The Norristown Garden Club is offering scholarships to residents of Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware, Montgomery or Philadelphia counties enrolled in full-time, horticulture-related programs.
The Cheltenham Township Police Department, along with 11 other Montgomery County Police Departments will be conducting a written examination of Police Officer on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at the Montgomery County Community College. Registration begins at 8:00 AM.
The season of Lent is traditionally a time of reflection leading to the celebration of Easter. With that in mind, the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal and the Vincentians of the Eastern Province have, for the third year in succession, introduced a collection of inspirational videos.
Noritaka Iwasaki calls himself a traveling barber. He calls Philadelphia home but spends a lot of time on the road, most notably in Japan, which he visited recently for the Rugby World Cup and where he was asked to cut the hair of the members of the English team before they took the pitch ag…
For more than two decades, the Masjidullah Center for Human Excellence has been committed to the mission of feeding the hungry. Located on Limekiln Pike in West Oak Lane, the center’s influence extends from Northwest Philadelphia, throughout the city, including delivering food to those in need.
It was an occasion to bring the community together, but more importantly, to call attention to an important issue, one that often is shrouded in darkness. More than 500 people turned out at Memorial Hall in Fairmount Park last Saturday for the fifth annual She’s My Sister 5K Walk/Run.
The Woodmere Art Museum in Chestnut Hill will be receiving an assist from the Commonwealth in its effort to construct an outdoor educational center on its property. State Rep. Chris Rabb (D-Philadelphia) announced that the Commonwealth Financing Authority has awarded a $75,000 grant to the m…
Janet Elaine Gross of Sellersville, will be celebrating 65 years of service to the Daughters of the American Revolution this September. She and her mother were two of the thirty organizing members of the Towamencin Chapter of the DAR, which is located in Lansdale and meets at the Indian Vall…
The weeks leading up to the start of the school year are busy ones for parents. There’s a lot to get done, and seemingly not enough time in which to do it.
One of the most influential figures in the long history of the Vincentian order and two community service organizations will be saluted when the Central Association of the Miraculous Medal holds its Hearts on Fire 170th Anniversary Gala in Philadelphia this fall.
GLENSIDE -- "An Afternoon of Spirituals and Hymns" was presented recently by Joann Frasier Dasent, founder of Regenerating Our Offspring Through Stories, Inc., to bring her collegiate thesis "The Enduring Effects of The Negro Spiritual and How They Continue to Energize The Human Spirit: Yest…
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.
When the Jenkintown-born botanist and horticulturalist Mary Gibson Henry at age 82 died of heart disease on April 16, 1967 in Wilmington N.C. while on a field trip, according to her death certificate that I found online via Ancestry.com, she had lived an extraordinary life of intrepid travel…
One of the summer’s hottest days (Friday, July 19) was Super Hero Day at the Hatboro Area YMCA. The campers put a spin on the title and dedicated the day to local superheroes. Camp Director Cindy Auspitz worked with the Hatboro Fire Marshall, Erick Myers, to coordinate the event.
In the 15th Chapter of Luke, Jesus presents three parables. In each there is a story of lost and found: the lost sheep, the lost coin and the lost son. When something or someone is lost they need to be found.
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.
Philadelphia was hit hard by the Great Recession of 2008. According to a report from the Pew Charitable Trusts, Philadelphia experienced the second-largest decline in homeownership of the nation’s 30 largest cities between 2000-2012, with the bulk of that drop occurring after the financial c…
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…
Housed in the First Presbyterian Church in Germantown on West Chelten Ave., the Germantown Avenue Crisis Ministry is a one-stop community resource and, for those in need, a lifeline.
ROXBOROUGH — The Chestnut Hill-based Outdoor Gardeners group will present its Standard Flower Show, “The Magical Land of Oz,” June 7 from 1 to 6 p.m. at Cathedral Village Retirement Center, 600 E. Cathedral Road, Roxborough.
CHESTNUT HILL — The Chestnut Hill Conservancy and the Chestnut Hill Community Association will present the 2019 Chestnut Hill Great Houses Tour May 19 from 1 to 5 p.m.
HARRISBURG — Germantown Friends School is one of the 14 high schools advancing to the 36th annual Pennsylvania Bar Association (PBA) Statewide High School Mock Trial Competition Friday, March 29, and Saturday, March 30, at the Dauphin County Courthouse in Harrisburg.
CHESTNUT HILL — Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's chess team finished in first place in the Philadelphia Area Private School Chess League (PAPSCL).
MT. AIRY — The East Mt. Airy Neighbors Community Fund invites letters of interest in support of an innovative community idea or important solution that addresses the needs of East Mt. Airy.
MT. AIRY —The Weavers Way Environment Committee invites community groups from the surrounding area in Mt. Airy, Germantown, East Falls, West Oak Lane, Roxborough, Ambler and Chestnut Hill to submit proposals for grants.
GERMANTOWN — The Abington-Ambler Alumni Chapter of Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity Inc. recently hosted its St. Jude Sunday of Hope event at Cannan Baptist Church in Germantown.
PHILADELPHIA — To cap off the second season of the Santander Community Quarterback program, Santander Bank and the Philadelphia Eagles recognized 10 program honorees and announced the Top Community Quarterback during a special celebration at Lincoln Financial Field.
CHELTENHAM — Lynnewood Gardens Apartments in Elkins Park recently held a clothing drive to benefit the Whosoever Gospel Mission and Rescue Home Association.
CHESTNUT HILL — Zach Schapiro ’22 was growing impatient as he waited for his family members to figure out their next move in a game of mah jongg when he realized there was something he could do to help: develop a mah jongg app.
CHESNUT HILL – Marie Reynolds and Kay Morrissey, members of the Outdoor Gardeners, make and deliver several floral arrangements and plants to The Ronald McDonald House to brighten the days of the children and their families.
CHESTNUT HILL — Norwood-Fontbonne Academy sixth-grade students Samantha Hendrzak and Kamran Donald help load vans with the school’s donated Thanksgiving meals that were sent to Visitation parish.