There are few portraits in the lexicon of American art that are as easily recognized as Washington Crossing the Delaware by Emanuel Leutze. The iconic painting presents a triumphant and proud George Washington and 12 other men in a rowboat crossing an ice-strewn Delaware River on Christmas night in 1776. Leutze’s painting dates to 1851, more than 7 decades after the actual crossing at McConkey’s Ferry in Upper Makefield Township.
The city Public Health Center 10, at 2230 Cottman Ave., was recently renamed the “District Health Center #10, the Judge Edward B. Rosenberg Center.”
When his wife, Michelle Blakely, was diagnosed with lung cancer in August, Chuck Pembroke knew he had to do something to make her feel better.
America’s warfighters serving in Afghanistan this Thanksgiving enjoyed a taste of home, thanks to the efforts of employee at Defense Logistics Agency Troop Support, at 700 Robbins Ave.
Bustleton-based Red Tiger Taekwon-do won 10 medals, including one world championship, at the recent International Taekwon-do Federation World Championships in Benidorm, Spain.
The Legal Intelligencer has named Pond Lehocky Stern Giordano founding partner David F. Stern as one of 2013’s “Lawyers on the Fast Track.”
Philadelphia Fire Commissioner Lloyd Ayers urges all Philadelphians to practice important safety tips during the impending winter and to be more vigilant with their fire safety efforts and awareness.
Tim Hinchcliff, managing director at Burholme Emergency Medical Services, recently explained the importance of knowing hands-on cardiopulmonary resuscitation when an individual has collapsed suddenly.
A firefighter who lives in the Northeast has adopted a cat that was set on fire in Olney Nov. 10.
A season to celebrate: Senior members of the Klein JCC join with youngsters from Anne’s Kids, a preschool program at the Klein JCC, for a candle lighting of a holiday Menorah marking the beginning of the eight day observance of the Jewish festival of Chanukah. The Menorah (above) is located at the main hallway of the building. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA