Stunning brushwork by Hiller at new Gallery on Avenue

Arts | August 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear If you have recently walked past the new Gallery on the Avenue, 8433 Germantown Ave., then you have probably been captivated by the beautiful paintings of Chestnut Hill artist Judith McCabe Jarvis. The graduate of Springside School (1977) and Temple University’s Tyler School of Art (1981) who told us, “I like to […]

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Gay native of China is not swimming upstream in Philly

Local Life | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Is there much anti-gay bigotry in China? “It’s kinda similar to here,” answered Arthur Zeng in an interview last week. “In rural areas or small towns, it’s still a social taboo. There’s less religious reasons, more because people still hold reproduction as one of the most important values in life, so gay […]

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Rivers in Mt. Airy bringing smooth waters to marriages

Books | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Max Rivers, 67, inspired by his marriage to his wife, Elise, 52, has made a successful career out of helping couples with marriage problems. The couple have been together for 15 years. At the beginning of their relationship, they both studied mediation in Massachusetts. Elise was studying acupuncture after having worked in […]

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Ex-supermodel and actress and celebrities she has known

Local Life | August 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear PART TWO Carole Mallory, 76, who lives in the Norristown area and gives inspirational talks at area retirement homes, is a native of Springfield, Delaware County, who earned degrees from Penn State and Temple Universities. She became a teacher and then an airline stewardess after getting a master’s degree in art, but […]

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Cat adoptions, August 9

Pets | August 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

FROSTBITTEN KITTEN: Shiloh is a two-year-old calico who needs a quiet home and preferably can be an only cat. She was found on a busy road as a frostbitten kitten, so it takes her awhile to trust humans. She is totally vetted and hoping someone will help her forget her rocky start in life. Contact […]

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