SCH students capture voices of veterans

Featured Post, News | August 9th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Springside Chestnut Hill Academy graduates Wilson Jones, of Chestnut Hill, Michael Wrede, of Lafayette Hill, and Chris Markos, of Ambler, hope their senior project will have an impact on generations to come. As part of their project, they interviewed and recorded approximately 35 veterans from various wars and conflicts, including World […]

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OMC students raise funds for school programs

Schools | August 4th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Our Mother of Consolation elementary school students Eve Laurito, Abigail Leckrone, and sisters Taylor and Summer DelliCarpini know that even the smallest acts of kindness can make a difference. The girls took to heart Mother Teresa’s words, “I alone cannot change the world, but I can cast a stone across the […]

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Local minister preserving Presby Church history in Cuba

Local Life | August 4th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Rev. David Cassie, 80, a Presbyterian minister and scholar who lives at Cathedral Village in upper Roxborough, is working to preserve the history of the Presbyterian Church in Cuba. “When I saw those fading photos, artifacts and documents fast disintegrating in the Museum of Reformation in Cardenas, Cuba, at the Juan […]

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Man charged with attempted break- in of Bredenbeck’s

News | June 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Police charged Peter Weisman, 48, of the 400 block of East Allens Lane, with burglary, criminal trespassing and related offenses on May 25. Captain John Hearn, of the 14th Police District, said at approximately 2:17 a.m. on May 19, officers responded to a burglary alarm at a bakery. Surveillance video captured […]

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Face to Face: Expansion will transform more lives

Featured Post, News | June 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Mary Kay Meeks-Hank, executive director of Face to Face, 109 E. Price St. in Germantown, said a multimillion dollar renovation of the organization’s 132-year-old headquarters will allow them to better serve the most vulnerable in Germantown – especially children. “The children we serve are burdened with traumas beyond what most of […]

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‘Community of Pride’ murals beautify Mt. Airy schools

Arts | June 15th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak  Mt. Airy Art Garage’s Community of Pride mural project, “What makes you proud,” transformed two barren elementary school hallways last week into vibrant, beautiful works of art. Approximately 25 students from Henry H. Houston and Eleanor C. Emlen elementary schools participated in the roughly $18,000 community project that began last fall. […]

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