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Motorist hits stone wall, then runs

It was easy for Kimberly Freeman to recall the day she was awakened at 2 a.m. by a loud crash.  It was Sept. 5, her birthday.

But when she looked out her window, she didn’t see anything resembling a gift. Instead she saw a black Audi A6 that had crashed right through a stone wall that separates her back yard from a curve where West Evergreen Avenue turns into Navajo Street.

“The car was halfway in my yard,” Freeman said. “I called 911 right away… I was sure whoever was driving was injured.”

DRC hears CH College master plan

Chestnut Hill College brought its master plan proposal to the Development Review Committee last week, taking the first step toward obtaining an Institutional Development District designation.

Recession cited for rise in burglaries

Although Chestnut Hill has one of the lowest crime rates in the city, according to Lt. Brian Murphy of the Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th District, burglaries are becoming more frequent as the recession drags on.

Springside seminar explores knee injuries among female athletes

A sudden twist, a shriek of shock and pain, and an athlete collapses onto the court or field like a marionette whose strings have been severed. If there wasn’t an audible “pop” at the time of the incident, in a few hours there will be the telltale swelling around the knee joint; chalk up another victim to that now-infamous injury, a tear of the anterior cruciate ligament (ACL).