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Frank DellaPenna appeared last night (8/14/12) on America's Got Talent with his 4 ton Carillon "Cast in Bronze". The judges were not very kind to him, but they had no appreciation of the instrument. Everyone may remember Frank used to play the one at Valley Forge Memorial Chapel but he takes this one on the road and performs. He performs incognito, though, dressed completely in black, wearing a bronze mask. An article appeared in the Daily Local today about Frank and his carillon.

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Great Valley High School Makes Philly Mags 40 Best List  Malvern, PA Patch

Great Valley HS Makes Philly Mag's '40 Best' List - Malvern, PA - The magazine looked at 127 suburban schools and 81 schools in the city to come up with the ...



Blood Drive Coming To East Whiteland Friday  Malvern, PA Patch

Blood Drive Coming To East Whiteland Friday - Malvern, PA - Great Valley HS graduate Connor Malloy is teaming up with the American Red Cross to put on a ...



Great Valley HS Among Top 15 Schools In Philly Metro Area  Malvern, PA Patch

GVHS Among Top 15 Schools In Philly Metro Area - Malvern, PA - See how Great Valley High School stacked up against other Philly-area schools in U.S. ...



US News High School Rankings 2019: Great Valley Among PAs Best  Malvern, PA Patch

Great Valley HS Makes Elite US News List - Malvern, PA - U.S. News & World Report released its 2019 Best High Schools list Tuesday, and Great Valley High ...



Great Valley Takes 1st, Wins $2K At Chesco Academic Competition  Malvern, PA Patch

Great Valley Wins $2k At Chesco Academic Comp - Malvern, PA - Great Valley High School's Academic Competition team will head to Harrisburg to compete in ...



Great Valley HS students win 1st for safe driving PSA  The Unionville Times

NJM Insurance Group (NJM), in partnership with the Pennsylvania DUI Association (PA DUI), today announced the winners of its inaugural “Just Drive” public ...



Great Valley High School principal resigns after admitting to stealing medicine from nurse's office  WPVI-TV

A Chester County principal has resigned after being arrested on theft and drug charges.



4 Added To Great Valley School District Wall Of Fame  Malvern, PA Patch

4 Added To Great Valley SD Wall Of Fame - Malvern, PA - Congratulations to these outstanding Great Valley School District graduates who were honored Oct.



Great Valley Grad Nasir Adderley Drafted By Chargers In 2nd Round  Malvern, PA Patch

Great Valley's Nasir Adderley Drafted By Chargers - Malvern, PA - Congratulations and good luck to the 2015 Great Valley Grad as he heads to the highest level ...



GVSD Among PAs Best Districts: Pittsburgh Business Times  Malvern, PA Patch

GVSD Among PA's Best: Pittsburgh Business Times - Malvern, PA - For the 15th year, the Pittsburgh Business Times ranked all PA school districts. See how the ...



Michael Flick: 5 Fast Facts You Need to Know  Heavy.com

Michael Flick resigned from his position as a high school principal after he was arrested for stealing medication that belonged to students. The school nurse ...



Great Valley High School Is PAs 15th Best In New Ranking  Malvern, PA Patch

Great Valley High School Is PA's 15th Best - Malvern, PA - A new ranking of Pennsylvania's best public high schools has been released, and puts Great Valley in ...



GVCO Boys Crew Team Finishes 13th In National Regatta  Malvern, PA Patch

GVCO Boys' Crew Team Finishes 13th In Natl Regatta - Malvern, PA - The four seniors and the junior coxswain put together an incredible team effort at the ...



Malverns 18th Annual Butterfly Run Set For April 20  Malvern, PA Patch

Malvern's Annual Butterfly Run Set For April 20 - Malvern, PA - The event will feature a 5k, a 1 Mile "Fun Walk," and even an Easter egg hunt for the little ones ...



3 Added To Great Valley School District Wall Of Fame​  Patch.com

3 Added To Great Valley SD Wall Of Fame - Malvern, PA - Congratulations to Carolyn Wentzel Bernstorf and Nancy G. Rosoff, both class of 1974, and the late ...



GVCO Crew Qualifies For National Championship Regatta  Malvern, PA Patch

GVCO Crew Qualifies For Natl Championship Regatta - Malvern, PA - In just four years' time, the Great Valley Community Organization's crew team has earned ...



10 Great Valley High School Seniors Named National Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Less than one-percent of nation's high school seniors reach this level.



