WMA GEMS: Ellie Seif

Continuing our recognition and celebration of people and places in West Mt. Airy. (The narrative on this “GEM” also includes some reminiscences by Yvonne from the good ole days.) ELLIE SEIF, a retired educator of 28 years (public school teacher and principal), has traveled to photograph many places in the Read more…

WMA GEMS: Judy Weinstein

Director Supreme… We will miss her at Mt. Airy Learning Tree After 10 years at Mt. Airy Learning Tree (five as Executive Director), Judy Weinstein is stepping down to pursue other ventures and journeys. Under Judy’s leadership, MALT BECAME EVEN MORE OF AN INSTITUTION IN MT. AIRY, tending to our Read more…

WMA GEMS: Fatima M. Rogers

Principal, Charles W. Henry Elementary School… A JEWEL Devoted to Public Education Fatima’s excellent leadership at Henry was recently confirmed in a big way…she became one of seven recipients of the Lindback Distinguished Principal Award. The Lindback Distinguished Principal Award, funded by the Christian R. and Mary F. Lindback Foundation Read more…

WMA GEMS: Doris Kessler

The master of streetscapes… nurturing/planting trees and beautifying For many years and getting close to 1000 tree plantings in Mt. Airy and nearby areas, Doris Kessler leads a dedicated group of people who love and know the value of trees. Recently, she led a group to prune some trees. Each Read more…