Artist who memorializes Chestnut Hill a grateful man

Local Life April 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Eddie Flotte Ed. Note: Eddie Flotte, 57, is to Chestnut Hill what Andrew Wyeth is to Chester County. His paintings and reproductions hang in private collections all over the world. If you walk or drive down Germantown Avenue, you just might see him in his chair at his easel, painting one of Chestnut Hill’s […]
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Beloved Hill church singer dies suddenly at age of 42

Note-Worthy April 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Michael Caruso Local lovers of choral music were shocked and saddened by the unexpected death of Jeffrey Dinsmore on Monday, April 14, in Los Angeles, where he had just begun rehearsals with The Crossing at Walt Disney Concert Hall. Dinsmore, who was only 42, was a founding member, along with artistic director Donald Nally, […]
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The ‘King’ rules over genetically modified Disney child

Over the Top April 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Mike Todd I was just minding my own business, unaware that I was about to get pounced upon, becoming a part of the great circle of life. “’Lion King! Lion King!’ Can we get it?” my son Evan screeched, pointing at the shelf of movies. “Shhhhh, library voice,” I replied. We’d just started visiting […]
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Comcast volunteers to clean area sites

News April 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Emily Vanneman On Saturday, April 26, local Comcast employees and their families, friends and community partners will come together as volunteers to improve their communities, as part of Comcast’s 13th Comcast Cares Day. This year’s effort will include three area projects. Comcast volunteers will clean, maintain and beautify the Water Tower Recreation Center, historic […]
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Why authenticity matters at Woodmere Art Museum

News April 24, 2014 0 Comments

by William R. Valerio When I was at Weavers Way recently, I bumped into a friend who asked me a question about this column: “Do you write the articles in the Local yourself or do you work with a PR firm who writes them for you?” My friends can be cynical, and I laughed because […]
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Valley Green among top 100 smaller banks

News April 24, 2014 0 Comments

by Emily Vanneman Valley Green Bank has been named one of SNL Financial’s top 100 best-performing community banks of 2013. For banks under $500 million in assets, Philadelphia-based Valley Green Bank was ranked 8 out of 4,057 banks nationally eligible for the category. Valley Green was the only bank in the category from Pennsylvania to […]
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Phanatic opens CHYSC baseball season

News April 23, 2014 0 Comments

by Paula M. Riley In sunny 65 degrees weather, with immaculate baseball fields, with 300+ kids in new uniforms, free pretzels, free water ice and a visit from Philly’s beloved mascot, the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club (CHYSC) Baseball Opening Day 2014 was a success. Boys and girls from Chestnut Hill and surrounding communities were […]
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