Search Results for 'Len Lear'
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Chestnut Hill resident Noah Raven, whose last name already suggests a proclivity to help preserve wildlife, has started an initiative to save monarch butterflies. more
You could say that the mission of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, one of the oldest in the nation at 324 years old, is saving a lot more than souls.  more
Lafayette Hill resident Richard Lyntton's life would make a pretty good movie. He’s been a captain and a tank commander in the British military, observed and documented war crimes in Bosnia, been abducted by Serbs in Sarajevo and written several books.  more
You might not think that a book about walking would be a page-turner, but a new book proves that any subject can be fascinating if it is told in a compelling way. more
Nicolas Troyano is on a mission to remove the invasive ivy that is strangling so many huge trees in Chestnut Hill. more
Jeannine Mermet, a multi-talented, strong, self-reliant businesswomen and professional singer and dancer long before the word “feminism” was commonly used, died at the age of 93 on May 17, surrounded by her loving family.  more
The owners of Earth, Bread + Brewery will be closing the once-beehive-busy brewpub on July 1, just before its 14th anniversary.  more
After two years off because of the pandemic, Mount Airy Home Companion is scheduled to perform June 11 at 7:30 p.m. and June 12 at 2 p.m. at Allens Lane Art Center in West Mt. Airy. more
Bridget Irons, who has lived in Chestnut Hill for all of her 79 years, has lots of hobbies and interests.  more
When Chestnut Hill's Beth Ann Margolis Rupp tells how someone felt her forehead for horns after learning she was Jewish, she has more humor than resentment. more
Norman Aaron Newberg, a Mt. Airy resident, author, and University of Pennsylvania professor who trained a generation of educators, died in his sleep on May 8 at age 87. more
A member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Sister Roseann is retiring this month after 50 years as a Montessori teacher in Catholic schools, the last 38 of those years as a beloved first, second and third grade teacher at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy. more
Castellanos, who currently dances with the Charlotte Ballet’s second company (sort of like Triple-A in baseball), has been promoted and will be a full-time paid professional in the North Carolina troupe’s primary company next season.  more
Tamarindo’s, whose comfort food is as comfortable as a pair of flat shoes, is named for the tamarind, a fruit common in the Yucatán. more
It took quite a few years, but Andrea completed the book with help from another daughter, Elizabeth Anne, who grew up and graduated in 2006. more
“Why do we still need libraries now that almost every kid has a virtual Google library in their pocket?”  more
It opened late in 2015 at 726 Bethlehem Pike in Flourtown and is as focused as a guided missile. more
Every single one of the 360 pages was a treasure and epiphany for me.  more
Now, after 20 years of honing his craft in many fine restaurants, Hosey is using his skills to encourage others to make vegan or vegetarian choices. more
The 36-year Mt. Airy resident, who wrote countless fascinating and entertaining articles for many area publications, including the Chestnut Hill Local, died April 15 at the age of 91. more
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