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Tuesday, June 19, 2012
Send us your dog photos for Take Your Dog to Work Day
|Photo by Amanda Piccirilli|
Thursday, June 14, 2012
TONIGHT IN LANSDALE - Movie in the Park: "The Muppets"
Wednesday, June 13, 2012
Words of wisdom: Advice and farewells for high school graduates
Tuesday, June 12, 2012
Volunteers sought for Chestnut Street Playground Block Party
Volunteers are needed for the following, according to event coordinators:
1. Set up prior to the event. We have trash containers to put out, ice to carry, vendors to move in and out, different areas to setup from approx 8-10:30 a.m.Read more about the Chestnut Street Playground Block Party.
2. During the day from 11-5 p.m., we need people to help staff the fun areas. We will have inflatables, kids games, a preschool fun area, an information booth selling admission passes for the fun area.
3. We need people to help cover vendor areas for people who may need information, who may be looking to bathrooms or whatever else comes up, and to help with performance area safety such as keeping people from the staged events.
4. Clean up starts around 4:30 p.m. We will need to move gear back into the church, move vendors out, clean up the park and breakdown any signs and ballons.15 people minimum are needed to complete these jobs.
All ages are welcome.
Sunday, June 10, 2012
Wednesday, June 6, 2012
#PTChat: "Raising Kids to Be Good Cyber Citizens"
What is #PTchat? It's one of many great weekly education Twitter chats where parents and teachers around the world come together using the hashtag #PTchat. The goal behind #PTchat is to encourage a transparent and collaborative dialogue between parents and educators. Join us every Wednesday night at 9PM EST. - From efacetoday.blogspot.com and Knapp Elementary Principal Joe Mazza
Tuesday, June 5, 2012
VIDEO: Local author Alex McGrath visits the media lab
“.@BrianBingaman is interviewing local author Alex McGrath in the media lab.”
Ann Cornell named The Reporter editor in chief
LANSDALE — “Her digital-first skills are the ones we’re looking for,” said Times Herald editor and Regional Content Director Stan Huskey, introducing The Reporter’s editor in chief Monday.
Ann Cornell, who takes over for the departed Nona Breaux, who retired at the end of 2011, had previously been editor of the Perkiomen Valley bureau of the online newspaper, Patch. Before that she was news editor at the Times Herald in Norristown. Read more.