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At 94 years old, the Rev. Robert L. Polk – who recently published his third book – has always been a pioneer. more
Mount St. Joseph Academy's swim team raised its record to 3-0 last Wednesday in Athletic Association of Catholic Academies dual meets. more
For their second meeting on the ice this season, the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy and Germantown Academy hockey teams took a trip up Route 309. more
In their last home dual meet in the Inter-Ac League this winter, the Blue Devils of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy lost to the Quakers of Penn Charter. more
After upsetting nationally ranked Jefferson University last Wednesday, the Chestnut Hill College women survived an uncomfortably close fourth quarter against Caldwell (N.J.) University. more
Joanne Dhody, a third-generation resident of Chestnut Hill and a beloved volunteer who never met a worthy cause she would not help, is stepping down as a library volunteer after 27 years. more
Salon owner Maryam Lavasani is hosting a life-sized sculpture of Mahsa Amini, the 22-year-old whose death at the hands of Iranian "morality police" has sparked worldwide protest. more
In last Thursday's Athletic Association of Catholic Academies basketball bout, host Mount St. Joseph Academy fell to Villa Maria, 56-50. more
The Germantown Friends girls traveled to Bucks County last Tuesday to take on a George School hoops squad that is aiming to move up out of the middle of the pack in the Friends Schools League. more
Just past mid-January, nothing was set in stone yet in the quest for the girls' basketball championship in the Inter-Ac League, but last Friday, Penn Charter made a big step towards retaining its title. more
Bob Harrington may well be the proudest of his most recent achievement – winning the the Federal Aviation Administration’s Wright Brothers Master Pilot Award. more
It was a post unlike any I had ever seen before. more
People from all over Northwest Philadelphia gathered to honor Dr. King on Monday. more
Educator Kenyatta Patterson has been appointed site director for the Horizons at SCH program. more
The Miquon School, located in Conshohocken, recently announced the appointment of K. Geetha Holdsworth as its next principal, effective July 1, 2023. more
Five minutes into last Friday's Inter-Ac League basketball game, host Springside Chestnut Hill Academy was keeping it close with the Academy of Notre Dame. Then the situation deteriorated. more
The Germantown Academy girls lost a close basketball game in their final contest of 2022, when GA was missing two important starters. Not anymore. more
In boys' squash, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy posted its first win of the season last Tuesday, knocking off the visiting Friars of Malvern Prep, 6-1. more
Emilie “Kayo” Rivinus Brégy, a former Chestnut Hill resident, must be the oldest active portrait painter in the U.S. She celebrated her 102nd birthday in August 2022. more
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.  more
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