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Germantown resident Thom Wall was a performer with the renowned Cirque du Soleil company on a world tour. by Len Lear Germantown resident Thom Wall learned to juggle three objects when he was 10 … more
Boys & Girls Club, Wissahickon branch, recently received 80 bags of donated books from "Books on the Go,” a project organized by the library volunteers at J. B. Kelly Elementary School in … more
Calla’s recently published book, “Measure Your Cat’s IQ: Tale s from the Devilish Genius to the Feeble Minded Fuzzball.” by Len Lear Calla Knopman, 57, began volunteering with Brenda's Cat … more
YouTube standout Kate Howe will discuss via Zoom “The Heroic Slave,” a piece of fiction written in 1852 by Frederick Douglass, on Sunday, Aug. 16, 1:30 p.m. The Victorian Ebenezer Maxwell … more
Pat Jeanne Davis is a proud novelist of the World War II-era book, “When Valleys Bloom Again,” which was published last year by Elk Lake, a Christian book publisher in Plymouth, Massachusetts. … more
Bethany DiLello, local graphic web designer, helps to make self-published books, like the title on the right, look professional. by Len Lear Over the years I have had occasion to write about many … more
Simonia Harrison (left) is seen with her late daughter, Rakeisha. The author wrote a book, “The Light of Sunshine,” about her daughter's untimely death in an apartment fire in Cheltenham. (Photo … more
Mt. Airy native Richard Schwartz has been a firefighter, farm worker, general contractor, drummer for a popular West Coast band and the author of several very well-reviewed books. by Len Lear … more
David Jackson Ambrose, a resident of East Falls and author of the powerful novel, “State of the Nation,” (and a soon-to-be released novel, untitled for now) is seen here with a friend, Maria … more
Lucy Noland, a native of Saigon, Vietnam, was an anchor on Channel 29’s 10 o’clock news for five years until June of last year. Her TV work has earned her Emmys, Golden Mics, Edward R. Murrow … more
Tony DePaul, of Chestnut Hill, has written seven novels, including the just-released “Ro Ro Morse” about “a cement-tough female cop.” His stories all take place in Chestnut Hill and nearby … more
Janet Mason (left) and Gloria Rohlfs, of Mt. Airy, are seen at the book launch for Mason’s “THEY,” a section of which was a Pushcart Prize nominee, at the Big Blue Marble Bookstore in Mt. Airy … more
Alex London, of Mt. Airy, is the best-selling author of an astonishing 25 books (over two million copies sold) who was also a war correspondent in some of the world’s most dangerous countries. by … more
by Hugh Gilmore A review of “Anatomy Of An Epidemic: The True Story of a Town, a Hotel, a Silent Killer, and a Medical Detection Team,” by Gordon Thomas and Max Morgan-Witts. Published in 1982 … more
Mt. Airy resident and Sports Illustrated writer Micahel Bamberger's new book is "The Second Life of Tiger Woods." by John Burnes A review of “The Second Life of Tiger Woods” By Michael … more
Daralyse Lyons by Len Lear I have interviewed dozens of local authors in my 25 years at the Local, but the most prolific one by far is Daralyse Lyons, of Mt. Airy, who is only 36 but has written 26 … more
Geri Lynn Utter, who has a doctorate degree in psychology from Chestnut Hill College, is the author of “Mainlining Philly,” due for release at the end of February. It is an autobiographical … more
by Len Lear This is the cover of Tow’s new book, a must-read for fans of British rock music of the 1960s. Lots of Baby Boomers (and others, both older and younger) are fans of classic rock music, … more
Rabbi Bernstein, who has always been a fierce environmentalist, will be returning to Mt. Airy to speak at the Germantown Jewish Centre on Saturday, Feb. 15, during services and then again at Big … more
Fiona Harewood is the author of “River Never Smooth: Reclaiming Power After Abuse,” a memoir of her own three abusive relationships. The book will have an online and in-person launch party on … more
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