Running with reality

Out and Back July 30, 2014 0 Comments

by Dante Zappala On the beaches of the East Sea, the sun literally shines everywhere. It makes perfect sense. The winters this far north are long, desolate and cold. It’s reason enough to want to take your clothes off during the few weeks of peak summer when it barely breaks 80 on the hottest of […]
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Little Treehouse Play Cafe closed

News July 30, 2014 0 Comments

by Pete Mazzaccaro The Little Treehouse Play Cafe, 10 W. Gravers Lane, which opened to considerable praise and fanfare five years ago appears to have finally gone quietly out of business sometime in June. The business had reduced its hours recently to Tuesdays, Wednesdays and weekends. In May it reported on Facebook and Twitter that […]
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New outpatient mental health office to host open house

News July 30, 2014 0 Comments

Silver Springs – Martin Luther School will be holding an open house at this new Mt. Airy office, 7145 Germantown Ave (between Durham Street. and Mt. Airy Avenue) on Thursday, Aug. 14, between 5 and 7 p.m. to introduce community members and fellow professionals to the new outpatient mental health services available at this location […]
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Letters: July 30

Letters July 30, 2014 0 Comments

Former owner of 415 W. Moreland speaks out * Last month, the Local reported that a home on 415 W. Moreland Ave. had been purchased by developer Sam Blake, who had determined the house was in too poor a condition to rehab. He has decided to raze the house on the property, subdivide it and […]
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Crime Report: One robbery, 9 thefts

Crime Report July 30, 2014 0 Comments

The following crimes are from the week of July 20 to July 26, 2014. July 20. 7800 block Germantown Avenue. Complainant states that an unknown person stole a pink folder containing a driver’s license, marriage certificate, green cards, two birth certificates, five Social Security cards, seven passports and various pay stubs. July 20. 8400 Lynnewood […]
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Born in Ethiopia, Mt. Airy resident shares journey to find forever family in children’s book

News July 29, 2014 2 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Sara Miller Greene, 40, of Mt. Airy, understands what it means to be different. Greene was born in Nazareth, Ethiopia. Her birth mother was homeless and knew she couldn’t afford another mouth to feed. Her son Yonas was slowly dying of starvation. “My mother left me at the country hospital where […]
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CHCA board planning street tree program

News July 29, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani At a lightly attended meeting of the CHCA Board of Directors on July 24 that consisted mostly of division reports, an upcoming project to repopulate Germantown Avenue with street trees came up. Larry McEwen, vice president for the Physical Division, discussed the Green Space Initiative Tree-Planting Campaign – a measure that would […]
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Chestnut Hill Business District announces new Retail Recruiter

News July 29, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District announced last week that it had named Kathie Meadows as its new Retail Recruiter. She will replace Laurie Wrightman who held the position for just less than two years. Meadows has more than 20 years of experience in hospitality sales and marketing, with a strong background in retail and interior […]
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Little TreehousePlay Cafe closed

News July 28, 2014 0 Comments

The Little Treehouse Play Cafe, 10 W. Gravers Lane, which opened to considerable praise and fanfare five years ago, appears to have finally gone quietly out of business sometime in June. The business had reduced its hours recently to Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Weekends. In May it reported on Facebook and Twitter that the building had […]
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Kelly Green, Black split in NCAA League

Sports July 28, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In collegiate women’s hoops action in the NCAA League last week, two franchises with area players went 1-1 in their Tuesday and Thursday outings, while a third lost both of its games. The Kelly Green team that features 2014 Mount St. Joe grad Alex Louin turned back a tough challenge from Team […]
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