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New 14th District Police Captain was escort for Pope Francis and other dignitaries

  by Sue Ann Rybak The new 14th District Police Capt. John Hearn, a 28-year veteran of the Philadelphia Police Department, has helped escort countless dignitaries such as Pope Francis, former President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush, Senator Hilary Clinton and many other high-ranking officials. Hearn, 51, recently replaced Captain Sekou Kinebrew, who […]

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Mount grad Ukogu named Female Athlete of the Year

Former Mount St. Joseph Academy rower Chierika Ukogu (’10) was recently named 2016 Female Athlete of the Year by the Schuylkill Navy, the primary organization for amateur rowing in the Philadelphia area and the oldest amateur athletic governing body in the United States. Ukogu, who was a member of the crew at Stanford University, rowed […]

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GFS choir kicks off tour to Italy with local concert

by Meg Cohen Ragas Every three years, the Germantown Friends School Choir goes on a spring tour, sharing its impressive and accomplished repertoire with people in different parts of the country—and around the world. This year, the 40-student choral ensemble, selected by audition from grades 10-12, will travel to Italy for a week of concerts […]

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‘The Last Apprentice’ as colorful as his stained glass

by Leslie Feldman and Len Lear “My glass is my message. If there is a God, she will certainly see it.” In the world of stained glass artistry, West Mt. Airy resident Charles Ziegler Lawrence is a giant.  Lawrence, 82, has devoted much of his adult life to the craft of stained glass window making. […]

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There are many great reasons to become a doctor

by John Scanlon As Chestnut Hill Hospital’s chief medical officer, I’m often asked to speak to students who are interested in – or on a path to – a career in medicine. With the celebration of National Doctor’s Day on March 30, I’m reminded how critical is this role of mentor, educator and cheerleader for […]

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Newly commissioned works at Hill Presbyterian Church

by Michael Caruso Lyric Fest, the vocal/instrumental ensemble directed by mezzo Suzanne DuPlantis of East Falls and pianist Laura Ward of Chestnut Hill, is set to present “It’s Elementary” Friday, March 31, in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill at 7:30 p.m. The program, which includes two newly commissioned song cycles, brings together the ancient […]

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