Chestnut Hill: A squash powerhouse

News July 23, 2014 0 Comments

by Garrison Xian Chestnut Hill is famous for its architecture, stone paved roads, boutique shops and flowers. The neighborhood, however, is also known for something that most Hillers are unaware of: Chestnut Hill is a squash powerhouse. No, not squash the vegetable, but the racket sport in a four-walled room in which players alternate hitting […]
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‘Aaron & The Spell’ to close Pastorius Park concert series

News July 23, 2014 0 Comments

Aaron & The Spell will conclude the 66th Pastorius Park Concert Series on July 30 at 7:30 p.m. with its eclectic blend of music consisting of the blues, folk, soul and indie rock. At the helm of Aaron & The Spell is Philadelphia-based artist Aaron Brown. As singer and songwriter of the band, Brown’s performances […]
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Moselle to leave Mt. Airy USA

News July 22, 2014 0 Comments

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by Sue Ann Rybak Elizabeth Moselle, director of Commercial Corridor Revitalization and Business Development for Mt. Airy USA and director of the Business Association of Mt. Airy, will resign at the end of July to accept a position with the Fairmount Park Conservancy, a nonprofit, collaborative partner of Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department. She also […]
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Faster emergency care

News July 17, 2014 0 Comments

by Stephen Spencer When you hear “emergency department,” you likely think of long periods of time spent in a waiting room. That’s why the experienced ER team at Chestnut Hill Hospital is committed to working diligently to have you initially seen by a clinical professional within 30-minutes of your arrival. To demonstrate our dedication, we’ve […]
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Popular ‘Moonlight Movies’ return to Mt. Airy

News July 16, 2014 0 Comments

by Siobhan Gleason Thanks to a partnership between Mt. Airy USA, the Trolley Car Diner and the Free Library of Philadelphia, Moonlight Movies in Mt. Airy are in their third year, and they have been steadily growing in popularity. This year, movies are being shown on Fridays at Lovett Park and and on Saturdays at […]
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John Byrne Band brings Celtic-folk to Pastorius

News July 16, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Callan The John Byrne Band brings its Celtic-folk music back to the Pastorius Park Concert Series for the second year in a row on Wednesday, July 16, at 7:30 p.m. The John Byrne Band has regularly toured the East Coast in recent years, performing often in the Philadelphia, New York and New Jersey […]
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‘Theresa Bernstein: A Century in Art’ at Woodmere

News July 16, 2014 0 Comments

by William R. Valerio With Woodmere’s dedication to the artists of Philadelphia, the exhibition we open next week dedicated to Theresa Bernstein (1890-2002) is an important accomplishment. Yes, you read the artist’s birth and death dates correctly: Bernstein lived to be one hundred and twelve years old—and she was an active painter up through her […]
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Germantown Relief Society seeking grantees

News July 16, 2014 0 Comments

The Germantown Relief Society, a charitable organization established in 1873, is soliciting proposals from nonprofit organizations to become Dispensing Agents for the distribution of funds provided by the Relief Society for the year 2015. The purpose of the Germantown Relief Society, as specified in its Charter, is “to relieve the … poor of Germantown and […]
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CH Meals on Wheels names director, board members

News July 16, 2014 0 Comments

Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels has announced the appointment of Pat Harrington to the newly created position of executive director. Harrington has been working as a consultant for CHMOW since October 2013. Harrington’s education and previous employment make her ideal for the position. She has an MSA in human resources with a concentration in organizational […]
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Historical society to offer new preservation award

News July 16, 2014 5 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Historical Society is seeking nominations for its first Preservation Recognition Award. The historical society, which noted that it appreciates the sensitive care owners commit to the architectural and historic resources in their keeping, plans to demonstrate its gratitude through its new Preservation Recognition Award. To be eligible, a project must be within […]
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