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 pre-computer throwback may just be your type

Mt. Airy | November 17th, 2016 | Leave a comment

by Drui Caldwell “I’ve had three other businesses before, but this is the oddest one yet,” Bryan Kravitz said. In this day in age of computers and Smartphones, Philadelphia native Bryan Kravitz buys, sells and repairs typewriters and accepts hand-offs. Yes, the old boxy machines into which we had to manually load paper and hear […]

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