Letters: July 2

Letters July 2, 2014 0 Comments

Plenty of parking in Chestnut Hill In reference to the Susan MacBride (of Roxborough) letter in the June 26 Local, I am puzzled by her concern of not being able to find parking space in any of the six parking lots located between Gravers and Evergreen. Some of the merchants like Kilians even offer complimentary […]
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Letters: June 25

Letters June 25, 2014 3 Comments

To preserve and protect The proposal by Blake Development Corporation to demolish 415 West Moreland Ave is a serious breach of the implicit, unwritten agreement we all live by in this National Historic District: that is, we will preserve the fine historic properties we’ve inherited if at all possible, rather than break up large parcels […]
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Letters, June 19

Letters June 19, 2014 0 Comments

A MALT Thank You On behalf of MALT I want to thank our 2014 Hidden Garden Tour hosts for opening up your homes to 175 garden enthusiasts on May 31.. We had glowingly positive remarks about this year’s event. People spoke about seeing the perfect rose bush, the gorgeous hardscapes and softscapes, the wonderfully creative […]
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Letters: June 11

Letters June 11, 2014 0 Comments

Another successful book fest Thanks to the wonderful authors at the Chestnut Hill Book Festival on Sunday those attending are much more informed on a variety of subjects and have increased their summer reading pile. Our own Hugh Gilmore hosted a lively panel “Creating a Writing Life” as only Hugh can do. Authors Katie Haegele […]
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Letters: June 4

Letters June 4, 2014 0 Comments

Remembering Henry School past, hoping for better I walked into Henry School 84 years ago, holding hands with another six-year-old girl who was as scared as I was. To this day, we have remained devoted friends. Eighteen of us started school that day. Our teacher was Miss Edith Scott, our school secretary and minor injury […]
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Letters: May 29

Letters May 29, 2014 0 Comments

We’re all only customers in Chestnut Hill Many denizens of the Hill remember, I am certain, the little Gemeinschaft that the Hill once was. True, there was some exclusion, but both the denizens of the West and of the East had most of their existential needs satisfied by the small shops and restaurants on the […]
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Letters: May 21

Letters May 21, 2014 0 Comments

‘Blown away’ by elephant article I bought a copy of the Local this afternoon and was completely blown away by the article that Carole Verona wrote about me (“Wyndmoor’s ‘elephant lady’ trying to prevent extinction,” May 15). I was not expecting it to be such a big feature, and I’m really appreciative that Len Lear gave […]
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Letters: May 14

Letters May 14, 2014 0 Comments

Let there be fence In reference to the perimeter fencing at the Stanton residence, I feel the entire community and the DRC should band together and support the Stantons. Chestnut Hill is very fortunate to have dedicated residents like the Stantons (and people like Richard Snowden), who maintain their properties so as to enhance their […]
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Letters: May 7

Letters May 7, 2014 0 Comments

9th Ward Democrats endorse McCord Rob McCord, Pennsylvania State Treasurer, now in his second term, won the endorsement of the 9th Ward Democratic Committee on Tuesday night. McCord bested two other candidates: Congresswoman Allyson Schwartz, former leader of the 9th Ward and Tom Wolf, the businessman from York who kicked off his campaign in January […]
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Letters: April 30

Letters April 30, 2014 0 Comments

Kudos to Weavers Way I was out to get some lunch the other day and thought, “Let me stop at Weavers Way in Chestnut Hill. To anyone who wants delicious, dare I say gourmet lunch choices, this is the place to go. I am a vegetarian and a wannabe vegan, so I chose a seitan cheesesteak […]
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