Isabella Sparrow boutique opens on Germantown Avenue

News September 17, 2014 2 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani Isabella Sparrow, a farmhouse-inspired boutique, opened Sept. 4 at 8511 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. “The store is a combination of antique, vintage farmhouse décor,” said owner Hillary O’Carroll. “It’s about a peaceful space that isn’t intrusive. It’s very much about simple living, a calm ascetic, and being devoted towards a farm-life […]
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Morris Arboretum’s Fall Festival and Scarecrows

News September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Each fall, scores of families across the Delaware Valley look forward to the Morris Arboretum’s Fall Festival, a weekend of autumn fun and activity held the first weekend in October. Celebrating its 16th year, the Morris Arboretum will host this year’s annual Fall Festival on Saturday, October 4 and Sunday, October 5 from 10 a.m. […]
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Local food and fashion this Friday at the Fareway

News September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Chestnut Hill hosts Fashion and Food at the Fareway on Friday evening, Sept.19, from 5 to 8 p.m. with a fashion show, food samplings from local restaurants, a sneak preview of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Black & White Gala, and more. One of the goals of this new event is to bring customers and […]
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Randolph’s jewelry store to close

News September 16, 2014 4 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani Randolph’s Fine Jewelry, at 7902 Germantown Ave., will close its doors Sept. 20 after 18 years of business in Chestnut Hill. Owner Randolph Tartaglio said the closure is due to “circumstances beyond my control,” though his windows are papered with photocopies of a letter from his landlord stating that he must vacate […]
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Eden Foods controversy prompts co-op to hold special meeting for members

News September 11, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak  Weavers Way Co-op is hosting a public forum at 7:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 17, at Summit Church, 6757 Green St., to discuss the recent controversy regarding the Co-op’s decision to continue to purchase products from Eden Foods, an organic food company, despite the company’s attempts to be exempt from the […]
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Woodmere to open next season of Chestnut Hill Film Series on Sept. 30

News September 10, 2014 0 Comments

by William R. Valerio Mark your calendars now! The Chestnut Hill Film Group is getting ready for another season of rare films that merit being shown under Woodmere’s roof. Films start at 7:30, but arrive early to chat with neighbors and visit Woodmere’s galleries. Ralph Hirshorn, a Chestnut Hill institution unto himself, leads the film […]
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Hill cafe offers ‘Coffee with a Cop’

News September 10, 2014 0 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani Poppy’s Cafe, located in the Market at the Fareway, invited residents to drop by and have “Coffee with a Cop.” Amanda Yoder, manager of Poppy’s Cafe, organized the event along with Officer Bob Mahan of the 14th District. “Bob and I thought it would be a good idea with this kind of […]
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‘Heart Health on the Hill’ offers heart tips starting Sept. 13

News September 10, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District and Chestnut Hill Hospital present “Heart Health on the Hill from Saturday, Sept. 13 through Sat. Sept. 20. The weeklong event will feature daily heart-healthy tidbits via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Chestnut Hill Hospital cardiologists will provide heart-healthy tips and local restaurants will be featured with healthy recipes and new […]
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CHBA to host Fashion and Food on the Fareway

News September 10, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District will host “Fashion and Food at the Fareway” on Friday, Sept. 19, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a fashion show, food samplings from local restaurants and live music. This free event will be held outside the Market at the Fareway, behind the newly-renovated Chestnut Hill Hotel at 8229 […]
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Nonconforming fence discussed at LUPZ meeting

News September 9, 2014 15 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani They say good fences make good neighbors. What they failed to mention is that good fences can also make for a bad headache. Just ask Gary Fescine and Lisa Digiacomo of 8010 Winston Rd. After moving to their new home a year ago, they replaced a 25-year-old fence that was deteriorating and […]
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