Board approves policy on “illegal” fences

News September 23, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani The Chestnut Hill Community Association, at its Sept. 18 board meeting, approved publication of a fence communication statement that discusses the zoning code and where the CHCA currently stands in regards to it. Introduced by Larry McEwen, vice president of the CHCA’s Physical Division, the motion was passed with a 12-1 vote. […]
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SCH football 4-0 going into homecoming contest

Sports September 23, 2014 0 Comments

by Pete Mazzaccaro A year ago, Father Judge scored 35 points en route to a shutout performance against the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Blue Devils varsity football team. SCH’s star quarterback Paul Dooley was injured early in the game, taking away a key element of the Blue Devil’s high scoring offense. This past Saturday, Father […]
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SCH booters repulse Hun Warriors, 5-0

Sports September 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy controlled the soccer ball the majority of the time in both halves of last Thursday’s home field match, but the Blue Devils were definitely more productive in the second period. In the first 40 minutes, SCH could not add to a lone goal scored by freshman Michael […]
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Mount golf living up to expectations

Sports September 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Pretty much the perpetual champion in the Athletic Association of Catholic Academies and currently the defending Class AAA (large school) PIAA state champ, the Mount St. Joseph Academy golf squad shows no signs of faltering this fall. With only two league matches left on the AACA regular-season schedule, the Magic have a […]
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SCH sticksters too much for rebuilding GFS

Sports September 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher While Springside Chestnut Hill Academy only graduated two members of its 2013 field hockey team, the stick squad at Germantown Friends found itself in a rebuilding mode at the start of this season. The difference in the number of seasoned varsity players on the two squads figured into the outcome when they […]
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CHC men’s soccer unbeaten in CACC

Sports September 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Midway through the second half of last Saturday’s conference home game, the men’s soccer team from Chestnut Hill College was holding onto a 1-0 lead that stemmed from a goal midway through the opening period. The home crowd didn’t have to hold its collective breath during the final minutes of the contest, […]
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PC field hockey fries Phoenix, 8-0

Sports September 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher After a modest scoring output in a 3-1 loss to Shipley School back on September 9, Penn Charter’s field hockey franchise opened the offensive floodgates against another Friends Schools League opponent last Friday, turning away visiting Friends Central School by a score of 8-0. Senior Sophie Eldridge, who will sign with Northwestern […]
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CHC women clip Falcons for first win

Sports September 22, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Over the first few weeks of the 2014 soccer season, neither goals nor victories were easy to come by for the women of Chestnut Hill College. Both came the Griffins’ way in last Saturday’s home match, when a first-half goal by freshman Kylee Jazikoff held up for a 1-0 win. After being […]
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Child of an alcoholic prostitute – Terrified ‘angel’ in Catholic orphanage falls into coffin

Local Life September 19, 2014 0 Comments

by Ron Petrou Ed. Note: Ron Petrou, a resident of Mt. Airy, is a former high school English teacher at Kimberton Waldorf School and the founder/director of Wordsmiths, a public relations firm in King of Prussia. He is now writing a book about his own life and the lives of his wife, Martha, a nurse; […]
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‘Killer WASPs’ sting Main Line pretensions – Local author’s new book a crime mystery among the rich

Local Life September 19, 2014 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli Killer WASPs are loose on the Main Line. In her debut novel, Amy Korman, 46, long-time Philadelphia Magazine editor, has weaved together a playful crime mystery set in Bryn Mawr. Between the tennis matches and the cocktail parties and the expensively dressed people, it’s a glitzy society. But a major real estate […]
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