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Opinion

BID expansion would punish George Woodward Co.

0 Comments 09 April 2014

When the leaders of the Business Improvement District (“BID”) asked our permission to expand the District’s boundaries to include two of our apartment buildings on West Evergreen Avenue (Colonial Manor Apartments and Chestnut Hill Apartments), we gave it. Even though it would cost us almost $12,000 a year, we wanted to be good citizens and […]

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News

Joint effort gets Avenue snow cleared

3 Comments 25 February 2014

by Paula M. Riley On Thursday morning, residents, shoppers and business owners were greeted by a sight they had not seen in weeks: parking spaces available on Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike. After weeks of huge snow piles clogging spaces, stalled traffic as buses navigated the narrow street, and the all-too-familiar sound of side mirrors […]

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LUPZ hears report on Bowman plans

0 Comments 13 February 2013

by Wesley Ratko Cynthia Brey, co-chair of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee, reported on a meeting with Bowman Properties regarding the design of the proposed building at 8200 Germantown Ave., the former Magarity Ford site, at the LUPZ’s Feb. 7 meeting. She said Bowman had presented so-called “value engineering” […]

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New college signs approved by CHCA

0 Comments 30 January 2013

by Wesley Ratko Final designs for new signs at the entrance to Chestnut Hill College, 9601 Germantown Ave., were approved unanimously at the Jan. 24 board meeting of the Chestnut Hill Community Association. The plans, presented by Lauri Strimkovsky, vice president for financial affairs at Chestnut Hill College, show that the proposed signs will be […]

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News

The year in review: Looking back at the events of 2012

0 Comments 28 December 2012

This week and next, we will look at some of the top stories of 2012. from personal stories of good luck and perseverance to the usual zoning stories that mark significant chnges in the neighborhood, 2012 has not been a a year of stasis. JANUARY Lucky Break: How an accident may have saved a shopkeeper’s […]

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Letters

Letters, Thursday Oct. 11

0 Comments 11 October 2012

Watershed setbacks are needed for the Wissahickon City Council members need to hear from you about watershed setbacks! When the new zoning code went into effect back in August, the Wissahickon Watershed Ordinance expired. It protected the watershed that comprises much of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy by controlling development within a setback of 200 […]

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CHCA board delays vote on SCH project

0 Comments 27 July 2012

by Wesley Ratko  Neighbor dissatisfaction with the removal of trees on Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s West Willow Grove Avenue campus prompted the Chestnut Hill Community Association to delay support for three variances the school is seeking to improve its athletic fields. Board members asked the school instead to engage neighbors in discussions about replacing the […]

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