It’s Been 5 Years Since Police Officer Brad Fox was Killed in the Line of Duty

It’s Been 5 Years Since Police Officer Brad Fox was Murdered in the Line of Duty 9/13/2017 by Brian Coll                 Two times this week I started my day with my family, and then made visits to memorials. On September 11th, I brought my ...

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West Conshy Lost a Couple of Good Men this week

West Conshy Lost a Couple of Good Men this week 9/8/2017 by Brian Coll       We were saddened when we saw the news of not one but two good guys from West Conshy passed away this week.   Jim Priest, a lifelong resident of West Conshy passed away on Sunday. Jim had served... ...

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NEW BOOK! Conshohocken & West Conshohocken

CONSHOHOCKEN & WEST CONSHOHOCKEN People, Places & Stories Volume Two     This is the Peoples National Bank of West Conshohocken. It was established in 1907. The bank later merged and became the West Conshohocken branch of the Conshohocken Trust Company. After the bank closed ...

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A Scary Incident I Witnessed Today and Thank You to the Police and First Responders

A Scary Incident I witnessed Today and Thank You to the Police and First Responders 9/7/2017 by Brian Coll     I was driving today and passed by the Town Valet Cleaners and I saw a person on the ground with a person or two around them. I wasn’t sure if someone had a cell... Read More

People of Conshohocken – John Kijak

People of Conshohocken – John Kijak 9/6/2017 by Brian Coll   This is part of our People of Conshohocken series… We have close to 10,000 people in our borough, add in the residents of West Conshohocken, Plymouth, Whitemarsh and Lafayette Hill and we have a large community. Some of the ...

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Picnics Back in the Day By Jack Coll

Picnics Back-in-the-Day Nothing Like A Sunday In August By Jack Coll   There was a time when every man, women and child in Conshohocken and surrounding communities couldn’t wait for the Annual Company Picnic generally held every August.  Borough children were highly excited in anticipation ...

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Remembering When Conshohocken Dealt with A Major Tragedy

Remembering When Conshohocken Dealt with A Major Tragedy 8/31/2017 by Brian Coll   As I watch the tragedy unfold in Texas  on TV (our thoughts and prayers are with them)  and as we end August my mind wandered to the largest fire in Conshohocken history. I know there was a worse tragedy in ...

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Breaking News – Restaurant Opening. Welcome Izenberg’s Deli, Bakery, Caterer & Restaurant at 401 Fayette.

Breaking News – Restaurant Opening. Welcome Izenberg’s Catering & Cafe 831/2017 by Brian Coll   We got the news that Izenberg’s Catering & Café is opening at the former location of Pudge’s. This could happen in the next two weeks! Also, a new name and more ...

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KONA Ice Truck – How Cool is This?

KONA Ice Truck – How Cool is This? 8/30/2017 by Brian Coll     Like many of you, I have seen the KONA Ice Truck around our community…. at the Conshy fireworks, Plymouth summer camps, movies in the park in Whitemarsh and so on. My daughter went to camp this summer at a ...

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Goodbye Jack Siletta

Goodbye Jack Siletta 8/30/2017 by Brian Coll   Saying goodbye is never easy. It seems like every time I turn around our community is losing someone else. It was a week ago I got a text from my friend Matt Siletta telling me his dad Jack passed away overnight from a heart attack. I had... ...

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