Great Valley HS Cheer Squad To Compete In State Championship This Weekend  Patch.com

Watch Great Valley HS Cheer Sqaud Compete In... - Malvern, PA - You can watch the squad compete live online Friday at 10:36 a.m..



Soup Night Oct. 11 in Malvern supports pediatric brain cancer research  Daily Local News

MALVERN—General Wayne Elementary School will host its annual Soup Night on Oct. 11. This year marks the 15th anniversary of the school-based event and ...



Great Valley High School Ranked Among Best In PA, Nation  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Great Valley is ranked seventh in Pennsylvania and 630th in the United States.



3 Malvern Schools Joining Statewide Mock Trial Competition  Malvern, PA Patch

3 Malvern Schools Join Mock Trial Competition - Malvern, PA - Three Malvern schools will be among the 242 Pennsylvania schools fielding teams at the 2019 ...



Great Valley Superintendent Responds To America Day Controversy  Patch.com

The controversy surrounding America Day and its exclusion at Great Valley High School has reportedly been resolved with a day named "Celebrate Your ...



Route 352-King Road Intersection Meeting Being Held In Malvern  Malvern, PA Patch

Route 352, King Road Meeting Being Held In Malvern - Malvern, PA - The public is invited to attend a meeting on potentially adding a traffic circle to the Route ...



Great Valley High School Finishes First in PA State Academic Championship  MyChesCo

HARRISBURG, PA — Some of the brightest minds from Pennsylvania's high schools gathered in the Pennsylvania State Capitol building to showcase their ...



Suspects in gun shop burglary near Great Valley School District in Malvern, Chester County  6abc.com

Two suspects have been arrested in a gun shop burglary that caused a Malvern school district to increase security on Tuesday.



Great Valley School District Closed Wednesday  Patch.com

Great Valley School District Closed Wednesday - Malvern, PA - After initially posting a two-hour delay, the district said it will close for the day Wednesday.



Great Valley Event Offers Activities, Raffles, Books, Minecraft  Patch.com

GVSD Event Offering Activities, Raffles, Minecraft - Malvern, PA - "Learning EDventures" at Great Valley Middle School will let kids learn to use coding to change ...



5 Malvern-Area Students Named Merit Scholarship Semifinalists  Malvern, PA Patch

5 Malvern-Area Students Named Merit Semifinalists - Malvern, PA - Congratulations to these outstanding Malvern-area high school students for being named ...



Paoli Hospital Slips In Safety Rankings: Nonprofit Group  Malvern, PA Patch

Paoli Hospital Slips In Safety Rankings - Malvern, PA - The nonprofit group Leapfrog released its bi-annual round of hospital safety grades. Here's how Paoli ...



Get to know some NFL draft prospects from the Philly area  NBCSports.com

A draft prospect evaluation of guys who have ties to the greater Philadelphia area based on how Philly they are (From Here Rating). By Shamus Clancy.



Evelyn Griffith | Obituaries  LancasterOnline

Evelyn Griffith, of Garden Spot Village in New Holland, PA, died June 29, 2019 at the age of 83. A beloved wife and mother, Evelyn was born in Edgewater, NJ,



Chesco Student Faces Discipline For Punch That Knocked Teen Out Cold  NBC 10 Philadelphia

A Chester County teen is awake and talking after coming out of a coma following a fight inside his Malvern, Pennsylvania high school.



Butterfly Run To Honor Great Valley HS Girl Killed By Drunk Driver  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Elizabeth Ciunci had her life tragically cut short by a drunk driver heading the wrong direction on I-76. Her spirit, however, lives on.



Lampeter-Strasburg, Manheim Township among U.S. News' best high schools  LancasterOnline

For the first time in five years, there's a new top-ranked high school in Lancaster County.



44th Immaculata Golf Invitational Set For Oct 8  Malvern, PA Patch

44th Immaculata Golf Invitational Set For Oct 8 - Malvern, PA - Registration to the annual invitational includes breakfast, lunch, and a day of golfing that uses a ...



ELECTION RESULTS: Great Valley School District  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - All five Great Valley School Board incumbents earned nominations for the general election.



ICYMI: Four Great Valley Senior Girls Sign NCAA Letters Of Intent (GALLERY)  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Did you know? Three Patriot girls lacrosse stars and a field hockey standout will play in the NCAA next year.



