Friday, March 15, 2013
California Tortilla is offering free chips and queso with the purchase of an entree and the 'secret password.'
Hungry for lunch? With the purchase of an entree, and the "secret password," diners at California Tortilla on Friday, March 15, will get free St. Patrick's Day green chips and queso. So what's the "sweet password" to get lucky? "Lucky," of course! Free chips and queso promotion available only on Friday, March 15, at the California Tortilla location at 1836 Ridge Pike.
Tuesday, March 12, 2013
The new Limerick Gift and Garden will hold their grand opening on March 23 and 24.
An old friend has a new face on Ridge Pike. Limerick Gift and Garden, formerly Oaks Garden Center, opened on Friday, March 1. Owner Joe Dudek said they moved locations due to the development and the tearing down of the Oaks building. The new location, located at 280 Ridge Pike, will not provide the bulk products like the Oaks location, however Dudek said the gift portion of the business will play a more prominent role. Dudek said Limerick just recently rezoned the area of Ridge Pike they moved into for commercial, with the intention for it to be the next Skippack Village, and the family wanted to get into Limerick early. The building they are currently in is over 100 years old and they have restored it and much of the property, as well. …
Wednesday, February 20, 2013
A mid-afternoon crash tied traffic up for a little over an hour.
A two-car crash on Ridge Pike near Fruitville Road tied up traffic on Wednesday afternoon for a little over an hour and resulted in injuries to five people. The cars were an SUV and a sedan according to the Limerick Township Police Department's Facebook page. The car had four passengers, the SUV one. The statement on the Facebook page says that the SUV was traveling eastbound and was turning left onto Fruitville Road when it was struck by the westbound sedan. County dispatch reported the accident just before 3:00pm. As emergency crews arrived, two medevac helicopters were placed on standby. The helicopters eventually transported two people who were in the sedan from the accident scene to trauma centers at Reading Hospital and the …
Sunday, February 17, 2013
A Friday evening crash sent a mom and two children to the hospital.
Thursday, February 14, 2013
The victims, a mother and her two children, suffered what were described as non-life-threatening injuries.
Last updated 9:10 p.m. Thursday A mother and her two young children were injured Thursday evening in a two car collision on Ridge Pike in Upper Providence Township. Officer Scott Reynolds of the Upper Providence Township Police department said the injured driver, a woman in her 20s, and her two children sustained what he described as non-life-threatening injuries. The mother and children were from "the Collegeville area," Reynolds said. Reynolds said the male driver of the second car, a 17-year-old from Lansdale, was not injured. His car was traveling westbound on Ridge Pike when he attempted to make a left turn into the Court at Upper Providence shopping plaza shortly after 6:30 p.m. His car crossed in front of the woman's vehicle, which …
Saturday, July 14, 2012
The control box for the traffic signals at Ridge Pike and Township Line Road was damaged in a Saturday morning accident
Last updated 2:53 p.m. Saturday The traffic signals at Township Line Road and Ridge Pike were disabled early Saturday by a traffic accident that heavily damaged the control box for the intersection, Upper Providence Police confirmed Saturday afternoon. "It took out the entire intersection," Upper Providence Officer Jeffrey Hilt said. The accident was believed to have occurred between 5:30 a.m. and 5:45 a.m. Hilt said that technicians from Armour & Sons were awaiting the arrival of a new control box. He estimated that the traffic signals would be restored between 6:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. Saturday. Earlier Saturday, workers could be seen attempting to repair the original control box. It appeared to have been dislodged from its base by the …
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
Lewis Road project to begin Monday, supervisors send letter supporting airport expansion
Limerick Township's massive Ridge Pike rezoning project moved forward again at Tuesday's Board of Supervisors meeting, with a decision to proceed with developing a plan to create new zoning districts. The township's staff has created the beginnings of a redistricting plan. Solicitor Joseph McGrory and township manager Dan Kerr said they just needed some direction from the board on whether they preferred the district or the overlay plan. "If you go with the district," McGrory told the board, "the plan will just need adjusting [as the project develops]. Doing an overlay means a total rewrite." Supervisors Thomas Neafcy, Joseph St. Pedro and Elaine DeWan all said they supported the zoning district plan. Supervisor Ken Sperring, who said at …
Wednesday, March 7, 2012
Township's plans for Ridge Pike focus of board's workshop meeting
Limerick Township's Board of Supervisors held its public workshop meeting on Tuesday night and talked at length about its plans for the Ridge Pike corridor. The board went very quickly through a few items of regular business before opening the floor to talk about the plan. Chairperson Kara Shuler opened the discussion with remarks regarding the board's reason for going through the process. "We're talking about the future of the Ridge Pike corridor," Shuler said. "We want to improve the marketability of the area." This meeting's discussion is the first of many, according to Shuler. There will be several opportunities for open communication between the board and the public. Solicitor Joseph McGrory talked about the process of passing an …
Tuesday, February 7, 2012
A Douglassville woman was arrested for DUI on Sunday night.
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Tuesday, February 7, 2012
The following release was sent in by Limerick Township Police Chief Bill Albany: On Feb. 5 at 8:20 p.m., Limerick police responded to a report that a vehicle had struck a parked car in the 300 block of W. Ridge Pike. Upon their arrival they found both vehicles involved had sustained heavy damage. The operator of the striking vehicle, Toni Pirozek, age 36, of the 700 block of Constitution Ave in Douglassville, stated she could not recall what happened. She had bloodshot eyes and the odor of an alcoholic beverage on her breath. Pirozek was transported to Pottstown Police Department where a breath test showed her BAC to be .309, almost four-times the legal limit. Pirozek was released to her family and given a criminal summons charging her …
Friday, November 25, 2011
A look at a new business in town.
Kelly's Worldclass Automotive in Limerick is a new and, according to owners Pat and Christi Kelly, thriving, family-owned automotive repair service center. The business has had its doors open since June 2011 and is being graciously welcomed in the Limerick community, according to Christi. "Running our business in Limerick has been an exciting, yet challenging experience," she said. "We had been looking to open an automotive repair shop off and on for a few years. We never found the right place and when we were least expecting it, a friend of ours was able to offer a great opportunity with an excellent location." Christi said her and her husband feel comfortable at the 444 W. Ridge Pike location, because their kids have had the opportunity …