Jillian Phillips was getting ready for her July 17 wedding ceremony with bridesmaids at the home of her sister-in-law, Mia Striano in Glenside when they got an unexpected visit. The wedding party was outside enjoying the warm morning when the Cheltenham Township trash men rolled up. The tras…

There's a really scary article about ticks in the current issue of the AARP Bulletin. (That's the American Association of Retired Persons, so I presume it isn't read by most folks born after the Eisenhower administration.)

WILLOW GROVE -- Allison Latzo has been selected as the second Eastern Center for Arts and Technology (EASTERN) Allied Health Instructor, effective July 1. In 2021-2022, the Allied Health program will expand to two sections in order to provide more opportunities for students in Eastern Montgo…

When I look at my sister's web site on the computer, I usually see typical family stuff. But the other day, I must have hit the wrong letter on the key board. What I got was a Facebook page which was blaring the question,"If I broke into your home, and stole what was on the top of your fridg…

GLENSIDE — Through a $2.8 million grant from the National Science Foundation, faculty from Arcadia University, La Salle University, Villanova University, and Saint Joseph's University, along with Mercyhurst University in Erie, will collaborate on how Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mat…

The current Readers Digest magazine has an article that mentions that about 1.12 billion squirrels live in the United States at any given time. I’m not surprised. I think that most of them used to live in the huge oak tree in front of our house.

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DOYLESTOWN -- A cycle of dating -- marriage -- separation -- divorce comprises what counselors call the "Marriage-Go-Round." It represents today’s state of marriage and partnerships. 

When I first read about the current vaccine for protection against COVID-19, I twisted my neck to look in the mirror at my right shoulder. That’s where, when I was 6 years old, I was vaccinated to prevent smallpox.

It is tradition that if July 4 is a Sunday, the Fourth of July parade will be held on Monday, July 5, the legal holiday. On Monday, July 5, at 8 a.m., St. John the Baptist, Manayunk, will celebrate Mass in church. Come dressed in your service uniform or your red, white, and blue, carry your …

A little book on my shelf is “The Stranger’s Guide in Philadelphia,” 4 by 6 inches and 272 pages. It was published in 1863, the year Lincoln proclaimed the end of slavery, the battle of Gettysburg was fought, Henry Ford was born and Grimm the fairy tale writer died.