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Tween Competes on Food Network Baking Show

Avner Schwartz, 12, swears it all started with a meatball. It’s in big bold letters on the website of his baked goods business, Gingee Says...
Rabbi Max Hausen

Retired Main Line Reform Rabbi Max Hausen Dies at 93

Rabbi Max Hausen of Bryn Mawr was famous for his puns and strong handshake. Friends say his sharp mind, quick, dry wit and sense...

Community Briefs: Former US Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick Dies at 56

Former US Rep. Mike Fitzpatrick Dies at 56 Mike Fitzpatrick, a former Pennsylvania congressman known for his strong support of Israel and ties to the...

Weather Blogger Knows Which Way Wind Blows

Talking about the weather is more than just empty chitchat for Joe Costin, an amateur weather blogger, forecaster and storm-tracker for more than two...
Phyllis Zemble

Jews Choose Trump Names Phyllis Zemble Eastern PA Director

Ask Phyllis Zemble, the new Eastern Pennsylvania director of the national Jews Choose Trump organization, why she supports President Donald Trump, and she’ll rattle...
Zagafen

Zagafen to No Longer Serve Food Under Cholov Yisroel Designation

Zagafen, David Magerman’s newest kosher restaurant, will no longer be serving food under a cholov Yisroel designation, according to Magerman. The restaurant asked the Orthodox...
Bernard Brachya Cohen

Bernard Brachya Cohen, a Psychologist and Writer, Dies at 93

Bernard Brachya Cohen of Center City was known for sharp and quiet cleverness. The retired clinical psychologist, professor and writer was a legend for...
A. Michael Snyder

Community Briefs: Jewish Judge Assumes Lead of Local Bar Association and More

Solomonov Makes JTA List of ‘The Jews Who Defined the 2010s’ What does Philadelphia restaurateur Michael Solomonov have in common with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin...
Arlene and Carole Ginsburg peruse the racks

That Special Look Boutique Owner Figures Out the Good Life

Carole Ginsburg, 62, has figured out the good life. Early this year, she closed That Special Look, a women’s boutique on Montgomery Avenue in Bala...
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Dennis Wilen Reflects on His Career in Rock ‘n’ Roll

Jon Takiff swears this story about Dennis Wilen is true. Takiff had just started as a writer for the Daily News in 1972, but Wilen,...