Book festival gets underway this week

Featured Post, News | July 7th, 2011 | Leave a comment

By Ken Horner The idea of “firsts” is bound to permeate through the Third Annual Chestnut Hill Book Festival as it kicks of this weekend. For starters, “firsts” happens to be the theme of this year’s opening event: a First Person Story Slam to be held at 7:30 p.m., Friday, July 8  at the Venetian […]

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CHCA board OKs BigBelly compactors for the Avenue

Featured Post, News | June 29th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Wesley Ratko BigBelly solar compactors are coming to Chestnut Hill. The Chestnut Hill Community Association’s board of directors voted Thursday night to accept 15 solar compactors and seven recycle bins from the city for placement along Germantown Avenue. The vote was met by cheers and applause from members of the public in attendance to […]

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Sabotaged by U.S. Supreme Court chief Ex-Hill attorney still fighting for Holocaust Hero

Featured Post, Local Life | June 23rd, 2011 | Leave a comment

By Sabina Clarke Editor’s Note: The following  is Part I of a  two part  series about renowned attorney Morris Wolff’s crusade to rescue his client  Holocaust hero Raoul Wallenberg from a Soviet gulag. Wolff lived on Mermaid Lane in Chestnut Hill from 1975 to 1985. His daughter, Lesley, graduated from Springside School in Chestnut Hill in 1993, where she […]

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