Sex trafficking victims in Pa. treated as criminals

News August 26, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak – The second in a series of articles It’s probably hard for many people to believe that sex trafficking could be taking place in Mt. Airy. But just last week, East Mt. Airy resident Rahim McIntyre, a.k.a King Kobra, was sentenced on Aug. 18 by U.S. District Court Judge Harvey R. […]
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SCH follows U.S. trends for int’l students

News August 26, 2014 0 Comments

by Garrison Xian The United States has long been a destination for international students seeking degrees from this country’s most prestigious universities. The same is true of U.S. prep and independent schools where international enrollment has boomed in the last 10 years. In research conducted by the Institute of International Education, the U.S. international student […]
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Mount harriers start seeking third AACA title

Sports August 25, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher If Mount St. Joseph wins a third straight Catholic Academies title this fall, it’s likely to be in a race that has a lot more in common with last year’s championship meet than with the 2012 event. Two years ago, the Magic scorched their AACA rivals to win by a whopping 46 […]
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Mount volleyball filling graduation gaps

Sports August 25, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher This fall Mount St. Joseph Academy’s volleyball opponents will be seeing a number of new faces on the other side of the net. There are a total of half-a-dozen seniors and juniors, but there are also seven sophomores hoping to make an impact in the 2014 campaign. Mount St. Joe won the […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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; […]
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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 […]
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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 […]
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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, […]
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