Pathmark is her nightclub in the early morning hours

Local Life April 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Mary Gulivindala How long is your to-do list? How many things on them do you WANT to do? How many do you HAVE to do? Yeah, I thought so; me, too. My list dates back to 2008. Such is life. I have become a realist with age. I have responsibilities unlike when I was […]
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Forget the Final Four, Philly; We have the Frozen Four

From the Sidelines April 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Clark Groome For a city where college hockey is all but non-existent, this year’s Frozen Four, the NCAA Men’s Division 1 Ice Hockey Tournament held at the Wells Fargo Center, gave the impression that the sport had come home. While hoops and, perhaps, rowing are atop the Philadelphia college sports heap, the four-day Frozen […]
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Blind musician: don’t take your senses for granted

Local Life April 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Orlando Enrique Fiol Orland Enrique Fiol is a doctoral student in Penn’s music department. He can speak seven languages and plays nearly a dozen instruments. The local resident has also been completely blind since infancy. Here, he takes us on a journey into his world full of sound. I live in a world where […]
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Updated: Chestnut Hill College student found dead in dorm

News April 16, 2014 0 Comments

A 22-year old Chestnut Hill College student was found dead in his dorm room this morning, according to Lisa Mixon, a spokeswoman at Chestnut Hill College. “The Chestnut Hill community mourns the loss of senior business major Bradley David Amerman on Wednesday, April 16,” Mixon said. ”The College is refraining from offering details of the incident […]
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SCH Academy students receive honors at George Washington Carver Science Fair

Schools April 16, 2014 0 Comments

The best 11th and 12th grade students in the city of Philadelphia come together at the George Washington Carver Science Fair to present and display their research to a group of judges/scientists. An outstanding 16 of 18 Springside Chestnut Hill Academy students received honors at the Fair this year. SCH students won 1st place medals […]
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Catholic values practiced at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy

Schools April 16, 2014 0 Comments

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy students put their faith into action during Lent. In collaboration with Catholic Relief Services’ Rice Bowl program, students offered prayers and collected coins throughout the liturgical season. “Lent is a time for prayer, reflection, and sacrifice among Catholics worldwide,” explained Erin Wallin, NFA fifth-grade teacher who coordinated the school-wide effort. “At NFA, we […]
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Philadelphia author Lorene Cary discusses memoir with GFS students

News April 16, 2014 0 Comments

Philadelphia author Lorene Cary visited a Germantown Friends School English class on Friday, April 11, to discuss her memoir “Black Ice.” The course, “Testifying and Recanting”– about memoir and autobiographical writing – is part of the GFS Essentially English program, which offers eight-week course electives to students in grades 10-12 (as well as parents and […]
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