Story Archive April 03 2013

Reunions (April 3, 2013)

It’s (almost) growing season in the River Wards

On March 23, on corner lots and in community gardens up and down the Delaware, people were fighting back against a long, dark winter and heading out into the sun to get some much needed vitamin D — as in dirt.

Trips (April 3, 2013)

Now a Kenzo ‘export’: Commonwealth Ciders

When people think of apples and cider, they probably think of fall and cool weather. But East Kensington’s Philadelphia Brewing Co. is shaking up that association with a crisp new thirst-quencher that’ll go just fine with warmer weather.

Dress to impress

The hour hand on the clock was approaching five, signaling closing time at the Dress Up Time store on Frankford Avenue. But, with high school prom season on the horizon, the formal wear and apparel shop did not look as if it would be closing any time soon.

Band of brothers

To say Hurricane Sandy delivered a knockout blow to the Bensalem Gymnastics Club might be an overstatement, but the storm certainly staggered it.

Ryan’s Golden Opportunity

Athletic teams with championship aspirations often speak of doing the “little things” right. Spending countless hours mastering the fundamental aspects — while tedious and sometimes boring  — is what separates the contenders from the pretenders at the end of a season.

Ryan’s Golden Opportunity

— After a 4-8 showing in 2012, Archbishop Ryan is hoping players like All-Catholic returner Connor Golden can carry the team further this season.

Aria Torresdale expands ER department

Aria Health broke ground on Monday for a new $37.1 million emergency department at its Torresdale campus, a project that is expected to increase the facility’s emergency admissions capacity by more than 25,000 patient visits per year.