SCH students dominate national sports scene

News August 20, 2014 0 Comments

by Clark Groome At a time when the conflicts in the Middle East, the crisis at our southern border, the destructive weather all over the country, and the tragic death of one of our most beloved and admired performers dominate the news, we needed something positive to root for. Enter the Taney Dragons. For those […]
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Mo’ne fever grips the Northwest

News August 20, 2014 0 Comments

by Bob Previdi As a the late afternoon crowd gathered slowly at McMenamin’s Bar & Restaurant on Germantown Avenue in Mt. Airy Friday, there was an anticipation in the air that felt a lot like the excitement of the US team during the recently completed World Cup in Brazil. But this time, the buzz at […]
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Center for Enrichment seeking new members

News August 20, 2014 0 Comments

Growing older does not have to mean slowing down, physically, mentally or socially. In fact, it can be a time for returning to those activities you couldn’t find much time for earlier in life and also for taking on new challenges. Above all, you would probably like to share this time with other people. If […]
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A rare tree grows in Chestnut Hill

News August 19, 2014 0 Comments

by Ken LeRoy Three years ago a friend asked me if I knew the species of an odd tree growing along the 8400 block of Seminole Ave, across from the Chestnut Hill West train station parking lot. Odd indeed, because I didn’t have a clue. Growing out of a hedgerow between properties, this 40-foot tree with […]
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Girl Scout Cadette serves food to the community

News August 19, 2014 1 Comment

by Kevin Dicciani Grace Fry, a 12-year-old Girl Scout from East Norriton, hosted the Summer Fiesta at St. Martin in the Fields Church on Aug. 13. The event, a supper with all contributions going to those in need, was the last project Grace needed to earn the Girl Scout Silver Award, which honors leaders who […]
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Watch Party for Dragons at SCH

News August 19, 2014 0 Comments

On Wednesday, Aug. 20, the Taney Dragons will face-off against Nevada in their third game of the Little League World Series. Three Dragons attend Springside Chestnut Hill Academy – Mo’ne Davis, Jahli Hendricks and Scott Bandura. SCH will be throwing their second Watch Party tomorrow to celebrate the team and its students. The festivities will begin […]
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Fans gather at SCH to watch the Taney Dragons

News, Schools August 16, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani Close to a hundred fans gathered in the courtyard at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy to watch and cheer the Taney Dragons in the first game of the Little League World Series. Hailing from South Philadelphia, The Dragons, in only their second year of Little League play, have snowballed into a local sensation after […]
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Return of the Straw Maze: The Bales of Cornwall

News August 14, 2014 0 Comments

The bales return! Join us at Woodmere on Friday, Sept. 5, from 6 to 8 p.m. for the opening of our annual straw maze. Bring your children and grandchildren, invite friends from across the region, and join us for a pleasurable evening and refreshments on the Museum’s porch. Please also visit with the entire family […]
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Teens’ Guatemala trip cements a long-term relationship

News August 13, 2014 0 Comments

by Pete Mazzaccaro Early in the pre-dawn hours of July 3, 23 Teenagers Inc. members packed themselves and 45 suitcases of supplies destined for Guatemala on a bus bound for Newark Airport. It was the sixth trip the Chestnut Hill-based group was making to the Central American nation for a rendezvous with an agency that […]
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Hillers help school for impoverished Phila. children

News August 13, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak It’s the middle of July but school is still in session at St. James School, an Episcopal middle school in the Allegheny West section of North Philadelphia that provides students with a tuition-free private education. Josiah Cotten, who will be in seventh grade in September, said he likes being here because […]
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