Fox Hollow Trail Reopens After Fallen Tree Damages Boardwalk  Malvern, PA Patch

Fox Hollow Trail Reopens After Fallen Tree Damage - Malvern, PA - After a tree fell on the boardwalk in early October requiring repair work, the affected section ...



Malverns LeTip Of Great Valley Celebrates 20 Years  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - The chapter has generated over 10000 leads and millions of dollars in revenue for Chester County businesses.



17-Year-Old Malvern Teen Dies  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Remembering Malvern residents who have passed away.



Dunkin' of Philadelphia Awards Three Chester County Students with Academic Scholarship  MyChesCo

PHILADELPHIA, PA — Dunkin' and its greater Philadelphia-area franchisees, in partnership with Scholarship America, announced the recipients of its tenth ...



PennDOT Maintained Roads Reopen In Charlestown After Flooding  Malvern, PA Patch

PennDOT Maintained Roads Reopen In Charlestown - Malvern, PA - Most of PennDOT roads that closed Monday, including some in Charlestown Township, are ...



Leading Auto Insurer Announces Winners of Inaugural PSA Video Contest  Business Wire

NJM Insurance Group (NJM), in partnership with the Pennsylvania DUI Association (PA DUI), today announced the winners of its inaugural “Just Drive” pu.



BEST PA SCHOOLS: 2018 best high schools in Pennsylvania, according to new rankings  WPXI Pittsburgh

The US News and World Report is out with its annual best high schools report.



These are Pa.'s top 25 high schools, says US News & World Report  lehighvalleylive.com

By Sara K. Satullo | For lehighvalleylive.com. U.S. News & World Report recently released its annual 2018 edition of the U.S.'s Best High Schools. The rankings ...



Pa. needs young voters more than ever | Opinion  PennLive.com

Young voters need to register - and turn out - at the polls in November.



2 arrested for Chester County gun shop burglary | News  The Mercury

EAST WHITELAND >> Alert police noticed two people running near a gun shop who were not out for a morning jog.



Pa.s Best Private High Schools: Villa Maria Academy Is 51st  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - A new list compiled by Niche.com ranked Villa Maria Academy among the best private high schools in the state.



Malvern Company Gets $730K To Reduce Truck Idling Times: Gov Wolf  Malvern, PA Patch

Villanova Gets $965K For Energy Use Reduction - Malvern, PA - The project by Malvern-based air conditioner manufacturer OxiCool, Inc. will decrease use of ...



Paoli Billionaire Makes Forbes 2018 List  Patch.com

Paoli Billionaire Makes Forbes' 2018 List - Malvern, PA - Do you know who this Paoli billionaire is? He's among 10 Pennsylvanians to make Forbes 2018 list ...



PHOTO: GVMS Choir Performs National Anthem at Temple Game  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - The Great Valley Middle School Patriots Choir had the honor of singing the national anthem at a recent Temple University basketball game.



In Our Schools: Stephen DeRafelo  Reading Eagle

Stephen is an eighth-grade physical science teacher at Owen J. Roberts Middle School.



Over 1,000 enjoy Chinese New Year Community Gala | Life  Main Line

On January 29, 2017, Main Line Chinese Culture Center rang in the Year of the Rooster with its annual free Chinese New Year Community Gala at Great Valley ...



Malvern Victorian Christmas: Complete Schedule  Patch.com

Malvern's epic Victorian Christmas is slated for this weekend, beginning on Friday December 4 at 5 p.m. and continuing until December 5 at 9 p.m..



Yeager Sworn In As New East Whiteland Police Chief  Malvern, PA Patch

Yeager Sworn In As New East Whiteland Police Chief - Malvern, PA - Christian Yeager was sworn in last week as East Whiteland Township Police Department's ...



Great Valley grad enjoys 'Anchorman' success | National and World  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER – When he was in sixth grade, Adam McKay remembers, one of the biggest celebrities of all time, at least in his mind, came to visit him and.



Chester County native shows she's no 'Turkey' on TV show Jeopardy  The Mercury

MALVERN >> Rebecca Zoshak looked like she would be a three-time returning champion to the popular TV show “Jeopardy,” going into the final round ...



A light of exposure: More than ever, teens are feeling lost and thinking about suicide  PhillyVoice.com

About one in six children seriously consider suicide and one in 12 attempt suicide, according to a 2013 study by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention.



