June 25, 1997 |
The fit was a little too tight yesterday for a Browning-Ferris Industries recycling truck that got stuck on Airdale Avenue at the Rosemont train station in Lower Merion. Police Officer George Bancroft helped remove air from the tires to let the truck squeeze through.
October 30, 2013
Rosemont's Luis Castillo (West Chester East) and Yohana Ghede scored to lead the Ravens (4-13) to a 2-1 win over visiting Lancaster Bible (6-10-3) in men's soccer on Monday. Kyle Lambertson scored for the Chargers. Men's ice hockey. Neumann is ranked in two preseason polls. The Knights are No. 14 in the USCHO.com poll and No. 10 in the d3hockey.com poll. Tennis. Delaware Valley College named Darcy Rabenda as the Aggies' first head coach for both the men's and women's teams.
September 5, 2013 |
The Rosemont sports program ended 74 years of losses against Moravian when its men's soccer team dealt the host Greyhounds a 2-0 loss Wednesday in Colonial States Athletic Conference action. Rosemont's last victory against Moravian came during the 1939-40 season, when its women's basketball team won, 39-5. Junior Luke McIlvaine (Neshaminy) notched both goals for Rosemont (1-1). Junior goalie Max McDonald (Shawnee) shut out Moravian (2-1), which outshot the Ravens, 18-8. La Salle (0-1-1)
January 18, 1990 |
Barry Pendleton, 33, of Ardmore, has been extradited from a San Diego prison and brought to Lower Merion, where he faces charges that include attempted murder, stemming from a July gun battle with police in the parking lot of a Rosemont restaurant. At an arraignment Saturday morning at the police station, District Justice Henry J. Schireson set bail at $750,000 for Pendleton and scheduled his preliminary hearing for tomorrow at 12:15 p.m., at the Narberth District Court. Pendleton faces two counts each on charges of attempted murder, possession of an instrument of crime, possession of prohibited offensive weapons, simple and aggravated assault, recklessly endangering another person and possessing a firearm without a license.
December 15, 1994 |
Harpist Gloria Galante will bring the lilting tunes of her harp to Borders Books & Music in Rosemont at 11 a.m. Saturday for A Colonial Christmas Concert. Galante will be dressed in period costume and will share tales through story and song. Children will be invited to try their hands at plucking a few notes. For more information, call 610-527-2913. Rosemary Clooney will sing holiday favorites at 8 p.m. Saturday at the Valley Forge Music Fair in A White Christmas Party. She will be joined in this 40th anniversary celebration of the hit movie White Christmas by singer Debby Boone and Boone's four children.
January 24, 1988 |
A memorial Mass will be said at 7 a.m. Wednesday at St. Thomas of Villanova Church in Rosemont for Rose Rowland Buchan, 69, of Rosemont, who died Aug. 1, 1986, at Bryn Mawr Hospital. She was a homemaker for most of her life. Mrs. Buchan was born May 16, 1917, in New Bedford, Conn. Her family moved to the Main Line area when she was a child. She attended Upper Darby High School, where she was a member of the women's track team. She later attended business school, where she studied to be a secretary.
July 26, 1987 |
Mary Louise Shugar Vail, of Rosemont, a receptionist and longtime member of the Plays & Players theater group in Philadelphia, died July 18 at Bryn Mawr Hospital. Mrs. Vail was a member of Plays & Players for about 25 years, said her husband, William C. Vail. She made scenery, was in charge of stage props and worked on lighting, he said. Vail recalled that his wife used to enjoy participating in the annual Plays & Players Gambols, when she would dance and sing in the chorus.
June 30, 2000 |
The Namgyal Monks, from the monastery of the Dalai Lama, are scheduled to perform a selection of sacred chanting and meditative dance rituals at Borders Books & Music in Rosemont from 7 to 8 p.m. next Friday. Admission to the program will be free. The bookstore is at 1149 Lancaster Ave. The Tibetan Buddhist Center of Philadelphia is sponsoring the event, as well as a Medicine Buddha Ceremony at 7 p.m. July 8 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, 19 S. 10th St., Philadelphia. It is called a medicine ceremony because it is for healing, said Ken Klein, a spokesman for the Buddhist center.
November 16, 1986 |
Joan and Everett Frank of Rosemont learned firsthand about dyslexia in the 1960s, when two of their three children were diagnosed as having the condition, a learning disability that affects about 15 percent of all children in the United States. "It has not been an easy journey," said Joan Frank as she described the struggles her family has undertaken to overcome the condition, which is characterized by a difficulty in identifying symbolic language, such as the written word and numbers.