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Crossan pupils hear about careers

Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School recently welcomed more than two dozen people for a career day presentation for pupils.


Sports Hall of Fame announces inductees

Bob Cassidy, a Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame board member, rattled off the numbers as he tried to explain the greatness of the hall’s inductees.


Ryan principal ends 48-year scholastic career

When Helen Chaykowsky graduated from Chestnut Hill College in 1965 with an English degree, she mulled career choices.


Wired up

When Alanna Rosado was a freshman at all-girls St. Hubert High School, she learned that all-boys Father Judge welcomed Bambies to join its robotics team.


Irish music to play in park

A 10-hour Irish music and cultural festival will fill the Ed Kelly Amphitheater at Pennypack Park on Saturday as thousands of patrons are expected to attend the inaugural Philadelphia Fleadh.


Volunteers haul trash from Pennypack Park

Volunteers collected 30 bags of trash during a recent cleanup at Pennypack Park. 


Buns of steal

Private investigators Glenn Geib and Kathleen Smith venture hundreds of miles to hunt down a stolen commodity that most folks wouldn’t look at twice if they saw it stacked up on a street corner.


Rhawnhurst couple to be tried in son’s death

Brandon Scott Schaible, just 7 months old, had a terrible few days in mid-April, according to court testimony.


Eagle Scout shares in family tradition

Scouting is in Kieron Pleis’ blood.


Kiwanis Club awards scholarships to local students

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont last week presented scholarship awards to three local college students, a graduating high school senior and a graduating eighth-grader.