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At the Philadelphia Metro Wildlife Center, workers help save the life of a great horned owl that got himself completely tangled up in a soccer net in Northeast Philadelphia. by Michele Wellard … more
Seniors gather daily in the pool at the Roxborough YMCA, 7201 Ridge Ave., for exercise and conversation. They range in age from almost 70 to nearly 93. by Barbara Holman Lynn On Ash Wednesday, March … more
Edgewood Made furniture and ceramics on display here at New York’s premier design show.[/caption] by Elizabeth Coady A pale orange sign stenciled on a stucco wall outside 4022 Ridge Ave. in East … more
Martha and Paul Sharkey, of Wyndmoor , started Today is a Good Day in 2014 after recognizing a gap in care for the parents of families with babies in the Neo-Natal Intensive Care Unit. They are seen … more
by Stanley Cohen (Ed. Note: I recently discovered this column, which was submitted to me several years ago but which I apparently misplaced. It was written by Stanley Cohen, who grew up near Broad … more
SUPER SALLY: Sally is a young super soft tabby who is social and playful. Her brother was adopted, and now it’s Sally’s turn for a loving home. She is fully vetted and is available at Petco … more
Al Lassiter , a cashier at Weavers Way’s Chestnut Hill store, is a man of many talents. (Photo by Len Lear)[/caption] by Len Lear When you walk up to his checkout counter at Weavers Way in … more
The Germantown native produces the functional bags with a dazzling array of fabrics ranging from eye-catching African patterns to three-dimensional sequins. by Elizabeth Coady No bland black fanny … more
“To be the only gay couple in an audience of conservative lawyers, it was difficult,” said Judge Clifford, “but we’re happy that in the end, it all turned out well.”[/caption] by Leslie … more
Jeannie Brown, of West Mt. Airy, adopted Maya from Vietnam when she was three months old. Now Maya is going back to Vietnam to teach English and possibly look for her biological mother . (Photo by … more
West Mt. Airy resident Jessica Graaf, co-founder of Philly Bully Team (with husband, Marvin), is seen with her sweet new rescue pit bull pup, Winnie. (Photo by Len Lear) by Len Lear Pit bulls arouse … more
Capt. Matthews became the first African American assigned as commanding officer of a citywide homicide division in any major city in the nation. by Len Lear When I read in Sunday’s Inquirer that … more
Ana Thorne, surrounded by her creations, proudly holds up her “Grand Prize, 2018,” from the Jenkintown Festival of the Arts.[/caption] by Elizabeth Coady There’s something about Ana Thorne’s … more
Linda Rauscher, a Chestnut Hill resident and self-professed tree hugger, has been an environmental educator in the Northwest for over 10 years. She is a sustainability enthusiast who serves on the … more
Joshua Black is offering a class on “Vegan Sausage Making” (Yes; vegan sausage!) on Thursday, March 7, 6:30 p.m., at Blackeye Soup, 6143 Germantown Ave. Instructor Black has thousands of … more
The Stained Glass Project students from Northwest Philly and church members of the Mission of St. Joan of Arc in West Kensington proudly hold up their stained glass windows, which were donated to a … more
Mt. Airy realtor attempted to render assistance to this buck that had just been hit by a car on Bethlehem Pike in Flourtown. by Rich McIlhenny Driving home from showing a property in Erdenheim this … more
Marrone, who managed nightclubs in Los Angeles and Las Vegas, has “never had to look for work, and I’ve been an entrepreneur all my life.” (Photo by Elizabeth Coady)[/caption] by Elizabeth … more
Bart Banks, 87, of the Banks & Banks Law Firm in Lafayette Hill, has been a civil litigator and corporate lawyer for many years, but he is also an essayist, lecturer and author of four books. … more
George is seen here during his big day with the Phillies with Adonis Medina, a highly prized pitching prospect. by Sue Ann Rybak Thanks to the Philadelphia Phillies and Kisses for Kyle, an … more
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