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    Views of Harrison’s Folly

    New images come to light of a most unusual 19th-century Northeast mansion.

    “Some persons care little or nothing for the past. Musty records and old things have no charm for them.” Joseph Harrison Jr., The Locomotive Engine and Philadelphia’s Share In Its Early Improvements, 1872


    Going green

    As there are every year, there are many Northeast gardeners competing in the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s garden contest.


    Casino trips: August 27, 2014

    Vogt Morning Glories Sept. 14 to 18. Wildwood. $383 includes 4 nights at the Adventurer Hotel, entertainment, Cape May Ferry and a day at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. 215-338-0189. ••


    Casino Trips: August 20, 2014

    Vogt Morning Glories Sept. 14 to 18. Wildwood. $383 includes 4 nights at the Adventurer Hotel, entertainment, Cape May Ferry and a day at Resorts Casino in Atlantic City. 215-338-0189. ••


    Casino Trips: August 6, 2014

    St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club Aug. 12. Mt. Airy Casino. $32 includes $25 coins and a full buffet. 215-598-3227.


    Band of brothers

    It’s been a summer to remember at Liberty Bell, where chemistry off the field has led to wins — a lot of wins — on the baseball diamond.

    When Ken Hoffman was asked what he’ll cherish most about his 16- to 18-year-old Liberty Bell Youth Organization baseball team when the season wraps up soon, his answer had nothing to do with wins and losses.


    Remembering state Sen. Hank Salvatore

    Former state Sen. Frank A. “Hank” Salvatore is being remembered as a family man, a tireless fighter for his constituents and a powerful force as the only Philadelphian in the Republican caucus.


    Garden State grub

    There’s something about fresh-picked corn (and tomatoes and peaches) at roadside stands in New Jersey that makes my car immediately pull to the side of the road. Last weekend, on the ride home from the Shore, the signs reading “Fresh Corn - $2.99 a Dozen” forced me to make a bee-line to the roadside produce stand. And I certainly wasn’t disappointed. Jersey corn is coming into season, and ready for harvest.


    Casino Trips: July 23, 2014

    St. Bede’s Young at Heart Club Aug. 12. Mt. Airy Casino. $32 includes $25 coins and a full buffet. 215-598-3227.