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Rabbi Rachel Kobrin (Credit: Joan Brook Photography)

Historic Montco Synagogue Hires First Female Rabbi

Congregation Adath Jeshurun is breaking ground with its new rabbi — the first female rabbi in its 156-year history.

08/03/2014

(The Lincoln Memorial.  File photo by Brendan Smialowski/ Getty Images)

Montco Firm Sets Its Laser Sights on Preserving an Iconic DC Monument

DJS Associates, based in Abington, will spend at least three days next week in Washington, DC, scanning the Lincoln Memorial.

12/04/2013

(DJS Associates is using laser scanning technology to create a 3-D map of Beth Sholom synagogue, designed by Frank Lloyd Wright.  Credit: Brad Segall)

Historic Frank Lloyd Wright Synagogue in Elkins Park Being Digitally Mapped

A Montgomery County forensic consulting company is using cutting-edge laser scanning technology to digitally preserve one of the most historic buildings in the Philadelphia area.

11/14/2012

(A student reacts as weight is added to a bucket being supported by his team's bridge.  Credit: Mike DeNardo)

Montco Students Learn Engineering Skills in ‘Bridges & Boats’ Competition

In the competition, fourth- and seventh-graders at a school in Elkins Park have to build both a boat and a bridge from a provided pile of materials.

03/28/2012

(Ivan Pravilov.  File photo)

Hockey Coach Charged With Child Molestation in Philadelphia Found Dead In Cell

Guards found 49-year-old Ivan Pravilov, who ran camps for young hockey players in the US, unresponsive in his cell.

02/10/2012

(Credit:  Lynne Adkins)

Pennsylvania Ballet Makes Final Preparations For Holiday Run of ‘The Nutcracker’

The Pennsylvania Ballet’s performances of “The Nutracker” begin Saturday. It’s a perennial holiday favorite.

12/09/2011

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Boxer Muhammad Ali Pleads For Freedom Of Hikers Held In Iran

Former heavyweight champ Muhammad Ali is hoping to influence the outcome of a serious bout pitting the country of Iran against two hikers, one of them a Montgomery County, Pa. native.

03/16/2011

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