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Will Rodebaugh, a proud Manor College grad

Will Rodebaugh spent a few years at Cedar Grove Christian Academy, though most of his schooling was at home and online until graduating high school in 2017 from Keystone School. Rodebaugh, a Northwood resident who...

Yarn bombing on Longshore

The Tacony LAB Community Arts Center, 6918 Torresdale Ave., on Saturday welcomed people to visit and learn more about its recent “yarn bombing.” During the month-long effort, artist Lucia Alber, of Vox Populi, 319 N....

Lawncrest native named Alumna of the Year at Milton Hershey

Growing up in a corner rowhouse with no yard in Lawncrest, Christine Cook always enjoyed drives out to Hershey to visit her older brother Tom on weekends. Tom was a student at Milton Hershey...

Iron will

It was a scene straight out of a movie. The cerulean waters of Lake Wörthersee in Austria, the roaring crowd surrounding it and the adrenaline he felt as Brian Kozera’s arms surged through the...

Listening to the sounds of DJ Rockstar

Harry L. Taylor III is on the school beat as an 8th Police District officer by day, but by night and weekend transforms into DJ Rockstar. Taylor, 44, who grew up in the Hill Creek...

Ryan performs Steel Pier, first play since pandemic

Performing in the play is hard work. Learning your role in less than two weeks, that’s even tougher. But it’s what Elizabeth Haney did for her part in the Archbishop Ryan High School play. The school...

Northeast Family YMCA gets new director

Beginning a new position as executive director of the Northeast Family YMCA during a pandemic and in an area of the city she was unfamiliar with seemed like a daunting task, but Shea Trogdon...

Local filmmakers, screenwriters step into limelight

Aside from the Rocky franchise or the occasional film directed by M. Night Shyamalan, Philadelphia tends to not be as heavily featured on the big screen as other metropolitan areas such as New York...

One year, 100,000 meals

About a year ago when shutdown began, Caring For Friends put out a call to the community – it needed volunteers, and even if they could only donate an hour of their time, it...

Frank McArdle Park receives new basketballs

It started with just a couple of teens bored in the park. Tomaj Johnson, 15, and Nolan Siner, 13, were playing basketball at Frank McArdle Park when they decided to shoot a video for social...
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