mutually beneficial plan to limit pedestrian accidents along Main Street from Fifth to Ninth streets. Many considerations were discussed, such as extended crosswalk “bump-outs” that are already in use on lower Main Street, medians and fencing. Several people offered their input, including representatives from Fire & Rescue, the police and Ursinus. Wifth safety being the main concern, as well as legal responsibility, Feick expressed his willingness to work with the borough in finding a solution. Councilman Rowan Keenan, after a productive discussion with the board, indicated …
Saturday, May 28, 2011
Area residents invited to join celebration for first-ever event.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Saturday, May 28, 2011
The following was released by Trappe Borough through Trappe Alerts: Main Street will be closed on Monday, May 30, from 9 a.m. to noon for the first-ever Memorial Day Parade. Fire company volunteers will help direct traffic away from the parade route. Come celebrate with us as the Historic Muhlenberg Partnership 300 kicks off off the 300th Anniversary of Henry Melchior Muhlenberg's birth! The parade route begins at Augustus Lutheran Church and will end at Water Works Park. Bring the whole family to see the floats, bike brigade, horse-drawn carriages, veterans and public officials and so much more.