WXVU MAIN LINE NEWS MINUTE FOR THE WEEK OF NOVEMBER 21
Written by Gabriella Raful on November 22, 2022
By: Gabriella Raful
Radnor Township is collecting gifts for children and adults throughout the community. The town is collecting unwrapped toys in a “Toys for Tots” campaign as well as toiletry items and non-perishable food in partnership with Wayne Cares for Wayne Food Pantry. Items for both causes can be dropped off at Radnor Township Municipal Building, 302 Iven Ave. by Friday, Dec. 2. The township police department is also collecting gifts for the Saint Edmond’s Home for the Children, a home for children with intellectual disabilities in the Bryn Mawr section of the township. Items include art supplies, baking supplies, socks, and gift certificates to Walmart, Hobby Lobby, Michaels, Dollar Store and Target. The gifts can be dropped off at the Radnor Police Station, 302 Iven Ave., by Dec. 16.
In other news, on Bryn Mawr Avenue in Radnor there are three small brick and concrete arch bridges near the Sacred Heart Academy. These bridges were built 117 years ago and one of them is in the National Register of Historic Places. The bridges carry 10,515 vehicles daily, according to PennDOT. The work on the bridges was part of a $7.7 million project to restore seven bridges in the Philadelphia area. Preservation Pennsylvania noticed the 1905 bridges’ rehabilitation and awarded PennDOT two Ralph Modesku Awards for Excellence in Transportation, Design, Perseverance and Archaeology.