Chestnut Hill College student found dead in dorm

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A 22-year old Chestnut Hill College student was found dead in his dorm room this morning. NBC10 reports that medics were called to St. Joseph’s Hall around 8:45 a.m. when they received a call about an unresponsive student. According to Philadelphia Police, the unidentified student was not breathing and was pronounced dead at the scene. […]
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SCH Academy students receive honors at George Washington Carver Science Fair

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The best 11th and 12th grade students in the city of Philadelphia come together at the George Washington Carver Science Fair to present and display their research to a group of judges/scientists. An outstanding 16 of 18 Springside Chestnut Hill Academy students received honors at the Fair this year. SCH students won 1st place medals […]
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Catholic values practiced at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy students put their faith into action during Lent. In collaboration with Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl program, students offered prayers and collected coins throughout the liturgical season. “Lent is a time for prayer, reflection, and sacrifice among Catholics worldwide,” explained Erin Wallin, NFA fifth-grade teacher who coordinated the school-wide effort. “At NFA, we […]
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Philadelphia author Lorene Cary discusses memoir with GFS students

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Philadelphia author Lorene Cary visited a Germantown Friends School English class on Friday, April 11, to discuss her memoir “Black Ice.” The course, “Testifying and Recanting”– about memoir and autobiographical writing – is part of the GFS Essentially English program, which offers eight-week course electives to students in grades 10-12 (as well as parents and […]
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Hideaway marks Record Store Day

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Hideaway Music in Chestnut Hill will celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19, with special releases and an in-store radio show. Record Store Day is an internationally celebrated day observed the third Saturday of April each year. Its purpose is to celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store. To mark the event, […]
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Noted piper to perform at Irish Center

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Paddy Keenan, the legendary Irish piper who was one of the founders of the Bothy Band, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Irish Center (Commodore Barry Club), 6815 Emlen St. in Mt. Airy, in a concert sponsored by the Philadelphia Ceili Group. Keenan, who began to play the uilleann pipes at […]
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Crime Report: Three thefts

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The following crimes are from the week of April 6 to April 12, 2014. April 8. 8000 block Roanoke Street. Complainant states that an unknown person broke the passenger side rear window of his car and stole a Banana Republic Pocket Book, checkbook, wallet, bank debit card, one PNC credit card, Pennslyvania Driver’s license, charger […]
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