Hideaway marks Record Store Day

News April 16, 2014 0 Comments

Hideaway Music in Chestnut Hill will celebrate Record Store Day on Saturday, April 19, with special releases and an in-store radio show. Record Store Day is an internationally celebrated day observed the third Saturday of April each year. Its purpose is to celebrate the culture of the independently owned record store. To mark the event, […]
Continue Reading

Noted piper to perform at Irish Center

News April 16, 2014 0 Comments

Paddy Keenan, the legendary Irish piper who was one of the founders of the Bothy Band, will perform at 8 p.m. Saturday, April 26, at the Irish Center (Commodore Barry Club), 6815 Emlen St. in Mt. Airy, in a concert sponsored by the Philadelphia Ceili Group. Keenan, who began to play the uilleann pipes at […]
Continue Reading

Crime Report: Three thefts

Crime Report April 16, 2014 0 Comments

The following crimes are from the week of April 6 to April 12, 2014. April 8. 8000 block Roanoke Street. Complainant states that an unknown person broke the passenger side rear window of his car and stole a Banana Republic Pocket Book, checkbook, wallet, bank debit card, one PNC credit card, Pennslyvania Driver’s license, charger […]
Continue Reading

Mt. Airy man to make litter into a public art project

News April 15, 2014 0 Comments

by Emily Vanneman As Northwest Philly recovers from a vicious winter, residents are venturing back out onto local trails and streets. Unfortunately, what they see may leave much to be desired. Littering has become an increasingly dire issue over the past 10 years, but Bradley Maule, of Mt. Airy, editor of Hidden City Philadelphia, has […]
Continue Reading

Batters’ early outburst sends GFS past SCH

Sports April 14, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher When the batters on a softball team sense that a big inning is in the offing, they want to make sure they take advantage of it. The visiting Germantown Friends Tigers did just that last Thursday at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, scoring four times in the opening frame and adding eight more […]
Continue Reading

Area boys’ crews finish out “Flicks”

Sports April 14, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The Manny Flick/Horvat rowing race series wrapped up last weekend, and area boys had to wait their turn on the course as the gender-split format had all of their races scheduled in the afternoon. Neither the competitors nor the hordes of burger-grilling spectators minded the wait, since the warm, slightly breezy weather […]
Continue Reading

GFS girls tough on the track against Westtown

Sports April 14, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Winning all 11 races on the track – eight individual events and three relays – the girls of Germantown Friends assured themselves of a comfortable dual meet victory over visiting Westtown School, 89-57. Westtown performed well in the field events at last Tuesday’s gathering, outscoring the host Tigers by almost 30 points […]
Continue Reading