PHOTOS: Joanna Pascale at Pastorius Park

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Joanna Pascale blew Pastorius Park away with her blend of sophisticated jazz on July 20th at Pastorius Park’s Summer Concert Series. All Photos by Steve Ladner. Click on the slideshow below to see any individual photo or the whole slideshow in full-screen view. Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Membership […]
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Weekend Planner: Penguins, Performances, and Pickles

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by Jacqueline Weiss Screen Play: What: Captain America: The First Avenger (PG-13) When: July 22 Where: Check your local listings After Steve Rogers is deemed unfit for military service, he joins a top-secret operation and becomes Captain America — a superhero dedicated to defending the United States and its ideals.   What: Shakespeare in Clark […]
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Weavers Way to sponsor 6th Urban Farm Bike Tour

Breaking News, News July 22, 2011 0 Comments

by Madaleine Wattenbarger Early on Saturday morning, local cyclists and foodies will gather in East Mt. Airy with bikes in tow and appetites excited. They’ll spend the day pedaling across Philly’s pavement, stopping to meet local farmers and see local produce. At the end of the day, after covering between 24 and 35 miles of […]
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Final park concert features West Philly Orchestra & police, firefighter picnic

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Final park concert features West Philly Orchestra & police, firefighter picnic

by Nicole Griet The Chestnut Hill Community Association’s 2011 Pastorius Park concert series will come to an end on Wednesday, July 27, with a performance by the West Philadelphia Orchestra and a picnic to honor police officers, firefighters and postal workers. The evening program will begin at 6 p.m. with a picnic that is free […]
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Chess program at Lovett Library produces winners

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Chess program at Lovett Library produces winners

by Madaleine Wattenbarger Lovett Memorial Library’s chess program has an unlikely cast of characters. Excitable 9-year-olds find a place alongside more-seasoned high school players, who, in turn, compete against adult chess aficionados. Even parents play a role in the group. Luke and Kim Prendergast, whose 17-year-old son Dylan was one of the club’s initial members, […]
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Traffic study for Bowman project sees no problems on the Avenue

Breaking News, News July 20, 2011 0 Comments

by Wesley Ratko A traffic impact study presented at the July 11 meeting of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Traffic, Transportation and Parking Committee claims that traffic on Germantown Avenue would not be affected by the proposed development of the former Magarity Ford site at 8200 Germantown Ave. Debbie Ferraro, a traffic engineer with Pennoni […]
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Merger with Nolan Painting a brush with greatness N.W. Philly firm painting the town for almost 80 years

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Merger with Nolan Painting a brush with greatness  N.W. Philly firm painting the town for almost 80 years

by J.B. Hyppolite David Magargee, 64, is the former owner of Magargee Bros., Inc., a painting company that has been part of the fabric of the Philadelphia region for almost 80 years. Magargee Bros., Inc., has been servicing the Philadelphia region’s painting needs since the company was founded in 1932 by David’s father and uncle, […]
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Gunpoint hold-ups startle Hill; police say crimes not related

Breaking News, News July 19, 2011 0 Comments

by Jennifer Katz Back-to-back gunpoint robberies have Hillers on notice after the Shell gas station, at 8024 Germantown Ave., and a 19-year-old male were both held up in the same week. At approximately 11:15 p.m. on July 14, two men approached the Hill resident on East Hartwell Lane. One of the men pointed a gun […]
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PHOTOS: Cheers Elephant at Pastorius Park

Breaking News, Local Life July 15, 2011 0 Comments

Cheers Elephant played their psychedelic indie rock music on June 13 as a part of the 2011 Pastorius Park Summer Concert Series. All photos by Steve Ladner. Click on the slideshow below to see any individual photo or the whole slideshow in full-screen view. Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. […]
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Exemplary music making in Chestnut Hill and East Falls

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Exemplary music making in Chestnut Hill and East Falls

by Michael Caruso The Quakertown Concert Band played in concert at Chestnut Hill’s beautiful Pastorius Park last Wednesday evening, July 6. Then, on Saturday, July 9, I took my first excursion to the Salvation Army’s new Kroc Center in East Falls to catch the Delaware Valley Opera Company’s production of Mozart’s “Don Giovanni.” Both events […]
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