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Judge lineman ready to hammer home senior season

Pat McShea was always a good football player. But when he was entering Father Judge High School, he knew he had to take it up a notch. So that’s exactly what he did. McShea is a 6-foot-3,...

Physical Intelligence helps manage stress on a personal level

There is a stress epidemic going on in the world right now, Patricia Peyton believes, but it started long before COVID-19. Though the virus has amplified stress levels, Peyton, who grew up in Mayfair,...

Local high school students offering free online tutoring

When COVID-19 first shut down schools toward the end of last school year, best friends Chantelle Faria and Molly McCaffrey noticed they were having a harder time focusing on schoolwork as learning rapidly became...

A class for Spanish speakers to learn

The Northeast Learning Center is a high school equivalency diploma preparation program and testing center that caters to everyone, including Spanish speakers. Benny Faulkner teaches the class, which meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6 to...

Judge grad strong on and off the track

Mike Baumgarten wasn’t healthy enough to run. And he knew he needed to take a break. It ended up not only helping him, but helping others. Baumgarten, a 2018 graduate of Father Judge High School, is...

Recruiting students to work the polls

Emily Poland, of Bustleton, isn’t old enough to vote. But that isn’t going to stop her from being a positive factor come election time. Poland, a 17-year-old senior at Julia Reynolds Masterman High School in...

McNesby rejects City Council vote

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 president John McNesby dismissed City Council’s passage of a bill requiring a public hearing on its labor contract. “It affects us not one bit,” he said during a Sept....

New pregame show makes fans insiders

If you’re looking to do Eagle chants and hear hosts scream that the offensive line sucks or Doug Pederson is a bum, this might not be the show for you. Sure, there will be plenty...

Nazareth fall sports ready to roll

Normally, we are about a month into our seasons by this point. But it’s 2020, and nothing is normal. This year, most athletes are waiting for the word on when they’re going to start. Athletes in the...

UPS warehouse goes before Civic Design Review

Tension between the developers of the UPS distribution center at 1 Red Lion Road and the neighboring residents and businesses boiled to a new high Sept. 8 when the project was presented to Civic...
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