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Latest Sports News:
by Tom Utescher The snowfall that arrived in Philadelphia in the middle of March caused the cancellation of the spring crew season’s first Manny Flick/Horvat Series regatta on the 19th, and it wasn’t until last Sunday that area rowers were able to compete on the Kelly Drive course for the first time in 2017. Mount […]
Latest School News:
by Sue Ann Rybak W.B. Saul High School for Agricultural Sciences in Roxborough, the largest agricultural school in the U.S., won two awards at this year’s PHS Philadelphia Flower Show, “Holland: Flowering the World,” which ran March 10 through 19 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. The school’s exhibit, “Flowing in the Wind,” won the American […]
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Latest Local Life
by Leslie Feldman and Len Lear “My glass is my message. If there is a God, she will certainly see it.” In the world of stained glass artistry, West Mt. Airy resident Charles Ziegler Lawrence is a giant. Lawrence, 82, has devoted much of his adult life to the craft of stained glass window making. […]
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Last week, all eight candidates hoping to get elected District Attorney of Philadelphia met at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a debate hosted by the Chestnut Hill Local and WHYY. The exchange between the candidates spanned a wide reach of issues that are crucial to improving the way law enforcement and criminal prosecution works in […]
Latest Arts & Entertainment
by Michael Caruso Lyric Fest, the vocal/instrumental ensemble directed by mezzo Suzanne DuPlantis of East Falls and pianist Laura Ward of Chestnut Hill, is set to present “It’s Elementary” Friday, March 31, in the Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill at 7:30 p.m. The program, which includes two newly commissioned song cycles, brings together the ancient […]