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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Dementia diagnosis can’t stop musical Mt. Airy activist

Local Life | March 22nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Constance Garcia-Barrio When Betty Ann Fellner’s surgeon OK’d her to start physical therapy after a 2011 hip replacement, she felt relieved at clearing a major health hurdle. But her physical therapist uncovered a shocking new problem. “The therapist told my husband, David, that I was obviously intelligent, but I couldn’t follow directions,” Fellner said. […]

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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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Your cheating heart bores her; enough hanky-panky already

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

by Roz Warren At 63, I’ve read thousands of books, from trashy beach fiction to great works of literature. And here’s my conclusion: I am tired of reading about adultery. True, a lot of great writers have tackled this topic. And some terrific books have resulted. “Madame Bovary,” “Anna Karenina,” “The Scarlet Letter.” I’ve read […]

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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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