Senior Scoop
January 14th Edition
Dear Whitemarsh Township!
Please find below community resources and some fun activities you can do from the comfort of your own home! Please share the newsletters and information with any friends or family, specifically area seniors. If they want to sign up to receive these newsletters they can e-mail us at

Stay safe and remember "Social Distancing",
The Parks and Recreation Team

A special thank you to our First Responders, medical staff, and everyone else who is working to keep our community safe.
Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse History
Local history is something that we should learn and cherish as it gives us important insight into our past. We're going to begin this series with a look into our very own Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse as it has been the location of a lot of local history.
Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse
Historical Events -

  • 1686 - Local religious meetings of the Society of Friends begin in the members private homes.
  • 1704 - The future location of Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse is purchased and plans to build begin immediately.
  • 1708 - The construction of Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse is completed.
  • 1777 - Used during the Revolutionary War as a field hospital and gathering location for General George Washington's troops that were led by General Lafayette. Due to the peaceful beliefs of the Society of Friends, the Friends Meetinghouse usage in the Revolutionary War and the participation of members in the war caused some turmoil in the acceptance of the Plymouth Friends Meetinghouse among the Society of Friends.
  • 1780 - Became the first location for a school within Plymouth Township as the east wing was added to the building to house the school.
  • 1860's - Was a center of activity during the abolition movement as meetings occurred and runaway slaves were hidden in the homes of members.
  • 1935 - A new building was erected on the land that became the first independent location of William Jeanes Public Library.

Mindful Wellness

Try the free Daily New York Times Mini Crossword Puzzle. Check back each day for a new puzzle!

Check out a new e-book or e-magazine by visiting our friends over at the William Jeanes Library. 

Mindful Exercises

Open the above Document and practice 6 different ways to ease your mind and body.
Jigsaw Puzzles

Looking to do a puzzle, but don't have any? Try an online puzzle at
Community Resources
Whitemarsh Pharmacy is offering curbside pick up and free local delivery! Call them at 610-828-5222 for more information on fill prescriptions and ordering essential items and supplies.
The Market at Lafayette Hill is offering curbside pickup and delivery Monday-Friday.
For more information visit
or call the store at 610-941-7101.
See a message from the Whitemarsh Police Department about COVID-19 related scams.

All GIANT stores will open for customers over the age of 60 from 6:00-7:00AM.
COVAID connects neighbors helping with getting groceries, picking up prescriptions, and more.
United Way of Pennsylvania Dial 211 or text your zip code to #898-211 to talk with a resource specialist for free.
Ready MontCo is a service from Montgomery County Dept. of Public Safety. Learn more information by visiting their website.