Weavers Way to sponsor 6th Urban Farm Bike Tour

Breaking News, News | July 22nd, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Madaleine Wattenbarger Early on Saturday morning, local cyclists and foodies will gather in East Mt. Airy with bikes in tow and appetites excited. They’ll spend the day pedaling across Philly’s pavement, stopping to meet local farmers and see local produce. At the end of the day, after covering between 24 and 35 miles of […]

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Chess program at Lovett Library produces winners

Breaking News, News | July 20th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Madaleine Wattenbarger Lovett Memorial Library’s chess program has an unlikely cast of characters. Excitable 9-year-olds find a place alongside more-seasoned high school players, who, in turn, compete against adult chess aficionados. Even parents play a role in the group. Luke and Kim Prendergast, whose 17-year-old son Dylan was one of the club’s initial members, […]

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Merger with Nolan Painting a brush with greatness N.W. Philly firm painting the town for almost 80 years

Breaking News, Local Life | July 20th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by J.B. Hyppolite David Magargee, 64, is the former owner of Magargee Bros., Inc., a painting company that has been part of the fabric of the Philadelphia region for almost 80 years. Magargee Bros., Inc., has been servicing the Philadelphia region’s painting needs since the company was founded in 1932 by David’s father and uncle, […]

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