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The Beatles’ iconic Abbey Road album cover photo shoot -- by photographer Iain Macmillan on Aug. 8, 1969 -- reportedly took 10 minutes. But 50 years after the Abbey Road record was released on Sept. 26, 1969, the distinctive image still draws countless fans to the London intersection to mimi…
Jenkintown Borough Council welcomed several presentations from members of the community during its July 24 meeting.
EAST ROCKHILL — A federal appeals court has affirmed previous federal district court decisions in favor of the Pennridge School District in a case in which a former student accused the district of discrimination and deliberate indifference to her pleas for help.
SKIPPACK — CrossFit Rage in Skippack combines working out with bettering the community, which truly allows people to look good and feel good.
FLOURTOWN -- Rose Hudson-Wilkin is Chaplain to Queen Elizabeth II, Chaplain to the Speaker of the House of Commons and Priest-in-Charge of St. Mary-at-Hill, City of London.
Ten new Eagle Scouts from Whitpain Township Troop 98 were formally awarded Scouting's highest rank on August 4th at a ceremony held at the Manor House at Prophecy Creek. This brings to 70 the number of Eagle Scouts minted by Troop 98 since its founding in 1997.
AMBLER – Summer is a time for sun, swimming and, at the Wissahickon Valley Public Library, reading and science! This year’s Summer Reading Program received a $4,000 donation from Ambler Savings Bank to fund programming such as “Mad Science” events and the Franklin Institute at the Ambler and…
Philadelphia Zoo unveiled Gorilla Treehouse, a new aerial adventure for the Zoo’s majestic primates to enjoy! An enormous 20’ high climbing structure, Gorilla Treehouse offers highflying fun for the Zoo’s amazing gorillas and is made of white oak, black locust and cedar wood. The new atmosph…
At the request of Rep. Todd Stephens (R-Montgomery), the Upper Dublin Public Library has been awarded a $1 million grant by the state Redevelopment Assistance Capital Program (RACP).
NORTH WALES — When Jens Rosmus came to America as a German exchange student in 1987, he knew he wanted to be a contributor to the country, and even more so, his community.
The dirt-cheap ornaments and decorations were a big hit at Colonial Neighborhood Council’s recent Christmas in July Sale. Even bigger? The home-baked cookies and cold lemonade served by CNC Kid Crew members and siblings Jacob and Chelsea Snyder.
THREATS — Isaac Lewis, 46, of Horsham, was charged with terroristic threats and harassment following an incident that was reported on July 13, Perkasie Borough Police Department said. A warrant was issued and he turned himself into police on July 23, police said. A preliminary arraignment wa…
One of the spunkiest historical figures with local roots who throughout her hard life took “the bull by the horns” was Louisa May Alcott, the famed author of the groundbreaking novel “Little Women.”
For those who attended, as well as those who actively participated, it was a time of celebration. The occasion was the dedication of the Shrine of our Lady of FIAT on the site of the Shrine of Our Lady of the Miraculous Medal in Germantown.
If she hadn’t become a lawyer, would the new branch manager at Conshohocken Free Library have discovered she actually wanted to be a librarian?
HATFIELD — A new 12,000 square-foot building housing orthopaedic services is slated to open on Route 309 next to the Colmar train station in May of next year, Grand View Health CEO and President Jean Keeler said during a ceremonial groundbreaking at the site Wednesday morning.
BLUE BELL — Two franchisee partners are opening a new fitness studio in Blue Bell and are kicking it all off with a month of free classes.
PhillySEEDS, Inc., a Philadelphia Housing Authority (PHA) subsidiary, has honored 70 PHA residents seeking higher education with $258,000 in scholarships.
Philadelphia — The Philly POPS will perform its first concert at The Met Philadelphia on August 5 in a one-night-only performance with GRAMMY award-winning vocalist and multi-instrumentalist Sarah McLachlan. This concert is the first in The Philly POPS at the Met Philadelphia concert series.
