Local food and fashion this Friday at the Fareway

News September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Chestnut Hill hosts Fashion and Food at the Fareway on Friday evening, Sept.19, from 5 to 8 p.m. with a fashion show, food samplings from local restaurants, a sneak preview of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Black & White Gala, and more. One of the goals of this new event is to bring customers and […]
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Letters: September 17

Letters September 17, 2014 0 Comments

Lets do it for the birds I love birds, so I was happy to read two stories in the Local (Sept. 4), one about the bald eagles nesting in the Wissahickon, and the other about Dorian Anderson’s bike ride across the country to raise awareness around the numerous environmental threats to birds. Both stories were […]
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Crime Report: Four crimes

Crime Report September 17, 2014 0 Comments

The following crimes are from the week of September 7 to September 13, 2014. Sept. 9. 7900 block Stenton Avenue. Complainant states that while walking on grounds of apartment complex with his friend they were approached by two black males from the rear on bikes and one of the males reached into his waistband and […]
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Hectic early schedule for CHC spikers

Sports September 15, 2014 1 Comment

by Tom Utescher A young Chestnut Hill College volleyball squad showed its resilience in a home match last Friday night, initially going down a set, 17-25, then battling back to take the next three, 26-24, 25-16, and 25-20. The win over New Hampshire’s St. Anselm College was the second victory of the day for the […]
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Shipley slips by SCH tennis, 3-2

Sports September 15, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher More Springside Chestnut Hill Academy players enjoyed success in their tennis contests last Tuesday than those from visiting Shipley School, but Shipley actually won more matches. That’s because the four successful SCH athletes were paired up in doubles competition, while the visiting Gators were the winners in the three singles contests on […]
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SCH volleyball plugging key gaps

Sports September 15, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Although the volleyball team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy suffered some key losses from the 2013 line-up, the team will be able to build around a small group of returning veterans this fall. “We have some experience, but we have some big holes to fill from graduation,” underscored fifth–year head coach Heather […]
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One threatening idiot can’t ruin coast-to-coast bike ride

Local Life September 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Max Feldman – Part Three ED. NOTE: Max Feldman, 29, and his dad, Ken, 64, of Mt. Airy, rode their bicycles from the Pacific Ocean to the Atlantic Ocean, 3,756 miles in all, from June 24 to Aug. 15 of this year. This is the third and final installment of Max’s record of the […]
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It was right after her husband’s suicide – The Thanksgiving I spent with generous Joan Rivers

Local Life September 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Jeffrey Charles Marder In November, 1987, I walked off-stage at Catch A Rising Star Comedy Club in Caesar’s Palace, Lake Tahoe. I had just closed a lightly attended show. It was early in the week, and historically those club performances are never crowded. Imagine, then, my surprise to see Joan Rivers and a few […]
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New owners of shop at Top of Hill have lots of Seoul

Local Life September 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli When she moved to Philadelphia in 1983 from South Korea, Denise Hellenbrand was 12 and did not know any English. Not the alphabet, not anything. Her uncle had moved from Seoul in 1976 and later opened a clothing manufacturing warehouse on Broad Street near Olney. Her parents were expert tailors who ran […]
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Joe Black: natural foods pioneer, ex-hippie, ‘manny’

Local Life September 12, 2014 0 Comments

by Lou Mancinelli In January of 1970 a young hippie who was against the Vietnam War enlisted in the Army because he was about to be drafted. There were three different jobs he could choose from, and with any luck Joe Black would not end up in combat in Vietnam. Now 44 years later, after […]
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