April 3, 2014 |
Hello there In the heat of August 2007, Kim gladly accepted her friend Colleen's invitation to a pool and barbecue party at Colleen's then-boyfriend's buddy's house. While playing lawn and pool games, Kim met their host, George. "He was very funny, and made me laugh a lot," she said. George first noticed "the typical things guys go for: She was beautiful. " Kim, who teaches fourth grade at Roxborough's Immaculate Heart of Mary, knew Colleen even before they attended Archbishop Carroll High together.
March 23, 1989 |
A 33-year-old Lafayette Hill man was killed Monday evening when he lost control of his car on Ridge Pike and spun into a car coming in the opposite direction, according to Whitemarsh police. Thomas Fairly McGoldrick, of the 800 block of Pine Tree Road, was pronounced dead at Montgomery Hospital. The driver of the second car, Jeffrey Evan Cohen, 23, of Philadelphia was taken to Chestnut Hill Hospital, where he was admitted with undetermined injuries. He was listed in stable condition yesterday.
April 6, 2013 |
BET Investments of Horsham has purchased the 216-unit garden-style Lincoln Woods Apartments on Germantown Pike in Lafayette Hill for $25.5 million. The 10-year loan for the purchase of the complex, built in 1991, was arranged through Fannie Mae by Berkadia Commercial Mortgage L.L.C. in Horsham. It represented 80 percent of total acquisition costs plus short-term capital budget. BET has acquired 1,000 apartment units in the region in the last six months.
February 1, 1996 |
John J. Schimpf Sr., 87, of Lafayette Hill, a retired tool- and die-maker and former landscaper for a prominent businessman/philanthropist, died Sunday at Chestnut Hill Hospital in Philadelphia. Mr. Schimpf was born and educated in Philadelphia but resided in Lafayette Hill most of his life. He worked for Corson Lime Co. in Whitemarsh Township for about 20 years, then spent the next 30 years as a tool- and die-maker for the former Globe Hoist Co. in Wyndmoor. For 15 years before his retirement, Mr. Schimpf was a landscaper on the estate of F. Eugene "Fitz" Dixon, a Philadelphia-area businessman and philanthropist.
February 19, 2000 |
Felisa Lloren Ojeda of Mays Landing, N.J., a homemaker and former resident of Lafayette Hill, died Monday at the Hershey Medical Center, one week before her 92d birthday. She had been injured in a traffic accident the previous day while being driven to a daughter's funeral in Minnesota. Mrs. Ojeda and another daughter, Georgiana Papa, were ejected when their rented sport-utility vehicle hit an embankment on the Pennsylvania Turnpike in Lancaster County. Papa was treated at Hershey Medical Center and released.
September 8, 2012 |
Whitemarsh Township police have released composite drawings of two people sought in the shooting of a man during an apparent ambush in Lafayette Hill on Aug. 21. According to police, the 32-year-old victim met a woman in the Germantown section of Philadelphia and took her to his home on the 4100 block of Joshua Road. After getting out of the car around 9:30 p.m., the man was shot twice when he was confronted by two men during an apparent robbery attempt, police said. The woman who was with the victim then fled with two assailants in a car, police said.
September 26, 1999 |
Joe Forman and his family needed temporary housing while their new home was being built. Jerry Nichols was looking for longer-term housing near his work, yet close enough to Philadelphia and one of its cultural hot spots, Manayunk. Both the Forman family and Nichols ended up among the first residents of the newly opened Glen at Lafayette Hill, a luxury apartment complex in Whitemarsh Township, near the intersection of Ridge Pike and Joshua Road. Virtually across the street from Green Valley Country Club, the Glen at Lafayette Hill features such amenities as a business room with computer, copier and fax machine; a dozen 100- to 150-square-foot business suites; and Direct TV. The Direct TV provides residents with up to 95 channels and the cost is included in the rent.
April 10, 2006 |
The Fixer: Susan Sabo, 46, Organizers Inc., West Chester, www.organizersinc.com The problem: Although Joffe never neglected her clients, her success with them had outstripped her ability to handle routine business functions, such as billing. She lost notes scribbled on scraps of paper. Her disorganization interfered with her enjoyment of her family. The solution: Sabo advised Joffe to review her schedule for the next day at night and to make better use of technology, such as invoicing software and computerized faxing for contacting the media.
January 26, 2015 |
The chair he sat in for an interview, the swimsuit he donned for practice, the Graham Activities Building pool he nearly crossed without surfacing, they all looked too small for Reece Whitley. Though barely 15 - his birthday was earlier this month - Whitley is a 6-foot-8, 235-pound Penn Charter freshman, and when he mingles with swimming teammates, he looks more like their instructor than their peer. In fact, these days the only thing that seems large enough to fit Whitley is his enormous promise.
August 18, 2013 |
Kwong Kwong Ma, 85, of Lafayette Hill, a noted pianist and teacher, died Monday, Aug. 5, at Chestnut Hill Hospital, of acute respiratory failure. Born in Shanghai, China, Mrs. Ma lived in New York and Ohio. She moved to the Philadelphia suburbs four years ago to be near family and took up residence at the Hill at Whitemarsh, a retirement community. Mrs. Ma came from a family of musicians. Her mother, Zoen Yien Wong, was one of the first Chinese graduates of Boston's New England Conservatory of Music.