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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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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 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. ...



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.



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 Wins $15K For Distracted Driving PSA  Malvern, PA Patch

Great Valley Wins $15K For Distracted Driving PSA - Malvern, PA - The money will be put toward a post-prom, post-graduation, or safe driving program at Great ...



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 ...



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 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 ...



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 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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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 21st Best High School in State  Patch.com

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



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.



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 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..



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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.



Great Valley High School Set to Represent Chester County at State Academic Competition  MyChesCo

DOWNINGTOWN, PA — Two matches, three rounds and over 50 questions were the only thing standing in the way of Chester County's top academic teams and ...



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.



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.



Obituary: Ryan Farr Hoffman  Summit Daily News

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Malverns Christmas On King: What You Need To Know  Malvern, PA Patch

Malvern's Christmas On King: What You Need To Know - Malvern, PA - A new holiday event is coming to Malvern this season. See what to expect at the new ...



Great Valley HS Presenting How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying Next Week  Patch.com

GVHS Presents "How To Succeed in Business" March30 - Malvern, PA - You've got five chances to see the young thespians tread the boards, so get your tickets ...



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.



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.



Eagles Visit Draft Prospects at Senior Bowl  Sports Talk Philly

By Paul Bowman, Sports Talk Philly Editor. Leading up to the Senior Bowl on Saturday at 2:30 p.m., many draft prospects are participating in practice sessions ...



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.



17-Year-Old Malvern Teen Dies  Patch.com

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



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.



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



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.



In Our Schools: Stephen DeRafelo  Reading Eagle

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



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 ...



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

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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 ...



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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.



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 ...



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 ...



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..



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.



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.



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 ...



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

On the TV show Jeopardy, imprecise wordings are rare.



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.



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 ...



Sixers Select Mikal Bridges with Tenth Pick  Liberty Ballers

With the 10th pick in the 2018 NBA Draft, the Philadelphia 76ers select: (dramatic pause). Mikal Bridges from Villanova University. The Sixers took the three-year ...



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 ...



NCAA Tournament 2017: March Madness players with Pennsylvania ties  PennLive.com

A look at players in the NCAA Tournament with Pennsylvania ties.



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 ...



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 ...



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 ...



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

Sept. 21, 2016 2017 Roster MILWAUKEE - Marquette University head coach Meredith Black and the women's lacrosse program has announced the addition of ...



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

Nolan Olszewski was one Monday hero for West Perry, which defeated Lower Moreland in the PIAA Class 4A baseball tournament. (PennLive). By Eric F. Epler ...



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.



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.



Devon Prep wins Chester County mock trial | National and World  Daily Local News

WEST CHESTER >> Devon Prep's Mock Trial Team won the Chester County Championship at the County Justice Center in West Chester for the third ...



Ostrich escapes pen after barn fire in Charlestown  The Phoenix

CHARLESTOWN >> You never know what you might see driving the roads of Chester County. Friday afternoon, motorists and residents in the Malvern area ...



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 ...



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.



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.



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 ...



How Adam McKay went from Temple dropout to Oscar nominee  PhillyVoice.com

Since childhood, the absurd has always mesmerized Adam McKay. Like a bit from a 1970s comedy special where Steve Martin went knocking on random doors ...



Costello presents medals to WWII veteran | News | timesherald.com  The Times Herald

EAST WHITELAND >> U.S. Rep. Ryan Costello, R-6, of West Goshen, presented World War II veteran John Cochran, 92, of Malvern with six *service* medals ...



'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 ...



5 seeking two Trotwood council seats  Dayton Daily News

Trotwood voters will chose from incumbents Bruce Kettelle and Barbara Staggs and challengers Rhonda Finley, Mark Landis and Robert Kelley Jr.



GW Cross Country and Track Announces Incoming Recruiting Class  George Washington University - Official Athletic Site

July 17, 2014Follow @GWXCTrack WASHINGTON - George Washington cross country and track head coach Terry Weir has announced that a total of 12 ...



America's Top High Schools 2016  Newsweek Europe

The Newsweek High School Rankings assess schools based on a broad range of data to determine which institutions do the best job of preparing students for ...



U.S. Rep. Joe Pitts 'defied the typical rules of politics' for 44 years  LancasterOnline

On a mid-September morning three months before his retirement, U.S. Rep. Joe Pitts sits behind his desk in his cozy Capitol Hill office and reads from a ...



DC Based College Admissions Consulting Firm to Partner with Philadelphia Non-Profit Chinese School  PR Web

Civica Global Admissions Consulting, LLC, will be partnering with the Main Line Chinese Culture Center in Philadelphia, PA to help Chinese-American students ...



ESPN unveils latest 2018 NBA mock draft  247Sports

The 2018 NBA Draft is just over one week away and the NCAA deadline for underclassmen to withdraw from the draft has passed. Now that the draft class is ...



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