Week In Review: Jan. 22-28

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 over the course of the week.

Patch's own RV, the Patchfinder, rolled through Media this week. We handed out T-shirts and Patch gear to folks who braved the rain and came out to say hello. The Middletown Township Council approved an ordinance that was the first of several steps for the Franklin Mint property. We gave you an update on the opening of Diego's Cantina and Tequila Bar. Nativity BVM officials set things straight with Patch after the Delaware County Daily Times reported inaccurate information about the school's position on the Blue Ribbon Commission appeals.

Below is a full list of this week's stories.


Saturday, Jan. 28

Kohl’s Department Stores will accept nominations for outstanding young volunteers for the 2012 Kohl’s Cares Scholarship Program.

Check out these twin homes that are for sale in the greater Philadelphia area.

Family Support Line, which focuses on tools and safety measures to prevent child sexual abuse, launched a new website.


Friday, Jan. 27

The Archdiocese of Philadelphia has heard appeals from several of the Delaware County Catholic schools in the area.

Come out and see Patch's big, green news machine, the Patchfinder from 9 to 11 a.m. Friday.

Penncrest High School was announced as the first Fair Trade public high school in the country at the Rose Tree Media School Board of Directors meeting Thursday.

Results from Media Patch's 2012 Best of polls.

This Maine Coon cat named Mary is available for adoption at the Delco SPCA.

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


Thursday, Jan. 26

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.

Diego's Restaurant, in the former Coffee Club location, is projected to open in March, according to the owner.

The public has several options to watch the final memorial service for Joe Paterno on Thursday.

Check out this Marple Newtown Patch restaurant review of Luigi and Giovanni in Newtown Square.

Check out Patch's sweet ride and pick up some giveaways.

Find out where you can hunt down these tasty goodies this season.

The state Supreme Court ordered the new distribution of state House and Senate districts be tossed.


Wednesday, Jan. 25

This Media Elementary School second grade teacher was inspired by her grandmother to become a teacher.

It is recommended that donors schedule appointments now for the February blood drive.

Patch's RV, also known as Patchfinder, is headed in this direction.

Patch offers some ideas for the upcoming weekend for you and the family.


Tuesday, Jan. 24

After a more than three-hour meeting on Monday night, Middletown Township Council designated 13 land parcels as SU-1-A, the first step of many to develop the former Franklin Mint property.

Funeral services and public memorials have been set for the former Penn State football coach. Penn State Brandywine will live stream the memorial service.

Get to know your Media Police Department.

A Media resident allegedly stabbed a man with a kitchen knife.

A male, tuxedo cat was found in the area of Route 252 and Greenhill Road and is looking for its owner or a new home.

A community program, free of charge.

PennDot to Resurface Parts of Gradyville Road

The Edgmont Board of Supervisors announced that PennDOT will resurface portions of Gradyville Road near Route 352, at its recent meeting.


Monday, Jan. 23

The Year of the Dragon was recognized along State Street on Sunday.

Where is the best breakfast spot in Media Patch?

Eating out can be fun, healthy and frugal.

An account of legislative votes in the General Assembly.

Penncrest Wins Hi-Q Competition

Penncrest beat out Delaware County Christian School and Archbishop Carroll in a Hi-Q competition last week, according to the Delaware County Daily Times.


Sunday, Jan. 22

Find out which spots won our reader polls.

A local family teams up as part of the Rose Tree Media School District‘s successful participation in the Martin Luther King Day of Service.


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