Mount varsity hoopsters clean up in summer ball

Uncategorized | July 5th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Playing on back-to-back nights with only five players available for the first game and six for the next, Mount St. Joseph Academy still was able to engineer one easy victory and one unqualified rout as the Hatboro Horsham Summer League came to a close for 2011. Staged at Germantown Academy for many […]

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Taking power peacefully

Opinion, Uncategorized | February 16th, 2011 | Leave a comment

If only we could have seen this coming. Last week, a mostly peaceful demonstration by the citizens of Egypt removed from power a political system that had strangled real democratic rule in the country for 30 years. Without troops on the ground and with minimal violence – supporters of ousted President Hosni Mubarak did enter […]

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GFS A Cappella Fest 2011: An Evening of Rock and Soul

News, Uncategorized | February 10th, 2011 |

By Madeleine Wattenbarger Over the course of a school year, the stage of Germantown Friend School’s Loeb Performing Arts Center bears the weight of many a musician. Yet no event is so highly anticipated as A Cappella Fest, the annual showcase of close-harmony groups from around the area, headed by the school’s own GFS A […]

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Mounties avoid lump of coal in stocking

Sports, Uncategorized | December 30th, 2010 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher After the Mount St. Joseph Academy Magic went ahead by a dozen points at the start of their last basketball game before Christmas, the visiting Knights of Delaware Country Christian School staged a 19-6 rally and put the Mount’s season-long win streak in jeopardy. The Knights, who also entered last Thursday’s game […]

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Many Hill stores offer gifts for children

Uncategorized | December 14th, 2010 | 1 Comment

by Paula M. Riley When parents and grandparents shop in Chestnut Hill for children’s gifts, they generally start at O’Doodles. The landmark toy store with its “unplugged fun zone,” where children play while grown-ups shop, is a popular destination. As it always does, O’Doodles is stocking some of the hottest gifts for Christmas. “Spot It,” […]

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Travel; jewelry; antique prints; Parisian delights

Uncategorized | December 14th, 2010 | Leave a comment

by Claudia Bordo Ok, so the weather outside is no longer frightful, but shopping is still delightful. So get out of bed, you shopaholics, get out in the crisp fresh air and check out these fine shops. Chestnut Hill shops like these need you! 1. CW Journeys: Traveling to exotic places and experiencing different cultures […]

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