Homeless women selling papers on Hill seeks better life

Local Life | September 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Constance Garcia-Barrio The murder that snuffed out her mother’s life ravaged the whole family. “My mom had gone to California to visit a friend,” said Damilla Thornton, 28, who sells One Step Away, Philadelphia’s street newspaper, produced and distributed by people experiencing homelessness. Thornton hawks the paper at the Weavers Way markets in Chestnut […]

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CHC expert publishes 3rd book about modern families

Local Life | September 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Unless you are part of a stepfamily, you have probably not thought too much about the ramifications of being a stepfamily member. But Scott Browning has. Browning, 61, a Ph.D. professor of psychology at Chestnut Hill College for the past 29 years, is arguably one of the nation’s top experts on stepfamilies. […]

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‘Mindfulness’ explored at St. Paul’s Church on Sunday

Local Life | September 8th, 2017 | 1 Comment

by Barbara Sherf How do we find compassion and profound understanding in difficult times? Is it even possible? Marcy Vaughn and Gabriel Rocco, co-founders of Contemplative Arts in Bryn Mawr, will explore those questions and more during a talk at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, 22 E. Chestnut Hill Ave., on Sunday, Sept. 10, 2 p.m. The program is […]

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