Letters: October 16

Letters October 16, 2013 0 Comments

Another ticket for Hill visitor I am a neighbor from the ‘burbs, up the Pike a bit from your lovely area. Yesterday, I met several friends, one formerly from the Hill, for lunch. We enjoyed a delightful time at McNally’s. I do visit the Hill. Guess not as much as I should. Before I return I […]
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Letters: October 9

Letters October 9, 2013 0 Comments

Pop-up concert was a great idea The Philadelphia Orchestra was scheduled to open Carnegie Hall’s season last night (Oct. 2), but the gala was cancelled at the last minute due to a stagehand strike (sounds like Philly), so Yannick and the gang decided to give a free pop-up, shirtsleeves concert at Verizon Hall. Tweets went […]
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Letters: October 2

Letters October 2, 2013 6 Comments

Sign vigilantes Within the last several weeks I received a polite, well-written note in my mailbox at home. The note requested that I remove a lawn sign from my front yard inviting people to visit a local private school for an open house. The writer suggested that my sign ruined the look of our beautiful […]
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Letters: September 25

Letters September 25, 2013 0 Comments

Thanks for support of fund-raiser We wanted to thank our community for once again supporting our 3rd annual Make a Splash Fundraiser. The fundraiser was held at the Flourtown Country Club and was based on family fun. In addition to basket raffles, a silent auction, and bubbles and tattoos for the kids, this year we […]
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Letters: September 18

Letters September 18, 2013 0 Comments

A dangerous tree should be removed Chestnut Hill has many magnificent tree specimens. Unfortunately, quite a few are past their prime and have become dangerous to anything or anyone underneath their spreading branches. One such tree has consumed a lot of my time in the past two months. On July 20, I was walking home […]
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Letters: September 5

Letters September 5, 2013 1 Comment

Pleased by active police response We want to publicly thank several of our local police officers. It is a story of one good thing leading to another. The article in the 8/22/13 Local, urging residents to report anything that feels suspicious by calling 911 was very helpful. It is so easy to talk ourselves out […]
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Letters: August 28

Letters August 28, 2013 0 Comments

Vietnam War still killing Americans I thoroughly enjoyed John Colgan-Davis’ comprehensive take on the “1968″ exhibit running at the Constitution Center. I too attended it recently and was struck by the stark differences between the colorful pop culture happening in the States back then and the horrible war in Vietnam. It is a war that […]
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Letters: August 21

Letters August 21, 2013 1 Comment

Kudos for stance on ‘stand your ground’ law Kudos to Pete Mazzaccaro for your on-target July 18 article, “A law that creates vigilantes.” I believe your article is the best I’ve read to date that explains a rationale for the jury’s shocking (wrongful) acquittal of unprovoked 210-pound George Zimmerman’s stalking, confronting and shooting of an […]
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Letters: August 14

Letters August 14, 2013 3 Comments

Thanks to all for Pastorius efforts Our 65th Pastorius Park concert season came to an end on July 31. Now our stage has been taken down and is back in storage until next year. Although the weather was far from kind to us, we had a fabulous season and heard some great music in the […]
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Letters: August 7

Letters August 7, 2013 0 Comments

Thanks for a successful series Last Wednesday we held the 15th Annual Police, Firefighters and Postal Workers Picnic in Pastorius Park. It was a lovely evening in the park. Picnickers feasted on wraps, greek salad, pasta salad and chips, followed by cookies, cake, home baked brownies and watermelon. Thank you to all the hard working […]
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