Sunday, May 19, 2013
Check out these unusual police stores from around Greater Philadelphia
Bad Week for Jewelry: According to two separate reports from Roxborough Patch, over $13,000 in jewelry was reported missing in the past few weeks. Incidents include a $3,000 diamond ring and $10,000 in other miscellaneous jewelry. Read the full incident reports here and here. Rat in the Mouse House: Because nothing is sacred, TE Patch has a report about a burglary at Chuck E. Cheese that took place in May. According to reports, an unknown person used a pry bar to bash their way into the kids restaurant, and left without taking any money. Get the full story here. A Crummy Freelance Gig: According to a report from Media Patch, a woman reported being scammed out of $11k after agreeing to photojournalism freelance work and was never paid. The …
Find vacancies in the city and Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties.
Businesses in the greater Philadelphia area post vacant jobs on Craigslist every day. Here are a few notable vacancies that have been advertised recently: For a full local list of the most recently available jobs in each Patch, click on its name below. PHILADELPHIA: Roxborough-Manayunk | Chestnut Hill-Mt. Airy MONTGOMERY COUNTY: Narberth-Bala Cynwyd | Ardmore-Merion-Wynnewood | Bryn Mawr-Gladwyne DELAWARE COUNTY: Radnor | Haverford-Havertown | Springfield | Media | Marple Newtown CHESTER COUNTY: Tredyffrin-Easttown | Malvern| West Chester | Phoenixville Does your business have an opening that's not listed here? Post it in the comments section below.
A list of eight best-paying summer jobs. Provided by Jobs at AOL.
The following story was provided by AOLJobs.com By David Schepp Getting a summer job is a rite of passage for many young people. In addition to earning wages to help pay for tuition or make car payments, it's where many first-time employees learn the fundamentals of work -- showing up on time, teamwork, communicating effectively, managing workloads and more. But summer jobs can also be fun, giving teenagers an opportunity to bond and hang out with a group of people beyond their schools and neighborhoods. In recent years, because of the recession and subsequent slow recovery in the labor market, summer jobs have been hard to come by for many teenagers. This year, many economic indicators point to an improved job market, suggesting that …
Saturday, May 18, 2013
The National French Contest/Le Grand Concours is an annual competition sponsored by the American Association of Teachers of French.
Watch your mailbox for a letter from the fire company in the next few days.
Stormy weather, Dorney Park fireworks and police officer who shot bystander testifies also make headlines.
Prince Harry, on a U.S. tour, spent about 15 minutes on the lot of a Radnor family's summer home in Mantoloking, which was destroyed by Hurricane Sandy. Several people standing outside of the Square One Exxon market on W. Broad Street in Bethlehem saw something in the sky that was difficult to explain. It was March 3 at about 8:50 p.m. and the witnesses were looking toward South Mountain when they spotted about 100 objects floating west to east, according to Dan Medleycott, a senior field investigator and a state section director for the Mutual UFO Network in Pennsylvania. The trendy clothing retailer will pay a reported $7.5 million to settle a class action lawsuit, which originated after a manager from King of Prussia was fired for being…
Many new job opportunities are available in the Tredyffrin-Easttown area.
Are you looking for a job? Here are some positions available in the Tredyffrin-Easttown area, all advertised on Craigslist in the past week. Find more jobs nearby. Does your business have an opening that's not listed here? Post it in the comments section below.
Conestoga High School alumna Amie Potsic is nearing a year as executive director of Main Line Art Center.
Last year, the Main Line Art Center in Haverford marked 75 years in existence. While celebrating its long past it also took a step into the future with the hiring of a new exective director. In the summer, professional photographer and arts administrator Amie Potsic succeeded executive director Judy Herman, who retired after nearly 25 years there. Potsic is a Berwyn native who graduated from Conestoga High School. So far, Potsic has curated two shows that she said were "contemporary, challening and brought in new artists," Atmospheric and Urban Pop (see photos) and is overseeing a renovation and addition to the art center's building. While still offering more traditional exhibits, Potsic said she was brought into the organization for her …
Former Quarterback Donovan McNabb announced this week that he is going to retire as a Philadelphia Eagle.
With the Philadelphia Eagles in mini-camp this week, a lot has been discussed about the team's quarterbacks. Who will emerge as the starter among Michael Vick, Nick Foles and rookie Matt Barkley. But then another quarterback's name entered the picture. And while he's not fighting for a roster spot, he's gunning for a legacy in Philadelphia Eagles history. Donovan McNabb announced this week his intentions to retire as a Philadelphia Eagle. And the team is planning a ceremony that will enable McNabb to be honored with Coach Andy Reid and his new team the Kansas City Chiefs in town. Ah, No. 5 and Big Red. Those were the days... And don't you miss those days? Maybe we took it for granted that McNabb put the Birds in playoff position every year…
Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi started The Hamels Foundation to support area schools and help build a future for children in Malawi, Africa.
About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60th anniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their own mountains. After winning the World Series in 2008, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Cole Hamels and his wife Heidi founded The Hamels Foundation, a nonprofit dedicated to supporting education in the United States and establishing a school in Malawi, Africa. Patch caught up with the foundation to find out what inspired its start and how its been able to help those in need. Patch: What’s the biggest challenge you’ve taken on? The Hamels Foundation: The Hamels Foundation has a dual purpose to provide support for quality …