FRANCONIA — Bicycling isn't only good for you physically; it's also good for mental health, according to the organizers of Positive Pedalers for Mental Wellness.
Residents crowd the Hatfield Aquatic Center on Friday as three days of excessive heat began. Area pools and air-conditioned spots were in demand throughout the weekend as temperatures climbed into the upper 90s, hitting 100 in some places. An excessive heat warning by the National Weather Se…
KING OF PRUSSIA — Route 73 (Skippack Pike) and several other state highways in Montgomery County will be reduced to a single lane with flagging on Monday, July 22, through Friday, July 26, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., for tree trimming operations, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation (Pen…
There have been news articles and broadcasts almost daily for weeks about the controversy over closing Hahnemann University Hospital in Philadelphia. Maybe I missed something, but I didn’t see anything about the history of the hospital. Or, who was Hahnemann?
They had all traveled the same difficult road. At one time or another, all had been incarcerated. Now they shared a commitment to leading productive lives.
NORTH WALES — Katie Spencer was recognized for leaving her mark in the community at the second annual Carson Wentz AO1 Foundation Charity Softball Game on May 31.
LANSDALE—“All characters are welcome” at Nick Prosseda’s new barber academy, Modern Male Barber Academy, at 209 W. Main Street in Lansdale, which opened to students earlier this month.
Coming to McMichael Park, Thursday, July 11, 2019. The Friends of McMichael Park will be hosting our 12th year of Shakespeare in the park with Commonwealth Classic Theatre Company’s production of Shakespeare’s MEASURE TO MEASURE. Mary Ann Baldwin is back at the helm, after a 2 year hiatus, a…
Philabundance today announced that it will nearly triple the number of free summer meals it is offering for children this year, providing about 57,000 meals to kids who lose their school breakfast and lunch when school is out for the summer. Thanks to new partnerships and generous funding fr…
It has been said that all politics are local. Taking that axiom in a different direction, the Rev. Shota Iwasaki believes that global issues like gun violence and pollution should be and can be addressed at the neighborhood level.
Lisa McGill has competed at elite levels of amateur golf for more than three decades. Recently, she had the opportunity to stand alongside the finest players in the world when she teed it up in the second-ever U.S. Senior Women’s Open Championship.
The commercial corridor along Ogontz Avenue forms the heart of West Oak Lane’s business community. In an effort to connect with that community, The West Oak Lane Business Association hosted an open house June 11 on Ogontz Ave.
UPPER SALFORD — A day after strong winds and rain accompanied by hail swept through parts of Montgomery County, with Upper Salford taking the brunt of the hit, the electricity was still off for the entire township and several roads were closed.
For the Inn Dwelling organization, National Teacher Appreciation Week was cause for celebration. It was also an occasion to recognize educators who have provided their services to the program and the students they have impacted.
PHILADELPHIA — Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) is celebrating 95 years as stewards of Wissahickon Valley Park on Saturday, June 1, with a Super Mega Volunteer Service Day Service day taking place simultaneously at 10 different park entrances. Teaming up with local community partners, busine…
Harvey “Chris” Miller has worked hard to build a successful business. He and his colleagues at Cudelo Designs, a consulting agency, offer a range of services to help their clients achieve maximum visibility.
PHILADELPHIA — Walnut Street Theatre concludes its thrilling 210th season with the award-winning Broadway hit, LEGALLY BLONDE: THE MUSICAL.
PHILADELPHIA — The Walnut Street Theatre brings the Student Share Celebration Disney Musicals in Schools event to its mainstage on Friday, May 24th at 12 p.m. Five local elementary schools will perform a selection from their Disney KIDS musical for friends and family, made possible through t…
PHILADELPHIA – The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society encourages non-professional gardeners from Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Delaware to enter their beloved green spaces in the 2019 PHS Gardening Contest. The annual competition welcomes entries representing all types of garden interests an…