Letters: April 23

Letters April 23, 2014 0 Comments

BID expansion is a tax overreach Chestnut Hill’s Business Improvement District (the “BID”) has succeeded in attracting patrons to the businesses on Germantown Avenue. This effort has been funded by assessments, another property tax, against commercial properties on Germantown Avenue. The tax pays for holiday decorations, advertising and the salary of an executive director. While […]
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Crime Report

Crime Report April 23, 2014 0 Comments

The following crimes are from the week of April 13 to April 19, 2014. April 13. Unit block W. Evergreen Avenue. Police responded to the burglar alarm and observed damage to door lock where entry was attempted. April 15. Unit block W. Evergreen Avenue. An unknown person stole a mountain bike with orange stripes which […]
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SCH Academy students Rock the Runway to fight hunger

Schools April 22, 2014 0 Comments

SCH Academy’s Rock the Runway (RTR) celebrated its fifth birthday at the 2014 show and raised over $5,000 the Greater Philadelphia Coalition Against Hunger. The fashion show—including over 40 student models, student performances, and raffle baskets with gift certificates from local Chestnut Hill stores—was organized by Leah Beight and co-heads Lauren Witonsky and Mary Siltman, […]
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GFS celebrates National Library Week

Schools April 22, 2014 0 Comments

The Friends Free Library at Germantown Friends School celebrated National Library Week by asking library visitors (students, employees, parents and community members) to share how libraries have changed their lives. “It has been so much fun to hear all of the different stories,” said library assistant Kathryn Murphy. People wrote on a dry-erase sign and […]
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“Cabaret” screening April 22

News April 21, 2014 0 Comments

The season finale of Chestnut Hill Film Group’s ‘Tuesday Nights at the Movies’ will conclude with the 1972 musical film, “Cabaret.” In 1931 Berlin, set against the backdrop of the Nazis rising to power, a young American cabaret singer befriends a student from Cambridge University. The two become close, with the student enamored by the […]
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Wildcats scratch out two wins against CHC softball

Sports April 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher A single swing of the bat accounted for all of the scoring for host Chestnut Hill College in a conference doubleheader last Thursday afternoon. In game one Francesca Faillace, a sophomore out of Little Flower Catholic High School, led off the home half of the third inning with a solo home run […]
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PC lacrosse turns away visiting GA, 9-2

Sports April 21, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Host Penn Charter entered last Wednesday’s boys’ lacrosse match with an Inter-Ac League record of 2-1, and the visiting Germantown Academy Patriots, who had already faced the top three teams in the league, arrived with an 0-3 mark. Neither club wanted to fall too far behind the leaders, and after the first […]
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