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SLIDESHOW: “Living Healthy on The Hill”

No Comments 05 May 2014

Created with flickr slideshow.   On a beautiful Saturday afternoon at the Water Tower Recreation Center, Teens Inc. lead “Living Healthy on The Hill” — an event designed to celebrate health and fitness in an effort to bring awareness to the local community. There were fitness and dance demos, yoga instructions, basketball drills and games. […]

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CH McDonald’s robbed at gunpoint

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Philadelphia Police are seeking two unknown males who robbed the Chestnut Hill McDonald’s. At 9:22 p.m. on April 30, the two suspects entered the McDonald’s at 7800 Germantown Ave. armed with handguns. One suspect ordered all of the employees to get down on the floor while the other went to the back of the store […]

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Schools

SLIDESHOW: J.S. Jenks Playground Clean-up Day

No Comments 05 May 2014

Created with flickr slideshow.   Along with spring comes spring cleaning. On Saturday, students, parents, teachers and volunteers participated in John Story Jenks Playground Clean-up Day. With their work-gloves on, the volunteers trimmed bushes, raked leaves, weeded, and cleaned the Children’s Park of Chestnut Hill. Fresh sand was added to the sandbox and over 90 […]

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Sports

SCH lax can’t quite close out Irwin

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by Tom Utescher On the brink of the beginning of May, weather conditions worse than on many days in late March confronted the girls of host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and visiting Agnes Irwin as they converged for an Inter-Ac League lacrosse match last Tuesday afternoon. Back on April 4, the Irwin Owls had rolled […]

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CHC men’s tennis reaches conference finals

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by Tom Utescher The men’s tennis team at Chestnut Hill College repeated as runner-up in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference championships two weekends ago, hosting the event on its main campus courts. Second-seeded CHC swept past the University of the Sciences, 5-0, in the semifinal round on Saturday, April 26, but succumbed by the same […]

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Norwood and GFS meet in softball session

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by Tom Utescher When Nazareth Academy was unable to make the trip from Northeast Philly to Norwood Fontbonne for a scheduled Girls Catholic Academies League softball game last Monday, the NFA Bears didn’t want to waste a beautiful spring afternoon. They were able to find a non-league opponent only about 15 minutes away, as the […]

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GA offense overcomes Charter sticksters

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by Tom Utescher Four players scored three or more goals for host Germantown Academy last Friday, as the Patriots’ girls lacrosse team turned away traditional rival and fellow Inter-Ac League member Penn Charter, 21-7. Depositing the last two goals of the first half to trail 11-5 at the interlude, the Quakers were still half-a-dozen points […]

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“Cities” swamped, but local crews kept busy

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by Tom Utescher Last week’s flooding caused the postponement of one of the largest rowing events of the season, the Philadelphia Scholastic Rowing Association City Championships. The waters in Schuylkill had returned to a relatively benign level, but immense deposits of mud along Kelly Drive, and in the parking and spectator areas caused the City […]

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