Racing is rough, but inspiring for one local team [PHOTO ESSAY]


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The 2014 Parx Casino Philly Cycling Classic is a rough, but inspiring ride for the riders with one young local race team.

In this combined photo essay the events of the week are captured as the Philly based Airgas Cycling team participates in the exciting 1-day bike race in the Northwest section of the city. Two days ahead of the race the professional riders teamed up with local high school athlete cyclist for a ride in Fairmount Park

See here a photo slideshow of some of the events leading up to and including the 10lap/120mile race on Sunday when the team of young riders takes on the 17% gradient of the “Manayunk Wall”.

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Robotics competition gets crowds on their feet for STEM education (via NewsWorks)


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Robotics competition gets crowds on their feet for STEM education (via NewsWorks)

The Springside Chestnut Hill Academy gym was filled with students, parents and spectators this weekend—some donning bizarre costumes and spray dyed hairdos—dancing, cheering and shouting in support of their favorite teams. It was all in the name…

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‘Spirit of Uganda’ comes to Penn Charter (via NewsWorks)


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On Wednesday night, the African youth performance troupe “Spirit of Uganda” brought its North American tour to William Penn Charter School’s Kurtz Center for the Performing Arts. Alexis Hefley, of Empower African Children, produces the show with the…

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