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CHESTNUT HILL >> More than 230 guests attended Norwood-Fontbonne Academy’s signature fundraising event, Razzmatazz — A Whole New World, at North Hills Country Club Feb. 24.
CHESTNUT HILL >> Seventh-grader Nathalie Taylor won the Norwood-Fontbonne Academy Scripps spelling school championship, and fifth-grader Ava Figueroa won in the fifth-grade category.
CHESTNUT HILL >> State Sen. Art Haywood, D-4, presents Chestnut Hill College with a $1 million check from the state as part of Pennsylvania’s Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program.
CHESTNUT HILL >> One month after the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla., students across the country walked out of class at 10 a.m. March 14 for the National Student Walkout.
CHESTNUT HILL >> The 97th annual Wissahickon Day Parade will be held April 29. Events will begin with a horse show at 10 a.m. at Northwestern Stables at Germantown and Northwestern avenues.
CHESTNUT HILL >> Since the 1600s, the English have been ringing bells (some as big as the Liberty Bell), pulling ropes to get them swinging full-circle overhead and producing changing patterns of sound. Americans have been doing it since our nation started. For years, ringers have enjo…
One of the world’s preeminent bass players that helped usher in the slapping and two-handed tapping technique, Stu Hamm continues to flourish as a solo artist, sideman, songwriter and producer.
A few years ago, Mokhtar Alkhanshali, a native of San Francisco, found himself riding in a flatbed truck through the deserts of war-torn Yemen, with a loaded Colt 45 at his side and a suitcase full of precious coffee beans.
CHESTNUT HILL >> The Norwood-Fontbonne Academy community partnered with law firm Stradley Ronon to participate in the school’s annual Thanksgiving Outreach.
CHESTNUT HILL >> Carol Night is a treasured tradition at Chestnut Hill College, and the 2017 Carol Night will take place Friday, Dec. 1, at 7:30 p.m. in the Rotunda of St. Joseph Hall.
SPRINGFIELD >> West Mt. Airy resident and Germantown Friends School junior Aidan Curry has earned the Boy Scouts of America’s highest advancement, the Eagle Scout Award, along with a Silver Palm from Troop 320, Flourtown.
Like others, I go to be entertained. But every so often, a show that is filled with good music and a good story, gives me more — it gives me an understanding of a person or a time in the world that I knew little about. “Rock ‘n Roll Man: The Alan Freed Story,” making it’s world debut at Buck…
GERMANTOWN >> State Rep. Stephen Kinsey, D-201, hosted Dennis M. Davin, secretary of the state Department of Community and Economic Development, last month in Northwest Philadelphia.
CHESTNUT HILL >> The 2016-17 school year proved to be one of the strongest athletic years in Norwood-Fontbonne Academy’s history with nine championship titles for the school.
NORTHWEST PHILADELPHIA >> The Wissahickon trail was among four local trail progects to receive funding from the Delaware Valley Regional Planning Commission (DVRPC) through its Regional Trails Program.
Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) has received $10,000 to support Wissahickon Valley Park from NRG Gives, a charitable giving program sponsored by the NRG Retail Charitable Foundation.
CHESTNUT HILL >> Fifteen Norwood-Fontbonne Academy students were named prize winners in the recent 2017 National Spanish Examination.
CHESTNUT HILL >> Help Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) receive $100,000 from NRG Gives, a charitable giving program sponsored by the NRG Retail Charitable Foundation.
WEST OAK LANE >> PhillyCAM, in collaboration with the Free Library of Philadelphia, will kick off of its new People’s Media Collection Tuesday, May 9, from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Free Library’s West Oak Lane Library.
Norwood-Fontbonne Academy head chef Annie Bercaw prepares to weigh a day’s worth of compostable garbage after lunch. Norwood-Fontbonne Academy received a Weavers Way Green Community Projects grant in March 2017.
GERMANTOWN >> Continuing to showcase the voices of Victorian women, the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion will present “Anne of Green Gables.”
GERMANTOWN >> Two athletes from St. Luke’s Spirit Track Club, a Christian community youth track club based at the St. Luke’s Church in Germantown, earned medals in the USATF Hershey Indoor Nationals.
MT. AIRY >> New Covenant Church of Philadelphia, 7500 Germantown Ave., Mt. Airy, will celebrate the 103rd birthday of Mildred Agnes Rucker Sunday, March 26.