Letters: December 18

Letters December 18, 2013 1 Comment

Restaurant peace? Your review of Brittingham’s re-opening of their long-established restaurant (“New Brittingham’s: great food but a supersonic din,” Dec. 5) brought to mind three recent experiences in restaurants. In each case, the food was over the top, the service was excellent, but the noise level was such that I could not hear people at […]
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Letters: December 12

Letters December 12, 2013 2 Comments

A memorable House Tour The Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Holiday House Tour went over the top this past weekend, with an ambitious tour encompassing seven stops. Five beautiful homes were opened to tour guests. Two homeowners did their own decorating in full holiday style, and three homeowners generously opened their homes to transformation at the […]
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Letters: December 4

Letters December 4, 2013 1 Comment

Thanks for a writer who has moved on to bigger things Thanksgiving is for remembering those who are no longer with us. Some who recall those bad old times at the Local may indulge in the occasional “Whatever happened to” game. No, not me, you sillies. When Michael Mishak was cranking out dazzling prose, signs […]
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Letters: November 27

Letters November 27, 2013 0 Comments

Righting the city’s wayward ship Repeated mistakes are made over and over in Philadelphia because the dominance of one political party steers us off away from the center. Our city needs someone to turn the city’s rudder to a straight course ahead. We plod a hackneyed path every year about raising taxes, schools, teachers, crime, […]
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Letters: November 20

Letters November 20, 2013 0 Comments

Dismayed I was dismayed to read your article of October 10 regarding the Fall for the Arts Festival on Germantown Ave. The Stagecrafters Theater has been a a lively and prominent part of the arts scene, producing quality theater in Chestnut Hill since 1929. Yet, there was not mention of the group in your article. […]
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Letters: November 6

Letters November 6, 2013 0 Comments

Thankful for Antonelli help As a volunteer event organizer, I wanted to publicly thank the graphic design and photography students and staff at Antonelli Institute in Erdenheim. I would like to give special mention to Danielle Riccardi. Students there created a fun flyer and signs for a Downton Abbey fundraiser to benefit Chestnut Hill Meals […]
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Letters: October 30

Letters October 30, 2013 0 Comments

Expand background checks for guns October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, a time that brings awareness to the lives lost due to domestic violence and the role of guns in so many domestic violence homicides. Expanding background checks is a common-sense approach to curbing so many senseless deaths. Our current background check system only applies […]
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