Cancer group to present 15th annual fashion show

News March 27, 2014 0 Comments

The For Pete’s Sake Cancer Respite Foundation will hold its 15th annual Fashion Show at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 10, at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club in Lafayette Hill. Along with fashions from Bloomingdales, the event will include a cash bar, hors d’oeuvres, dinner, live and silent auctions, grand prize and trip raffles. The evening […]
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New children’s store coming to Avenue

News March 26, 2014 0 Comments

by Emily Vanneman Beth Milley has been the owner of specialty retail stores for a long time. The previous owner of Butterflies and Bullfrogs and At the Chrysalis, both in Bucks County, she is embarking on a new enterprise grounded in her childhood love of Pippi Longstocking. A newcomer to Chestnut Hill, Milley will open […]
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Seeking help in opposing BID expansion

News March 26, 2014 0 Comments

Dear Neighbor: Presently before City Council is a bill to expand the area subject to assessment of additional tax to subsidize the Chestnut Hill Business Improvement District. The plan calls for a new tax assessment against all residential properties in the unit blocks along Germantown Avenue from Chestnut Hill Avenue to Cresheim Avenue that are […]
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Rev. Gary Hall to preach at St. Martin’s April 6

News March 26, 2014 0 Comments

The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields will host The Very Rev. Gary Hall, Dean of the National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. as the preacher of its monthly Choral Evensong service on Sunday, April 6 at 5:00 p.m. The Very Rev. Gary Hall has been an outspoken advocate of gun violence prevention since his installation as dean. […]
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New First Saturdays at the Chestnut Hill Historical Society

News March 25, 2014 0 Comments

When? The first Saturday of the month from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., starting on April 5, refreshments provided. Where? 8708 Germantown Avenue Who Is It For? Everyone who loves Chestnut Hill and can’t get enough of its story. You’ll discover its history in the collections from the 1680s to the present. What’s more, you […]
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Hospital sponsors 3rd annual LUNA film fest

News March 25, 2014 0 Comments

Chestnut Hill Hospital will host the 3rd annual LUNA Fest – a national film festival dedicated to promoting awareness and raising funds for women’s issues. On Thursday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m., nine, award-winning, short films featuring the work of a diverse array of talented women filmmakers will be shown at the Ambler Theater. This […]
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Lutheran Theological Seminary celebrates 150th Anniversary

News March 25, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak – The first of a two-part series The Lutheran Theological Seminary of Philadelphia (LTSP), one of eight seminaries affiliated with the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, will mark its 150th anniversary this year. Bishop Claire Burkat, of the Southeastern Pennsylvania synod of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (ELCA) said in […]
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