Dorothy M. Rissi

Death Notices | May 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Dorothy M. Rissi (nee Abbott), age 87, on May 10, 2019 of Wyndmoor. Wife of the late Pasquale A. Rissi, Sr. Mother of Carol Aubrey, Thomas Pasquale, Mary and the late Connie. Relatives and friends may call at St. Genevieve Church, 1225 Bethlehem Pike, Flourtown, PA 19031, Friday, May 17th at 9AM. Funeral Mass 10AM. […]

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FOW celebrates 95th anniversary with Service Day

Community | May 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Friends of the Wissahickon is celebrating 95 years as stewards of Wissahickon Valley Park on Saturday, June 1, with a Super Mega Volunteer Service Day Service day taking place simultaneously at 10 different park entrances. Teaming up with local community partners, businesses and residents, FOW is hoping to recruit 500 volunteers – 50 at each […]

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SCH opens 50-year-old time capsule as it prepares for the opening of a new lower school building

Community, Schools | May 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

This past weekend, with more than 700 alumni on campus over the course of the school’s reunion weekend, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy celebrated many historic milestones, including the opening of a time capsule that had been placed in a cornerstone of the current Lower School for Girls building in 1969. Chief Financial Officer Frank Aloise […]

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Commentary: A calling for the faithful for reproductive rights

Opinion | May 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Anna Hurley By now, most of us following the dialogue around reproductive justice – abortion access specifically – have probably read about the most recent “incident” in Philadelphia. State Representative Brian Sims recorded a video of himself speaking to protesters outside a Planned Parenthood of Southeastern Pennsylvania on Maundy Thursday, and then he took […]

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Hill lawyer running for judge wants to prioritize mental health

News | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Samuel Newhouse After practicing law in Philadelphia for more than two decades, James Berardinelli has seen some big issues with the criminal justice system, such as how many defendants have untreated mental health issues, including some 80% of his clients in homicide cases, he estimated. Now running for judge, Berardinelli hopes to help address […]

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Polling places for 9th and 22nd wards

Mt. Airy, News | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

May 21 is primary day across Pennsylvania. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. The following is a list of polling places in both the 9th and 22nd wards. For more information on polling places and ballots, see the Committee of Seventy’s website. Polling Places for the 9th Ward by Division […]

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Polling place changes for Springfield Township

News | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

This Primary Election Day, several polling locations will change in Springfield Township. Voters who previously voted at the Springfield Township Middle School and Springfield Township High School will now be voting at one of two alternate locations as follows: Wards 1-1, 4-1 and 4-2 will now be located at the Flourtown Country Club, 150 McCloskey […]

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