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It is no secret to anyone, of course, that the pandemic has exacerbated the stresses and strains already felt by people struggling with medical, financial, work-related and family-related issues. The … more
As the pandemic spikes this holiday season, with Philly reporting the highest incidences of Covid in the state, the role of palliative care for Covid patients is in sharp focus. At Chestnut Hill … more
The Rev. Dr. Timothy Jones, East Mt. Airy resident and pastor of the Ebenezer Full Gospel Church, 2210 Belmont Ave. in the city's Overbrook section, has held his share of jobs over the years — … more
Spending more time outside during this pandemic gives us the opportunity to explore new places and learn more about our neighborhood. Ever popular are the paths on either side of the Cresheim … more
In 1978, my husband and I decided to embark on a wonderful vacation by taking a cruise. As the bell rang for dinner on the first night, we were seated with an elderly couple. We silently wondered … more
She may be 16 years old, but Alexa Rhodes, a junior at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH), is wiser and kinder than many people double her age. Always a person with compassion and thoughtfulness, … more
Arnold Hall Jr., a Mt. Airy resident and active member of Holy Cross Catholic Church, 140 E. Mt. Airy Ave., was born in 1939 in Birmingham, Alabama, into a family of community builders and civil … more
The Springfield Township Historical Society will present a program, “The Mining Industries of Southern Montgomery County”, on Thursday, November 5, at 7:30 p.m. via Zoom. Guest speaker … more
When Morris Arboretum began to establish its fundraising goals for the Ever Green campaign which began in April, 2018, several key priorities were obvious, none more so than the establishment of a … more
Most people are lucky if they know for sure what kind of career they want to pursue upon finishing high school. But Denise Mitchell, 54, a resident of Mt. Airy for the past 26 years, knew exactly … more
Mt. Airy financial expert Vanessa Lowe, 55, is excited. “This is the most fascinating work I’ve ever done,” said Lowe, who is working with the Unitarian Universalist Association to … more
When the pandemic paused normal life, local neighboring veterans stepped up with innovative ways to support Roxborough Memorial Hospital. The local Philadelphia veterans from VFW Post 333, NVA, AL … more
I had seen friends and neighbors playing Pickleball, and it looked like fun. More importantly, it looked easy. After all, how difficult can it be to hit a ball with a racquet across a net on a small … more
It’s fall migration season. Do you have your bird rescue kit ready? During the summer, if you come across a bird on the ground that can’t fly, it’s often safe to assume that bird … more
Book donations to help the Chestnut Hill Library can be made at 89 Bethlehem Pike at the following times: Saturday, October 10        10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, October … more
“The Green Book,” which won the Oscar for Best Picture of 2018, tells the story of Dr. Don Shirley, a world-class African-American pianist, who embarked on a concert tour of the Deep … more
You’ve seen stories about women with a family history of breast cancer choosing preventative surgery to significantly reduce the risk of breast cancer. Since your sister, mom or … more
The Chestnut Hill Conservancy created “Night of Lights” in 2017 during its 50th Anniversary as a gift to the community – a free, public, projected-image exhibition of light and … more
Marietta Simpson, who grew up in both Mt. Airy and Germantown and has become one of the nation's premier opera singers, has had to cancel performances during the pandemic, like virtually every other … more
Last month, the Chestnut Hill Community Association elected a new president, Kathi Clayton, a retired logistics company CEO and entrepreneurship professor, who took over the organization’s … more
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