Monday, December 17, 2012
A recent zoning change will allow a car dealership to open at the location of East Whiteland's United Artists theater.
East Whiteland's lone movie theater moved one step closer to closure last week, as the township supervisors approved a zoning change that will allow a car dealership to open on the property. Devon Automotive Group requested that three parcels currently occupied by United Artists East Whiteland Stadium 9 be changed from Village Mixed Use (VMX) to Frontage Commercial (FC) zoning classification. The board of supervisors approved the change in a public hearing held Dec. 12. According to Township Manager Terry Woodman, the automotive group plans to open a Toyota dealership at the site. A luxury movie theater is due to open at the Uptown Worthington property at Routes 202 and 29 on the eastern edge of the township. Follow Malvern Patch on …
Friday, November 16, 2012
A car dealership is looking to open at the location on Lancaster Avenue.
What might Yogi Berra have said about Malvern's lone movie theater, United Artists East Whiteland Stadium 9? Perhaps that everyone goes there because it's never crowded. The theater might not be around for much longer, though. Devon Automotive Group is in talks to purchase the property and open a car dealership on the site. The company is requesting East Whiteland change the zoning of the three parcels that comprise the property from Village Mixed Use to Frontage Commercial so that it can open a Sloane Toyota dealership there. Follow Malvern Patch on Facebook and Twitter. At a township meeting Wednesday night, the Board of Supervisors scheduled a Dec. 12 public hearing to consider the zoning change. If the United Artists does close, …
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
One Willistown resident says artificial fields are a "lose, lose, lose proposition."
Tuesday, November 29, 2011
Editor's note: The following letter was written by Willistown resident Jeannette Lindvig, who lives near the Greater Chester Valley Soccer Association fields. The Greater Chester Valley Soccer Association is petitioning Willistown Township for permission to build Astro-turf soccer fields on Willistown Township land that the GCVSA leases from Willistown township on Line Road. After attending the Zoning Hearing Board meeting, I came away with some major misgivings about the GCVSA, and many questions about Astro-turf. 1. If other municipalities are removing old astro-turf fields because these fields have proven to be toxic, why would we assume that "Astro-turf" has solved the decomposition/pollution problem with this new version? Have long-…