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Lutheran Community at Telford is expanding its campus. At the Oct. 7 Telford Borough Council meeting, Nathan Fox, the attorney for the Lutheran Community, addressed council members about the $45 million project.

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For many years, I have been a tea drinker. I admit that I use tea bags, which some tea fanciers would consider low-class. But I enjoy the rather ordinary Red Rose, and the fancier stuff comes in bags, too.

PHILADELPHIA — She’s My Sister, the Anti-Human Trafficking Ministry of Enon Tabernacle Baptist Church, will host its Fifth Annual 5KWalk/Run, on Saturday Oct. The Walk-Run will take place in Fairmount Park, Memorial Hall at 8 a.m.

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The mighty ash tree, the wood of baseball bats, axe handles and even wizarding wands, is quickly disappearing from our streets, yards, parks, and forests, brought down by a bug that measures less than an inch in length.

ROXBOROUGH — Fall fun is brewing at the seventh annual “Roxtoberfest," the Roxborough neighborhood’s uniquely Philly spin on the world-renowned German Oktoberfest celebration. The popular, family-friendly event, presented this year by Roxborough Memorial Hospital, will take place on Saturday…

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Last Wednesday evening, the city’s beloved conductor of the Philadelphia Orchestra, Yannick Nezet-Seguin, energetically bound onto the stage of Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts sporting his new blonde hair. It was enough of a change to spark excitement from the audie…

PHILADELPHIA — Northwest Philadelphia’s signature free fall festival returns Saturday, Oct. 5, 2019 from 10 AM to 4 PM, rain or shine! The Revolutionary Germantown Festival features family friendly activities, food from local vendors, and two live re-enactments of the Battle of Germantown, w…

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Two Wednesdays ago, I was standing near Judy Stepenaskie when she received the heartbreaking email that one of the peregrine falcons that mates in the Manayunk church steeple had been found a mile away in a Roxborough backyard. The bird was dead, with a cleanly severed leg, brought by the ho…

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Here we go again, some of you are thinking, it’s yet another opinion column against gun ownership and weapons of mass destruction. You’re sure it will feed you facts like there are 120 guns for every 100 people in America; 1.7 million children live with unlocked, loaded guns, and some 31 per…

PHILADELPHIA — It's the end of the line for the iconic Trolley Car Diner. But before closing the doors, the eatery is planning a final, fun salute to its longtime customers.

Between Friday, September 13 and Sunday, September 15, the Montgomery Township Regional DUI Enforcement Team will conduct sobriety checkpoints at an undisclosed location within the jurisdiction of one of its participating departments: Montgomery and Horsham Townships in Montgomery County, an…

A photo caption in last week's Back to School photo feature incorrectly identified two sisters in one of the photos as Macey and Kelly Najarian. The girls in the photo are Lia and Brenda Peralta. 

RESTON, VA — During the 2018–19 school year, along with other accomplished music students across the United States and overseas in military base schools, Anna Ridenour from Jenkintown MS/HS practiced with dedication to gain a chair or part in her local, district, regional, and state music ho…

The Roxborough Male Chorus will hold an open house on Monday, Sept. 16 at 7:30 pm at Leverington Presbyterian Church, 6301 Ridge Avenue at Hermitage Street, Philadelphia. There is free parking in the church parking lot and on the street.

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You don’t have to be Hispanic or speak Spanish to attend the Hispanic Heritage Celebration scheduled for Sept. 20 from 7 to 10 p.m. at Conshohocken’s Coyote Crossing. In fact, organizers are hoping for a crowd that reflects the same broad demographic mix the popular Mexican restaurant attrac…

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PLYMOUTH MEETING — Addiction to alcohol, opioids, cocaine and any other substance kills thousands of Americans annually and impacts millions of lives.

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On Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, the 21st Ward Veterans Association will host the 19th annual observance of the "Attacks on America" at the Gorgas Park War Memorial, 6300 Ridge Avenue between Hermitage and Fountain Streets in the Roxborough section of Philadelphia. The service will commence at …