March 11, 2010

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Essay: Tea Partying in Glenside with the disaffected

Early last Friday afternoon, Local associate publisher Larry Hochberger asked me if I had any interest in the President of the United States.

Don’t think there’s a reporter or editor anywhere in the country who would say no.

“Sure,” I said. “Where’ll he be?”

$10,000 gift kicks off spring, concert series

If the 60 degree weather hasn’t convinced you yet of spring’s return, the Chestnut Hill Community Association is kicking-off the 62nd season of the Pastorius Park Concert Series with a $10,000 donation from Chestnut Hill Health System.

At a check presentation ceremony on Monday, Chief Executive Officer Brooks Turkel said the concert series is a community staple.

Author to speak at CHHS annual meeting

Thomas H. Keels, co-author of one of the most popular books on Chestnut Hill, will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Chestnut Hill Historical Society at 4 p.m. Sunday, April 11, at Chestnut Hill Academy, West Willow Grove and Cherokee avenues.

Mr. Keels is the co-author, with Elizabeth Farmer Jarvis, of “Chestnut Hill,” published by Arcadia Publishing. This paperback contains interesting stories and stunning photographs of Chestnut Hill throughout its colorful 300+ years history.

Jane Collins, Marty Moss-Coane in upcoming Center for Enrichment programs

Next Tuesday, March 16, the Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment invites the community to “lunch and learn” at the Center on the Hill, 8855 Germantown Ave. Free blood pressure screenings with Lynn Trimborn, RN, of the Unitarian Universalist House Outreach Program, begin at 12:15. The program will begin at 1 p.m. Lunch is $3 a person and will be served at 12:30 p.m.


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