Death threats, rape, led Honduran mom to G’town church

Local Life | November 28th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Constance Garcia-Barrio Some unusual prayers may come from the Sunday School classroom that now serves as a bedroom for immigrant Suyapa Reyes and her children at the First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG). “I pray to go on living here in sanctuary until ICE [Immigration and Customs Enforcement] decides my case,” she said. […]

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Help for single Mt. Airy moms seeking quality education

Local Life | November 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Christine Wolkin Several years ago, despite being a full-time, working single mother with a bachelor’s degree, 39-year-old Mt. Airy resident Erica Chase found herself struggling to pay for the tuition at Holy Cross Catholic School for her daughter, Antoinette. “I’ve never had a job that could afford to pay me a wage that didn’t […]

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Mt. Airy’s Low is high after winning national TV title

Local Life | November 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Constance Garcia-Barrio “Sugar Rush” is a Netflix show where bakers compete, using every nanosecond to make divine desserts from scratch. “You’re under huge pressure,” said recent contestant Jennifer Low, 34, the co-owner with her husband Sean Williams, also 34, of Mt. Airy’s Frosted Fox Cake Shop, 6511 Germantown Ave. “You’re on camera, thrilled and […]

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