Singer/songwriter Suzie Brown next for Pastorius

Featured Post, News | July 21st, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona Suzie Brown has it all. In addition to being a singer/songwriter, she is a practicing physician, wife, and mother of two. Accompanied by her husband Scot Sax on guitar and Phil D’Agostino on bass, Brown, described by Philadelphia Magazine as “bluesy, folksy, achy, rich” and “sweet-voiced,” will close out the Pastorius Park […]

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Renovations underway at Wyndmoor SEPTA station

Featured Post, News | July 19th, 2017 | 1 Comment

by Brendan Sample With construction underway at the Wyndmoor train station on Willow Grove Avenue, SEPTA is hoping to finish renovations by the end of the year. The project is being done by the Lorenzon Brothers, a construction company based in Wyndmoor that has partnered with SEPTA on similar jobs in the past. Kate O’Connor, […]

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Parsonsfield brings folk-rock to Pastorius, July 19

Featured Post, News | July 17th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona If you’ve ever read articles and reviews about Parsonsfield, you’ll find the band’s sound described as bluegrass, rock, Celtic rhythms, acoustic folk, punk energy, and pop. So, how does Chris Freeman, one of the band’s founders, describe what the Pastorius Park audience will hear and see? “I would describe Parsonsfield as Americana […]

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101st 4th of July bike parade, games planned

Featured Post, News | June 30th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Eric Dolente Meticulously decorated bicycles, pocket-size American flags and children and parents alike dressed in red, white and blue will fill the streets of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy this Tuesday for a day of celebration. A succession of activities will follow a vibrant parade, including  foot races, a community lunch, face painting and […]

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Face to Face: Expansion will transform more lives

Featured Post, News | June 29th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Mary Kay Meeks-Hank, executive director of Face to Face, 109 E. Price St. in Germantown, said a multimillion dollar renovation of the organization’s 132-year-old headquarters will allow them to better serve the most vulnerable in Germantown – especially children. “The children we serve are burdened with traumas beyond what most of […]

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