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    Antique art

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


    Vandals paint swastikas on NE kosher shop

    The owner of a kosher market in Castor Gardens arrived at his shop last Thursday morning to discover hate symbols scrawled in red paint all over the front windows and on the back facade as well.


    History on display

    Seven weeks ago, the Barnes Foundation debuted an exhibition aiming to offer visitors an unprecedented assessment of the still life paintings of 19th-century Post-Impressionist Paul Cezanne. But for those who haven’t had the occasion or the inclination to visit the Barnes since its controversial move from the Main Line to the Ben Franklin Parkway two years ago, the Cezanne show presents an appetizing opportunity to take a closer look at the museum itself, too.


    Building toward a bright future

    Carpenter creations: An annual apprentice competition tested young carpenters in five different categories on May 2 at the Carpenters Training Facility, at 10401 Decatur Road. PHOTOS BY MARIA POUCHNIKOVA


    Making days better

    OfficeMax recently presented $1,000 worth of classroom supplies to Mrs. Lisa Foley, a science teacher at Kennedy Crossan Elementary School, 7350 Bingham St. in Burholme.


    Picasso Project awards arts grants to 14 schools

    The Picasso Project, a Public Citizens for Children and Youth mini grant program that brings arts education to schools that have very limited arts instruction, awarded more than $60,000 in grants to 14 Philadelphia schools, including Allen Stearne Elementary and Swenson Arts & Technology High School in Northeast Philadelphia.


    Contractors must show license

    Contractors who submit permit applications to the Department of Licenses and Inspections will have to submit “tax clearance” forms and show they have insurance. Contractors also must show they have insurance coverage for general liability, workers compensation and automobile liability.


    The gift of giving

    International Association of Firefighters Local 22 last week welcomed dozens of widows for a pre-Thanksgiving lunch that also included dessert, a take-home dinner, a Visa gift card, music and dancing.


    Lincoln High field hit by vandals

    Vandals did an estimated $50,000 in damage to Lincoln High Schools athletic field in early September.