Only a small handful of public schools in Montgomery County did better, with Spring-Ford in 68th, Upper Dublin in 62nd, Plymouth-Whitemarsh in 59th, North Penn in 56th, Wissahickon in 39th, Lower Merion in 27th, and Harriton in 23rd. … [Read more...] about Upper Merion Ranked Among PA’s 100 Best High Schools
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The event, organized by the Valley Forge Tourism and Convention Board, aims to promote mom-and-pop pizza shops around the area, while involving the community in crowning a winner. … [Read more...] about Who Has The Best Pizza In All Of Montgomery County?
When asked about the most ambitious projects they’ve ever seen done solely with Berkeley’s free tools, Entes and Young both brought up someone who started a tiny house business with their equipment. There’s also Brian Vogelgesang, who created a stunning wood-paneled camper van. Since in-demand tools can only be kept for three days, that means a lot of trips back and forth to the library on Russell Street. … [Read more...] about One of the Bay Area’s best free services is tucked away in a Berkeley library
Both are appealing candidates but fall short of Mitchell’s accomplishments and vision for the district. Many of the others in the race have something to offer but are not ready to be supervisors. Especially in this county, where each supervisor represents 2 million people and where the board oversees a $30-billion budget and essential services for the most vulnerable, these seats are not entry-level positions. They require experience, vision and a record of success. … [Read more...] about Endorsement: In a crowded field, Holly Mitchell is the best choice for county supervisor
Smith is not a part of the progressive left that is pushing for dramatic changes in Washington, and she’s certainly not a carbon copy of Katie Hill (though Hill has endorsed her). Smith’s appeal is that she spends her time crafting policy and working with colleagues to get it passed. A good example is AB 1507, one proposal in a package of bills to improve regulation and oversight of charter schools. A number of the other, more politically motivated bills in the package were clearly meant to obstruct new charter schools, but Smith’s was a sincere and sensible policy fix that stopped a sketchy money-making practice by small school districts to approve charters outside their boundaries. Nevertheless it was a tough political fight and one that the first-term legislator won. … [Read more...] about Endorsement: Christy Smith is the best choice to replace Katie Hill in Congress