From victim to victor: Life after childhood sexual abuse

News | June 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak If you’re an adult who experienced sexual abuse as a child, know that you are not alone. Every eight minutes, a child is sexually assaulted in the U.S., according to the United States Department of Human Health Services. It’s the reason a Philadelphia Police Officer assigned to Northwest Philadelphia decided to […]

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Local novelist explores colony collapse disorder

Uncategorized | August 1st, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Kevin Dicciani “If all the bees died, we’re really going to be in bad shape,” said Jon McGoran, of Elkins Park, whose latest novel, “Deadout,” explores colony collapse disorder – a phenomenon in which worker bees from a honey bee colony suddenly disappear without a trace. McGoran grew up in Mt. Airy and worked […]

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Ghostwriter will come to life at W. Mt. Airy bookstore

Uncategorized | July 31st, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear “I have few marketable skills. One is that I can write; another is that I have a good head for business, but I don’t really want to be in business or in sales. So I write about it instead. I’m good at taking complicated information and reducing it to plain English that […]

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Hill poet/author jumps into prominence with ‘Trampoline’

Uncategorized | July 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Mary Frances Cavallaro Chestnut Hill resident Charlotte Boulay, 36, was able to find some time over the course of seven years to write her poetry and publish her first book, despite her busy schedule. Though always being an avid reader, Boulay began writing poetry in high school. She was involved in her high school’s […]

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A new chapter for Mt. Airy’s used-book store

Uncategorized | July 15th, 2014 | 1 Comment

by Sue Ann Rybak When Greg Williams, proprietor of Walk A Crooked Mile Books, 7423 Devon St., announced in January he was closing the bookstore after SEPTA – which owns the Mt. Airy train station ordered the bookstore to cease and desist hosting concerts and yard sales outside the bookstore, he never thought people would […]

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