Pine Wood Derby disaster

Mt. Airy, Opinion | December 8th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Rich McIlhenny Most fathers on the 100 block of West Mount Airy Avenue in the early 1970s spent their weekends mowing their lawns, tinkering under the hoods of their cars or doing remodeling projects on their houses. But our father, Francis, took us to parks, rock concerts, folk festivals museums, or body surfing in […]

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Mt. Airy historian’s latest book tells story of presidential parents

Mt. Airy, News | November 8th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Mt. Airy historian Hal Gullan has spent a lot of time with the stories of presidential parents. In addition to numerous books on sports figures and politicians – from biographies of St. Joseph’s Men’s Basketball Coach Phil Martelli to Philadelphia policing legend Michael Chitwood, Gullan authored two books on presidential families: 2001’s […]

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