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September 2007

Rick Szlachta Flyfishes the Wissahickon

Rick Szlachta Flyfishes the Wissahickon

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.

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Angel Labell of MACC Provides Computer Training for Ex-Offenders

Angel Labell Director of Mount Airy Computer Center 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. Angel_labell_front
   


Girls Doorstep Talk

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"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'] Img_0837