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This time, SCH lax has the last word

by Tom Utescher For the last several years, the lacrosse match between Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has come right down to the wire. In most cases, the SCH Blue Devils led their Northwest Philly rivals by multiple goals, only to have the Tigers rally late and pull out the victory. At […]

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Animator Joshua Mosely presents GFS Annual Art Lecture

Artist Joshua Mosley presented his stop-motion animation, which explores the complexity of the relationship between humanity and nature, at the Germantown Friends School Annual Cohen Art Lecture on Wednesday, April 15. Mosley is a Professor and Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. His work has been exhibited at the 2014 Whitney Biennial, […]

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The correspondence between Caitlin and Martin was so compelling that a major book publisher, Little Brown, recently published them in the book, “I Will Always Write Back: How One Letter Changed Two Lives.”

Heartwarming, compelling ‘pen pal’ book by local nurse

by Len Lear Some of us had pen pals when we were in elementary school — children in foreign countries whose names were supplied to us by a teacher or someone in church. It is a wonderful way to let American children know that not every child in the world has the myriad advantages they […]

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Like many women, Elise Seyfried has always been obsessed with her weight. "At my wedding reception in 1977 (seen here), I didn't eat a bite," she said.

Local church lady weighs in with some sensible advice

by Elise Seyfried I’m heading to my former home city, Atlanta, for a youth ministry conference in just a few weeks. It would be cool if I used the interim to read up on spiritual matters (or even to reacquaint myself with Atlanta’s scary expressway system, which I will have to traverse in a rental […]

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‘Golden Coach’ running on all cylinders at Hill theater

by Hugh Hunter “The Golden Coach” now running at Stagecrafters is a breath of fresh air. Though set in the 18th century at the royal court of Lima, Peru, this delightful comedy also has universal appeal. The two central characters are real historical figures. Micaela Villegas was the great Peruvian actress of her day. Often […]

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