Germantown activist and American Muslim makes history

News | June 3rd, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Salima Suswell, 41, grew up in a Muslim family in Southwest Philadelphia, but she has been a Germantown resident for the last five years and an entrepreneur. She is President and CEO of Evolve Solutions, LLC, a management consulting firm she founded in 2009. She is also the first Muslim woman appointed to the […]

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CHCA cancels Pastorius concerts, movies, Black & White Gala

News | June 3rd, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Community Association announced that its summer slate of events – the Pastorius Park Concert Series, the Movies under The Starts at the Water Tower Recreation Center and the Black & White Gala – have all been cancelled. The announcement was made by Social Division Vice President Marilyn Paucker at […]

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Local ‘Angels’ flying 50,000 face shields to front-liners

News | June 1st, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Normally, dozens of volunteer pilots from the Philadelphia area would be flying patients who desperately need the finest medical care but cannot afford it to Philadelphia’s top hospitals at no expense. The planes would leave and arrive at Wings Field in Blue Bell, thanks to a wonderful nonprofit organization called Angel Flight […]

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Flourtown church assisting the needy with ‘Blessing Bags’

News | June 1st, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf While many organizations put a halt to activities inside church buildings because of the pandemic, St. Miriam Parish and Friary in Flourtown just held a ribbon-cutting ceremony for dedicated space to assemble food and hygiene bags for the homeless and food-insecure in our area through their Blessing Bag Outreach Program.  Starting in […]

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Philadelphia Nanny Network offers free remote learning for children of health care workers

News | May 29th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Philadelphia Nanny Network is providing free remote learning support for families of employees who work in healthcare through June. “Philadelphia Nanny Network, the go-to agency for nannies and babysitters, and the largest corporate sponsor of backup care in the Philadelphia region, wants to give back to the community by supporting people […]

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