Tasty result for ex-Hiller’s 10-year effort – ‘Chefs’ tears’ flow into book about kitchen magician

News August 27, 2014 0 Comments

by Len Lear “The chef, all billowy in white, navigated his dining room like a ship under sail, greeting the few customers. When he arrived at our table, he docked himself in the extra chair and let out a great sigh. ‘One snowflake falls, everyone stays home. No customers. No delivery trucks.’ “Months after my […]
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Ft. Washington Historical Society presents Civil War talk

News August 27, 2014 0 Comments

The Historical Society of Fort Washington is sponsoring a lecture on African Americans during the Civil War by Paula Gidjunis, instructor at the Civil War Institute at Manor College. The lecture will be at 7:30 p.m., Sept. 16, at Clifton House, 473 S. Bethlehem Pike, Fort Washington. She will share her research on some of […]
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Sex trafficking victims in Pa. treated as criminals

News August 26, 2014 1 Comment

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 3 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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SLIDESHOW: Ice cream social

News August 26, 2014 0 Comments

Davon Ferguson and Nasir Gordon enjoy free ice cream courtesy of The Friends of the Wissahickon’s 8th annual ice cream social on Wednesday, Aug. 20 at the FOW offices at 8708 Germantown Ave. Free ice cream was provided by Bredenbeck’s Bakery and staff from the Wissahickon Environmental Center were also on hand to talk about the […]
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VIDEO: Matt Paul Sports & SCH students head to Williamsport

News August 20, 2014 0 Comments

Matt Paul, of Matt Paul Sports, and over forty Springside Chestnut Hill Academy students are taking a bus trip to Williamsport today to watch the Taney Dragons in the semifinals of the Little League World Series. Paul and 56 others will get a chance to watch the Dragons play Las Vegas tonight in person. There, they’ll cheer for the Dragons, and […]
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Local efforts focus on sex trafficking in NW Philly

News August 20, 2014 2 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak – The first article in a series When more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were kidnapped from a secondary school in Chibok on April 14 of this year, it sparked international outrage and triggered a campaign on Twitter, using the hashtag #BringBackOurGirls. Local schools and businesses rallied to show support. Unfortunately, the […]
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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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