Hill residents confront police captain over area crime

News April 14, 2014 2 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Captain John Fleming of the 14th Police District addressed a packed auditorium at a public meeting held at The Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia, 7301 Germantown Ave., on Thursday night, April 11. About 35 residents voiced concerns about burglaries, speeding, underage drinking and thefts from autos. Also in attendance were Philadelphia Police […]
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“The Burglars” screening April 15

News April 14, 2014 0 Comments

Next up for Chestnut Hill Film Group’s ‘Tuesday Nights at the Movies’ is the 1971 film “The Burglars.” In Athens, professional thieves rob a suitcase of emeralds from a wealthy citizen. When the corrupt police chief finds out they are responsible for the crime, he pursues them in hopes that he can retrieve the gems […]
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Elfant partners with Face to Face in Germantown for its 2014 Anti-Poverty Initiative

News April 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Elfant Wissahickon Realtors in conjunction with Martin Elfant, Inc., Class Abstract, Northwest Abstract, and Direct Mortgage Loan Co. have pledged to raise $30,000 for Face to Face Germantown, a not-for-profit human services organization, as part of its 2014 Anti-poverty Initiative. Face to Face Germantown, 109 East Price St., provides numerous services to individuals and […]
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Teens Spring into action

News April 10, 2014 0 Comments

After a long winter, Teenagers Inc., is ready to shake off those cold and dark days and spring into action. We had a music-filled winter, with several performances that gave us record-breaking numbers coming into the Teen Center. The bands that performed for us were Skyline and Simon’s Absence. We had a few solo acts […]
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Royal Rummage, Clover Market and Second Sunday this weekend

News April 10, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District announced today that there will be a number of spring events happening in Chestnut Hill on Friday, April 11 through Sunday, April 13. The Royal Rummage Sale, Second Sunday and The Clover Market will offer a variety of fun, family-friendly options for shopping, dining and enjoying the season on Germantown […]
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CHCA board election: meet the candidates

News April 9, 2014 0 Comments

The following 13 candidates are running for a seat on the Chestnut Hill Community Association Board of Directors. This year a total of eight seats are available; the top eight vote-getters will win those seats for three-year terms. Members of the CHCA may cast their vote using the ballot located on page 14. The ballot […]
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FOW to celebrate 90th anniversary

News April 9, 2014 0 Comments

by Emily Vanneman Friends of the Wissahickon will mark 90 years of preserving the beauty and natural history of the Wissahickon Valley by hosting a series of events in Wissahickon Valley Park, starting this month. “We are incredibly proud to celebrate 90 years of caring for one of Philadelphia’s most special places,” said Maura McCarthy, […]
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