Local Life

Penn Medicine expert now serving our area: New options for Hillers with brain and spinal conditions

No Comments 22 August 2013

by Len Lear As of June of this year, advanced brain and spinal care are now available in Chestnut Hill. At that time, Dr. Neil Malhotra, 38, a highly regarded neurosurgeon, came to Penn Medicine Chestnut Hill at 33 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. Dr. Malhotra’s expertise includes the evaluation of all brain, spine and central […]

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Snapping photographs in art museums

1 Comment 22 August 2013

by Joel Levinson A few days ago I meandered through the art-packed galleries of the Barnes Foundation on the Parkway. I had visited the original museum many times when it was in Merion and, while I loved the art, I was always frustrated that photography within the galleries was not allowed. I hoped that the […]

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Local woman’s book examines NOW nationally, locally

No Comments 22 August 2013

by Caryn Hunt Last Spring the New York Times lamented – in the Fashion & Style section – that the women’s movement had not found another Gloria Steinem, one dynamic leader to be the “voice of feminism.” This reflects the media’s hangups more than any problem in the women’s movement. Women are half the population […]

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Norwood-Fontbonne Academy sprouts Children’s Garden

No Comments 22 August 2013

A permanent Children’s Garden was prepared and planted by Norwood-Fontbonne’s First Communion students last April as part of their service outreach. Located in a special plot at the Nello Memorial Garden outside Assumption Hall Convent, this garden has been cared for, thanks to many students and their families throughout the summer months. Now time for […]

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Gundaker Foundation gives $1,000 to LaRose Jazz Session

No Comments 22 August 2013

The Rotary Club of Chestnut Hill recently awarded a Gundaker Foundation Grant to Jazz Bridge on behalf of the Sunday night jazz session at the La Rose Supper Club in Germantown. Rob Henderson, founder and host of the Sunday Night Session accepted the award. The LaRose Supper Club is located at 5531 Germantown Ave. in […]

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A new dental practice seeks variance to open at Top of the Hill

No Comments 22 August 2013

by Wesley Ratko A group dental practice to be called “Top of the Hill Orthodontic and Pediatric Dentistry” is coming to Chestnut Hill. The applicants, orthodontist Jake Orozco and his wife, pediatric dentist Abbey Sullivan-Orozco, did not attend the Tuesday August 20 meeting of the Development Review Committee but were represented by their lawyer Mike […]

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The life of an intern at the historical society, Part II

No Comments 22 August 2013

by Connor Grady Throughout my work as an intern for the Chestnut Hill Historical Society, I have learned much about Chestnut Hill’s history and its role in the Philadelphia area. In particular, I have learned a lot about some of the buildings in Chestnut Hill. One of the more interesting facts I came across was […]

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Chabad to offer High Holiday services and dinner

No Comments 22 August 2013

In anticipation of the upcoming Jewish New Year (September 4-6), Chabad-Lubavitch of Northwest Philadelphia has announced its High Holiday Services schedule. They will be “warm, friendly, traditional, and open to all” said Chabad’s Executive Director, Rabbi Yitzchok Gurevitz. All are welcome to services at Chabad, free of charge, regardless of background or affiliation.  Membership is […]

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Revolutionary Germantown Festival on Saturday, October 5

No Comments 22 August 2013

The annual Revolutionary Germantown Festival was recently announced. It will take place on Saturday, October 5, from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm at Cliveden, located at 6401 Germantown Ave. between Johnson and Cliveden Streets. Cliveden, a National Historic Landmark, saw intense fighting on October 4, 1777, during the Revolutionary War Battle of Germantown. On the […]

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Streets Department program for young adults accepting applications for new class

No Comments 22 August 2013

The Philadelphia Streets Department today announced that the Philly Future Track program is now accepting applications for its new class, which will officially begin on Monday, October 14. Applications for the program are available at www.philadelphiastreets.com/philly-future-track.aspx. Once completed, applications must be submitted at the Philly Future Track drop box located in the first floor lobby […]

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