Tail-ented dog artist on Hill barking up the right tree

Local Life August 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Mary Nearpass Jay McClellan, a tall, bearded man with soft blue eyes, has created an impressive body of extraordinary art in his mere 38 years of life. He was born in Maumelle, Arkansas, a small town outside of Little Rock. After 10 years in the graphic design industry and his mother’s death due to […]
Continue Reading

It’s the yeast she can do – Jamison rises to every cooking occasion at Weavers Way

Local Life August 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli When baking dog biscuits, be sure to use collie flour. Always remember to placate any fresh sprig that you see. That is a sound policy of appease-mint. Through the years Valerie Jamison, 62, has worked at many Philadelphia restaurants, like the classic French Les Amis and Mezzanotte in the 1970s. She worked […]
Continue Reading

Would you believe interest-free loans are available?

Local Life August 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Len Lear “We offer interest-free loans, both personal and for businesses! You have to pay back the principal, but there will never be one penny of interest on the loan!” Let’s face it. If you saw that ad in a newspaper, on TV or the internet, what would be your first thought? Ripoff; scam; […]
Continue Reading

No need to leave N.W. Philly to have a great vacation

Local Life August 21, 2014 0 Comments

by John Colgan-Davis One of the great things about being on vacation is that I get to use and experience my time in many different ways. During our “normal” lives, work and responsibility control our clocks, and what we see and experience and do is somewhat limited by that. But vacation gives us a chance […]
Continue Reading

You must handle with care this ‘84-year-old relic’

Local Life August 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Barbara Sherf – Part Two In addition to sharing his philosophy on a host of issues on the front window, Milt Jacobson, 84, owner of a unique collectibles store at 251 Keswick Ave. in Glenside without a name, has placed numerous personal ads front and center because he just wants to find someone to cuddle […]
Continue Reading

Home Sweet Home-Schooling; should your children do it?

Everyday Matters August 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Elise Seyfried For someone who loved learning as much as I did, I wasn’t a very happy camper in school. Part of the problem was that we moved around so much; I was ALWAYS the new kid in town, with all the attendant social issues. Part of it surely was my gnat-like attention span, […]
Continue Reading

VIDEO: Matt Paul Sports & SCH students head to Williamsport

News August 20, 2014 0 Comments

Matt Paul, of Matt Paul Sports, and over forty Springside Chestnut Hill Academy students are taking a bus trip to Williamsport today to watch the Taney Dragons in the semifinals of the Little League World Series. Paul and 56 others will get a chance to watch the Dragons play Las Vegas tonight in person. There, they’ll cheer for the Dragons, and […]
Continue Reading

All in on Taney Dragons

Opinion August 20, 2014 0 Comments

by Pete Mazzaccaro City residents and nearby suburbanites are saying it out loud: “We finally have a successful baseball team in Philadelphia.” The Philadelphia Taney Dragons Little League team, which as of this writing is two wins from the U.S. Little League World Series title and three from a world title, have captured the imaginations […]
Continue Reading

Local efforts focus on sex trafficking in NW Philly

News August 20, 2014 1 Comment

by Sue Ann Rybak – The first article in a series When more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped from a secondary school in Chibok on April 14 of this year, it sparked international outrage and triggered a campaign on Twitter, using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Local schools and businesses rallied to show support. Unfortunately, the […]
Continue Reading

Running on a trail of memories

Out and Back August 20, 2014 0 Comments

by Dante Zappala On the night of Aug. 5, 2009, Kevin McShea started his shift at the Northwest Detectives unit of the Philadelphia Police Department. He was presented with a case. A young girl had died on Forbidden Drive when, inexplicable even to fate, a tree branch fell and struck her while she was running. […]
Continue Reading