Saturday, October 6, 2012
Up to 150 displaced
A Friday night fire heavily damaged a condominium complex in the Wyncote section of Cheltenham, forcing up to 150 people from their homes. As many as 200 firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and other responders assisted at the scene on 1600 W. Church Road, near Arcadia University. For more on the fire, read Patch's full report here.
Friday, October 5, 2012
Fire may have started in stove of third floor unit; Cheltenham High School set up as temporary Red Cross shelter; up to 150 displaced
A four-alarm fire heavily damaged a condominium complex and displaced up to 150 people in the Wyncote section of Cheltenham on Friday night. No official estimates were available early Saturday morning on the number of people injured in the fire at 1600 Church Road, which was reported at about 9:23 p.m. Friday. Alertpage reported that three firefighters had received minor injuries and that three other patients were transported from the scene. Close to 200 firefighters, emergency medical technicians, and other emergency responders were believed to have responded to the fire, which turned the night sky orange in the residential neighborhoods surrounding the complex. At least 50 condominiums were impacted, according to Judge Renee Cardwell …
Sunday, March 18, 2012
Wyncote resident Leopoldo Montoya has spent much time learning about Lansdale architect Milton B. Bean, who designed the Lindenwold Castle.
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Sunday, March 18, 2012
For more than a decade, Wyncote resident Leopoldo Montoya has been on a personal mission to track down details of a long-ago Lansdale architect who lived his life in virtual obscurity. Montoya’s target was Milton B. Bean, designer of hundreds of residential and commercial buildings during the Victorian era, a man who worked from his modest home of Green Street for more than 30 years. Montoya’s research, which is still incomplete, has earned him the 2012 Edwin G. Holl Historic Achievement Award, which will be presented by the Lansdale Historical Society at its annual banquet, April 10 at William Penn Inn. The retired Drexel University librarian set out on his mission in the late 1990s after buying a Bean-designed house on Washington Lane…