CLOSEUP: Julia Staico of Chestnut Hill

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CLOSEUP: Julia Staico of Chestnut Hill

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CLOSEUP: Building homes – love in action

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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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CLOSEUP: Sam Lit broadcasts live from avenue on HyLit radio photo

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CLOSEUP: Sam Lit broadcasts live from avenue on HyLit radio  photo

Sam Lit, son of legendary Philadelphia radio host Hy Lit, broadcasts live from Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill, Philadelphia on Internet radio station hylitradio.com. Want to support the Local? Join the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Membership helps fund what we do. Join today.
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CLOSEUP: Pink flamingos a wedding tradition for Flemings

News, Videos April 11, 2011 0 Comments

CLOSEUP: Pink flamingos a wedding tradition for Flemings

by Brian Rudnick Robert Fleming and his wife returned from vacation 15 years ago to find a flock of pink flamingos planted in their front yard by, as it turned out, good friends who had been watering plants in their absence. The flamingos have become a tradition at their daughters’ weddings. In the winter, they […]
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CLOSEUP: Philly 8th District council candidates in their own words

News, Videos April 6, 2011 0 Comments

by Brian Rudnick Five of the seven candidates in the Democratic primary for Philadephia’s 8th district City Council seat milled around 3 groups of about 12 particpants each and a swarm of reporters at a WHYY voter forum. Here are their responses to “What are 3 concrete steps you will take when you become councilperson?” […]
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CLOSEUP: Talking about the Chestnut Hill Newsstand with Chris Marsceil

Videos March 21, 2011 0 Comments

CLOSEUP: Talking about the Chestnut Hill Newsstand with Chris Marsceil

The Chestnut Hill Newsstand switched owners at the begninning of March and big changes are happening. The new owner is Chestnut Hill resident and City Councilman Frank Rizzo Chief of Staff Stewart Graham. Among the most noticeable changes Graham is introducing are healthy snacks and flowers. The biggest change, though, is that cigarettes will no […]
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