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Weavers Way established fund for employee who died in July

The Weavers Way community was shocked and saddened by the passing of Anrico Stevenson, a meat cutter in the Chestnut Hill store, and his wife, Tyronda, on July 22. The couple was found dead in their home from an apparent carbon monoxide leak. Rico, 40, worked in the meat room for three years. Dean Stefano, […]

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GA football on a tear

by Jonathan Vander Lugt Now three games into a season that opened with a drubbing against Father Judge High School, the Germantown Academy football Patriots seem to be getting better and better. Last week, they beat Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School handily. Quarterback Kyle McCloskey slung the ball around with ease, […]

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Some of the grant money was used for teachers, Liz Wood (right) and Marianne Canuso to attend a Responsive Classroom workshop. They are pictured sharing their knowledge from this workshop with NFA staff.

NFA $2,500 grant from Chestnut Hill Community Fund

Norwood Fontbonne Academy was recently awarded a $2,500 Grant from Chestnut Hill Community Fund to enhance the school’s “Student Empowerment Program.” The goal of NFA’s Program is to foster a value-rich environment where students learn to be “upstanders” not simply “bystanders.” This program was created with a broader reach than just providing anti-bullying education to […]

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Don Greenberg (left) and Ralph are seen in “The Barber of Seville” (Ralph played Figaro) by Rossini in October of 2006 at St. Nicholas Hall, South Philadelphia.

First time ever in Northwest: dinner & opera together

by Len Lear Want to go out to a fine Italian restaurant and then an opera? Get ready to pay some big bucks, not to mention traveling time, parking fees, etc. That is, unless you decide to go to Maria’s Ristorante, 8100 Ridge Ave. in upper Roxborough, on Wednesday, Sept. 28, starting at 6 p.m., […]

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All’s good in the neighborhood

Chestnut Hillers seemed to be in a pretty good mood on Monday morning. At least the ones I came into contact with. Some were just happy the Eagles continued to win, crushing cross-state rival Pittsburgh by a score of 34-3. The win for the city’s favorite sports franchise meant few were even aware that the […]

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One devil of a husband found on ‘Angel Street’ at Hill venue

by Hugh Hunter It is hard to find someone who is not familiar with the thriller “Angel Street” (aka “Gaslight”) from the 1944 movie with Ingrid Bergman and Charles Boyer, and the work loses none of its luster in the revival now running at Stagecrafters. Directed by Loretta Lucy Miller, once again we watch Jack […]

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