Hiller, 21, already has 5 years running his own business

Local Life | March 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Jonathan Williams, of Chestnut Hill, is just 21, but he has already been running a successful business for five years. While just a junior at Central High School, Jonathan started a professional cleaning service, Chestnut Hill Cleaning Company, which eventually wound up with regular clients such as Grace Epiphany Church, Regional Housing […]

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Local professor/author an inspiration to budding poets

Local Life | March 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Genevieve Betts, 37, who teaches poetry for Arcadia University’s “low residency” MFA program in creative writing in Glenside, must be doing something right. Quite a few of her recently graduated students are already published poets — Fran Daulerio, Michelle Reale and Kailey Tedesco, and another one, Chad Frame, was the 2017 poet […]

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Localite plays 300-year-old, $1.7 million Stradivarius

Arts | March 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear One of America’s most beloved violin soloists, Philadelphia area native Elizabeth Pitcairn, who has toured the world with her legendary $1.7 million “Red Mendelssohn,” a 300-year-old Stradivarius, will be performing this Sunday, March 18, 3 p.m. She will be joined by pianist Louise Thomas in the Great Hall at Glencairn Museum, 1001 […]

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‘Museum of the Year’ switches gears: Hill physician prescribes speed for car buffs

Local Life | March 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear The spirit of competition is the theme of the Simeone Foundation Automotive Museum, located along the industrial corridor behind the Phila. International Airport at 6825-31 Norwitch Drive. It was founded in 2008 by former chairman of neurosurgery at Pennsylvania Hospital and 81-year-old Chestnut Hill resident, Dr. Fred Simeone. The museum was named […]

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Hill ex-TV personality sliding up the pole of success

Local Life | March 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear For most people, the words “pole dancing” would probably conjure up images of scantily clad young ladies moving sensuously around a pole while hard-breathing men try to stuff money (not change) into their garter belts while a nearby behemoth who looks like an Eagles’ offensive lineman stands guard in case some drunken […]

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Local hoops star gets ‘brew-tal’ treatment on TV

Local Life | March 2nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Most college athletes would give their left arm (unless they are left-handed) to be what Jordan DeCicco was. The starting point guard on Philadelphia University’s basketball team in East Falls, Jordan had a very bright future as the team’s star point guard who could shoot, dribble, pass and defend as well as […]

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