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    Taste of Israel

    More than 100 people attended the Taste of Israel event on April 28 and enjoyed traditional cuisine. 


    The lighter side of lemon

    It’s finally spring! The flowers aren’t quite blooming yet, but the snow is over (I hope). As the residue of winter storms have now been turned into water, much of the Northeast has become saturated with sogginess. How much ice and snow is too much? Where will all this water go?


    Father to stand trial for fatally shooting daughter’s boyfriend

    A Northeast father has been ordered to stand trial for voluntary manslaughter for shooting his daughter’s boyfriend fatally during a confrontation in her bedroom in September.


    Antique art

    The Paper Cut Artistry of Margarethe von Glehn Luther is now on display at Glen Foerd.   


    Around town: October 22, 2014

    Help seniors get ready for winter


    Scouts spread friendship

    The Tzofim-Israeli Friendship Scout Caravan visited the Klein JCC for an hour of music and poetry in celebration of Israel and Jewish history on Aug. 8. The performers helped visitors perform traditional Hebrew dances and also dedicated a song and slideshow to the current conflict in Gaza. 


    Congressman joins search for answers

    The Strange family has moved a step closer to getting the answers they have been in search of since Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Michael Strange was killed in Afghanistan on Aug. 6, 2011.


    Celebrate Iraqi culture at museum exhibit

    There are several hundred Iraqis living in Northeast Philadelphia, and their culture and their history will be the subjects of a daylong program at the Penn Museum, 3260 South St., on March 8.


    Pomegranate Salad

    My dad always called them Chinese Apples. I’m talking about pomegranates, the jeweled-looking fruit that makes its way to our markets from late fall through early winter. The pomegranate’s sparkly, ruby-red, gem-like seeds seemed so exotic to me way back when. They were a fascinating fruit, those little, edible jewels. Found right before Christmas, we always purchased one to just take apart and to eat.