I feel a need to check in and see that we are doing what we say we are doing.
As a lawyer for Pennsylvania state and local election officials, Mt. Airy native Michele Hangley helped to ensure that Philadelphians’ votes were counted in the 2020 presidential election.
“I was thinking of closing the school,” said artistic director Joy Delaney-Capponi, “but our students are extremely passionate about what they do."
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period between April 26 to May 2. Some dates earlier than the current period took place at that date …
I had the funny realization this week that I do not remember what my husband, I and the kids did for Mother’s Day last year.
This just in: “ Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues” (2013) is just as funny as “Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.” (2004)
Chestnut Hill author Doug Wechsler's 24th book, “The Cicadas Are Coming,” will be released in May in time for the big emergence of the 17-year periodical cicada.
I recently read “Wyoming” (Cat's Paw Publishing in Spring House) a just-released novel by first-time author Richard Tuttle, who has lived in Chestnut Hill for five years (and Mt. Airy and Flourtown before that), and it blew me away.
“Five Fridays” had become a popular favorite of local classical music lovers for its combination of fascinating programs and support for local charities. And Academy of Vocal Arts streamed “Verlaine, Le Voyage Humain,” April 24-28
The Clivia plant that my wife, Valerie, is inspecting in the photo is at least fifty years old; it was her mother’s.
Earth Day returns on Thursday, April 22, 2021, the 51st anniversary of the seminal event that changed the world by giving birth to the modern environmental movement. Please plant a tree for Earth Day—any time in and around April 22 works.
In last weekend's City Championships in crew, rowers from area schools were divided in terms of age and experience. The freshman and novices did all of their racing on Saturday (see separate …
In a year with little allowance for an outside speaker to come into the classroom, Schuyler Bailar joined Upper School advisories via Zoom to recount his story about coming to understand his gender identity and subsequently becoming the first openly transgender athlete to compete in any sport on an NCAA Division 1 men’s team.
At the 2021 George Washington Carver Science Fair, Jenks students Eleanor Palmer, Clarissa Lanzas, and Sofia Bartoli-Wright (8th grade) earned the honor of 1st Place for their project.
William Penn Charter School has earned the College Board AP Computer Science Female Diversity Award for achieving high female representation in AP Computer Science Principles.
Twenty-five years ago, my wife, Janet, gave me my favorite birthday gift: a reading chair. Over the years, however, the chair, like myself, has grown older and borderline decrepit.