Ex-corporate exec is also an inventor: Hill ‘mompreneur’ a Penn engineering commencement speaker

Local Life | May 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Vanessa Z. Chan, who lives with her family right behind Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and is on the school’s Board of Trustees, has achieved numerous honors in her 44 years. None, however, tops her selection as commencement speaker for the University of Pennsylvania ceremony for engineering undergrads this Saturday, May 12, 2 […]

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Local college president: human rights awareness a must!

Local Life | May 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Christine Wolkin In one of his first moves as Chairman of Pennsylvania’s Council of Higher Education, Jenkintown’s Manor College President Jonathan Peri, Ph.D., J.D., lent copies of Ann Applebaum’s new book,“Stalin’s War on Ukraine: Red Famine,” to all members of Pennsylvania’s State Board of Education. (Dr. Peri lent the books to uphold the Governor’s […]

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New life ‘Pumped’ into 283-year-old Erdenheim landmark

Local Life | April 25th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by J.M. Jones Brian Quinn isn’t the kind of guy to see himself as a hero, but preservationists and longtime residents of Springfield Township consider him just that — for rescuing, preserving and restoring the all but abandoned 283-year-old Wheel Pump Inn on Bethlehem Pike in Erdenheim. Providing lodging for generations past, this historic landmark […]

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