Women’s health event set for Saturday in Mt. Airy

News | October 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Chestnut Hill Hospital’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Rho Theta Omega Chapter and New Covenant Church of Philadelphia will present “Healthy Woman 2014,” a free wellness conference designed especially for women. The event will be held on the New Covenant Campus, at 7500 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 4. […]

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Theologian to speak at Lutheran Seminary

News | October 2nd, 2014 | Leave a comment

Dr. Larry L. Rasmussen, Reinhold Niebuhr Professor Emeritus of Social Ethics at Union Theological Seminary, will present the William Lazareth Lecture in Theology and Ethics at 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 7, at the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia (LTSP). A renowned theologian and advocate for the poor and for environmental issues, Rasmussen’s lecture is entitled […]

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‘Suddenly’ to screen Oct. 7

News | October 1st, 2014 | Leave a comment

The 1954 film “Suddenly” will screen Oct. 7 as part of Chestnut Hill Film Group’s ongoing series, “Tuesday Nights at the Movies.” The President of the United States is traveling by train to the small, quiet town of Suddenly, California. Three assassins posing as FBI agents arrive in the town and take a family hostage […]

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Albert Greenfield: The man who remade Philadelphia

News | September 30th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro As European immigrants reshaped American cities like New York and Chicago in the late 19th century, Philadelphia remained largely untouched – happily in the control of a wealthy, Protestant political system in no hurry to see itself displaced by newcomers. The ethnic Democratic machines that were taking power in these other cities […]

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Venetian Club marks 90 years of Hill heritage

News | September 30th, 2014 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak While its function has changed over the years, the Venetian Social Club at 8030 Germantown Ave. continues to be a safe haven, a place where people can feel secure and accepted. The club was established in 1924 by artisans from the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region in northern Italy who had come to Chestnut […]

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Woman assaulted while walking along Cresheim trail

News | September 29th, 2014 | 12 Comments

by Sue Ann Rybak A 51-year-old woman was assaulted during an attempted robbery on Sept. 26 while walking on a trail along Cresheim Creek, which passes under the McCallum Street Bridge, just off of 600 block of Gatehouse Lane. According to the police report, at approximately 4:30 p.m. the woman observed a man walking towards […]

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Police seek suspect in series of Hill burglaries

News | September 26th, 2014 | Leave a comment

Northwest Detective Division is looking to identify and locate the suspect for multiple burglaries in Chestnut Hill who was apparently captured by security cameras at one of the homes. According to the PPD’s YouTube channel: On Monday, September 15, between the hours of 1:00 am, and 4:00 am, an unknown male gained entry into several […]

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Venetian Club to mark 90 years on the Hill

News | September 25th, 2014 | Leave a comment

The Venetian Social Club, 8030 Germantown, will celebrate its 90th anniversary on Saturday, Sept. 27,with a 1920s-inspired gala, beginning at 5 p.m. Music will be provided by the Monday Blues Jazz Orchestra. The club was formed in 1924 by artisans from the Friuli-Venezia-Giulia region in northern Italy who had come to Chestnut Hill to work […]

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