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Weavers Way power outage causes thousands of dollars in damage

by Sue Ann Rybak Things went sour quickly after a power outage at Weavers Way Co-op, 8424 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill, Monday night caused all of its perishable goods, including prepared food, meat, seafood and dairy products to spoil. Weavers Way General Manager Jon Roesser said PECO turned the electricity off because it was […]

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Mount sticksters seek higher finish in league

by Tom Utescher Tina Reinprecht, who helped mentor some of the most successful teams in Mount history during the first decade of the millennium, came back to serve as an interim head coach for the Magic last fall. The word interim has now been dropped from her title at the Mount, since former MSJ stick […]

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SCH student recognized as U.S. Green School Fellow

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy rising junior Rekha Dhillon-Richardson received recognition as a U.S. Green School Fellow by attending the weeklong 2015 Student Climate & Conservation Congress (Sc3) at the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service’s National Conservation Training Center (NCTC) from June 21 to June 27. Only students, faculty, and staff who have demonstrated outstanding leadership […]

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Red Paw reaches out to rescue 4-legged victims of fires

by Stacia Friedman Ask a group of five-year-olds what they want to be when they grow up, and the answer is often “fireman” or “princess.” Most of us leave those fantasies behind as soon as we’re old enough to understand that firemen risk their lives every day, and princesses don’t necessarily live happily ever after. […]

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Forget Benghazi; Hillary should be probed for PantsGate

by Stacia Friedman “This isn’t about Benghazi,” said Washington socialite Missy Vandercamp. “This is about Hillary’s pantsuits. They make her look like a frumpy high school principal. I tried to warn her when she first came to town. She wouldn’t listen.” “The investigation into Hillary’s emails is being conducted by the Justice Department, not Women’s […]

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Hank's Cadillac performing at Pastorius Park. (Photo by Megan Clinefelter)

Hank’s Cadillac provides tireless effort in concert

by Michael Caruso Hank’s Cadillac brought the 2015 season of summer concerts in Pastorius Park to a warm but delightful close Wednesday evening, July 29. The band’s performance was heard by an audience that filled the natural amphitheater. The series – at 67 years and counting – is the longest set of free concerts in […]

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