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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Mt. Airy artist captures souls of our 4-legged friends

Local Life, Mt. Airy | October 27th, 2016 | 2 Comments

by Stacia Friedman When Goya, Rembrandt and Rubens painted animals, they gave them as much dignity as the aristocrats who commissioned them. Mt. Airy artist Suzanne Durand strives for, and achieves, the same results in her watercolor portraits for local pet owners. She doesn’t merely capture the dog or cat’s likeness. She captures their soul. […]

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Mt. Airy duo (CEO, filmmaker) at Phila. Film Festival

Local Life, Mt. Airy | October 27th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Nathan Lerner Now celebrating its quarter-century milestone, this year’s Philadelphia Film Festival, which started Oct. 20 and will end Oct. 30, has programmed 110 titles originating from 23 different countries. Despite its international flavor, the festival will also provide a platform for “Backpack Full of Cash,” a film with a decidedly local connection. Directed […]

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