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12 Lower Merion Runners Racing 2019 Boston Marathon

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Runners approach the 24 mile marker of the 2018 Boston Marathon in heavy rain on April 16, 2018. (Photo by Scott Eisen/Getty Images)

Source: Patch

LOWER MERION TOWNSHIP, PA — A total of 12 runners from Ardmore, Penn Valley, and Wynnewood will toe the line at one of the most storied athletic events in the world next week.

The 2019 Boston Marathon, now in its 123rd year, will take place on Monday, April 15.

Continue reading on Patch for a list of local runners competing from the Lower Merion area.

New Community Mural Brightens Up Penn Valley

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Photo Source: Main Line Media News

Source: Main Line Media News

LOWER MERION — Drivers along one stretch of Montgomery Avenue in Lower Merion have something new to glance at as they travel along the roadway — a new mural.

The mural was created with an eye toward beautifying the neighborhood as members of the Penn Valley Civic Association, along with help of other residents from across the township, came together to help paint a community mural on the side of a formally blank wall in Penn Valley.

The mural, called “Hometown Ecology,” shows scenes from around the area, including the bridge on Old Gulph Road near West Mill Creek Park and the historic Penn Valley Quaker signs. It also shows nature scenes from the area with native plants and bike riders moving along a trail with Mill Creek in the background.

Continue reading on Main Line Media News.

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