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"NBC Nightly News" reports on Good Samaritan barber in Germantown. more
The last week of college summer league play before the July 4 break brought one major shake-up on Thursday, when the USciences alumni squad, Team Heather Maroon, suffered its first loss. more
After meeting a degree of resistance from Bensalem High School in the first of its summer league basketball games last week, Germantown Academy took control of its second contest very quickly. more
The Fallser Club at 3721 Midvale Ave. in East Falls will be screening the film "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom” on Thursday, July 7, at 7 p.m. more
Depending on whether you read your Local online or in print, you may or may not be aware that we recently launched a new, more robust events calendar on chestnuthilllocal.com.  more
Chestnut Hill resident Noah Raven, whose last name already suggests a proclivity to help preserve wildlife, has started an initiative to save monarch butterflies. more
You could say that the mission of St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Whitemarsh, one of the oldest in the nation at 324 years old, is saving a lot more than souls.  more
Area graduates brimmed with optimism and gratitude to parents and teachers, though they addressed issues such as COVID, social unrest and war. more
Chestnut Hill doesn't quite have its own version of Jewelers’ Row, but once you reach the hub of the Northwest Philadelphia shopping district, there’s a jeweler for every block. more
A brand new way to eat delicious and inexpensive locally-caught seafood has come to Mt. Airy this month. Fishadelphia bills itself as a community-based fishery program. more
In the summer basketball league it is hosting, Germantown Academy saw its own team climb to a 4-0 mark in the second week of competition. more
In college summer league play last week both Team Red (Chestnut Hill College) and Team Black (Jefferson University) went 1-1, and Black won 48-39 when the teams met head-to-head on Thursday evening. more
Summer league basketball action got underway on Monday, June 13, with the Germantown Academy Patriots playing host to a number of Suburban One League girls' teams, as well as St. Hubert's. more
Last Tuesday was opening night in the long-running Philadelphia/Suburban Women's Summer Basketball League, which got its start decades ago at Chestnut Hill's own Water Tower Recreation Center. more
You might not think that a book about walking would be a page-turner, but a new book proves that any subject can be fascinating if it is told in a compelling way. more
The COVID pandemic may have resulted in some of the most stressful, isolated moments in many of our lives, but it was good for at least one thing. It brought us the city’s favorite brass band, Snacktime, which is scheduled to play the second concert in this year’s Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Pastorius Park summer concert series on June 22 at 7:30 p.m. more
This weekend brings a variety of opportunities to celebrate Juneteenth, also known as Freedom Day and Black Independence Day.  more
Residents have had longtime issues with the neighborhood’s only post office. They say mail has been lost, stolen, and incorrectly or slowly delivered. more
A Bocce Club night of music, dancing, food, and fun is scheduled for this Sat., June 18, to benefit the “Light Up the Tower” project which aims to improve and enhance the historic Water Tower park area and the WWll Memorial.  more
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s Kids Literacy Fun Fest, billed as an afternoon of free family fun to kick off the summer season and Juneteenth weekend, will feature a line-up of Philadelphia children’s authors and bookstores on June 18 from noon to 3 p.m. at the school’s McCausland Lower School Commons. more
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