Letters: April 16

Letters April 16, 2014 0 Comments

This week we conclude with another set of letters received in response to our April 3 cover story in which the CHCA board voted to delay passage of the Local’s budget until the paper’s marketing and content strategies could receive further review. During that meeting of the board, the Local’s content was described as a […]
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Letters: April 9

Letters April 9, 2014 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: We received more than 40 letters in response to last week’s front page story on the CHCA’s Board of Director’s meeting in which several board members claimed that the Local’s content was responsible for a slip in advertising sales, leading to a decision to postpone passage of the paper’s budget for three months. […]
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Letters: April 2

Letters April 2, 2014 0 Comments

We don’t need another hero We are fortunate to live in a great place. Chestnut Hill is a great place and yet, despite our inherent affluence, we apparently need heroes. Years ago the hero was a local developer, now apparently it’s the BID. Apparently the populace is weak and needs a hero. Heroes apparently seize […]
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Letters: March 26

Letters March 26, 2014 0 Comments

First hospital in Chestnut Hill I saw the picture in the Chestnut Hill Local of the Mower General Hospital, created during the civil war, and it reminded me that Robertson’s building at 8501 Germantown Ave. was a hospital during the Revolutionary War. At that time it was the Inn of Henry Cress. I would guess […]
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Letters: March 19

Letters March 19, 2014 0 Comments

Recent increase in Internet scams Over the past few weeks, I’ve been solicited through emails to engage in risky email activity. There was the not surprising notice that I won a British lottery, which I had not entered, for £185,000 and all that I needed to do was . . . You get the idea. […]
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Letters: March 12

Letters March 12, 2014 0 Comments

A library please – not a fishbowl A library is a special place, a sanctuary of books and atmosphere, enhanced by nooks seemingly meant just for you. A feeling of voluntary seclusion. Old fashioned libraries have always appealed to me; their history and secrets seem to linger in the air. These libraries are rare and […]
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Letters: February 26

Letters February 26, 2014 1 Comment

Annual blood drive was a success On Saturday we were host to 82 prospective donors and we collected 61 units of blood. This blood will be used by Chestnut Hill Hospital and other area hospitals. The blood drive has become a tradition in Chestnut Hill that brings out the best in our community. A special […]
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