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Entries from December 27th, 2008

What’s Going on with The Boathouse?

December 27th, 2008 · 8 Comments · Food & Drink

Went to Flanigan’s Boathouse last night for a quick dinner.  Disappointed was an understatement.  It’s been a while since I have been to The Boathouse for a meal and I was looking forward to enjoying some of my usual favorites. First, menu has changed.  There are less items and I am not 100 percent sure, […]

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Quaker Chemical Cuts 80 Positions

December 26th, 2008 · No Comments · General

According to Philadelphia Business Journal, Quaker Chemical is cutting 80 positions in the US and Europe.  I did some research and this equals about 10 percent of the total workforce for the Conshohocken based company.  I guess this is a result of the overall downturn in the economy.  Quaker Chemical is continuing its stock dividend, […]

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Is This Legal?

December 26th, 2008 · 2 Comments · Crime and Punishment, General

http://www.loadedboards.com/adam2/blog/index.php?2008/12/22/192-west-conshohocken-pa-outlaw

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Council Closes Budget Gap and Denies Appointment

December 19th, 2008 · No Comments · Politics

Some good news out of this week’s final Council meeting of 2008.  According to this article, they were able to close the $180,000 budget shortfall and the Borough will have a balanced budget in 2009 without a tax increase.  Great work to all the Board members who were able to get that pushed through. Also […]

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Conshohocken Sewer Authority Theft

December 8th, 2008 · 5 Comments · Crime and Punishment

I’ve been gathering as much info as possible on the reported theft of funds from the Conshohocken Sewer Authority. So far, it appears over $167,000 was stolen by Tracy Michele Connelly, the office manager. This was reported a couple of months ago but the details of the theft was not revealed until last week. Here […]

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