48 min ago

Robert McClenahan, b. 1944

Interviewee: Robert McClenahan (RM) Interviewer: Lyda Doyle (LD) Date of Interview: June 9, 2014 Transcriber: Wendy Moody

    Robert McClenahan, b. 1944
    Interviewee: Robert McClenahan (RM) Interviewer: Lyda Doyle (LD) Date of Interview: June 9, 2014 Transcriber: Wendy Moody Interviewed at age 99 in 1981, Louise shares her memories of working in Dobson Mills, attending Forest School, and reminiscing about her father, who was a lamplighter.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

48 min ago

David McClenahan, b. 1947

Interviewee: David McClenahan              Interviewer: Lyda Doyle Date of interview: June 2, 2014 Transcriber: Wendy Moody

    David McClenahan, b. 1947
    Interviewee: David McClenahan Interviewer: Lyda Doyle Date of interview: June 2, 2014 Transcriber: Wendy Moody LD: So, we'll start with when and where you were born. DM: Well I was born in Philadelphia in Chestnut Hill Hospital. I lived at 3434 Midvale at the time with my parents.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

48 min ago

Louise Halstead, b. 1892

lnterviewee: Louise Halstead, lifelong resident of East Falls Interviewer: Cherie Snyder Date of Interview: 3/21/1981 Transcribed by: Haley Gregersen, Philadelphia University, Day of Service, September 15th 2009

    Louise Halstead, b. 1892
    lnterviewee: Louise Halstead, lifelong resident of East Falls Interviewer: Cherie Snyder Date of Interview: 3/21/1981 Transcribed by: Haley Gregersen, Philadelphia University, Day of Service, September 15th 2009 Interviewed at age 99 in 1981, Louise shares her memories of working in Dobson Mills, attending Forest School, and reminiscing about her father, who was a lamplighter.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

1 hour ago

MNYK TOWN HALL MEETING: Be a part of the big ...

MNYK TOWN HALL MEETING: Be a part of the big change and join us for a Manayunk Town Hall Meeting to envision a vibrant and thriving Main Street of the future. The Manayunk Development Corporation is working on a strategic plan that will impact the Main Street business corridor and we want input from Manayunk residents, business owners and visitors. Join us for a Manayunk Town Hall Meeting on Wednesday, May 2nd at the Venice Island Performing Arts Center at 6:30pm. FREE PARKING for all meeting attendees will be available in the Venice Island parking lot beginning at 6pm. RSVP HERE: goo.gl/WX8yof

    Manayunk.com
    MNYK TOWN HALL MEETING: Be a part of the big change and join us for a Manayunk Town Hall Meeting to envision a vibrant and thriving Main Street of the future. The Manayunk Development Corporation is...
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2 hours ago

Dine & Dance at The Top of the Falls

June 9th — an East Falls rooftop soiree, featuring the chef of Balboa Supper Club. Live music. Skyline views and starry skies with your friends at The Local.

    Dine & Dance at The Top of the Falls
    June 9th - an East Falls rooftop soiree, featuring the chef of Balboa Supper Club. Live music. Skyline views and starry skies with your friends at The Local. Start your summer off with a one-of-a-kind party high above the neighborhood.
    http://eastfallslocal.com

3 hours ago

RESTAURANT WEEK: Restaurant week is ending th...

RESTAURANT WEEK: Restaurant week is ending this Friday, April 27th! If you have not yet taken advantage of the fantastic deals offered (or if you wanna go back for seconds!) make sure to do so by Friday! As a reminder, there are deals ranging from $15, $25, and $35! Visit our website or follow the link below to see all the restaurants participating and the food dishes they are offering! https://bit.ly/2mSupBy

    Manayunk.com
    RESTAURANT WEEK: Restaurant week is ending this Friday, April 27th! If you have not yet taken advantage of the fantastic deals offered (or if you wanna go back for seconds!) make sure to do so by...
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3 hours ago

Wilderness and exploration are calling this s...

Wilderness and exploration are calling this summer! Register your children now for a summer they won't forget at @CampSpeers overnight camp! Register at campspeersymca.org

    Roxborough YMCA
    Wilderness and exploration are calling this summer! Register your children now for a summer they won't forget at @CampSpeers overnight camp! Register at campspeersymca.org
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6 hours ago

MANAYUNK MORNINGS: This show has gone to the ...

