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Jenks parent lends a helping hand to homeless

0 Comments 12 November 2013

by Sue Ann Rybak J.S. Jenks School parent Jeff Templeton, co-founder of S.P.E.A.K. (Staying Positive Equals Amazing Kids), a nonprofit organization that encourages kids to stand up against peer pressure and for positive change within their community, is one of Philadelphia’s unsung heroes. Whether it’s talking to kids and parents about drugs, rewarding a student’s […]

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The role of ‘character’ in professional sports

0 Comments 05 June 2013

by Clark Groome One of the unquantifiable aspects of professional sports is just how important a player or coach’s character is to the success of his team. When sports execs and players talk about a teammate as being “a quality guy” or “a character guy” they are saying that his presence makes the team better. […]

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Meals on Wheels to host tailgate party

0 Comments 11 April 2013

If the Phillies’ opening game put you in the mood for a tailgate party, Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels (CHMOW) has one you should not miss. On Thursday, April 25, CHMOW will host its 3rd Annual Tailgate Party, an informal evening for adults to enjoy at the Flourtown Country Club. The event’s theme, “Fighting Hunger […]

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GA finishes in tourney semifinals

0 Comments 22 February 2012

by Tom Utescher For the second year in a row, the Germantown Academy girls ended their basketball season playing against Shipley School in the Pa. Independent Schools Girls Championships. In 2011, GA defeated the Gators in the championship game, but this time around, Shipley knocked the Patriots out in the semifinal round, winning last Friday’s […]

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GA girls split games in hoops showcase

0 Comments 19 December 2011

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy lifted its record to 4-0 in the first game of its own annual Make-A-Wish Showcase last weekend, but the following night the Patriots suffered their first setback of the season at the hands of a Shipley School girls team that is definitely on the rise. On Friday, GA pulled away […]

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GA wins Pa. Tourney, Charter falls early

0 Comments 22 February 2011

by Tom Utescher Germantown Academy began to participate in the Pa. Independent School Basketball Championships in 2009, and last week the Patriots extended their perfect record in the event, winning their third straight title on Saturday afternoon at Penn State University’s Abington campus. There were strong showings for departing seniors Monica Schacker (23 points with […]

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Three books to give the sports fans on your list

2 Comments 16 December 2010

by Clark Groome A legendary football executive, a historic team and perhaps the most respected NHL referee in the sport’s history are the subjects of three terrific sports books – all with significant local connections. Avid sports fans should consider these books, as either presents for sports-loving friends or as a bit of well-deserved self-indulgence. […]

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Local professor finds a perfect fit in socks for homeless

1 Comment 17 November 2010

by Pete Mazzaccaro It was about this time last year that Chestnut Hill College business administration professor Tom Costello knew he had to do something about the socks situation. That’s right. Socks. Costello, despite an admitted reluctance to volunteer his time at St.Vincent de Paul’s Face to Face dining room in Germantown, he and his […]

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