Monday, May 20, 2013
211 York, China Keng, Leila's Bistro, Mirna's Cafe and more inspected in April.
The Montgomery County Health Department in April conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Jenkintown. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Friday, April 26, 2013
More than 40 restaurants were inspected during March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Abington Patch area. Willow Grove Health Inspections Elevation Burger, Jimmy John's, Randazzo's Pizza, Yogurtland, and more inspected during the month of March. Abington Health Inspections Abington Jr. High, Abington Sr. Hight, Keswick Coffee House, Munchy's Pizza & Grill, and Yeung Cajun Grill among the establishments inspected in March. Jenkintown Health Inspections Fiesta Pizza V, IHOP, The WIld Dog House and more inspected in the month of March. Cheltenham Health Inspections Chick-fil-a, Bishop McDevitt High School, Frank's Pizza, Nak Won Korean bakery, Pizza Box and more inspected in the month of March.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013
Drake Tavern, Hiway Theatre, Velvet Sky Bakery and more inspected in the month of March.
The Montgomery County Health Department in March conducted inspections of food-service establishments in Jenkintown. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.
Thursday, April 11, 2013
With locations in Jenkintown, Dresher and Southampton, West Ave Grille is now hiring!
West Ave Grille, with locations in Jenkintown, Dresher and Southampton, is currently hiring for servers and line cooks. According to the job post on Monster.com, the family owned restaurant is looking for candidates with a minimum of two years restaurant experience to fill the full time positions. Read more about these positions here and follow them on Facebook and on Twitter.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
King's Cross Public House in Jenkintown serves traditional English fare, and plays all the big soccer games.
Abington Patch: When did you open your business? King's Corner Public House: September of 2012 after an extensive renovation of what had been the former location of Archie's Tavern. AP: Who is your ideal client or customer? KCPH: The newly renovated pub caters to soccer fans who want to catch a game on the screen, those who enjoy English comfort foods, beer lovers and anyone who enjoys a night out in a quaint, cozy setting. AP: What makes your business unique from others in your field? KCPH: For one, we are an English Soccer Pub, so the "big game" on our screens is soccer. In keeping with this theme, the restaurant’s menu contains a vast selection of traditional British pub favorites, which includes fish and chips---a house specialty--- …
Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Stephen J. Racik, of Jenkintown, was arrested and charged with two counts of lewd and lascivious exhibition.
A 55-year-old Jenkintown man showed off his privates at a carnival in Florida— and was subsequently shown the inside of a jail cell. Stephen J. Racik drove by a parking lot carnival at the Wiregrass Mall in Wesley Chapel, Fla. late on April 5, according to a Pasco County Sheriff’s Office complaint affidavit. Racik stopped his vehicle near minors and then “arched his back, exposed his penis … and began to shake it before driving off," the affidavit said. The minors, who were only described as “under the age of fourteen,” immediately alerted authorities. Racik was found, arrested and charged with two counts of lewd or lascivious exhibition. Both counts carry a $10,000 bond. Racik was taken to the Land O' Lakes Detention Center Friday where …
Tuesday, April 2, 2013
The White House released the College Scorecard, with looks at loan repayment, costs, graduation rates and more of the nations colleges, including Manor College, Arcadia University, Penn State Abington and more.
After President Barack Obama's State of the Union Address in February, the White House has released the College Scorecard. According to the WhiteHouse.gov website, "College Scorecards in the U.S. Department of Education’s College Affordability and Transparency Center make it easier for you to search for a college that is a good fit for you." -- The average student at Arcadia University pays $24,200 a year, after grants and scholarships. A decrease of 2 percent from the institution’s 2007 to 2009 tuition costs. Families typically borrow $22,600 in Federal student loans for undergraduate study, and make payments of $260 a month over 10 years. At the Glenside institution, 4.8 percent of borrowers default on those Federal student loans within …
Saturday, February 23, 2013
The Philadelphia-born, Jenkintown-raised Cooper is up for Best Actor.
As viewers make the popcorn and snuggle up on the couch, Bradley Cooper is likely checking his tux, checking the limo times and stretching for a long walk down the red carpet. The Oscars are this Sunday. The awards will air at 7 p.m. Sunday on ABC. Up for best actor is the Montgomery County-born and -raised Bradley Cooper. His work in "Silver Linings Playbook" has helped to net the flick eight nominees including best actor, best actress (his co-star Jennifer Lawrence), best picture and best director (David O. Russell). The Philadelphia-based flick was a nice return home for the local man, who grew up in Jenkintown and graduated from Germantown Academy. He said he is looking forward to Oscar night, but win or lose is proud of the movie. "I …
Monday, February 18, 2013
A Maple Glen resident has filed a civil action against his former employer.
A Maple Glen man claims that his Jenkintown employer fired him for his previous involvement in two lawsuits against the company. The Pennsylvania Record reports that Gerald Creed, 61, filed a complaint with the federal courthouse in Philadelphia stating that he was fired from his human resources job at SPS Technologies in Jenkintown because he was "'associated' with two cases in which civil litigation was initiated against the company." He had worked for the company since 1978. In the complaint, Creed claims that at no time did the company "ever advise Creed that the manner in which he handled any issue pertaining to the employees in the other two cases was deficient." The lawsuit claims that the firing was "pretextual," as he was replaced…
Friday, February 8, 2013
January health inspections in Jenkintown.
The Montgomery County Health Department in December conducted inspections of food-service establishments in the Abington Patch area. Click each facility's name to see its Patch directory listing and click the date of its inspection to read the health department's report.