Ahmeenah Young, Convention Center president

Obituaries | June 6th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Ahmeenah Young, 69, a former president of the Pennsylvania Convention Center, died of cancer June 2 at her home in West Mt. Airy. Ms. Young was the first African American and the first female president and chief executive officer of the Convention Center, serving from September 2008 to December 2013 when the center was placed […]

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Streets Department to close right lane on Lincoln Drive, Tuesday, Nov. 8

Uncategorized | November 7th, 2011 | Leave a comment

The right lane of Lincoln Drive, between Wissahickon Avenue and Ridge Avenue/Kelly Drive, will be closed temporarily on Tuesday, Nov. 8, Streets Commissioner Clarena I. W. Tolson announced today.  The following temporary lane- closure is scheduled to be in effect from approximately 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.: • Southbound Lincoln Drive traffic will have to […]

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FBI seeking tips on Flourtown TD Bank robbery

Uncategorized | August 26th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Jacqueline Weiss The FBI and Springfield Township Police Department are seeking the public’s assistance to locate and identify two suspects responsible for the armed robbery of the TD Bank branch located at 1240 Bethlehem Pike in Flourtown on August 24. At approximately 3:07 p.m., two males entered the bank and proceeded to a teller […]

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Weekend Planner: Primates and Family Fun

Uncategorized | August 26th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Jacqueline Weiss Screen Play: What: Don’t Be Afraid of the Dark (R) When: August 26 Where: Check your local listings A young girl is sent to live with her father and his new girlfriend. Sally discovers creatures in her new home that want to claim her as one of their own.   Family: What: […]

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Weekend Planner: Spies, Vampires and Folk Music

Uncategorized | August 19th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Jacqueline Weiss Screen Play: What: Spy Kids: All the Time in the World in 4D (PG) When: August 19 Where: Check your local listings A retired spy is called back into action to stop the evil Timekeeper from taking over the world. She even brings her new step-children into the mission and work as a […]

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Police look for suspect who robbed Hill pizza shop

Uncategorized | August 5th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Police released surveillance video of a suspect sought in robbing three city pizza shops, including Mom’s Bake at Home Pizza on 219 E. Willow Grove Ave. According to the video, the suspect is sought for three robberies between July 29 and August 3. The August 3 robbery was of Mom’s where the […]

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UPDATE: Chestnut Hill College professor commits suicide on campus

Uncategorized | August 5th, 2011 | 1 Comment

by Jennifer Katz Rudolf Alexandrov, 71, an adjunct mathematics professor committed suicide at Chestnut Hill College yesterday jumping approximately 30 feet from the second-floor balcony in the rotunda of St. Joseph’s Hall. Police said two of the professor’s students encountered Alexandrov standing on the balcony ledge of the second floor. The students, 37 and 33, […]

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