What are the best high schools in Pa.? New report ranks them  PennLive.com

lockers-94959_960_720.jpg. Photo via Pixabay.com. U.S. News and World Report has released its ranking of the best high schools in Pennsylvania. The list ...



Emergency Crews Becoming Familiar With Malverns Massive New Atwater Development  Patch.com

MALVERN, PA -- The new Atwater development off of Route 29 is so massive, that emergency crews scheduled an exercise to become familiar with its ...



These Are The Most Challenging High Schools In Pennsylvania, According To The Washington Post  Patch.com

Most Challenging PA High Schools - Newtown, PA - The Washington Post has released its 2017 list of the Most Challenging High Schools in the U.S. Here are ...



Three local students earn Congressional Medals | National and World | dailylocal.com  Daily Local News

Malvern >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6 of West Goshen, presented the Congressional Award Bronze Medal to three local students who volunteered a ...



Malvern Eatery Among Best Brunch Spots Nationwide  Patch.com

Malvern Eatery Among Best Brunch Spots In U.S. - Malvern, PA - Have you eaten here? Let us know your experience in the comments.



30 safest high schools in Pa., according to Niche.com  PennLive.com

The website Niche has ranked the safest public high schools in Pennsylvania "based on student and parent reviews of health and safety" as well as the "rates for ...



Collegeville man admits to killing friend in Malvern, hiding body  The Mercury

WEST CHESTER - A Montgomery County man admitted on Friday to shooting and killing a close friend he had grown up next door to in Malvern, but was unable ...



Exton Whole Foods Opens In 1 Week, Offering Opening Day Deals  Patch.com

Exton Whole Foods Opens In 1 Week - Malvern, PA - There will be a "bread-breaking" ceremony at 8:45 a.m. Jan. 18, as well as door buster deals and product ...



Pasteurization Facility Coming to East Whiteland  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Universal Pasteurization will create 51 new jobs when it moves into 170000 square-foot facility on Lee Boulevard.



5 Best BBQ Joints Near Malvern  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - There's nothing like some smokey barbecue ribs or delicious pulled pork. Here are some of the best places to get your barbecue fix within a bird's ...



Did your high school make the cut? US News & World Report ranks top 30 in Pa.  PennLive.com

A list of the top 30 public high schools in Pennsylvania, according to U.S. News & World Report.



Malvern Small Business Spotlight: Renehan Building Group  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Our small business spotlight series is back. Today we speak with Jim and Patti Renehan, owners of Renehan Building Group.



Malvern Area Nonprofit Spotlight: Willistown Conservation Trust  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - We're continuing our spotlight of Malvern area nonprofits through the holiday season.



Local schools' selections for 2018 Best of the Class  6abc.com

For more than 30 years, 6abc has coordinated The Best of the Class Event - a free daylong celebration of academic achievement inviting high school ...



Conestoga SAT Scores 3rd Best In Pennsylvania  Patch.com

Conestoga SAT Scores 3rd Best In State - Tredyffrin-Easttown, PA - The school's average SAT score is 1795, according the Pennsylvania Department of ...



Paoli Train Station Changes Coming Next Week  Patch.com

Paoli Train Station Changes Coming Next Week - Malvern, PA - Parking changes are going into effect soon to accommodate work on the Paoli Accessibility ...



Penn State football | Defensive end Buchholz forced to retire due to injury  tribdem.com

Penn State defensive end Ryan Buchholz announced via Twitter on Wednesday that injuries will force him to retire from football.



'Step Brothers' 10th Anniversary: Everything You Never Knew About the Ultimate Bro Comedy  Maxim

From the Catalina Wine Mixer to "Boats and Hoes," these facts about John C. Reilly, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay and more will thrill 'Step Brothers' superfans ...



Great Valley grad gets invite to appear again on Jeopardy  Daily Local News

On the TV show Jeopardy, imprecise wordings are rare.



The Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's 2016 Ovation Award Nominees  WRTI

WRTI's Jack Moore will announce the winner of the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra's Third Annual Ovation Award at the Kimmel Center on June 5th at 3 pm. Ten.



Main Line Doctor Illegally Prescribed Thousands Of Opioids: AG  Patch.com

Main Line Doctor Illegally Prescribed Opioids - Malvern, PA - PA Attorney General Josh Shapiro said Dr. Bruce Leif, who practices psychiatry in Philadelphia, ...



