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Isaiah Vargas has been named a resident assistant for Walton Hall at Albright College. A graduate of Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush, Vargas is studying music industry studies. RAs for Walton Hall are tasked...

Manor professor celebrates 50th year teaching

This year David Blyweiss, English professor at Manor College, celebrated his 50th year teaching. To Blyweiss, the lessons he learned from his students are more valuable than anything else he has learned over his...

More in-school activities this year at Presentation BVM

Creative Arts Rotation is a new piece in the curriculum at Presentation BVM School. The inspiration for CAR came from the students. The teachers knew that the students wanted to participate in more after-school activities...

American Heritage cleans Frankford Avenue

American Heritage Credit Union’s Green Team recently hosted an Adopt-A-Highway Fall Clean-Up along a 2-mile stretch of Frankford Avenue. The Green Team hosts a variety of volunteer events throughout the year to carry out its...

Fox Chase skeptical of Medical Mission plan

The Fox Chase Homeowners Association expressed plenty of skepticism last week about the proposed development of the Medical Mission Sisters property at 8400 Pine Road. Sister Frankie Vaughan, the order’s unit and mission coordinator, addressed...

St. Leo forever

St. Leo the Great alumni, former parishioners and friends celebrated on Saturday at an all-class reunion at Cannstatter’s. The indoor and outdoor event included food, an open bar, live musical entertainment, a DJ, a performance...

Knowing CPR can save a life

Patrick and Melissa Mulhern certainly know the importance of knowing how to perform CPR. Back in the early evening of April 15, the Mulherns were at their Academy Gardens home, making plans to grab McDonald’s...

Senior citizen news

Upcoming senior expos State Sen. Tina Tartaglione will hold two senior expos on upcoming Thursdays, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The first is set for Oct. 21 at Mayfair Community Center, 2990 St. Vincent St....

New ministry at the former St. Joachim

Bishop John J. McIntyre on Monday blessed and dedicated a new outreach ministry, The Cenacle at The Padre Pio Prayer Center, at the former St. Joachim Parish, 1527 Church St. in Frankford. The ministry is...

Festival Saturday at Prince of Peace

Prince of Peace Church, 6001 Colgate St., will hold an indoor festival on Saturday, Oct. 23, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. The festival features a flea market, holiday tables. baked goods and chances sold for...
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