Rivers in Mt. Airy bringing smooth waters to marriages

Books | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Max Rivers, 67, inspired by his marriage to his wife, Elise, 52, has made a successful career out of helping couples with marriage problems. The couple have been together for 15 years. At the beginning of their relationship, they both studied mediation in Massachusetts. Elise was studying acupuncture after having worked in […]

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Goldman Sachs real estate fund buys Chestnut Hill Village for $170 million

Featured Post, News | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Will McQuillan Chestnut Hill Village Apartments and Blossom Row, a 45-acre complex consisting of 704 apartment units and 117 two-story rowhomes, was purchased by Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate for $170 million, it was announced Wednesday. The sale was completed on July 27. Denver-based Apartment Investment and Management Co. (Aimco) previously purchased […]

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Chestnut Hill United to launch camp for trans children next summer

News | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Will McQuillan Next summer, Chestnut Hill United Church will offer a one-week TransCamp for transgender, gender expansive, and non-binary children and youth. “All kids need a safe place where they can feel honored, celebrated, and affirmed. The world can be a tough place for [queer] children,” said Rev. Linda Noonan, Senior Pastor at Chestnut […]

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Cat adoptions, August 9

Pets | August 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

FROSTBITTEN KITTEN: Shiloh is a two-year-old calico who needs a quiet home and preferably can be an only cat. She was found on a busy road as a frostbitten kitten, so it takes her awhile to trust humans. She is totally vetted and hoping someone will help her forget her rocky start in life. Contact […]

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A student’s perspective: Off the beaten path in Taiwan

Opinion | August 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Amelia Dogan Editor’s Note: In the July 12 Issue of the Local, rising Penn Charter student Amelia Dogan shared her initial impressions of Taiwan to study.  She is there as part of a program of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) designed to give high schoolers around the U.S. opportunities to study […]

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Artist, GFS grad, has powerful childbirth exhibit at MoMA

Arts | August 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Deborah Curtis In “Being”, the photography show currently at the prestigious Museum of Modern Art (MoMA) in New York, Mt. Airy native Carmen Winant makes childbirth the theme in an arresting site-specific installation. She stays on focus with some 2,000 images of women giving birth, taped informally to both sides of the floor-to-ceiling gallery […]

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Robert H. Stern

Death Notices | August 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Robert H. Stern, August 2, 2018. Father of Rebecca Stern; uncle of Aaron (Rosemary) Stern. Services and Interment are private. Contributions in his memory may be made to the SPCA, 350 E. Erie Ave., Phila. PA 19134. www.goldsteinsfuneral.com Goldsteins’ Rosenberg’s Raphael Sacks

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Marcia DeGeneres DeGennaro

Death Notices | August 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Marcia DeGeneres DeGennaro, 73, died on July 20,2 018 in Sarasota, Florida.   She was born on August 11, 1944 in Buffalo, New York and grew up primarily in Lakewood, NY. Marcia graduated from State University of New York at Fredonia with a degree in speech therapy. She moved to Connecticut, where she worked in a […]

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