MANAYUNK MORNINGS: This show has gone to the dogs! This week, we sit down with Meg from Manayunk's hidden gem, Nutmeg Cake Design, before heading down to Cresson Street's friendliest and furriest new business, Scallywags Dog Daycare, for a super slobbery store tour! Then, Leo bends it like Beckham at Starfinder Foundation where he learns how to kick a penalty shot. Don't forget to stop by Main Street before Friday for the last bit of Spring Manayunk Restaurant Week! Thanks to Neducsin Properties, Bourbon Blue, and Craft Manayunk for sponsoring this week's show, and a special thanks to TERRYLEAHYFILMS and The Isle for another great episode!

    Manayunk.com
    MANAYUNK MORNINGS: This show has gone to the dogs! This week, we sit down with Meg from Manayunk's hidden gem, Nutmeg Cake Design, before heading down to Cresson Street's friendliest and furriest new...
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10 hours ago

Edith Gotwols (1919 – 2018)

Interviewee: Edith Gotwols (with her daughter Carol Dougherty - CD) Interviewer: Dave McClenahan Date: June 24, 2009

    Edith Gotwols (1919 - 2018)
    Interviewee: Edith Gotwols (with her daughter Carol Dougherty - CD)Interviewer: Dave McClenahanDate: June 24, 2009 Interview focuses on Edith's involvement with Old Academy Players and the Falls Presbyterian Church. She received an honorary plaque from Old Academy in 2014 - text of speech and photo attached.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

20 hours ago

8am aquacize on Monday morning is canceled. W...

8am aquacize on Monday morning is canceled. We apologize for the inconvenience!

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23 hours ago

If you haven't done so already, it's time to ...

If you haven't done so already, it's time to register for camp! philaymca.org

    Roxborough YMCA
    If you haven't done so already, it's time to register for camp! philaymca.org
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26 hours ago

Spring Checklist: Protecting Your Pet

Dr. Patten’s simple steps for a safer spring season.

    Spring Checklist: Protecting Your Pet
    Spring is here, which means it is time to get your pet ready to spend more time outside. With a few simple steps you can make sure your pet is prepared for the warmer weather. Preventatives Dogs should stay on heartworm and flea/tick preventatives year round; however, many people stop these medications in the winter.
    http://eastfallslocal.com

27 hours ago

AROUND TOWN: Come meet Paris Nicole from Boom...

AROUND TOWN: Come meet Paris Nicole from Boom 103.9 at our Bottomless Mimosa Brunch with Radio One and The Spicy Belly on April 28th. Philly's own Paris Nicole will be onsite with her freinds and rest of the Radio One Team to relax and have bottomless mimosas.......and brunch too. Tables reservations can be made at thespicybelly.com/reservations

    Manayunk.com
    AROUND TOWN: Come meet Paris Nicole from Boom 103.9 at our Bottomless Mimosa Brunch with Radio One and The Spicy Belly on April 28th. Philly's own Paris Nicole will be onsite with her freinds and...
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29 hours ago

Daniel Furman, b. 1935

Interviewee: Daniel Furman (DF)

    Daniel Furman, b. 1935
    Interviewee: Daniel Furman (DF) Interviewer: Lyda Doyle (LD) Date of Interview: May 25, 2011 Transcriber: Carolyn Connor Daniel's descriptive memories of growing up in East Falls focus on recreation, sports - especially rowing, and church picnics. DF: I was born in Philadelphia, the 31 st of October 1935, that's Halloween (laughter).
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

29 hours ago

‘Five Fishes’ Oral History with Tom Williams & Keith Shively

Interviewees: Tom Williams (TW) and Keith Shively (KS) (formerly of 3806 Henry Avenue)

    Oral History: Five Fishes
    Interviewees: Tom Williams (TW) and Keith Shively (KS) Interviewer: Ellen Sheehan (ES) Date of Interview: November 8, 2008 ES: It's November 8, 2008 and this is Ellen Sheehan. I'm here with Keith and Tom and they have donated the history of the Five Fishes on the river. Do you want to introduce yourselves?
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

29 hours ago

Ruth Emmert Oral History

Interviewee: Ruth Emmert (RE)

    Ruth Emmert Oral History
    Interviewee: Ruth Emmert (RE) Interviewer: Cherie Snyder (CS) Interview: March 16, 1983 Transcribed by: Jacob Benson, Student, Philadelphia University, Day of Service, 9/15/2009, and Wendy Moody, EFHS, Summer 2010 RE: Oh, of course. You're proud of it when you get to my age. CS: So when were you born?
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

