CLOSEUP: Holiday Parade 2013

News, Videos December 14, 2013 1 Comment

  Chestnut Hill held a holiday parade this morning at 9 a.m.  Temperatures just below freezing and the threat of imminent snowfall did nothing to prevent hundreds from enjoying the festivity. The parade was sponsored and organized by the Chestnut Hill Community Association. –Video by Brian Rudnick Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut […]
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VIDEO: The Wissahickon Floods again

News, Videos September 8, 2011 1 Comment

VIDEO: The Wissahickon Floods again

This video comes to us via Matt Learnard on Facebook. The original video was shot and uploaded by Vince Norpel. The video is a little choppy, but does the job of showing what the Wissahickon looked like early this morning Be sure to watch the last 10 to 15 seconds. (The video freezes for a […]
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VIDEO: A haircut for cancer charity

Breaking News, Videos June 10, 2011 0 Comments

VIDEO: A haircut for cancer charity

Cheese Shop manager Adam Serfss doesn’t get a haircut often. He let’s a long braid grow for a good two years before he even considers a cut. But when he does get a cut, he get’s most of it chopped off. Yesteday, Serfass went to Sherlocks onW. Highland Avenue to have all the hair below […]
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CLOSEUP: Yertle the talking Macaw

Breaking News, Videos June 7, 2011 0 Comments

Ruth Hoxsie with Yertle Ann Yentele, a green winged macaw, who earned the name “Yentele” because she’ll repeat anything she hears.Yertle’s almost eight and a half. She’s a green winged macaw. She’s been with us since she’s been 3 months old,” Hoxsie said. ”   Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. […]
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CLOSEUP: Friends Dine and Street Dance

Breaking News, Videos May 23, 2011 0 Comments

CLOSEUP: Friends Dine and Street Dance

by Brian Rudnick Young friends from the suburbs came down to Chestnut Hill for an evening to dine at Osaka and afterwards, hang out and practice their dance moves on the Germantown Avenue sidewalk outside Quelque Chose. Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Membership helps fund what we do. Join […]
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CLOSEUP: Toastmasters at Hill Library

Breaking News, Videos May 20, 2011 0 Comments

CLOSEUP: Toastmasters at Hill Library

The Toastmasters Club based at the New Covenant Church in Mount Airy has moved to the Chestnut Hill and Lovett libraries this summer to take advantage of air-conditioning. Last Wednesday, the club met at Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Ave. Members take turns giving speeches, often drawing on their own personal experiences, and get feedback […]
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CLOSEUP: Primary Day

Breaking News, News, Videos May 17, 2011 0 Comments

CLOSEUP: Primary Day

Brian Rudnick was out and about this morning checking in with voters at various primary election locations.   Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Membership helps fund what we do. Join today.
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CLOSEUP: Julia Staico of Chestnut Hill

Breaking News, News, Videos May 10, 2011 0 Comments

CLOSEUP: Julia Staico of Chestnut Hill

by Brian Rudnick Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Membership helps fund what we do. Join today.
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CLOSEUP: Building homes – love in action

Breaking News, News, Videos April 27, 2011 0 Comments

by Brian Rudnick On a recent Saturday, Linley Kirkwood, community outreach coordinator for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County and a Chestnut Hill resident, led a “Love in Action Tour” for prospective volunteers in North Hills. (Upper Dublin, Montgomery County, PA) Habitat, which builds and rehabilitates homes around the world in partnership with the families […]
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CLOSEUP: Speed dating model also matches investors and caregivers with nannies

News, Videos April 18, 2011 0 Comments

by Brian Rudnick Founder John Samson, left, and his partner Dan Gill run SpeedDateUSA.com, a company with national reach, that hosts events for people with similar interests, from romantic to social and business as well. Samson says speed dating was popular in New York City and Europe when he moved to Philadephia a few years […]
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