Goodwill center for donations opens in West Mt. Airy

Local Life March 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Carole Verona Although the annual ritual called spring cleaning officially begins on Thursday, March 20, at 12:57 p.m., it looks as if some people have already gotten a head start. During a recent visit to Goodwill’s newest donation center, which just opened at 7061 Lincoln Drive in West Mt. Airy, I saw boxes and […]
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Hill collector puts his stamp on ‘hobby of kings’

Local Life March 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Marcia Z. Siegal “When my brother was 9 years old and I was 7, my parents bought him a junior stamp album and some stamps for Christmas. They did not want me to feel bad so they gave me a junior-junior album. My brother lost interest after about a year as he was more […]
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Drowning Fish rescued from local basement, hope to rock!

Local Life March 21, 2014 0 Comments

by JB Hyppolite Jason Dunkerley, 39, and C.J. Blair, 24, are co-owners, partners, sound engineers, producers and musicians at Drowning Fish Studio, which was born in the basement of Jason’s Glenside home and is now located at 2730 Pickwick St. in the city’s Port Richmond neighborhood. Jason has worked with many musicians and producers, including […]
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Hiller, native of Wales, makes big splash at Allens Lane

Local Life March 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Rita Charleston “With a horrific hairstyle that made me look just like a boy, I played Christopher Robin in a local production of Winnie the Pooh when I was 10 years old.” That’s Claire Golden Drake describing her theatrical beginnings in Wales. Since that time, and moving to the U.S., she’s appeared in many […]
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SLIDESHOW: Adopt-a-Pet

Pets March 20, 2014 0 Comments

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Scientist/professor now studying food at Weavers Way

Local Life March 20, 2014 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli If you’ve shopped at Weavers Way in Mt. Airy or Chestnut Hill in the past six years, you may have noticed a kind, gentle and vibrant gentleman with a goatee and a mustache that waves like a bird. That’s geoscientist, former professor, oceanographer and Philadelphia public school chemistry teacher, as well a […]
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Hallelujah! Goodbye to winter; spring is finally here!

Local Life March 20, 2014 0 Comments

by John Colgan-Davis “Never cut a tree down in the wintertime … Never make a negative decision in the low time. Never make your most important decisions when you are in your worst moods. Wait. Be patient. The storm will pass. The spring will come.” — Robert Schuller Those of you who have read my […]
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