Week in Review: Aug. 26 - Sept. 1

Did you miss any of this week's news?

There isn't always time to sit down and read the news. So in case you missed any of the week's stories, here's a look at what happened in the greater Media area in the past seven days.

This week, we wrapped up the unofficial end to summer and got you ready for back to school. We told you about a few new principals and teachers coming to Rose Tree Media. We gave you a sneak peek of the new, temporary Media Elementary School. We told you when area swim clubs close for the season and gave you a list of what's open and closed over the Labor Day holiday. Enjoy those final days of summer. Happy Labor Day!

Here's the full list of news from this past week:


Saturday, Sept. 1

Patch takes the guesswork out of where to find various goods and services on Labor Day. Relax. It's your day off.

The generator was taken offline early Saturday for 'planned inspections,' the company said.

Check out all these great celebrity pictures from your neighbors and vote on which one you think is the best.

See how a Media home built more than 100 years ago compares to other homes in the area.

Moving Chase Utley to third base would fill a huge hole for Philadelphia Phillies next year.


Friday, Aug. 31

The former Nativity BVM School has transformed into a temporary Media Elementary School.

The Pennsylvania State Police will step up its traffic enforcement in Delaware County over the Labor Day holiday weekend.

Taylor Farms New Jersey products are being pulled from some area stores.

This weekend there aren't many open houses in the area due to the holiday, so we branched out to local neighborhoods to see what was open outside of our immediate Patch areas.

This Tortoiseshell cat named Mini is available for adoption at the Delaware County SPCA.

Check out these weekend events in the Greater Philadelphia Area.


Thursday, Aug. 30

The following information has been supplied by the Pennsylvania State Police-Media Barracks. If arrests or charges are mentioned, they do not indicate guilt or a conviction.

U.S. Archery Olympic Team Leader Cindy Bevilacqua spoke about her experience at the London games.

There are a number of different chains and independent stores vying to be the best. Which frozen yogurt place is best?

The following death notices come Haverford, Springfield, Marple-Newtown and Media.


Wednesday, Aug. 29

This teacher loves the learning environment Penncrest offers for her first full-time teaching role.

Summer is coming to an end, so soak up those last days at the local pool now.

According to a report, homes didn't stay on the market as long in July 2012 as they did in July 2011.

Check out these unusual police stories from around the Greater Philadelphia Area.

What's going on in and around Media Patch this weekend.


Tuesday, Aug, 28

The setback will be reduced from 200 feet to an "average" 80-foot buffer.

Jocelyn Murphy, 29, of Edgmont, was sentenced to three years of probation on Aug. 20.

More than a dozen frozen yogurt shops have opened in the last 18 months and six more are set to open soon.

Looking for a job in the Media area?

Find three local attractions you can visit on about one tank of gas.


Monday, Aug. 27

A report from The Chronicle of Philanthropy looks at how much neighborhoods in the area give to charity.

Post your best pictures of you and a celebrity and you could win a Patch prize pack in our Picture of the Week contest.

Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the area this summer. Have you tried Yogo yet?

Frozen yogurt shops are popping up all over the area this summer. Have you tried Mango's yet?

Rose Tree Elementary, Glenwood Elementary and Penncrest High School will each see new principals and an assistant principal on Sept. 4.

Check out all these great beach pictures from your neighbors and vote on which one you think is the best.


Sunday, Aug. 26

Iron Hill Brewery in Media will be closed for renovations from Aug. 27 through the 30.

West Nile virus has been making headlines locally and nationally, so what does this mean for you? Should you be worried and how does this compare with other diseases?

Vote in our Patch Poll on the legacy of his historic first steps on the moon.

You just got an invitation to a wedding. What do you do about junior?

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