Dr. Patten, owner of Liberty Vet Clinic in Roxborough, is a graduate of Princeton University and earned her VMD and PhD (in Neuroscience) from the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Patten has extensive experience in preventative care, dental procedures, emergency medicine, and soft tissue surgery. She lives on Fox Street in East Falls with her husband and their two sons. Read Dr. Patten's latest
Owner, Blue Skies Chiropractic
Dr. Merriel has been in practice for over a decade, graduating from New York Chiropractic College in 2000. He has treated thousands of patients of all ages and body types using a gentle approach to improve muscular efficiency, relieve pain, and strengthen and balance the body's biomechanics.
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Pizza connoisseur extraordinaire
Born in Chicago, arguably the capitol of world class pizza options, the pizza ninja consumes pizza an average of 3 to 4 nights a week. From local options to frozen pizza, no crust is left behind. He has been eating pizza for 34 years and currently resides in East Falls along with his wife, daughter and two dogs. On occasion, he will graciously share a slice of his pizza with them. Read Pizza Ninja's latest
Owner, Opportunity Barks Training and Behavior
Leigh is an Associate member of the International Association of Animal Behavior Consultants and is a Member of the Association of Pet Dog Trainers. She conducts private behavior counseling sessions, group training classes in basic and advanced manners and agility, and a variety of workshops. Read Leigh's latest
A native son of Philadelphia, Jon has over two decades of restaurant & hospitality experience. He’s worked in every aspect of the business, from dive bar to high-end and proudly calls East Falls home. The only thing he cares more about than making others happy through food and drink is sharing his knowledge of both, and hopefully knocking back a couple drinks in the process. Read John's latest
East Falls Development Corporation
Gina is Executive Director of the East Falls Development Corporation, a non-profit entity dedicated to community-based economic development for the benefit of East Falls.
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Caitlyn is the founder/owner of Bandade, a charitable organization that raises funds for cancer research through concerts and merchandise. Born in Connecticut, Caitlyn is a northeast bred dog enthusiast, nacho lover, web designer, and musical curator. A graduate of Saint Joseph’s University, she worked in the music industry in Nashville for two and a half years before moving to East Falls in 2015. It's her passion to use the power of music to simply do good. Read Caitlyn's latest
Maureen is the Senior VP for Development for the VNA Hospice of Philadelphia; the only nonprofit, freestanding hospice unit in the Philadelphia Metro area. She is privileged to work with enormously compassionate caregivers and she finds meaning, dignity, and beauty in every patient’s life.
She believes very strongly in ethical fundraising and has been dedicated to working in the nonprofit-fundraising field for more than 20 years.
She loves this East Falls neighborhood and enjoys exploring it on foot. Read Maureen's latest
Teacher & Public School Advocate
Robin has been a teacher for over 20 years. She's worked in public schools that have transitioned to charters, and she's now leading the charge to keep Germantown's Wister Elementary school public, despite the school district's current efforts to hand the keys over to Mastery Charter.
Robin shares her successes and challenges here, with links and information for anyone who wants to know more about a teacher's front-line take on public education and the charter school movement. Read Robin's latest
State Representative PA 194th Legislative District
Pam DeLissio has served the 194th Legislative District since 2010. The District includes parts of Philadelphia and Montgomery counties. She is currently in her third term.
Living and working in the District for over 16 years, she is proud to represent the 194th and is dedicated to her constituents and getting the job done with efficiency and determination.
Pam works diligently to reflect constituents' views. Read Pam's latest