Impressive area WWII novelist punished by pandemic

Books | August 6th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Pat Jeanne Davis, who has lived in Roxborough for the past 50 years, worked for many years as an administrative assistant for the director of social services and later for the medical director at an area hospital. But after having children late in life, Pat began writing an occasional article, short story […]

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Mt. Airy author has storied life worthy of a biography

Arts, Books | July 16th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Richard Schwartz, 68, grew up in Mt. Airy. In 1968 at Central High School he won the varsity football’s “Team Award” and was the undefeated Pennsylvania State Fencing Champion in the weapon epee in the 1969 competition. Schwartz graduated from Temple University in 1973 with a bachelor’s degree in English literature and […]

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Mt. Airy writer explores 2nd Life of Tiger Woods

Books | May 1st, 2020 | Leave a comment

by John Burnes A review of “The Second Life of Tiger Woods” By Michael Bamberger, 258 pp. Avid Reader Press. $18.99. Being in an empty jail cell, at four in the morning, cold, shoeless and tired, isn’t exactly how you want to spend time in Florida. And that is exactly where the greatest athlete of […]

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CHC grad overcomes horrors, authors opioid crisis book

Arts, Books | February 20th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Raymond Devine By any reasonable expectation or actuarial measure, Geri Lynn Utter, 39, who graduated from Cabrini College in 2002 and proceeded to earn a master’s degree and doctorate in psychology from Chestnut Hill College, should be a statistic instead of a clinical psychologist and the author of a forthcoming non-fiction book.  She grew […]

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New book about classic rock music from local history prof

Books | February 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Lots of Baby Boomers (and others, both older and younger) are fans of classic rock music, but Stephen Tow, a musician and walking encyclopedia of classic rock, puts them all to shame. Tow, 57, a history professor at Delaware Valley University in Doylestown, will be releasing his newest book nationwide on Feb. […]

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