Northwest Pets

Painting and passion meet on the subject of animals

Lynnette Shelley walked away from a successful career to be a full-time artist. Anyone who loves animals is thrilled that she did.

Local teen delivers handmade comfort

For his Eagle Scout project, Charles "Chip" Amuso is overseeing the creation of 10 handmade quilts for residents of Keystone House.

Mt. Airy professor will always be a ‘Jeopardy!’ champion

No matter what else the future brings, longtime Mt. Airy resident Mark C. Lashley will always be known as a "Jeopardy!" champion.

Horticulturist wins major national award

Larry Weaner is one of only six horticulturists in the country to be given a “Great American Gardeners Award.” 

CHC alums suffer first summer league loss

In the last full week of regular-season play in the women's college summer league, the league leader experienced its first loss but remained atop the standings.

CHC alums suffer first summer league loss

In the last full week of regular-season play in the women's college summer league, the league leader experienced its first loss but remained atop the standings.

Summit training at the Cricket Club

Megan Rath is preparing for another grueling training session.

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CHCA Agenda

Thursday, July 25, 7 p.m., CHCA Board of Directors Meeting

Crime Report

The following report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from July 7 to July 14.

Chestnut Hill More on the Hill

Five-story apartment building proposed for historic Detweiler House 

The Philadelphia Historical Commission has recommended approval for a five-story apartment development on the site of the 18th-century Detweiler House.

Little Wares, a new place for parents to connect

At a time when Ramirez needed comfort, she received them in the place she had intended to be not only a business, but also a refuge for parents.

New Hill instructor uses yoga for healing

When potential customers walk into Jennifer's Leaf Health & Wellness Studio, they naturally assume the ultra-fit owner and certified yoga instructor is named Jennifer.

CHCA Agenda

To register for zoom meetings:

Curbside parking rates are $2.40/hr, with a maximum of two hours, cash or credit. The lots are $2.40/hr with a maximum six hours. Both MeterUp! and ParkMobile apps work, and times can be extended via the app.  For a map of the six lots or more on hours and rates, see

The Chestnut Hill Parking Foundation is offering free parking in its six public lots all day and night every Wednesday from November 10th through Christmas.

Humidity closures at Lovett

The library has faced repeated closures this year due to indoor humidity issues.

A sunny new outlook appears for Weavers Way

With a big flat roof on its new supermarket in Germantown, the Weavers Way grocery co-op is going solar.

Mt. Airy Baseball: Preserving a neighborhood gem

Mt. Airy Baseball is preparing to celebrate its 40th anniversary next year.

Mt. Airy Supper Sessions July 10

Mt. Airy’s outdoor community dinner party returns Wednesday, July 10, with the second Supper Sessions food festival of the season.

Intergenerational partnership tackles Germantown YWCA history

The partnership is between the Friends for the Restoration of the Germantown YWCA and a group from Bryn Mawr College.
About 30 neighbors of the now-defunct Germantown YWCA trekked to City Hall last Thursday to support local developer Ken Weinstein in his quest to be named conservator.
The CHCA board voted to recommend approval of a variance for 7929 Roanoke Street, with provisos, for a short-term rental property.
Chestnut Hill’s three Registered Community Organizations, have arranged for a public meeting on Zoom with City Councilmember Cindy Bass to discuss the proposal.
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Road work brings relief, and headaches

The transformation of the section of Bethlehem Pike in Flourtown from a four-lane roadway to a freshly paved three-lane street has elicited a range of reviews.

Wyndmoor nonprofit raises $100,000 for NICU babies

"We want to serve more NICU families during their difficult days," said Martha Sharkey.

Wyndmoor teen running successful social media firm

It is no secret that young people today (and lots of older people) are obsessed, and in some cases, even addicted to their phones. Then there is Asher Dahlgren, 16, of Wyndmoor.
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