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by Barbara Sherf Members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration (UUCR), 6900 Stenton Ave. in Mt. Airy recently honored two of their own with an oversized indoor fabric backdrop and … more
By Len Lear We know that schools are supposed to teach English, history, science, etc., but one teacher at Springside/Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH) may just be the only teacher in the Delaware Valley … more
Hill resident and artist, Ned McConaghy. by Len Lear There are a myriad of talented artists, painters, sculptors and illustrators in the Chestnut Hill area, but lifelong Chestnut Hill resident Ned … more
When chest pain strikes, it’s sometimes hard to know if the cause is something you ate or a heart attack. Symptoms of heartburn and heart attack can be quite similar, but the right diagnosis can … more
Enjoying a moment at Malelani Café (from left) Terry Rival, Debbie Ansile and the author, George Drakopolos, owner of Malelani Café. By George Drakopolos I don’t think I have to tell you all the … more
By Leslie Cerf If you love to garden, consider becoming a Master Gardener. Are you the kind of person who loves gardening? Do you wish you could have the chance to expand your knowledge while … more
by Barbara Sherf Is Chestnut Hill ready for a Drag Show? The franchise owner of AR Workshop at the top of the hill is offering a “Galentine’s Day Wood Workshop and Drag Show” on Saturday, Feb. … more
Fourth of a series from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division. By Celeste Hardester In times gone by, to learn how properties were zoned in Chestnut Hill, one had to go … more
By Stan Cutler A couple of months ago, the Adult Librarian at our Chestnut Hill branch moved to another location within the system. Prather Egan O’Donnell is our Children’s Librarian and the … more
Mary Reed, seen here standing next to the Dalai Lama in India, has authored the book “Unwitting Mystic: Evolution of The Message of Love.” Reed will speak Sunday, Feb. 9, 2 p.m., at St. Paul’s … more
Longtime Mt. Airy resident Willadine Bain, 93, with her recently released book, “The Gold Necklace,” will share the rags-to-riches stories of her slave ancestors at a talk sponsored by the … more
by Kathi Clayton and Susan BrayCo-chairs, CHCA Annual Fund Appeal The Chestnut Hill Community Association is in the midst of our Annual Appeal to raise funds for its initiatives and activities … more
By Barbara Sherf Michelle Lazarski, who formerly did physical therapy with humans, now works with animals like Fly at the Chestnut Hill Veterinary Hospital in Erdenheim. (Photo by Barbara Sherf) As … more
by Sarah Napolitan Men are gathered around a table playing dominos, a common sight in Havana. Cubans pretty much have to entertain themselves in ways that do not cost money. We are sitting on the … more
By Sue Ann Rybak The Rt. Rev. Daniel G.P. Gutiѐrrez, bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Pennsylvania,(left) blesses the new vestments of the Rev. Barbara Ballenger (right) while Rev. Canon Betsy … more
by Sue Ann Rybak Mika’il Abdul-Karim, 49, owner of Diverse Body Sculpturing, Inc., 7224 Germantown Ave. in Mt. Airy, will make his film debut when he appears in Eric Orr’s film “CHAAW” later … more
By Sue Ann Rybak Todd Bernstein, founder and director of 25th Annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service, said in a statement that “a national record of more than … more
By Stan Cutler Dealing with used books is a low-margin business. Except for rare ones, used books tend to be thrown away as trash. Some of us were raised in a secular faith that revered … more
Sue Bovell of Mt. Airy was given a one-in-10 chance of survival after a car accident left her in a coma for 30 days. (Photo by Len Lear) by Constance Garcia-Barrio and Len Lear One article in the … more
Chestnut Hill Station Trolley Canopy during restoration. By Shirley Hanson How did these standout projects succeed? For answers, we look at two of the four awards the Chestnut Hill Conservancy … more
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