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Quaker minister, author and one-time resident of Chestnut Hill, Brent Bill, pointed out on Jan. 5, at the Chestnut Hill Quaker Meetinghouse that Americans are not even on the top 10 of the World … more
On Wednesday, Jan. 15, 7:30 a.m., the Rotary Club of Chestnut Hill will continue its speaker series. Bill Hyndman, executive director of The First Tee of Greater Philadelphia, will talk about his … more
by Stan Cutler The Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library’s Winter Speaker Series will kick off on Tuesday, Jan. 28. We only have 70 chairs but sometimes draw crowds of more than 100. … more
Lisete Andre Cleary after receiving her distinguished award,with husband, Matt, and daughter, Ava. by Colleen Kelly Howard It might be said that Lisete Andre Cleary’s Girls on the Run (GOTR) … more
Local documentary filmmaker Ron Kanter, whose films have been shown on public TV stations around the country, is leaving next month to volunteer for one month in Bududa, Uganda, where Chestnut … more
Twin homes on W. Gravers Lane were built on a subdivision "by right." Current zoning laws allowed for the lot division and the construction of two new homes. (Photo from 2017 during construction) by … more
by Brendan Sample Most of my New Year’s resolutions for 2020 are pretty straightforward: Step outside of my comfort zone more often, meet new people, travel more, etc. They’re resolutions that … more
YouTube yoga star Adrienne Mishler. by Allison Hackman If you’re anything like me and millions of people across the country, you have probably thought to yourself, “I should do more self-care” … more
Three of Athletic Brewing Company’s non-alcoholic beers. In this author’s opinion, these three are the best.[/caption] by Pete Mazzaccaro I first tried a non-alcoholic beer just last November. … more
The Immaculate Conception Church in East Germantown on Christmas Eve, 1941. by Neil Nolan Four minutes before midnight, Dec. 24, 1941, 78 years ago, the massive nave of the Immaculate Conception … more
Dining For Women had a dinner at From Bali to Bala, a pop-up store at Germantown and Evergreen Avenues in November. Owner Laura Cohn (right), a devoted member of the Thursday DFW chapter , donated … more
The Whitemarsh Foundation, along with the Widner and Dixon Families, National Land Trust, and the McCausland Family, were honored at the CHCA’s annual meeting in June with the 2019 Chestnut Hill … more
Chestnut Hill Conservancy president Eileen Javers (left) with representatives of the five latest inductees to the conservancy’s Architectural Hall of Fame. The new members of the hall were … more
Lorenzo Woodson, who grew up in extreme poverty, has earned a doctorate degree in Human Services/Counseling and is a clinical practitioner specializing in Autism, spectrum disorders, trauma, etc. He … more
Chestnut Hill resident and owner of People’s Books & Culture bookshop in University City, Matt Duques, will personally deliver books to the doors of Hillers who place orders with … more
by Sue Ann Rybak Almost everyone would agree that the holidays are a stressful time of year. In fact, the words holidays and havoc almost seem intertwined. With that in mind, the Local has a few … more
(From left): John Scanlon, Chief Medical Officer, Lee Jablow, MD, Chair/Medical Director of Emergency Medicine, Melissa Leach, MSN, Stroke & Chest Pain Program Coordinator, Scott Friend, VP … more
In the throes of last year’s competition during the 2018 tournament are members of one of the SCH teams: Gretel Hoffman (left) and Georgia O’Connor (right).[/caption] Springside Chestnut Hill … more
by Joyce Lenhardt This is the second of a series from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division. Many people wonder how development is regulated in Chestnut Hill when they see a … more
Today is a Good Day Founder Martha Sharkey and her daughter, Claire, delivered Thanksgiving meals to families with babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Abington Hospital. From left: Martha … more
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