Writing contest winner helps kids in need

Carissa George, a local sixth-grader, was named a state finalist in a summer writing contest sponsored by the Library of Congress. The essay contest asked students to reflect on a book that made a personal impact on their lives, and Carissa took it one large step farther…


Local couple making a difference for families in the NICU

Martha and Paul Sharkey, residents of Wyndmoor, are helping families traveling through the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU), and have started a non-profit organization called Today is a Good Day as a result of their personal experience with the NICU and its wonderful staff…


A Look Behind the Benefit for Colin Delaney

The Celebrate Our Community event is a benefit, organized by Trisha Schmitt, for Colin Delaney. Colin is an 8th-grader at Springfield Middle School that has recently been diagnosed with a rare form of Lukemia. It’s happening on Friday May 30th from 5pm – 9pm at the Flourtown Country Club…


Springfield Supports Fight against Cancer through Relay For Life

With its over 600 students, Springfield High School is constantly brimming with activity of all kinds. This spring, however, there is a new energy reverberating through the school hallways – one that has been missing for over a decade. The source of this new vibe is the American Cancer Society Relay For Life of the […]


Local Woman, Denise McNamara, Continues Annual Dancing Fundraiser

The 4th annual Open Your Heart-Feel the Beat dancing fundraiser is this April. It benefits the American Heart Association’s Go Red Campaign. The event promotes dancing as a heart healthy activity and includes a free blood pressure screening, buffet, cash bar, gift baskets, 50/50, handmade jewelry sale and all styles of dance, with instruction…