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DAILY DOSE: Fattah indicted for bribery, racketeering

Pennsylvania Democratic Rep. Chaka Fattah, who has served PA’s 2nd congressional district since 1995, was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury on criminal charges relating to bribery, money laundering and racketeering. Fatah’s district covers all of Northwest Philadelphia, including Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy and Germantown. According to the FBI, when Fattah was running for […]

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Senior guard Maeve Connor directs the defense for Germantown Academy in the Patriots’ summer league swansong. (Photo by Tom Utescher)

GA finishes with 8-1 mark in summer hoops

by Tom Utescher Last Tuesday, the Germantown Academy girls went into their final game in the Gwynedd Mercy Summer League without some of their most talented and experienced guards, players who were attending major out-of-town tournaments. When a couple of the Patriots’ top post players got into foul trouble in Tuesday’s tilt against Boyertown High […]

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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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Let’s make a daal: Devinder Singh, former owner of outstanding Indian restaurants in Fort Washington and North Wales, has brought his talents to Aman’s Authentic Indian Cuisine in Norristown, where you will find an impressive mix of Indian and non-Indian customers. (Photo by Carole Verona)

Aman’s Cuisine rates naan out of 10; always good korma

by Carole Verona Visit Aman’s Authentic Indian Cuisine on any Sunday afternoon, and you’ll find several generations of Indian families enjoying the buffet. From grandparents to toddlers, many dressed in traditional attire, they are all enjoying the delicious food prepared by Devinder Singh and two other chefs. To me, this is a sign that Aman’s […]

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Disturbingly honest kid causes ruff start to vacation

by Mike Todd “Oh, no. Oh no oh no,” I whispered, stepping into the strangers’ living room to find a most unwelcome discovery in the center of the floor: a dead body. No, not really, but at that moment, I might have preferred one. Minutes earlier, I’d let our dog, Memphis, into the cottage, which […]

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‘Stella and Lou’ shines brightly at People’s Light

by Clark Groome The press release People’s Light and Theatre wrote for its current production of local playwright Bruce Graham’s “Stella and Lou” says that this is a “deeply romantic play about people we rarely see on stage.” The operative word is “people.” What distinguishes Graham’s work — and I’ve seen about 20 of his […]

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