Hiller has a most daunting task — prevent youth violence

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by Len Lear I’m not sure anyone could have a more daunting job than Chestnut Hill resident Richard Greenwald. Since March of 2013 Richard, 49, has been executive director and assistant to the mayor for youth violence prevention. Anyone who watches the 11 o’clock news knows how many young people in the inner city are […]
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Will speak Saturday at local bookstore – Mt. Airy author a powerful advocate for disabled kids

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by Len Lear West Mt. Airy resident Kathy Roberson, 55, who will be speaking at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore, 551 Carpenter Lane, on Saturday, July 12, 2 p.m., has worked for many years in the area of disability policy, advocating on behalf of families who are caring for a child with special needs. A […]
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Mt. Airy tree expert branches out; mulch biz growing

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by Len Lear Sam Mills, 50, who has lived in Mt. Airy since he was a 7-year-old student at Houston Elementary School, spent almost 20 years up in trees with his own company, Arbor Care Services, until he realized his future lay on firmer ground. “The tree work just got too physically hard,” said Sam, […]
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After 65 years of marriage, local pair together again

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by Barbara Sherf If you believe in reunions in the hereafter, Ethel (Decovny) Goldis, 90, is now with Albert, or “Doc,” as he was known, who died in 2009, also at age 90, following 65 years of marriage. The couple worked side by side; he filling prescriptions and she running the front of the West […]
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Venissa Santi Quartet returns to Pastorius Park

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by Kevin Callan Venissa Santi’s Afro-Cuban, smooth-jazz style demonstrates her identity as a Cuban-American. Although she is normally backed by a larger band, the Venissa Santi Quartet will feature nothing more than Santi’s vocals backed by a pianist, bassist and percussionist. The members of the quartet include John Stenger on piano, Jason Fraticelli on bass […]
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Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association: A great resource for only $50

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by Laura Lucas As the new Vice President of Operations for the Community Association this term, I’d like to extend my thank you to all of our current members and tell you about additional ways that you can get involved this year. Additionally, if you’re not a member, I’d like to tell you what you […]
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Women’s health – don’t be mislead by myths

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by Patricia Bailey If there was only one thing I could convey to women about their health it would be the significance of breast screening. During my 30 years as a breast surgeon, I’ve seen the difference that early detection can make. According to the American Cancer Society, women age 40 and older should have […]
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