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The Mt. Airy Community Development Corporation (CDC) will open applications for a fourth round of business relief funds on Friday, January 15. more
It's hard to imagine how just one person can do it all.  more
The Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Deck the Door Contest ran from December 14 through December 28. The feedback was so positive that the CHCA hopes to make this an annual event. more
West Philly resident Tawanda Russell has been working as a caregiver for almost two years in Chestnut Hill for SYNERGY HomeCare of Bala Cynwyd. more
The Covid-19 situation led to a significant uptick in park visitors, many of whom were unfamiliar with long-standing park policy and etiquette. more
Many community activists in Northwest Philadelphia virtually revere attorney Yvonne Haskins, who has been fighting for victims of injustice for a half-century, but I doubt if many know she was once a police officer here. more
Kaitlin Orner, 33, has brought a bit of Eden to 6352 Germantown Ave. with her new plant store and flower shop, Pomelo Flowers and Gifts. The word “pomelo,” a big Asian citrus fruit as … more
A capital campaign to restore the Chestnut Hill Community Center continues, with the goal of raising $1.75 million to restore the 200-year-old building. more
Last Spring, the Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library committed to opening a neighborhood bookstore. more
The Chestnut Hill Business District unveiled new signs last week, a feature piece in the organization’s multi-year effort to improve the entranceways to the Chestnut Hill shopping corridor. more
The Chestnut Hill Rotary Club will feature Dr. Arthur L. Caplan who is the founding head of the Division of Medical Ethics at the NYU School of Medicine and the  ethics advisor to the U.S. … more
Grace Epiphany Episcopal Church is happy to announce The Rev. Darrell L. Tiller became the priest-in-charge at Grace Epiphany Church on Sunday, Nov. 29. Rev. Tiller served as seminarian at Grace … more
Twenty one years ago, Dottie Sheffield and a group of other aesthetically minded Chestnut Hillers founded the nonprofit CHGDF with one goal: to enhance the appearance of our beloved Avenue. more
Kate Dailey may not have planned to be a pioneer when she was a child, but now she is one. more
This year, it was pretty clear the annual Christmas Pageant at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill was not going to happen. more
From 2008 to 2012, at least once a week on a Saturday or Sunday, Phil Clark would run from Northern Liberties to Henry Avenue in Roxborough or to Forbidden Drive in Chestnut Hill and back, about 22 to 24 miles all told. more
Overwhelmed by climate change and not sure what you can do? Planting trees is a small, simple way to help the planet. more
If you’ve walked in the Wissahickon Woods lately, you probably noticed a change at Cedars House, the historic property on Forbidden Drive at 200 W. Northwestern Ave. Since last May, the … more
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
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