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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Letters: October 23

Letters October 23, 2013 1 Comment

Lucky for hospital Having just returned from a totally unplanned three night stay at our Chestnut Hill Hospital, I want to take this opportunity to acknowledge and thank the marvelous staff for their expertise, kindness, and care. From housekeeping (thank you, Mary) to physicians, the fifth floor staff was wonderful. In particular, thank you Mike, […]
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Letters: October 16

Letters October 16, 2013 0 Comments

Another ticketĀ 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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