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DAILY DOSE: Weavers Way donates to Philabundance after power outage

After Weavers Way Co-op lost power on Monday, the nonprofit was able to salvage many of its perishable items by donating them to food pantries affiliated with regional food-pantry supplier Philabundance. reports that Weavers Way Co-op, 8424 Germantown Ave., lost power early yesterday, along with three other commercial customers. The outage, according to Peco, […]

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Germantown Academy basketball coach Jim Fenerty. (Photo by

Germantown Academy basketball eager to repeat as Inter-Ac champs

by Jonathan Vander Lugt About three-quarters of the way through just their first post-tryouts practice, long-time Germantown Academy coach Jim Fenerty dropped something new on his team. He talked about his newly minted acronym, B.A.S.H., and told them, amidst some chuckles at its corniness, that they were going to be known as the “bash boys.” […]

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Students provide Thanksgiving feasts to ‘Dear Neighbors’

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy parents, staff and students stepped up in a big way to provide over 25 Thanksgiving dinners to families at Visitation BVM Parish in the Kensington neighborhood. Each homeroom sponsored a family, collecting the specified items from the turkey and fixings, to desserts, table decorations and extra supplies to stock the pantry. Following NFA’s […]

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Trans-Siberian trip for local chef who loves Russia

by Michele Haines Michele Haines, a native of Paris, France, is the founder and executive chef of the Spring Mill Café, a French BYOB in Conshohocken for the past 34 years. She is also a world traveler and former teacher of foreign languages. I love Russia. I love the Russian people. I go every year […]

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The delicious Margherita wood-fired pizza is one of the few things our reviewer tasted that was not overly salty. (Photo by Judy Rubin)

From Wall Street to Horsham: pleasant, oversalted, noisy

by Judy Rubin On a dark and rainy night, we headed over to Horsham to check out Pizzeria Felici, just six weeks old, the baby of Chef Tim Spinner and Brian Sirhal. The two entrepreneurial men are also co-owners of three Mexican restaurants: Cantina Feliz in Fort Washington, La Calaca Feliz in Fairmount and Taqueria […]

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Jackie Sherman and Robert Bauer in The Drama Group's production of "Prelude to a Kiss."

Romantic comedy turns suspenseful, even supernatural

by Hugh Hunter For over 30 years Robert Bauer has been directing, producing and acting in shows at The Drama Group in Germantown. He first saw “Prelude to a Kiss” by Craig Lucas on Broadway 25 years ago, and he tucked it under his hat as a play he knew he wanted to stage some […]

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