No snow? No problem! (& snow shovel match-up)

We will be writing this post with our best Delco accent.  Here's the State of the Tewnship, right now: As ya probably kneow, an official H-Town Snow'mergency has been declared! Our intrepid officer-on-the-scene, Lt. Joe Hagan, has listed a whole crapload of roads ya cain't park on and if your car ain't got no chains then keep yer broke ass home! (Screll dewn to see Officer Hagan's noot). BUT! Havertownies has opened up the shoveling match-up service again! If you have a kid that wants to shovel snow this weekend, have them fill owt the form here: GOT SHOVELS? If you have walks and driveways to be cleared, fill owt the form here: GOT SIDEWALKS? We'll match up kids in neighborhoods with those needing snow removal, and we'll give yas a call on the phohhhne. We'll talk regular. Maybe.   You all are on your own in terms of money exchanged, insurance, etc. Don't sue us, we're just trying to be helpful. We don't cover or claim any responsibility. Use the forms and the service at your own risk.   From Officer Hagan:   Due to the most recent weather forecast and the high probability of extreme weather conditions, Haverford Township has declared a Snow Emergency effective 6 p.m. on Friday, January 22, 2016, as authorized by § 175-58 Declaration of Emergency of the Haverford Township Codebook of Ordinances. This declaration will assist in snow removal and the safe passage of emergency vehicles. The Emergency Declaration will end 6:00 p.m., on Sunday, January 24th, unless you receive further notification.  All unessential Township Facilities will remain closed during this event. When a snow emergency is declared, it shall be unlawful, at any time during the continuance of the emergency, for any person, firm or corporation: To park a motor vehicle or to allow that vehicle to remain parked anywhere on any Snow Emergency Route designated pursuant to this article; or To drive any vehicle on any such Snow Emergency route … [Read more...]

EXTREME ICE WARNING

The combination of rain and freezing temps overnight have led to the roads being covered in black ice, including your driveway and sidewalks. Stay indoors unless it is an absolute emergency. Many ambulance calls have gone out already this morning, including one for our neighbor who was on his way to church. He fell flat on his back on what looks to be a wet driveway. In fact, it is covered in "black ice" - a dangerous über-slippery coating that is hard to detect. Llanerch Fire Company issued this warning on their Facebook page:   WARNING: Extreme ice conditions on the roads this morning. Stay Home! God will understand why you weren't at church and you certainly can't need anymore milk, bread, or eggs after the last storm! … [Read more...]