Tuesday, December 25, 2012
What's open and closed on Christmas? What time is mass? When will my trash be picked up? All of your Christmas needs right here.
Media Patch would like to wish everyone a very Merry Christmas. Please enjoy this time with your family and friends and take some time out to relax. Below you'll find many of your Christmas questions answered.
Monday, December 24, 2012
White Christmas could occur as Santa comes to town.
It might be light, but this Christmas could be white. With a 90 percent chance of precipitation, Dec. 24 and Dec. 25 could see some snowfall this year. The National Weather Service predicts a mix of rain, snow and sleet through 4 a.m. Dec. 25. Temperatures will hover around 33 degrees, allowing some chance of Christmas snow. Even if the rain changes to flurries, little to no snow accumulation is expected in Southeastern Pennsylvania. Visit weather.gov for more info on your local forecast.
Forget something? Find out what your local grocery store hours are for the Christmas holiday.
Many grocery stores have changed their hours for Christmas. If you have last minute grocery shopping to do, you may what to take note of special holiday hours. Below are local store hours for Monday, December 24 and Tuesday, December 25. Tredyffrin-Easttown (including Paoli, Berwyn, Devon and Wayne) Acme: 700 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087 Acme: 39 Leopard Rd, Paoli, PA 19031 Pathmark: 450 Swedesford Rd, Berwyn, PA 19312 Trader Joe's: 171 E Swedesford Rd, Wayne, PA 19087 Whole Foods Markets: 821 W Lancaster Ave, Wayne, PA 19087 Wegmans: 1 Village Drive, King of Prussia, PA 19406 Phoenixville Acme: 785 Starr St, Phoenixville, PA 19460 Giant: 700 Nutt Rd, Phoenixville, PA 19460 Redner's Warehouse Markets: 202 Schuylkill Road, …
Sunday, December 23, 2012
A look at business and government buildings that will be closed on Monday and Tuesday in observance of Christmas.
In observance of the Christmas holiday, most government buildings will be closed both Monday and Tuesday and some local businesses will be closed, while some will have limited hours. Click here to see if you will also have a trash collection change over the holiday. The following businesses will be closed on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24-25, unless otherwise stated. Municipal Buildings Mail Automotive Beer and Liquor Stores Banks Libraries Grocery and Convenience Stores Shopping Click here for a list of businesses and government offices that are open over the Christmas holiday. Did we miss a business that may be closed over the Christmas holiday? Tell us in the comments section if you know of another place that is closed.
Our Patch Elf on the Shelf has gotten a hold of our computer and now wants to know what his buddy elves are up to. Share your photos here.
Hi friends! I'm the Patch Elf on the Shelf. Call me Patchy. I've heard about more of my friends hanging around the area lately, and I wondered what they were up to. Could their families post pictures here on Patch to show me? I'd love to catch up with them. We all go back to Santa on Christmas Eve, but in the meantime, we'll be watching you. Cheers, Patchy the Elf Add your photo by clicking on the green "Upload Photos and Videos" icon.
Saturday, December 22, 2012
Some Media Patch municipalities will see a trash collection change during the Christmas holiday.
Media Patch municipal buildings will be closed for the Christmas holiday on both Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24 and 25. Below is a trash and recyclable pick-up schedule for area municipalities over the Christmas holiday: Edgmont Township—Administrative offices will be closed both Monday and Tuesday. Municipal trash removal is not provided by the township. Please check with your private hauler. Media Borough—Administrative offices will be closed both Monday and Tuesday. Trash and recycling will not be picked up on Tuesday, Dec. 25 and will be collected on Wednesday, Dec. 26 instead. Monday, Dec. 24 collections will remain the same. Trash and recycling will not be picked up on Tuesday, Jan. 1 and will be collected on Wednesday, Jan. 2 instead. …
A look at business and government buildings that will be open on Monday and Tuesday in observance of Christmas.
In observance of the Christmas holiday, all government buildings will be closed both Monday and Tuesday but some local businesses will be open or offer limited hours. Click here to see if you will also have a trash collection change over the holiday. The following businesses will be open on Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 24-25, unless otherwise stated. Mail Beer and Liquor Stores Banks Grocery and Convenience Stores Shopping Movies Click here for a list of businesses and government offices that are closed over the Christmas holiday. Did we miss a business that may be open over the Christmas holiday? Tell us in the comments section if you know of another place that is open.
Friday, December 14, 2012
Santa's only got ten days to get ready. Here's when and where to see him in person before his big night.
- LOCAL CONNECTIONS
- Laura Haas
Friday, December 14, 2012
With just over a week left until Christmas, time is running out to see Santa. Take a look at the dates and times below to find Santa at a mall or event near you. Chester County Santa Arrives at the American Helicopter Museum 1220 American Blvd West Chester, PA 19380 Take pictures with Santa from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Helicopter rides are available from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is $10 per person. Santa at Gardner's Landscape Nursery 535 Uwchlan Ave. Chester Springs, PA 19425 Enjoy a story and sit with Santa in his antique sleigh. Exton Square Mall 260 Exton Square Parkway Exton, PA 19341 Photos with Santa Pet Photos with Santa Delaware County Granite Run Mall 1067 West Baltimore Pike Media, PA 19063 Springfield Mall 1250 Baltimore…
Wednesday, December 12, 2012
Procrastinators rejoice: You can still find great deals buying gifts online, with free guaranteed Christmas Eve delivery.
Didn't get everything on your list on Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Not to worry, deals are still to be had. Free Shipping Day is coming on December 17. On Free Shipping Day, you'll find plenty of pre-Christmas deals online with free shipping and guaranteed delivery by Christmas Eve. Many stores who always offer free shipping will lower or eliminate the minimum purchase amounts required for free shipping. FreeShippingDay.com has a list of 1,173 merchants participating in Free Shipping Day this year, from Kohl's and Home Depot to Best Buy, Tiny Prints and Red Envelope. "Free Shipping Day makes procrastination possible," the website proclaims. What's the Catch? You can try to plan ahead and put off making purchases from participating …
Tuesday, December 11, 2012
Check out pictures of Patch editors with Santa and celebrating the holiday in year past. Upload your own picture to our gallery.
Photos with Santa Claus can serve as a timeline for childhood. Whether it's baby's first Christmas, a newly married couple with Santa, or the family dog on Kris Kringle's lap, these holiday photos capture a memorable moment in the yuletide season. Share with your community and Patch that Santa shot for 2012. We're looking for great photos of local kids today, when they were little ones, or even your own childhood shots. Post your pictures on Patch. Be sure to include a caption and tell us who is in the photo.