SCH softball reaches finals, falls to Shipley, 1-0

Starting in early May, the inured players for the Blue Devils were back in action, with the exception of a two-year veteran out for the season with an ACL tear.

SCH ahead for most of lacrosse semifinal, but PC leads last

Last Tuesday the second-seeded PC Quakers hosted the third-ranked Blue Devils in a Pa. Independent Schools semifinal match.

Comcast opens application period for small business grants

Small business owners looking for financial help and advice are invited to apply for this year’s round of Comcast RISE initiative grants, which award $5,000 to local entrepreneurs.

From illicit to legal: the Northwest’s cannabis pioneer

Dr. Rebecca Maury, 53, an internal medicine specialist, was the first medical doctor in the Northwest to approve patients for the use of cannabis from her Germantown Ave.  office.

Every Mount St. Joseph eight wins gold at Stotesbury Regatta

Mount St. Joseph Academy's crew swept the eights categories to take home four gold medals.

Comcast opens application period for small business grants

Small business owners looking for financial help and advice are invited to apply for this year’s round of Comcast RISE initiative grants, which award $5,000 to local entrepreneurs.

For Local board member, news is a family commitment

It is not unusual for journalists to discuss the importance of a free press and lament the verbal attacks against it, but for one of the Chestnut Hill Local's newest board members, this principle is not academic. 

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Unique Mt. Airy summer camp unleashed on local kids

As a child, I would have loved to go to a unique summer day camp like Dog Savvy Kids.

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Election-themed thrillers on tap at Hilltop Books

Chestnut Hill resident Stan Cutler will appear at Hilltop Books, the community bookstore at 84 Bethlehem Pike, on Saturday, May 27.

Woodmere Art Museum unveils new landscape

Woodmere Art Museum celebrated the completion of its landscape project in Woodmere's Outdoor Wonder (WOW).
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You, too, could live like Bond, James Bond, right here on the Hill

Chestnut Hill contains many important examples of Midcentury Modern design. But others also deserve attention -- like the former residence of James Bond, scheduled for a sheriff's sale.

Gala to honor modern-day heroes of 'The German Township’

Once collectively known as the German Township, the three neighborhoods of Chestnut Hill, Mount Airy and Germantown are steeped in centuries of a rich history.

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.

Bass zoning bill would protect historic G-town homes

Three years after Germantown neighbors organized to influence the city’s zoning code to save their historic properties, City Councilmember Cindy Bass introduced their proposed bill to City Council.

Racist stickers reappear, this time in Mt. Airy, Germantown

Racist stickers similar to those distributed in Wyndmoor in February and then in Chestnut Hill in April made their way to Germantown and Mt. Airy last week.

Flower Power gala with Philly Gumbo, plus garden tour

Taking a cue from the “Flower Power” movement of the 1960s, the Mt. Airy Learning Tree is using that upbeat theme this weekend.

Crossing fingers for the return of Mt. Airy Day

For three years, the Northwest Philadelphia area community has been waiting to celebrate the 50th anniversary of Mt. Airy Day.

Cresheim Village residents spruce up train station

Residents from Mt. Airy gathered at the Richard Allen Lane train station on Sunday for a Community Planting & Pizza Day event.
The Springfield Township Zoning Hearing Board continued until May 22 a hearing on Christine Visco’s appeal of a violation issued for operating a business within a residential district.
The development team for the old Mt. Pleasant Garage has won its argument with the city's Department of Licenses & Inspections.
Developer Stuart Udis adjusted his proposed development plans for the former Fred's Mt. Airy Motors site to address community concerns and provide affordable housing.
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Springfield Township primary offers quiet prelude to November

With low turnout and many candidates running unopposed, the May primary was hardly a sizzling lead-up to the general election.

Young moms' cancer deaths inspire Springfield's 'Relay for Life'

Once again, the Springfield Township School District will host the American Cancer Society’s Relay For Life of the Wissahickon Valley.

Planning a new trail system for Springfield Township

It is a bold idea, some say, to plan a trail system linking neighborhoods to each other and local parks in a township that has very little green space left.
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