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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Will Friends’ new meetinghouse be a Hill attraction?

News, Uncategorized November 22, 2011 0 Comments

Will Friends’ new meetinghouse be a Hill attraction?

by Barbara Sherf The architect overseeing the new Chestnut Hill Friends meetinghouse gave a walking tour of the 1.8-acre site on East Mermaid Lane to several journalists this weekend and spoke of the impact the new art installation will have on the area. James Bradberry, founder of the 20-year-old firm James Bradberry Architects, of Bryn […]
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Valley Green Bank: best in Northwest on deposits

News, Uncategorized November 8, 2011 0 Comments

An image of Valley Green Bank

by Pete Mazzaccaro A new report from the FDIC revealed that Valley Green Bank leads all other banks in deposits in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy. According to the report, Valley Green Bank increased its deposit from $115 million in June of 2010 to $180 million in June 2011. That total put it ahead of […]
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FOUND: dog found on W. Allens Lane

Uncategorized October 7, 2011 0 Comments

Attention Readers: This dog was found this afternoon on W. Allens’s Lane. If you own the dog or know someone who does, email the finder at vnoonan@gmail.com. Thanks. Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Membership helps fund what we do. Join today.
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Same-sex marriage explored in ‘Spandex’

Local Life, Uncategorized July 7, 2011 0 Comments

By Nathan Lerner Few social issues have proven more controversial than same-sex marriage. The matter has inspired a heated debate, replete with political implications. As part of this year’s QFest, the evocatively-titled “Married in Spandex” addresses the volatile issue. Rather than attempting a comprehensive overview, the documentary focuses on a specific pair of lesbians, Amanda […]
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