Quakers’ cascade of runs swamps Bears

Sports April 14, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Conditions were warm and sunny for the first hour of last Friday’s Inter-Ac League softball game at Baldwin School, but westerly winds banished the balminess and spread a gray veil across the Bryn Mawr sky a little later on. With a seeming threat of rain as the host Bears and visiting Penn […]
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GFS boys’ track masters the Moose

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by Tom Utescher The visiting Westtown School boys, known as the Moose, outscored host Germantown Friends, 38-25, in the field events portion of last Tuesday’s Friends Schools League dual meet, but the Tigers enjoyed a huge advantage on the track, and overall GFS prevailed easily, 90-60. With a time of five minutes, 3.7 seconds, freshman […]
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Area girls crews start first, finish first

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by Tom Utescher It was ladies first on the race schedule last Sunday at the fifth and final installment of the 2014 Manny Flick/Horvat Regatta series, and a number of ladies from Mount St. Joseph and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy did indeed finish first in their respective categories. Penn Charter and Germantown Friends also produced […]
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“The Burglars” screening April 15

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Next up for Chestnut Hill Film Group’s ‘Tuesday Nights at the Movies’ is the 1971 film “The Burglars.” In Athens, professional thieves rob a suitcase of emeralds from a wealthy citizen. When the corrupt police chief finds out they are responsible for the crime, he pursues them in hopes that he can retrieve the gems […]
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Elfant partners with Face to Face in Germantown for its 2014 Anti-Poverty Initiative

News April 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Elfant Wissahickon Realtors in conjunction with Martin Elfant, Inc., Class Abstract, Northwest Abstract, and Direct Mortgage Loan Co. have pledged to raise $30,000 for Face to Face Germantown, a not-for-profit human services organization, as part of its 2014 Anti-poverty Initiative. Face to Face Germantown, 109 East Price St., provides numerous services to individuals and […]
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A ‘lightbulb moment’ changed his life: Eddie Flotte is now ‘Chestnut Hill’s Andrew Wyeth’

Local Life April 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Eddie Flotte Ed. Note: Eddie Flotte, 57, is to Chestnut Hill what Andrew Wyeth is to Chester County. His paintings and reproductions hang in private collections all over the world. If you walk or drive down Germantown Avenue, you just might see him in his chair at his easel, painting one of Chestnut Hill’s […]
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Author/OCD fighter at CH Library – Stories of overcoming depression, mental illness, etc.

Local Life April 11, 2014 1 Comment

by Len Lear Melissa Ann Hopely, a musician and author of “The People You Meet in Real Life” who admits battling obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), will speak Wednesday, April 16, 4 p.m., at the Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Ave. The stories in “Real Life” range from cancer survival to bullying, addiction, divorce and domestic abuse. […]
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