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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.*****/****.

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Overbrook High School on Lockdown Due to Reports of Gunshot, Gunman

October 19, 2017 by NBC 10 Philadelphia

NBC 10 PhiladelphiaA West Philadelphia high school was put on lockdown for about an hour Wednesday morning after a teacher reported hearing a gunshot and a student possibly saw a gunman run out of the building, Philadelphia police said. Officers searched Overbrook High ...

Lockdown lifted at Overbrook High School

October 18, 2017 by

6abc.comLockdown lifted at Overbrook High School. Gray Hall reports during Action News at Noon on October 18, 2017. (WPVI). WPVI. Wednesday, October 18, 2017. OVERBROOK (WPVI) --. Overbrook High School was under lockdown Wednesday morning after a teacher ...

Report: Lockdown lifted at Philly high school; no evidence of gunshots

October 18, 2017 by

PhillyVoice.comReport: Lockdown lifted at Philly high school; no evidence of gunshots. By PhillyVoice Staff. Schools Police. Overbrook High School Contributed Art/Google Street View. Overbrook High School in West Philadelphia. A lockdown has been lifted at Overbrook ...

Lockdown lifted at Overbrook High School in Philadelphia

October 18, 2017 by FOX 29 News Philadelphia

FOX 29 News PhiladelphiaLockdown lifted at Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. photo. Posted: Oct 18 2017 09:56AM EDT. Updated: Oct 18 2017 10:48AM EDT. (WTXF) - A lockdown has been lifted at Overbrook High School in Philadelphia. The school went into lockdown just before ...

Overbrook High Lockdown Lifted After Police Investigation

October 18, 2017 by CBS Philly

CBS PhillyOverbrook High Lockdown Lifted After Police Investigation. October 18, 2017 at 10:01 am. PHILADELPHIA (CBS) –– Overbrook High School was briefly on lockdown after a teacher reported hearing a gunshot, Wednesday morning. It looks like you may be having ...

Overbrook High School's Class of 1967 celebrates 50th Reunion

September 4, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneCongratulations to Overbrook High School, (OHS) Class of 1967, who celebrated their 50th Reunion on Aug. 19. There was a great turnout with over two-hundred classmates, family and friends attending the milestone celebration at the Hilton Hotel in ...

Overbrook High School's 50th Reunion

August 24, 2017 by Philadelphia Sunday Sun

Philadelphia Sunday SunThe Overbrook High School class of 1967 celebrated a golden reunion on August 19th at the Hilton Hotel in Philadelphia. The theme of Overbrook's 50th reunion was “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow.” “It was truly a night to remember with our classmates who ...

Will Smith's first record made him a high school star

August 10, 2017 by Belfast Telegraph

Belfast TelegraphWill Smith had the time of his life during his final month at high school after his friends heard his first record on the radio. In an appearance in the first episode of new Apple Music series Carpool Karaoke Will revealed he was a child prodigy as a ...

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

June 23, 2017 by Billy Penn

Billy PennThen his probation officer connected him to the PowerCorps program through the Philadelphia Water Department, where Johnson learned about the history and use of Green Stormwater Infrastructure, and was able to do work that included basic maintenance on ...

Overbrook places four on All-Public baseball teams

June 12, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneFirst Team: Jahson Schley, Del-Val Charter, outfield, Sr.; Jorae Phillips, Hill Freedman Academy, outfield, Jr.; Jonathan Wilson, Hill Freedman Academy, outfield, Sr.; Kavon Harris, West Philadelphia, infield, So.; Saliekee Roberts, Del-Val Charter ...

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 to Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, where he was treated for smoke inhalation and released the following day. On Friday, classmates and teachers at Overbrook surprised the aspiring professional boxer by calling him onstage during an assembly ...

Overbrook High basketball great Kevin Washington inducted into Hall of Fame

May 16, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneOverbrook was loaded with brilliant players during his scholastic days. “I had some great times,” Washington said. “Andre McCarter [All-American] was on that team. My man Jerry Thomas was one of the greatest high school players around. One of the ...

Dr. Edward V. Wilson, 90, dentist

April 6, 2017 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneDr. Edward V. Wilson, a dentist who helped many who couldn't afford dental care, died on Sunday, April 2, 2017. He was 90. He was born on March 10, 1927 to the late John H. Wilson Sr. and Gladys Long Wilson in Philadelphia. He graduated from Overbrook ...

Timothy Whitaker, 57, Marine Corps veteran

November 29, 2016 by The Philadelphia Tribune

The Philadelphia TribuneHe was born on Oct. 6, 1959, to Vina L. Whitaker and the late Thomas Whitaker on Philadelphia. Whitaker was educated in Philadelphia public schools, graduating from Overbrook High School. Whitaker attended college for two years before he enlisted in ...

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