Ruth Joray was the children's art teacher for 20 years at Woodmere Art Museum. Her work there eventually helped lead to the creation of the museum's Children's Gallery.
The annual members meeting of the Chestnut Hill Community Association on July 22 began with the recitation of the CHCA’s activities over the past year, and a reminder of how difficult things had been.
The Rev. Canon Albert J. Ogle has served as the interim rector of St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, for 25 months. When he steps down from that role on Sunday, July 25, it will also mark his retirement after 44 years of active ordained ministry.
Lou Walinsky is 88 keys of pure American joy. A pianist, arranger and improviser, Lou has spent the last 40 years building his repertoire into a musical melting pot.
“Bridesmaids” isn't a traditional romantic comedy, nor is it really a wedding flick. What it is is an exploration of female friendship.
It’s all about fruits and rums and over-the-top beverages this season.
Fairmount Bark provides boarding for a night or a week or two; day care, including day care home visits by staff members; bathing; and all grooming services except for hair cutting.
Poet Susan Windle new book “Through the Gates, The Second Omer Journey” continues her journey through daily life sustained and guided by the Jewish practice of Omer.
Both the Pennsylvania Ballet and the Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts are changing their names. The Philadelphia Orchestra and the Kimmel Center are merging into The Philadelphia Orchestra and Kimmel Center, Inc.
My wife, Valerie, is particularly fond of the flowers that bloom on our front porch for a month starting in mid-April. The orchid cacti (two specimens are in bloom in the picture) have survived another winter on our climate-controlled, enclosed front porch.
The Clivia plant that my wife, Valerie, is inspecting in the photo is at least fifty years old; it was her mother’s.
For Gerri Allen, longtime teacher of second grade boys at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH), one of the greatest rewards of teaching is helping students “find the spark of wonder in their learning, something that will excite them throughout their educational careers.”
A few summers ago, Shawn Gindea noticed that finding a summer job for high school students was a challenge given that few students have substantive experience and some may be inhibited by lack of connections or even easy transportation to the job.
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy lower school science teacher and adventure seeker Anya Rose has been selected to take part in a Fulbright-Hays Seminar in Iceland this summer and will be on her way to the land of “Fire and Ice” on June 19.
The Dude's left gluteus max kept seizing up, a major and literal pain whenever he stood still, so he went to see his sports medicine doc.