New business on Hill helps fuel desire for olive oils

Local Life, Uncategorized December 13, 2012 0 Comments

  By Sally Hults  A Taste of Olive opened in mid-October at 8505 Germantown Ave. in the former Bone Appetit space. Nancy Smith and her daughter, Kimber Schladweiler, also own stores in Ardmore, West Chester and Haddonfield. “We really wanted to be in Chestnut Hill, to be a part of the community,” Smith said last […]
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Please help find missing dog

Uncategorized October 25, 2012 0 Comments

MISSING IN MT. AIRY: This sweet little 14-year-old Maltese, Leite (pronounced “Lay-chee”), went missing Tuesday, Oct. 23, after dark from a house on the 300 block of Pelham Road in Mt. Airy. Leite is partially deaf and blind and only weighs about 5 pounds. His owners are heartbroken! If you see him, please call Jane […]
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Is your vacation bookshop still there? Mine is gone.

Opinion, Uncategorized August 10, 2012 1 Comment

by Hugh Gilmore Our Maine vacation is the only time all year when I’ll read a book in the daytime. Notice I say, “book.” I read all day back home, but only short stuff – newspapers, magazines, Internet information and so on, almost all of it in the guise of “work.” But not books. Books […]
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Afro Cuban jazz singer Venissa Santi next at Pastorius Park

Uncategorized July 9, 2012 0 Comments

Acclaimed Afro-Cuban jazz singer Venissa Santi will perform next Wednesday, July 11, on Pastorius Park’s outdoor stage. The show will begin at 7:30 p.m. Santi’s performance is the latest act in the ongoing Pastorius Park Summer Concert Series. The series is organized every year by the Chestnut Hill Community Association and is made possible by […]
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Park Concert series organizers ready for June 13 start

News, Uncategorized June 1, 2012 0 Comments

By Pete Mazzaccaro In a few weeks, The Chestnut Hill Community Association will again begin a summer tradition that is now 64 years old – the Pastorius Park Concert series. From what was until about 10 years ago a presentation of classical and big band music, the Pastorius Park Concert series has evolved into an […]
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‘Library Connector’ will be a bridge to ‘empower people to serve’

Uncategorized March 23, 2012 0 Comments

By Sue Ann Rybak A student in a wheelchair bowed his head during the opening prayer at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia’s (LTSP) “Library Connector” groundbreaking ceremony held on Thursday afternoon. Another barrier to learning will soon be broken after the project is complete. The library connector will not only connect The Brossman Center […]
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Neighbors loan $50,000 to save Mt. Airy market.

Uncategorized January 31, 2012 0 Comments

  by Lou Mancinelli Back on Jan.10, Food For All, a Mt. Airy café and market specializing in food and groceries for people with food allergies, announced in an email newsletter that it would close just 16 months after opening. The closing was the result of a promotion deal through Groupon that left the store […]
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Local mom retires after 10 years with Pa. Ballet

Local Life, Uncategorized January 27, 2012 0 Comments

by Michael Caruso The Pennsylvania Ballet returns to the  boards Feb. 9 through 12 with “Pushing Boundaries” at the Merriam Theater. The East Falls-based company will perform William Forsyth’s “The Vertiginous Thrill of Exactitude” to music by Schubert plus two works by its choreographer-in-residence, Matthew Neenan: “Keep,” to music by Borodin and Rimsky-Korsakov, and “11/11” […]
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SCHA’s Epps, Sullivan certify college choices

Sports, Uncategorized November 23, 2011 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Way back in July, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy seniors Sydni Epps and Casey Sullivan made verbal commitments to the colleges where they plan to continue their athletic careers, and last week it was finally time to put pen to paper and make it official. On Monday, November 14, the school held an […]
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Rita’s Water Ice seeks location at Chestnut Hill Plaza

News, Uncategorized November 22, 2011 0 Comments

Rita’s Water Ice seeks location at Chestnut Hill Plaza by Wesley Ratko Chestnut Hill could be the newest home to Rita’s Water Ice, but not before legal restrictions are worked out over who is allowed to set up shop at Chestnut Hill Plaza, 7630 Germantown Avenue. Representatives and managers of Chestnut Hill Plaza Associates, Alan […]
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