Heavy traffic at Gravers Lane “snorkel” box

News, Videos | December 19th, 2010 | Leave a comment

by Brian Rudnick Despite the surge in email and corresponding drop in postal mail, “snail mail” is far from a thing of the past. Especially during the holidays when many people prefer to send greetings or gifts that their recipients can hold in hand. In recent years, in response to the decline in letter mail, […]

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Closeup: Holiday House Tour

News, Videos | December 6th, 2010 | Leave a comment

On Saturday morning, scores of people walked around Chestnut Hill, carrying blue booties on their way to tour five houses decorated festively for the holiday season. The annual holiday house tour benefits the Community Fund which distributes money to area social, humanitarian, green and educational organizations. Two of the tour goers were Barbara Braxton of […]

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Holiday Garden Railway lights up the Morris Arboretum

News, Videos | December 4th, 2010 | 1 Comment

I took my 3-year-old son, John, a devoted fan of trains to see the Holiday Garden Railway at the Morris Arboretum last night. The railway is a year-round attraction, but when the miniature village and 1,300 feet of model railway track are lit for the holidays, taking it in at night is a special treat. […]

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