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La Salle edges St. Joe’s in Catholic League title match

by Jonathan Vander Lugt The last time La Salle met St. Joe’s Prep, a regular-season tilt in mid-October, the game got away from the Explorers in a hurry. What was a competitive game—28-24 in the third quarter—turned ugly fast and ended in a 49-27 blowout. “That was a game we were in late, and we […]

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Police commissioner Ramsey delivers GFS public service lecture

Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles H. Ramsey presented the Germantown Friends School’s annual Mercer Tate ’48 Lecture for Public Service on Nov. 4, in which he spoke about his career serving others and his work to make communities safe. Ramsey, who grew up on the south side of Chicago, said that in his neighborhood, “violence was […]

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Hill native/CHA grad helped bring cable TV to Vietnam

by Alexander Feldman — Part Two Ed. note: Last week we ran an article about Alexander Feldman, President and CEO of the US-ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) Business Council. Feldman, 48, who grew up in Chestnut Hill and graduated from Chestnut Hill Academy, has one of the world’s most unusual jobs — and vitally […]

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Mt. Airy author Stacia Friedman relaxes (center table, right) with her traveling companion, Sarah Peck, at a Paris cafe in 2011.

As Bogart said in ‘Casablanca,’ ‘We’ll always have Paris’

by Stacia Friedman I admit it. I had grown numb to reports of daily violence. The school shootings. Children caught in the crossfire of North Philly drug wars. Even the recent plane bombing in the Sinai. These senseless murders happen with such frequency, the evening news might be a loop tape. But when the entire […]

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No pretending to be in love on stage for a ‘Kiss’ couple

by Rita Charleston Peter and Rita meet at a party, fall under the spell of love and after a whirlwind courtship, marry at the home of the bride’s parents. At the wedding reception, a strange, old man requests a kiss from the bride. Suddenly, their love story turns into a puzzle as Peter begins to […]

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