Three’s company: GFS basketball head coach turns to trio of seniors to lead a team in transition

Sports, Uncategorized | November 27th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt By now, Germantown Friends head basketball Shawn Werdt is used to the woes that often befall teams at small schools such as his. At different times in his tenure, he has dealt with injuries, inexperience, a lack of depth and lineup uncertainty. Often, it’s some combination thereof. For the 2017-18 season, […]

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Is Kenney far enough away from Philly’s swamp?

Uncategorized | July 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Jay A. McCalla It is frustrating to watch Donald Trump – instead of draining the swamp, deepen it and add new, exotic species. From a fast-food billionaire to a pro-wrestling maven to a slow-talking ex brain surgeon. The swamp has become a metaphor for the usual suspects doing their usual self-serving deals at the […]

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CHCA and CHC preservation survey provides roadmap to improved conservation planning

Uncategorized | June 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Since receiving a grant from the William Penn Foundation back in January, both the Chestnut Hill Conservancy and the Chestnut Hill Community Association have been putting together a study to gather information related to the conservation of historic property in the neighborhood. With the study now concluded, representatives from both organizations gathered […]

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