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Labor of Love

Mayfair native Kathryn Ott Lovell reflects on her career as commissioner of the city Department of Parks and Recreation.

Team green

Philadelphia Parks and Recreation hosted an Arbor Day celebration in Frankford’s Overington Park to celebrate efforts to keep the city green.

Life-saving steps

Susan G. Komen Philadelphia CEO Elaine Grobman, an Oxford Circle native, discusses how the organization’s new Mother’s Day event will help raise funds to go toward breast cancer research and treatment.

A big hit

Fox Chase Elementary teacher Grace Kelly receives a surprise pep rally to honor her as the Phillies Teacher of the Year.

Documentary about Insectarium heist crawling to fall release

It was a case of 7,000 missing insects, but where they went – and who took them – was never the question. When the vast majority of creatures living at the Philadelphia Insectarium and Butterfly...

Mayfair students hang birdhouses in memory of late classroom assistant

Marsha Dougherty was a beloved faculty member at Ethan Allen School -- so much so that she was called the “child whisperer” for her ability to connect with students with special needs. Dougherty, who served...

Red Tiger Taekwon-Do students, coach go global

Red Tiger Taekwon-Do center in Bustleton sent eight of its students to compete in an international championship.

Frankford High School teacher to be recognized as a “hero” by museum

On a recent Monday afternoon, a group of Frankford High School students broke into teams and began making peanut butter and jelly sandwiches. “Take pride in your work,” teacher Kristen Degregorio told her students. “Make...

Friends, fellow teachers remember Florence Fay

Florence R. Kelly Fay, 85, a beloved teacher who spent more than four decades at Archbishop Ryan High School, died April 14. Fay, of Chalfont, Bucks County, influenced generations of students after joining Ryan’s English...

Jumping for joy

Autism Solace, a new nonprofit that creates sensory-friendly events for kids on the autism spectrum, held its first ever event at Sky Zone.
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