Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Two local eateries display 'Help Wanted' posters as of Friday night.
Finding work in a suffering economy can be tough. But, those in the hospitality industry may be in luck in Perkiomen Valley. Both the Trappe Tavern and the Collegeville Diner have signs up claiming that "Help" is "Wanted." Each establishment is seeking various positions, in various parts of the house. From waitstaff to bartenders, bus boys to line cooks, there are a plethora of roles up for grabs. Those wishing to apply, should visit the locations in person. For more on the 24/7 Collegeville Diner, visit the diner's website here. For more on Trappe Tavern's open positions, visit the pub's website here. Are you seeking a job that is not in the hospitality field? Have no fear. Perkiomen Valley Patch's Classified section currently features …
Friday, March 8, 2013
One band headlines, a ticket giveaway featured this weekend at this local watering hole.
If you are looking for some live music this weekend, Trappe Tavern has a selection for local Perkiomen Valley residents. While the Ursinus College students are mostly still away for the spring break holiday, the pub scene may be a tad quieter in the areas of Trappe and Collegeville. That isn't stopping the hot spot at the Trappe Tavern from bringing in one famed band. This weekend will feature "Slamm" band on Friday night. The band, featured on this website, will play from 10 p.m. to 2 a.m. at Trappe Tavern. You can check out the band's style via the YouTube video posted with this story, while they play a "DJ Got Us Falling In Love" cover. On Saturday night, there will be a Philadelphia Union, professional soccer team, ticket giveaway. …
Tuesday, January 29, 2013
The Collegeville Economic Development Corporation offers dinner deals with local restaurants, the Ursinus Theater offers a show.
Ursinus College and the Collegeville Economic Development Corporation (CEDC) have teamed up to present “Dinner and a Show” to area residents, offering dinner specials to those attending the Ursinus Theater Department’s slapstick British Comedy "Noises Off” from Feb. 20 to Feb. 23. “It’s a fun night out for Collegeville area residents without the hassle of Center City traffic,” said the CEDC, which runs the Collegeville Main Street program. “Noises Off”, which has been called “the funniest farce ever written,” tells the story of a cast of itinerant actors rehearsing for a flop called “Nothing On.” Tickets for the show are $5 each, $2 for students and senior citizens over 65. Individuals who order tickets online will be given a receipt …
Friday, January 25, 2013
The man was treated at Phoenixville Hospital; the Investigation is ongoing.
Pennsylvania State Police are investigating a report of aggravated assault at in the parking lot of Trappe Tavern on Jan. 21 at 12:30 a.m. According to a report from the PSP-Skippack, a 30-35 year old white male approached the victim, a 24-year-old Schwenksville man, in the rear parking lot of 416 Main Street in Trappe and punched him in the face. The victim sustained moderate injuries and was taken my friends to the Phoenixville Hospital; the actor fled the scene in an unknown direction. The investigation is ongoing.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Pennsylvania State Police report of a Trappe Tavern employee who was allegedly involved with an altercation with other employees, and carried a knife.
Pennsylvania State Police, of the Skippack Station patrol unit, were dispatched to the Trappe Tavern on report of a subject armed with a knife. The incident took place Aug. 20, prior to police dispatch at 12:30 a.m. Police interviewed several employees of the Trappe Tavern, located in Trappe Borough, each of whom reported that a male subject named Sean had a knife and was causing a disturbance. The Trappe Tavern manager identified to police that the subject is Sean Quinn, 45, of Phoenixville, who is in fact an employee of the tavern, but was not working on the date of the incident. According to an affidavit of probable cause, employees told police that Quinn was seen arguing with another employee at the rear outside area of the tavern, and…
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Services for Ian Jerdon will be held Saturday, March 17.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Wednesday, March 14, 2012
Ian Jerdon, 22, of Harleysville, died in a one-vehicle car crash in Lederach on Monday, March 12, 2012 (Source). According to a Reporter article, Lower Salford Township Police Corporal Cory Moyer "said at 2:30 a.m. Monday (Ian) was traveling northbound on Cross Road, and 'for whatever reason, failed to properly negotiate the curve at Cross Road and Bergey Mill Road.'" The vehicle crashed into pine trees and caught fire, the article states. According to his Facebook page, he was a Souderton Area High School graduate, and he was most recently working as a cook for the Trappe Tavern. Reached by phone Monday, Trappe Tavern co-owner Dave Duryea said Ian was "a relatively new employee. Everyone liked him, and we’re sorry he’s no longer with us…