Stunning exhibit by Chestnut Hill artist on the Avenue

Arts | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Jennifer Hawkes Spaeth, 50, is an extraordinarily talented artist and Chestnut Hill resident whose paintings are currently on display until Oct. 31 at Tailored Home, 8528 Germantown Ave. The Princeton, NJ, native is married to Karl Spaeth, Jr., nephew of a Chestnut Hill legend, the world-renowned ophthalmologist, Dr. George Spaeth. Jennifer, who […]

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At Center on Hill, physician answers ‘Is sugar toxic?’

Local Life | October 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Does eating too much sugar cause diabetes? For years, scientists have said, “Not exactly.” Eating too much of any food, including sugar, can cause you to gain weight; it’s the resulting obesity that predisposes people to diabetes, according to the prevailing theory. But now the results of a large epidemiological study suggest […]

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‘Humanitarian’/former teacher hits all the right notes

Arts | October 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Lisa Bello, who left special education teaching to devote full time to a music career, will perform as a headliner at Dino’s Backstage next to the Keswick Theater in Glenside on Thursday, Oct. 18, 8:30 p.m. Bello, a singer/songwriter and mother of a 5-year-old boy named Cassius who is actually on three […]

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Ancestors were nation’s largest slaveowners: Springside alumna’s film reveals her family’s history

Local Life | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Many of us have family members or even ancestors with which we are not too proud. But for Katrina Browne, it goes way beyond that. Browne, 50, graduated from Springside School (now Springside Chestnut Hill Academy) in 1985. Her mother, Elizabeth (“Libby”) Sturges Browne, grew up in Chestnut Hill, as did Libby’s […]

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