29 hours ago

Eileen Flynn & Nancy Ann Sullivan Oral History

Interviewee: Eileen Flynn (EF) and Nancy Ann Sullivan (NS), sisters

    Eileen Flynn & Nancy Ann Sullivan Oral History
    Interviewee: Eileen Flynn (EF) and Nancy Ann Sullivan (NS), sisters Interviewers: Martie Ann (MAP) and Jeff Polaski (JP) Date of Interview: February 2, 2014 Transcriber: Wendy Moody JP: To introduce, this is an interview of Nancy Sullivan and Eileen Sullivan Flynn. Flynn with two "n's. Martie Ann Polaski and Jeff Polaski are doing the interview.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

30 hours ago

Robert Connolly Oral History

Interviewee: Robert Connolly

    Robert Connolly Oral History
    Interviewee: Robert Connolly Interviewer: Wendy Moody, Winston Moody Date of Interview: November 1, 2013 and six years of email correspondence Transcriber: Carolyn Connor, Wendy Moody Over the course of 7 years, Wendy Moody and Robert Connolly corresponded about his memories of growing up in East Falls (2008 - 2014).
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

30 hours ago

Theresa (Altomare) Corcoran Oral History

Interviewee:  Theresa (Altomare) Corcoran (TC)

    Theresa (Altomare) Corcoran Oral History
    Interviewee: Theresa (Altomare) Corcoran (TC) Interviewer: Louise (Corcoran) McShane, Theresa's daughter (LM) Date of Interview: August 2, 2009 TC: I was born in East Falls, on the 3600 block of Stanton Street. I was born in one of the houses that was demolished, one of the 13 houses.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

30 hours ago

Grace Davis & Hazel Stamm Oral History

Interview: June 17, 1981

    Grace Davis & Hazel Stamm Oral History
    Interviewers: Cherie Snyder (CS) and Ruth Emmert (RE) Interviewees: Grace Davis (GD) and Hazel Stamm (HS) Transcribed by: Frank Baseman, Associate Professor of Graphic Design at Philadelphia University, as part of the Day of Service 2009. Samantha Kibler, Graphic Design Student at Philadelphia, as part of SERVE-101 (Spring 2011).
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

30 hours ago

Mary Cashman Oral History

Interviewee: Mary Cashman (MC)

    Mary Cashman Oral History
    Interviewee: Mary Cashman (MC) Interviewer: Gus Krebs (GK) Transcriber: Carolyn Connor Date: April 26, 2013 GK: We are here at 3681 Eveline St. We will start the interview by asking Mary about her family, where she was born, her school, her work and her memories of East Falls. So, here we go.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

30 hours ago

Ella Boyd Oral History

Interviewer:  Cherie Snyder

    Ella Boyd Oral History
    Interviewer: Cherie Snyder Interviewee: Ella Boyd McGlynn Date of Interview: July 17, 1981 Transcribed by Greg Pilotti, 2 nd Year Architecture Student, Philadelphia University, Day of Service, and Wendy Moody. EFHS. CS: Ok, Mrs. McGlynn, why don't we just start out and you can tell us where you were born.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

30 hours ago

Paul Costello Oral History

Interviewee: Paul Costello – Olympic Rower (PC) & wife Freddie Costello (FC)

    Paul Costello Oral History
    Interviewee: Paul Costello - Olympic Rower (PC) & wife Freddie Costello (FC) Interviewer: Cherie Snyder (CS) with Ruth Emmert (RE) Date of interview: March 16, 1983 PC: I started out like anybody else; a nobody. I won one race the first year I was rowing.
    http://eastfallshistoricalsociety.com

2 days ago

AROUND TOWN: Are you a bride-to-be looking fo...

AROUND TOWN: Are you a bride-to-be looking for the perfect dress? You are in luck! Nicole Miller Philadelphia is holding a Nicole Miller Bridal trunk show for their new 2018 collection next weekend, April 27-29! See below for details!


2 days ago

RESTAURANT WEEK: Looking for the perfect plac...

RESTAURANT WEEK: Looking for the perfect place to have date night? Manayunk Restaurant Week has you covered! There are exclusive three course menus being offered from $15, $25 and $35! Perfect for a romantic night out! Check out the full list of participating restaurants here: http://manayunk.com/news-and-events/events/spring-streat-food-festival.html


2 days ago

It's National Parks Week! Find a park near yo...

It's National Parks Week! Find a park near you and get outside and enjoy this beautiful day! http://bit.ly/23f7COH

    Find a Park (U.S. National Park Service)
    Find a national park by selecting from a list or choosing a state on the map.
    https://www.nps.gov

3 days ago

WEEKEND ROUND-UP: It's looking like beautiful...

