‘Heart Health on the Hill’ offers heart tips starting Sept. 13

News September 10, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District and Chestnut Hill Hospital present “Heart Health on the Hill from Saturday, Sept. 13 through Sat. Sept. 20. The weeklong event will feature daily heart-healthy tidbits via Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Chestnut Hill Hospital cardiologists will provide heart-healthy tips and local restaurants will be featured with healthy recipes and new […]
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CHBA to host Fashion and Food on the Fareway

News September 10, 2014 0 Comments

The Chestnut Hill Business District will host “Fashion and Food at the Fareway” on Friday, Sept. 19, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. with a fashion show, food samplings from local restaurants and live music. This free event will be held outside the Market at the Fareway, behind the newly-renovated Chestnut Hill Hotel at 8229 […]
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Working to save 415 W. Moreland

Opinion September 10, 2014 4 Comments

Shirley Hanson, Founding Director, Chestnut Hill Historical Society.* The Chestnut Hill Historical Society has been trying for the past several months to work towards a solution that would save 415 W. Moreland Ave. We are not alone. At this time more than 925 individuals have signed a petition to oppose the demolition of this property. […]
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Letters: September 10

Letters September 10, 2014 2 Comments

A tribute to Don Murphy I just heard that my old friend and barber Don Murphy died. Apparently he was driving to work when he noticed a car behind him approaching way too fast. Don tried to pull over to let the person pass, but he lost control of his vehicle and hit a tree. […]
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Crime Report

Crime Report September 10, 2014 0 Comments

* This week’s newspaper features the Crime Report from last week’s edition. We apologize for this mistake. The following crimes are from the week of Aug. 31 to Sept. 6, 2014. Sept. 3. 400 W. Willow Grove Ave. Complainant states that an unknown person stole an Apple MacBook from 2012 Nissan Marengo. Entry was made […]
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Nonconforming fence discussed at LUPZ meeting

News September 9, 2014 12 Comments

by Kevin Dicciani They say good fences make good neighbors. What they failed to mention is that good fences can also make for a bad headache. Just ask Gary Fescine and Lisa Digiacomo of 8010 Winston Rd. After moving to their new home a year ago, they replaced a 25-year-old fence that was deteriorating and […]
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SLIDESHOW: Emlen School gets 33 new iMac computers

News September 9, 2014 0 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak Jayden Gladden, a third grader at Eleanor Emlen Elementary School, 6501 Chew Ave., was elated as he sat playing computer games at one of the 33 new iMac computers in the school’s new computer lab on Friday, Sept. 5. Tammy Thomas, the school’s principal, said thanks to the Mt. Airy Schools […]
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PC booters nip Tigers in overtime

Sports September 8, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher The soccer fields of Penn Charter and Germantown Friends School lie less than half-a-mile apart along School House Lane, and when the boys’ teams from the two schools met in a non-league game at Charter last Thursday, they had more than geography in common. The two bands of booters are looking to […]
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Area runners in weekend action

Sports September 8, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher Germantown Friends track sensation Sarah Walker, now a junior, switched her fall sport from soccer to cross country this year, and she won a 3k race that her school staged at Belmont Plateau last Friday. The GFS X-C Invitational included five boys’ teams and three girls’ teams; Germantown Academy did not field […]
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Mount tennis at 4-0 after Villa win

Sports September 8, 2014 0 Comments

by Tom Utescher In a lengthy league tennis match last Wednesday, the second doubles duo from host Mount St. Joseph Academy remained undefeated while helping their team improve to 4-0 on the season. In the last match on the court, seniors Kaitlyn Meister and Serena Romanelli pulled off a straight-sets victory to clinch a 3-2 […]
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