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THE TABLE: ‘Wonderful COPENHAGEN’ Denmark

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‘Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch’ at Pennypacker Mills

Pennypacker Mills announces “Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch,” an exhibition of embroidery opening Wednesday, March 1 and continuing through Jan. 31, 2018. With more than 50 selected objects, this exhibit explores the interrelationship ...

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    ‘Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch’ at Pennypacker Mills

    Pennypacker Mills announces “Stitch to Learn, Learn to Stitch,” an exhibition of embroidery opening Wednesday, March 1 and continuing through Jan. 31, 2018. With more than 50 selected objects, this exhibit explores the interrelationship between fine embroidery and the education of young girls. In the process of making a sampler containing the alphabet, girls learned the alphabet while also learning embroidery techniques, discipline, and design.

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    spay & save: Sylvia wants a home of her own

    Sylvia is a petite domestic shorthair, white/black splotches, female spayed cat about 1 year old. She was saved from a hoarding situation of more than 70 cats. Please give her a home where she will be loved and cared for and never have to be rescued again. Exceptionally sweet, she loves other cats and seems okay with dogs.

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    Phoenix, Reporter & Item Community Calendar: Week of Feb. 26

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    THE TABLE: ‘Wonderful COPENHAGEN’ Denmark

    It was a long-long time before Danny Kaye introduced to the world the song “Wonderful Copenhagen” in 1952 and the city’s beginnings as a Viking fishing village established in the 10th century. Denmark is a Nordic country located in Northern Europe and is a part of Scandinavia with territories including Greenland and Faroe Islands. Scandinavia is made of several countries – Sweden, Norway and Denmark make-up the actual peninsula with Finland and Iceland. The...

    By Bette Banjack|

  • Columns

    CHRIS FREIND: We need common sense in immigration debate

    The immigration debate was back in the headlines. Par for the course, both parties’ spewed lip-service on the need for reform, while simultaneously killing any meaningful legislation. Comprehensive immigration reform hasn’t gone anywhere in decades, making it clear that neither party’s ruling class wanted it.

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  • Editorials

    EDITORIAL: A tribute and thank you to Albert Boscov

    We admire. We respect. We love. We thank you.

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  • Columns

    NATHAN BENEFIELD: Reinventing Pennsylvania government

    Imagine if Stephen King had written “Green Eggs and Ham.” What if Dr. Seuss had penned “The Shining?”

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    TV PREMIERE: ‘The Obama Years: The Power of Words’ premieres on Smithsonian Channel

    PHILADELPHIA >> If any single image best represents the new hour-long documentary “The Obama Years,” it would be the close-up shot of a speech Barack Obama would make to a joint session of Congress in 2009.

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    NEW TO VOD AND STREAMING: ‘Bleed for This’ is a brutal boxing biopic worth seeing

    Downingtown native Miles Teller commits body and soul to “Bleed For This,” a biopic about boxer Vinny Pazienza, one of the strongest-willed belters in the history of the sport.

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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    NEW ON DVD: ‘Manchester by the Sea’ is a heartrending instant classic

    For his first film since “Margaret,” Kenneth Lonergan writes and directs “Manchester By The Sea” (2016, Lionsgate, R, $20), the engrossing saga of a Boston janitor named Lee (Casey Affleck) who returns to his hometown following the death of his brother (Kyle Chandler) to help care for his teenage nephew (Lucas Hedges).

    By Amy Longsdorf For Digital First Media|

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