Trades make Eagles and Phils ‘classiest’ in their leagues

Breaking News, Opinion | August 3rd, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Clark Groome For Philadelphia sports fans, the week past was a cause for celebration. The Eagles, freshly freed from the constraints of the lockout, traded quarterback Kevin Kolb to the Arizona Cardinals and received cornerback Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie in return. They snagged former Tennessee Titans quarterback Vince Young as Michael Vick’s backup. Then, in a […]

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Tree down on Germantown Avenue

Breaking News | August 1st, 2011 | Leave a comment

A large tree fell across the 7600 block of Germantown Avenue this afternoon, tying up traffic in both directions. No one was injured, but the tree fell squarely on the Avenue’s trolley lines.  PECO, SEPTA and Philadelphia Police and the Fire Department were at the scene. Photo by Pete Mazzaccaro

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24th Annual Run for Hill of It this weekend

Breaking News, News | July 28th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Paula M. Riley The 24th Annual Run for the Hill of It will take place at Forbidden Drive at 8:30 a.m. this Saturday, July 30.  Once again, runners from around the region will line up along the wooden path near Northwestern Avenue and Forbidden Drive. Novice runners will stand beside athletes who have never […]

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Building conversion approved by DRC

Breaking News | July 25th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Wesley Ratko One request for a zoning variance was approved and another continued by the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Development Review Committee despite the absence of several members at its July 19 meeting The first was an application for a zoning variance at 8413 Germantown Ave. to convert an existing three-story garage and storage […]

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