WEEKEND ROUND-UP: It's looking like beautiful weather for this weekend in Manayunk! Check out some of the fun events you can go to enjoy the springtime: - Hop on your bike with Trek Bicycle Store for a Saturday Morning Donut Ride! starting at 7:30AM! - Saturday is Record Store Day Saturday April 21st, celebrate all day at MainStreetMusicPA and pick up a few new vinyls, cassettes, and CDs! - Mad River Manayunk is hosting their 3PF at ~Spring River Palooza~ on April 21st! - No plans for Saturday night? Why not check out Dawson Street Pub's Blues Night at Dawson St starting at 9PM! - Art + Science Salon Spa is holding their annual Hair Cuts for a Cause this Sunday. Schedule your appointment today! - The Pet Friendly Dog Bakery is hosting a Dachshund Shindig this Sunday starting at 1PM!


3 days ago

Walk This Way

To heck with heeling! Sometimes a dog just needs to sniff around. Naomi shows us how to follow Ducky’s nose to control her fearful reactions.

    Walk This Way
    To heck with heeling! Sometimes a dog just needs to sniff around. Naomi shows us how to follow Ducky's nose to control her fearful reactions. I'm not trying to be funny, but we owe our dog an apology.
    http://eastfallslocal.com

3 days ago

RESTAURANT WEEK: Still need dinner plans toni...

RESTAURANT WEEK: Still need dinner plans tonight? We have you covered! Head on down to Spring Manayunk Restaurant Week for some three-course meals at unbeatable deals! Here are some restaurants offerings deals for $35: Jake's & Cooper's Wine Bar La Roca Manayunk The Spicy Belly The Goat's Beard Bourbon Blue Winnie's Manayunk Craft Manayunk SOMO Manayunk Manayunk Brewery and Restaurant To look at the special menu items these restaurants are offering follow the link attached: https://bit.ly/2mSupBy


3 days ago

Crime Report: April

Several aggravated assaults, burglary, and theft at Falls Presbyterian. Details at link -- http://eastfallslocal.com/april-2018 (includes map -- click on address).

3 days ago

AROUND TOWN: Calling college students and rec...

AROUND TOWN: Calling college students and recent grads! Sign up for JTOWN HOT YOGA's amazing summer deals with your student ID. Just starting out? Try their 2 weeks of unlimited yoga for only $25. If you are ready to dive in for the summer choose the 3 months unlimited for $185! More deals are listed on the flyer attached!

3 days ago

Ridge Avenue Car Show

Come bring the whole family to the 16th annual Ridge Avenue Car Show Saturday may 12th, 2018 ! Antique, Classic, muscle car and specialty vehicles are on display FREE to the public. Music, DJ, fun stuff for the kids, food vendors and more ! Held annually by the Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club, a non profit 501k organization that benefits the Park as well as many LOCAL youth organizations such as PAL, the 5th District Children's Christmas Party, the Little...

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Come bring the whole family to the 16th annual Ridge Avenue Car Show Saturday may 12th, 2018 ! Antique, Classic, muscle car and specialty vehicles are on display FREE to the public. Music, DJ, fun stuff for the kids, food vendors and more ! Held annually by the Roxborough Ridge Runners Car Club, a non profit 501k organization that benefits the Park as well as many LOCAL youth organizations such as PAL, the 5th District Children's Christmas Party, the Little Leagues and pee-wee football teams, North Light Food bank, and much more. The Ridge Runners will also gladly accept your donations of canned goods for area food banks. If you would like to enter YOUR antique, classic or special vehicle in the show then email the below address for an application. If you are an area business person that would like to help your neighbors as well as get some AWESOME advertising for as little as $50 you can sponsor some of the award trophies or place an ad in the ad book that will be given away to hundreds of attendees. Deadline is MAY 2nd so email Now !

3 days ago

FACES OF MNYK: Check out our latest blog post...

FACES OF MNYK: Check out our latest blog post about Davida from Worn Yesterday! She has been in Manayunk and running her store on Main Street for 32 years! Read our most recent post about Davida and why she loves Manayunk here:http://manayunk.com/news-and-events/blog/2018/04/20/faces-of-mnyk-davida-from-worn-yesterday/


3 days ago

Join us for Healthy Kids Day tomorrow from 10...

Join us for Healthy Kids Day tomorrow from 10am-1pm on the outdoor field. Kick-off your weekend with this great event!


3 days ago

8 a.m. Aquacize on Friday, April 20th is canc...

