My library system had a strict “no library cats” policy, but Shadow Perlmutter didn’t know anything about that. And if he had, I’m sure he would have disregarded it.
“Hill work is speed work in disguise,” said Paul Hines on Sunday, May 30, as he and a small entourage of runners slogged through the rain up Valley Green Road toward Springside Chestnut Hill Academy.
Mt. Airy became the intersection of history and Hollywood when some of the HBO seven-episode miniseries “Mare of Easttown” was filmed at St. Michael's Lutheran Church.
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the two-week period between May 24 to June 6. Some dates earlier than the current period took place at …
The Germantown Friends School All-School Art Show is now open, hosted online for the second year! The virtual portrait exhibit was conceived as a communal reflection of the past year. …
Despite sporting a title that makes it sound like a refreshingly forthright slasher flick, this sprawling epic is actually a thought-provoking morality fable about manifest destiny and man-first destiny. Maybe it’s true that no man is an island, …
This week, I was headed through Flourtown to go to Starbucks when I almost had a car wreck on Bethlehem Pike. There it was: SWEETZELS emblazoned big and bold on the glass outside 1501 Bethlehem Pike.
During the pandemic, taking care of a dog proved to be a great way of coping. In appreciation to dogs for helping us get through this difficult year, we’re starting “Citizen …
When I found out recently that John Szwed has been living in Chestnut Hill for years, I was floored. I thought for sure he'd be living in New York or L.A.
Piffaro, Philadelphia Renaissance Band, closed out its 2020-2021 season of concerts with a “virtual” performance of “Fuguing from Obrect to Bach,” recorded in Christ Church, Christiana Hundred, Wilmington, Delaware.
My wife, Valerie, is particularly fond of the flowers that bloom on our front porch for a month starting in mid-April. The orchid cacti (two specimens are in bloom in the picture) have survived another winter on our climate-controlled, enclosed front porch.
The Clivia plant that my wife, Valerie, is inspecting in the photo is at least fifty years old; it was her mother’s.
The 2021 lacrosse season came to an end for Mount St. Joseph Academy last Tuesday in the first round of the PIAA Class AA tournament. Seeded fourth coming out of District 1, the Magic clashed with …
A soaking thunderstorm? Check. Soggy backpacking gear? Yes. Hiking six-to-ten miles a day? Check. Exhaustion? Yes. Exhilaration, laughter, unforgettable bonding? Indeed.
This summer, the Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences, located on Germantown Avenue, will say goodbye to a legend.
The Henry H. Houston Elementary School in Mt. Airy and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH) in Chestnut Hill are pleased to announce that the two schools have formed a partnership to bring a branch of the nationally recognized Horizons program to the SCH campus starting this summer.
I know, I know, the world is waiting to see how I resolved my reading chair dilemma, so now I can finally finish this series of columns and tell you the happy ending.