Thursday, August 21, 2014 Av 25, 5774
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Al Boscov , legendary department store impresario, has been selected the inaugural inductee into the Pennsylvania Retailers’ Association Hall of Fame, with the event set for next month in Wyomissing, Pa. Gov. Tom Corbett and former Govs. Ed Rendell and Tom Ridge are the celebration’s honor­ary co-chairmen. Robert Kaplan has been named director of the board of the American Society...
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“We Are the World” might as well be the theme song for students from Abington Friends School as they brought home two of the three awards presented at the Model U.N. event held recently at Springside/Chestnut Hill Academy. From left are Rebecca Fisher, deemed Best Speaker/Chile; Alexandra Nuzhdin, Sierra Lanfranco, Colin Malefakis and Ivan Glinski, earning the event’s MVP title...
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David Ludwig of the Curtis Institute of Music, from which he holds a doctorate and where he teaches composition, had his choral work, The New Colossus , presented at the private morning worship service attended by President Barack Obama, Vice President Joe Biden, Cabinet members and other officials as well as family members held prior to the Presidential Inauguration on...
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How do you spell relief? JRA is an answer to many of the area’s needy. To that end, the Jewish Relief Agency held its annual Event to End Hunger, saluting 2012 honorees: The Berkowitz Family Foundation; and Josh and Lori Shapiro and family, with the 2012 Youth Leadership Award going to Northeast High junior Sam Barris­kell. All fit into the...
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It’s the real thing at the JFCS Perfect Harmony gala, featuring (from left) Ilana Dean-Schmidt, JFCS’ Major Gifts officer; Beryl and Morris Dean; Kal Rudman, the evening’s Distinguished Individual honoree, with his wife, Lucille; and Paula Goldstein, president/ CEO of the org.
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