Awbury Arboretum exhibit to highlight pollinators

News | April 20th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Maddie Clark Come Saturday, April 21, at 1 p.m., the Awbury Arboretum will host another event in its yearlong program, the Year of the Pollinator: Pollinators FOUND. “Our April event is the crux of our Year of the Pollinator program,” said Dan Sardaro, a public relations/publicity intern at Awbury. The event will be a […]

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Board chairperson arrested in protest at PECO: Hill Friends’ author can teach you all about ‘Activism’

Local Life | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf For the fifth time since the 2016 presidential election, award-winning author of three books, nationally recognized speaker, and 25-year activist Eileen Flanagan will be offering another online course in May titled “We Were Made for this Moment: Finding Your Role in Strategic Activism.” Flanagan, a member of Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting, currently […]

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Peter M. Marziano, men’s clothier

Obituaries | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

 Peter M. Marziano, 88, of Lafayette Hill and Sarasota, Fla., the last president of Jacob Reed’s Sons, a men’s clothing store based in Philadelphia, died April 10, of a stroke at Pennsylvania Hospital-Penn Medicine. Mr. Marziano was president and CEO of the store from 1977 until it closed in 1983. Founded in 1924, Jacob Reed’s […]

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Maryalice Jones May, teacher

Obituaries | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Maryalice Jones May, 61, an elementary school teacher, died April 13 at her home in Chestnut Hill. Ms. Jones was the daughter of the late Marie Reinhart Jones, a former editor of the Chestnut Hill Local, and the late Charles N. Jones Jr. Ms. Jones taught for seven years in England. Returning to the United […]

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Saranne Borda Du Bois

Death Notices | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Saranne Borda Du Bois passed away peacefully on Monday, April 9 at her home, The Hill at Whitemarsh, at the age of 84. Saranne was the wife of the late Samuel S. M. Du Bois and is survived by her daughters, Sarah D. Kingsley (Robert) and Anne Du Bois (Stephen Broocks) as well as her […]

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Dr. Donna Perone

Death Notices | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Dr. Donna Perone was a school psychologist at Upper Dublin School District for the last 17 years. She retired in June, 2017, in hopes of being able to travel, garden, read, go to art museums, take walks in the park, take photographs, listen to all types of music, and to generally enjoy the fruits of […]

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Phebe Drayton Strong

Death Notices | April 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Phebe Drayton Strong of Cathedral Village died peacefully on April 4th 2018 at the age of 89. Beloved Mother of Ruth D. Strong Ferraro(Tom), John P. Strong and the late George V. Strong(Ann); Grandmother of Anna Strong Safford, William D. Ferraro, Eliza P. Strong, Caroline D. Strong, Peter S. Ferraro and Elizabeth P. Ferraro;  sister […]

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