NW Philadelphia

  • September 1, 2015

    Top Imhotep football player Naseir Upshur announces he's headed to Florida State

    For a few, impromptu moments, Lonnie Young Recreation Center in East Germantown sounded like the student section inside Doak Campbell Stadium at Flori...
  • September 1, 2015

    What is the World Meeting of Families? We break it down

    What, exactly, is the World Meeting of Families?
  • August 31, 2015

    Germantown school shows the ropes to those who dream of joining the circus [photos]

    While her mother gave a lesson in tightwire walking and her father led a crash course in juggling, 10-year-old Ayla Kennedy showed a boy how to spin a...
  • September 1, 2015 |  Philly Parenting

    When did 'no' become a bad word?

    A few weeks ago, I took my four-year-old daughter to ballet class. When we got there, it was clear one of the students — let's call her Becky — d...
  • August 31, 2015

    GHS alumni celebrate shuttered school's centennial

    The 100th anniversary party may have been held in West Philadelphia, but there was no question the grand ballroom was bursting with Germantown High Sc...
  • August 28, 2015

    In honor of Francis, 'Knotted Grotto' offers ties that bind among prayers, struggles

    A temporary cave is forming in Philadelphia as a religious sculpture for the visit by Pope Francis next month. The wooden grotto will be woven with 30...
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