8 a.m. Aquacize on Friday, April 20th is cancelled. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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3 days ago

Combine your favorite things, nature and exer...

Combine your favorite things, nature and exercise! Head out to Camp Speers on May 19th for a 5K around camp! This is a great way to experience Camp Speers before summer! Follow the link for more information http://bit.ly/2Hi65m4

    Taking Our Shot at Inspiring Hope
    As we begin 2018, we look forward to a new year of raising funds to rename Type 1 Diabetes to Type None.
    https://www.racemenu.com

3 days ago

RESTAURANT WEEK: Thinking about your weekend ...

RESTAURANT WEEK: Thinking about your weekend plans? Check out the full list of restaurants participating in Manayunk's Resturant Week and make your reservations today! Reserve your spot now to take advantage of the specialty three course menus before they're gone! For the full list visit: http://manayunk.com/news-and-events/events/spring-streat-food-festival.html


3 days ago

It's almost time, Summer Camp Staff shirts ar...

It's almost time, Summer Camp Staff shirts are in! Register for Summer Camp and gain a Role Model this summer!


4 days ago

CANAL CLEAN-UP: Join us in celebrating Earth ...

CANAL CLEAN-UP: Join us in celebrating Earth Day by participating in the Manayunk Canal and Towpath Clean-Up! TOMORROW! The clean-up will start at 9AM and will go until 2PM. Feel free to come for the whole time or just stop by to pitch in a little extra help! We will be gathering on the bridge over the canal on Cotton Street at 9AM. If you are interested in participating please fill out this sign up form linked below with your name and email in case the clean-up needs to be rescheduled for weather. Sign up form: https://goo.gl/forms/Vdx8dzYv8niY0Uog2


4 days ago

AROUND TOWN: Tonight's the night! Shop at Nic...

AROUND TOWN: Tonight's the night! Shop at Nicole Miller Philadelphia tonight 5:00-7:00pm with live DJ, cocktails, light bites + more! 👖✨ 10% of sales benefit the Philadelphia Bar Foundation #JeansforJustice! For more info see the flyer below!


4 days ago

RESTAURANT WEEK: Thank you to our sponsor, Ro...

RESTAURANT WEEK: Thank you to our sponsor, Rosehaven wine!Try a glass of their delicious Rose when you stop into your favorite Manayunk restaurant for Spring Manayunk Restaurant Week!


4 days ago

Love For All

New brewery offers balanced beers with lots of heart that everyone can fancy. Just a brief bike ride away. Enjoy in the Falls this June!

    Love For All
    New brewery offers balanced beers with lots of heart that everyone can fancy. Just a brief bike ride away. Enjoy in the Falls this June! Love City is a Callowhill brewery with a local connection - they made their world debut with the EF Beer Garden last April, thanks to Jill Dougherty, whose brother Mike Tramontana is a linchpin in this new craft beer operation.
    http://eastfallslocal.com

4 days ago

StrEAT FOOD FESTIVAL: This past Saturday was ...

StrEAT FOOD FESTIVAL: This past Saturday was StrEAT Food Festival! Despite the cold weather everyone left with full stomachs and huge smiles! Check out what you missed n our recap blog: http://manayunk.com/news-and-events/blog/2018/04/18/event-recap-streat-food-festival-2018/


4 days ago

Roxborough YMCA added 2 new photos.

Afterschool loves the new indoor GaGa pit (also in EAGLES colors 🤣), so much fun!


5 days ago

RESTAURANT WEEK: Restaurant week has official...

RESTAURANT WEEK: Restaurant week has officially begun! Some of Manayunk's finest eateries are offering some amazing deals until April 27th. Here are the restaurants offering three-course meals for $25: La Roca Manayunk The Spicy Belly Bourbon Blue Ryan's Main Street Pub Manayunk Taqueria Feliz The Couch Tomato, Manayunk Make sure to stop by and have some delicious food for a fantastic deal! For more information and to see what food items are included, visit the link attached: https://bit.ly/2mSupBy


5 days ago

Come learn about camp before you sign up!. Ev...

Come learn about camp before you sign up!. Every open house begins at 2:00 PM and ends at 4:00 PM. Our next one is April 22nd Click here to register http://campspeersymca.org/calendar/#openhouse

    Camp Speers YMCA
    This Spring we are hosting Open Houses every Sunday in April and May and the first two Sundays of June. Come enjoy a guided tour and learn more about camp programs. Every open house begins at 2 p.m. and ends at 4 p.m. Click on the date below to register.
    http://campspeersymca.org

5 days ago

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