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“I have received so many letters since Martha died about how she affected people's lives." more
When Brendan Dwyer was four years old, his mom, Marianne, became the director of Teenagers, Inc., a nonprofit that aims to connect teens to the world through community service. more
According to city statistics, Philadelphia hit 1,250 opioid overdose deaths last year – a situation that Jose Benitez, CEO of Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP), knows all too well. more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Sept. 5-19.  more
Philadelphia Police are on a hunt for a man who sexually assaulted a 71-year-old Mt. Airy woman in her home on the 7400 block of Devon Street Thursday afternoon around 3:30 p.m. more
It is no secret that the pandemic has been particularly hard on restaurants and other food-related businesses. more
In their heyday, the “soaps,” those once ubiquitous daytime series, offered a steady paycheck for people in the film and television industry. more
Joey Novick is a stand-up comic who tells a hilarious seven-minute story (you can see it on YouTube) about how he had a property line problem after moving from New York City to Flemington, NJ. more
Alphonso “Al” Lassiter, 72, has a perpetually smiling face that has brightened up the Chestnut Hill Weavers Way market at the cash register and around the store for the past 12 years. more
There are 100 new units of housing in two separate developments coming soon to Mt. Airy, both of which are just off the commercial corridor of Germantown Avenue. more
It’s not every day that a municipality condemns land to preserve open space. But the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners did just that on Sept. 14. more
Questions still remain about the new streetlights that went on residential streets early this summer more
For most of us, it's easy to take a flush toilet for granted. more
One of the victims had to be transported by helicopter to Einstein Hospital. more
Mt. Airy is perfect for Porchfest, and Tim Osborne knows it. more
Mt. Airy's much-praised racial diversity skipped over the issue of class, says author Abby Perkiss. more
The Louisiana Dance Party event starts with a beginner dance lesson at 7:30 p.m. more
When Flo Messier became the supervisor of the mental health unit for the Philadelphia District Attorney's Office in 2018, she told me it was her “dream job.” more
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