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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From Weavers Way groceries to fine art: Mt. Airy artist the ‘maven of deteriorating buildings’

Arts, Featured Post | July 27th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Most people probably pay little attention to deteriorating buildings in Philadelphia, but when Mt. Airy’s Lara Cantu-Hertzler sees one, she envisions a work of art. You might even say she is the Philadelphia artistic maven of old, crumbling buildings since her artistic renderings of them have earned her numerous gallery exhibits and […]

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Singer/songwriter Suzie Brown next for Pastorius

Featured Post, News | July 21st, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona Suzie Brown has it all. In addition to being a singer/songwriter, she is a practicing physician, wife, and mother of two. Accompanied by her husband Scot Sax on guitar and Phil D’Agostino on bass, Brown, described by Philadelphia Magazine as “bluesy, folksy, achy, rich” and “sweet-voiced,” will close out the Pastorius Park […]

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Renovations underway at Wyndmoor SEPTA station

Featured Post, News | July 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment

by Brendan Sample With construction underway at the Wyndmoor train station on Willow Grove Avenue, SEPTA is hoping to finish renovations by the end of the year. The project is being done by the Lorenzon Brothers, a construction company based in Wyndmoor that has partnered with SEPTA on similar jobs in the past. Kate O’Connor, […]

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Parsonsfield brings folk-rock to Pastorius, July 19

Featured Post, News | July 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona If you’ve ever read articles and reviews about Parsonsfield, you’ll find the band’s sound described as bluegrass, rock, Celtic rhythms, acoustic folk, punk energy, and pop. So, how does Chris Freeman, one of the band’s founders, describe what the Pastorius Park audience will hear and see? “I would describe Parsonsfield as Americana […]

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