Tuesday, October 21, 2014 Tishri 27, 5775

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Mort Alper, JE Feature
The fans in the furnace roared, and hot flames reddened its interior as Pat Howe rotated the molten ball of glass at the end of the metal rod, which was being heated by 2,000 degrees of heat. This was taking place at the once commercial Wheaton Village Glass Factory in Millville, N.J., about 30 miles south of Philadelphia. Towering trees...
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Rita Charleston, JE Feature
Attorney Michael Rosenberger never planned on writing a book for children - that is, until the day he took his family to Boston for a vacation. "When I was planning the trip, I found lots of travel guides for adults visiting Boston, but none designed specifically for young children or those who could not yet read," explains the Chestnut Hill...
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Overprescribing antibiotics can prove deadly
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Dr. Raul Raz, JE Feature
A recent outbreak of childhood meningitis (meningo-coccus) in Israel, where there were several fatalities, is not a call for alarm either within the Jewish state or the United States. The reality is that everyone carries a variety of bacteria in their nose, tonsils and skin. It's estimated that some 7 percent to 10 percent of all kids are carriers of...
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For the second year in a row, the Jewish Community Hebrew High School of Gratz College is adding a branch in Bucks County. Gratz offers supplementary Jewish education to students between grades eight to 12, in 13 locations spread across the Delaware Valley. Congregation Tiferes B'nai Israel in Warrington, a Reconstructionist synagogue, is the newest addition to Gratz's list of...
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A brand-new, amenity-rich Main Line condominium project boasts a flush year, with room to grow
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Greg Salisbury, JE Feature
J. Brian O'Neill has some packing tips for anyone planning to buy one of the one-, two- or three-bedroom units at Corinthian, the Main Line's first condominium project to be built in 20 years (thanks in no small part to recent changes in Lower Merion Township's zoning laws, which eased restrictions on developing multifamily construction): "All you need are clothes...
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