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DRC reviews plans for new market

Local entrepreneur Jennifer Zoga last week took another step toward building community support for an upscale, gourmet convenience store at 12 W. Willow Grove Ave.

At the July 21 meeting of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Development Review Committee, Zoga emphasized her commitment to making the Good Food Market a walkable urban grocery store where shoppers can buy healthy prepared meals when they don’t feel like cooking and pick up necessities like bread and milk between trips to the supermarket.

“This is not supposed to replace the regular supermarket,” she told the committee and 15 concerned neighbors of the market.


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Runners leave the starting line at the 22nd annual Run for the Hill of It on July 25.click here for story
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Hill resident manages city’s most historic cemetery

More than 500 take part in "Run for the Hill of It"

 


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Working Tirelessly to heal social injustice Palestinian Author brings tales of war to Hill

Paper and ink, poems and my postbox are medicines that heal the wounds of a life without freedom. On some days, I wish I could stay inside my postbox, with a tiny pillow made from a stamp with a flower on it. At the end of my day, I could cover myself up with one pink-enveloped letter and sleep on a futon-like stack of letters from my pen pals.——from Tasting the Sky, A Palestinian Childhood, by Ibtisam Barakat
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Money is the root of political evil

Sure, we can trace the origins of our legal system to the stone tablets that Moses hoisted high over Mt. Sinai, but to understand our political morality, we need to dig through Boss Tweed’s coffers at Tammany Hall.
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Air National Guard Airman Brian K. Rodriguez graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force base, San Antonio, Texas. The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He is the son of Mia Wade of E. Phil-Elena Street in Mt. Airy.
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CHA alum Gilly Lane holding clinic for future squash pros

After graduating from Penn in 2007, Chestnut Hill Academy alum Gilly Lane set about the challenging task of establishing himself on the professional squash circuit.

After training in the Netherlands and competing in numerous international tournaments, the Wyndmoor native has risen to the 75th spot in the world rankings, and this week he is passing on some of his hard-earned knowledge to some of the best players in the current U.S. college crop.
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More than 500 people turned up to run in this year’s 22nd annual “Run for the Hill of It” along Forbidden Drive in Farimount Park. Runners and fans gathered at the corner of Forbidden Drive and Northwestern Avenue.  Right: Maren Lamb, Willie Lamb (in his famous Phillies costume), and Esse Lamb hang with the Philly Phanatic. 

 

 

 

 

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