Champions of the 2018 Chester County Envirothon Announced  MyChesCo

WEST CHESTER, PA — The Academy at West Fallowfield Christian School was the overall winner in three of the five environmental stations: Aquatics, Forestry ...



Year in review: 2017 was dynamic year in Main Line high school sports  Main Line

The Main Line sports scene included many championship moments and historic milestones in 2017, particularly in girls lacrosse (Archbishop carroll and Radnor ...



Back to School: Here is all the opening week information for Delaware County  Delco News Network

Cardinal O'Hara. Freshmen students report back for school in full uniform Sept. 6 for a full day from 7:50 a.m.-2:30 p.m. First day of school for upper classmen is ...



Two People Wanted By West Whiteland Police  Patch.com

WEST WHITELAND, PA – West Whiteland Township Police are looking for two people with active arrest warrants and are asking for the public's help bringing ...



Malvern Bank Appoints Bucks Businessman to Board  Patch.com

A veteran Bucks County businessman has been selected to serve on the board of directors for Malvern Bancorp, Inc., parent company of Malvern Federal ...



Frat House Death At Penn State: A Whos Who Of The Accused  Patch.com

Penn State Frat House Death: Who's Accused? - New Hope-Lambertville, PA - The 18 frat brothers charged in the death of a Penn State student will appear in ...



From Paoli to Florida Georgia Line: How a Main Line musician has reached country fame  Main Line

These days, the Florida Georgia Line runs through Paoli. The mega-hot country duo that bears the geographic name of its two front men, Brian Kelley from ...



Historical Photo Location Revealed: Ebenezer AME Church  Patch.com

Last week's historical photo challenge didn't offer much in the way of contextual clue, but one reader got it right. JoAnn Richardson hit the nail on the head with ...



Penn State rush man Shareef Miller's best football self in 2018: How much havoc can he wreak?  PennLive.com

Penn State safety Marcus Allen, running back Saquon Barkley and defensive end Shareef Miller celebrate following the Lions' 38-14 win at Beaver Stadium on ...



2016 Villanova Basketball Preview: Mikal Bridges  VU Hoops

Hometown: Malvern, PA. High School: Great Valley High School. Height: 6'7". Weight: 210. Career Stats (2015-2016 Season) : ...



Women's Lax Announces Eight Newcomers For 2017  GoMarquette.com

2017 Roster MILWAUKEE - Marquette University head coach Meredith Black and the women's lacrosse program has announced the addition of eight ...



Collegeville Man, Notable Executive, Founder Of Trion Group, Passes Away at 58  Patch.com

Norristown, PA - He was active on multiple committees at the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia Foundation and Philadelphia Ronald McDonald House.



As guest speaker, Davis hits a home run  Chester County Press

Ben Davis, the former major leaguer who serves as a broadcaster and color analyst of Philadelphia Phillies games, returned to Kennett Square on Saturday, Jan ...



Nolan Olszewski, Nate Bream lead West Perry to PIAA Class 4A opening round win  PennLive.com

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Whooping cough exposure reported at second Salisbury Township elementary school  The Express Times - LehighValleyLive.com

Students at Harry S. Truman Elementary School may have come in contact with an infected person, according to the township school district.



DelVal selects Jennifer Sauer as Vice President for Finance and Administration  Official News - Delaware Valley University

May 18, 2016. Jennifer Sauer has been selected as Delaware Valley University's next vice president for finance and administration. Sauer, who brings 32 years ...



Radnor Senior High School Ranked Eighth Best High School in State  Patch.com

Radnor, PA - Niche.com ranked the best public high schools in the state of Pennsylvania.



Get To Know Your Malvern Police Officers: Sgt. Douglas  Patch.com

Malvern, PA - Our spotlight of local law enforcement aims to connect the community with the officers that protect them.



Voters Guide: Berks County school districts  Reading Eagle

Candidates in the Boyertown, Fleetwood and Gov. Mifflin school board contests discuss how they'd tackle pressing issues.



'Nightmare' fight at West Chester Barnaby's earns state time  Main Line

WEST CHESTER >> Two cousins who were found guilty of attacking a trio of high school friends who had been out on the town in West Chester were sentenced ...



Montco man admits role in Malvern murder | News  Main Line

WEST CHESTER — A Montgomery County man admitted on Friday to shooting and killing a close friend he had grown up next door to in Malvern, but was ...



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