By Rick Cawley
“If we act to save the planet,” President Joe Biden told a masked and distanced joint session of Congress last week, “we can create millions of jobs and economic growth and opportunity.”
The IHM CYO Track & Field team participated in the weekly Archdiocese meet at Arts Academy at Rush HS in the Far Northeast. The young athletes, all 64 of them, have shown significant progress in their scores through the course of the meets with many recording personal bests in the last c…
Our NASA and the European Space Agency plan to launch the billion dollar James Webb Telescope into orbit from the ESA spaceport in French Guiana on Halloween, though it’s neither a trick nor a treat.
What two better sluggers to have in your starting lineup? The Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education and the 21st Ward Jr. Baseball League. On Earth Day, the two teamed up for a tree planting at the entrance to the ballfields on Port Royal Ave.
Tomorrow is the date in 1863 that William Randolph Hearst was born. Most folks may not remember him now, but he was a big force in American journalism, and a flashy millionaire.
As we all hustle to get inoculated to avoid the danger of COVID-19, and read about its unfortunate fatalities, I think back to when I was young and the dreaded disease, until a vaccine was developed, was infantile paralysis, later called poliomyelitis, or just polio.
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.
A year ago, at this time, 21st Ward Junior League’s baseball and softball fields sat quiet and empty. No games. No practices. No loud cheers for a big hit. No sounds of children laughing. No hot dogs or pizza from the snack stand.
We just observed another annual April Fool’s Day, and it occurred to me that I didn’t know why such a tradition exists. A little research found that nobody really seems to know why, although the idea has existed for several hundred years, by many different cultures.
One of the features of Harper’s Magazine in recent years is “Harper’s Index,” on a page always up front before a reader comes to the excessively erudite articles.
We'd like take a moment to shine the spotlight on our own, Dr. Dave Goldberg. He's been a tremendous asset to our team. Dr. Dave grew up outside of Philadelphia, in Cheltenham Township and received his Bachelor’s degree in Exercise Physiology from Temple University. In addition to academics,…
NORRISTOWN — A Philadelphia man is accused of multiple daytime residential burglaries and attempted burglaries in Montgomery, Delaware and Philadelphia counties, including one during which he allegedly performed a sex act in view of a 102-year-old woman.
Two state legislators with a background in public education have teamed up to call for the creation of a commission to look at reforming Pennsylvania's education system with an eye toward equity.
PHILADELPHIA >> James Harry Calamia has stepped down from his position as Executive Director of the Roxborough Development Corporation (RDC). following close to a decade of service to the organization.
On March 23, Mike Weilbacher, Executive Director of the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education, received the 2021 Keystone award from the Pennsylvania Association of Environmental Educators. This award recognizes an individual who has dedicated their life to advancing the quality and …