‘Lion’ may be lyin’ about history, but it’s compelling

Local Life September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Hugh Hunter Old Academy Players opened its new season with a revival of “The Lion in Winter” (1966), by James Goldman, a play that garnered fame after the hit movie version with Katharine Hepburn (1968). Directed by Carla Childs and produced by Helga Krauss, the OA production kicks life into a drama that is […]
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Her book tells you how to meet the right man (or woman)

Local Life September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli There was a priest and a nun who both very much liked the other. For almost seven years they would see one another at different gatherings and barbecues. They taught together too. But their vows to the Church prohibited them from following their instincts, so they gave up their holy life and […]
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Baseball season not over at local theaters

Curtain Call September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Clark Groome Last week two baseball-themed plays opened a day apart. They are very different plays, but both are blessed with strong productions. They almost make you forget about the futility of the Phillies season. Rounding Third Two Little League coaches with differing points of view about the purpose of their team’s activities bicker […]
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Custom millwork also sets them apart – 50 years of world class work for local construction firm

Local Life September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Len Lear According to Jeff Jefferis of Glenside, “Ten years ago we were at our wit’s end when along came Dennis Meyer! After several frustrating years of being told by various designers, architects and contractors that we couldn’t possibly do what we wanted done with out home, we repeated the same wish list to […]
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It’s about building relationships also – Need something repaired? The price is right — Free!

Local Life September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Len Lear Once upon a time in America, when something in the home was broken — a toaster, bicycle, vacuum cleaner, TV set, sofa — it would actually be fixed by the homeowner or by a repairman. Today, however, in our throwaway society, when something in the home is broken, it often is just […]
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‘Qualifying’ for marathons and everything else

Out and Back September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Dante Zappala Ryan Hall is fast. He is qualified. He’s the only American marathon runner to break 2:05, accomplishing that at Boston in 2011. So when he toed the line at the same event in 2014 with the world’s best, you’d have to believe he deserved to be there; except that he hadn’t actually […]
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Common sense missing in sports management

From the Sidelines September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Clark Groome After watching the goings on in the NCAA and NFL the last couple of weeks it’s clear that common sense is missing in action or, in the case of the NFL, non-action. When Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice was suspended for two games for dragging his unconscious fiancée from an Atlantic […]
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Marshall named to Chestnut Hill Hospital Board

News September 18, 2014 0 Comments

Chestnut Hill Hospital recently appointed Joseph W. “Chip” Marshall III, to its board of directors. A prominent and highly regarded figure in the health care industry and the Greater Philadelphia marketplace, Marshall is the former Chairman and CEO of Temple University Health System, one of the largest health care organizations in Pennsylvania. Marshall is currently […]
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That’s my partner! Don’t shoot!

Opinion September 18, 2014 0 Comments

by Susan Karol Martel Eighteen years ago, the 5’6” nut-brown woman searching the streets of the white Main Line suburb where I owned a home could have been shot. In time that woman who faced silent danger became my partner. Today, if she walked those same suburban streets, instead of long companionship she might be […]
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Home at 415 W. Moreland Ave. demolished

News September 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani The 104-year-old home at 415 W. Moreland Ave. has been demolished. The demolition comes after months of debate between the Chestnut Hill Historical Society and Blake Development Corp., the company who purchased the property in April of this year. The CHHS wanted developer Sam Blake, the current owner, to reconsider razing the […]
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