WHAT ARE YOU FISHING FOR AND ARE THE FISH SAFE TO EAT? I haven’t kept a fish in twenty years. It’s just for fun. I’m not fishing for a meal so whatever’s in there. You’re going to have some bass fish, blue gills ,sunnies and possibly some leftover trout.” Rick Szlachta, Wissahickon Creek at Valley Green.
“In my opinion there is no democracy when we have to pay $65 million dollars to get elected as a Senator. By the same token Caligula’s horse could be elected. It’s just a question of money. According to legend Caligula declared his horse emperor.” Dezso Bacsuglaky, Germantown Ave and Carpenter Lane.
WHAT IS THE EXOFFENDERS PROGRAM? A: We’re currently running a computers for ex-offenders program and it’s being funded by the Northwest Fund. It’s a four Saturday sessions where we provide computer training to ex-offenders and at the end of the four weeks we actually give them a free refurbished computer. Angel Labell, Executive Director, Mount Airy Computer Center.
"JF: So, anyway, we went to Cin Cin TS:Oh yeah, I had my 8th grade graduation there in the back JF:You had your 8th grade graduation? TS Yeah, from Norwood! JF:Hah! TS:Do you know the back room? JF:Yeah, that's where we were... we ended up for like staying three hours."Justine Frederick, left (JF) and Taylor Smith (TS), right, outside the Local office. [This is one of a series that appears in the Chestnut Hill Local Newspaper as 'CLOSEUP']