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Book Release - A Second Chance Series

June 13, 2017 by Millicent Stephens Murray (Register to contact)

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Millicent Stephens, aka Missy Stephens, published her romance series titled, A Second Chance, which is a story about second chances at love.

Missy is an Overbrook alumna in the Class of '84.

She currently lives in Pennsylvania with her husband and children.

She is a lyricist and songwriter who has written several songs, one of which is titled Thinking of You and is currently on the Mystery of Love CD by J Wes Project Band. An avid reader herself, she put her talents to work in her first romance series.

Check out her website to see her literary works: http://www.*****/****.

Overbrook High School News From Around The Web

How an Overbrook High grad went from jail time to a career in engineering

June 23, 2017 by Billy Penn

Billy PennJohnson, 26, attended and graduated from Overbrook high school and took a few college courses at the Community College of Philadelphia before dropping out. He soon took a path that led him to spending time in and out of jail before being sentenced to ...

Overbrook places four on All-Public baseball teams

June 13, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneHowever, Overbrook High put together an impressive season making the Public League playoffs. Moreover, the Panthers placed four players on the All-Public League baseball team. “We had a 7-3 record in the [American] division,” said Overbrook High head ...

Film director Benny Boom returns to Overbrook High

June 2, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneBenny Douglas, who goes by the name Benny Boom, returned to the Overbrook High School auditorium where he once sat as a student. The 1989 alumnus returned to Philadelphia Friday to talk to students and catch up with alumni, and also to promote the ...

Overbrook High sophomore is a hero whether he knows it or not

June 2, 2017 by

Philly.comSince it was a Saturday, the Overbrook High School sophomore probably would have slept until noon -- but the smell of smoke woke him up. Something was wrong. Dressed only in sweatpants, Rudy ran upstairs and out the front door, where he found his ...

Overbrook High basketball great Kevin Washington inducted into Hall of Fame

May 16, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneKevin Washington, CEO and president of YMCA USA, was inducted into the Overbrook High School Hall of Fame on Friday. spt-kevin051617-02 ... Former Overbrook High standout Kevin Washington is a big part of the Panthers' basketball legacy going back to ...

Commonwealth Court Orders Teacher Reinstated When The School Board Fails To Strictly Comply With Statutory ...

April 23, 2017 by JD Supra (press release)

JD Supra (press release)School District of Philadelphia, 144 A.3d 986 (Pa. Commw. ... On September 1, 1997, the School District of Philadelphia (“District”) hired Serge Vladimirsky (“Vladimirsky”) as a social studies teacher at Overbrook High School (“Overbrook”). In 2011 ...

Dr. Edward V. Wilson, 90, dentist

April 6, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneHe was born on March 10, 1927 to the late John H. Wilson Sr. and Gladys Long Wilson in Philadelphia. He graduated from Overbrook High School in 1945 and earned his bachelor's degree from Lincoln University in 1949. He was awarded his dental degree ...

Eisinger-DeFonzo, Joan Arlene (Zucker)

February 7, 2017 by Press of Atlantic City

Press of Atlantic CityJoan was born on January 22, 1932 in Philadelphia, PA. She attended Philadelphia public schools and graduated in 1950 from Overbrook High School. She was united in matrimony to Louis Richard Eisinger in November 1953. This union was blessed with ...

Timothy Whitaker, 57, Marine Corps veteran

November 29, 2016 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneWhitaker was educated in Philadelphia public schools, graduating from Overbrook High School. Whitaker ... 26 at Wharton-Wesley United Methodist Church, 5343 Catherine St. Burial was in Glenwood Memorial Gardens in Broomall, Pa. Helen E. Waite ...

Two schools: 15 miles and worlds apart

November 22, 2016 by Philadelphia Public School Notebook

Philadelphia Public School NotebookUpper Dublin High School in Fort Washington, Pennsylvania, and Overbrook High School in Philadelphia are just 15 miles from each other. But they're worlds apart. Take the matter of water — that most basic element of human life. Upper Dublin's new high ...

Officials told Philadelphia schools need $5 billion in repairs

November 21, 2016 by

Philly.comThe Monday tour of Overbrook, a once-grand structure known as "the Castle on the Hill," was meant to give lawmakers who will distribute school-facilities money in Pennsylvania a grounding in just how vast the Philadelphia School District's capital ...

From Overbrook High to Baltimore's next mayor

November 15, 2016 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneAnd by her own admission, she didn't do anything to garner attention while attending Blankenburgh Elementary, Shaw Middle School and Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. “All I did, especially in high school, was go to school and go to work,” said ...

Herbert C. Scott, 83, self-employed salesman

August 26, 2016 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia Tribune14, 1932 to the late Howard Scott and Ruby Askew in Philadelphia. He was educated in the Philadelphia public school system and graduated from Overbrook High School in 1951. He married Gloria T. Lewis on May 29, 1953 in Elkton, Md. and three sons ...

Ethel Hendricks Taylor, 90 retired federal worker

June 20, 2016 by

Philly.comDr. Taylor said her mother was only a freshman in high school when her older brother, home in South Philadelphia on leave from the Army, saw a letter from Overbrook High School. At the time, the family was living in South Philadelphia. The brother ...

Will Smith swings through West Philly for a cheesesteak

April 26, 2016 by

PhillyVoice.comThe Wynnefield native and Overbrook High School graduate, who will appear this summer in DC Comic's "Suicide Squad," was spotted Tuesday night at his preferred hometown location, Overbrook Pizza (a contrasting opinion to fellow Philly native Kobe ...

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