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Jean Gajary, of West Mt. Airy, takes care of her sweet three-legged rat terrier, Tres, who is traumatized by the fireworks, which Jean insists have been set off in the neighborhood every single … more
by Celeste Hardester Seventh of a series from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division Of course there is a story to how fences came to be. There is always a story if … more
Barbara Adophe, 72, is seen with her older granddaughter Lilli, who lives in New York. Her newest granddaughter, Sage, is 18 months old and lives in West Mt Airy. “I’m a big hiker, and I love … more
Valerie tending to day lilies. by Stan Cutler Valerie, my wife, whose daily life revolves around plants, came charging into the den as I was about to fall asleep. I was in my recliner, about to doze … more
Bohemian Pink owner Monica Schermer (right) and Paula Riley take part in a virtual Fashion Show hosted by the Chestnut Hill business District on Wed., May 27. by Kathleen Dolan Sweatpants were … more
McIlhenny's grandmother (left) and her sister, Mable, are seen in the early 1940s with Mable’s son, Billy, who was killed in the Battle of the Bulge. by Rich McIlhenny Our great grandmother Irene … more
Hiller, Historian and Local columnist George McNeely will discuss the Woodmere Art Museum in a program sponsored by the Springfield Township Historical Society. The Springfield Township Historical … more
Be on the lookout for these bears in Chestnut Hill. by John Derr, Publisher As a Time magazine story published on March 25t put it:  “Taking a page from Michael Rosen’s 1989 … more
By Sheyna Rose Hoitsma Transitioning from work, to relaxing, to studying, and back to working can be challenging. Especially when school, work, and downtime are all in the same place; your house. … more
Demi went missing in Chestnut Hill. It was up to the kindness of strangers to help find her. by Laura Palmer When I walked into Staples on Germantown Avenue on a recent Saturday morning, I didn't … more
Rona Sisson By Erin Flynn Jay Rona Sisson, 55, who recently began writing a career advice column for the Local, is hooked on the beauty of the area. Her family moved to Chestnut Hill and bought a … more
Mariangela Saavedra, the director at the Center on the Hill, has taken many of the center’s popular classes online. by Sue Ann Rybak Did you know that you can still take some of your favorite … more
Chris and Jennifer are seen hawking their pet products at the East Falls Farmers Market Holiday Market before the pandemic. By Len Lear Day after day we read in the press and see on TV story after … more
Robert D. Hicks, Ph.D, an expert on pandemics and epidemics, will answer questions from the public Saturday, May 2, 1 p.m., in a ZOOM meeting sponsored by the Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion in Germantown. … more
This 1953 photograph shows (left to right) Joseph Pirall, Russell Medinger and Mary Ann Stalb planting a tree near the intersection of Germantown Avenue and Bethlehem Pike. While the exact program … more
Dr. Allison Chan. by Len Lear Chris Mattingly and his wife, Allison, are two Chestnut Hillers who are affected by the coronavirus pandemic in radically different ways. “As the husband of an … more
Ellen Glendinning (right), of Lafayette Hill, hands over the 75 masks she made and donated last week to employees of the Acme in Flourtown, three of whom are seen here. by Len Lear Ellen … more
Birdwatching instructor Tony Geiger has taken his Morris Arboretum class to Zoom. By Kate Dolan New Jersey holds a competitive World Series of Birding. An owl’s eyes are immobile and set in its … more
Mary Fennelly, a therapist from Mt. Airy, is offering free mental health counseling during the pandemic. by Suzanne Cloud COVID-19 has us all anxious and a bit frightened. Our jobs have disappeared … more
By Celeste Hardester Sixth of a series from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division Anyone who has applied for a permit with Philadelphia Department of Licenses … more
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