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After an almost two-month search, the Chestnut Hill Local has named Carla Robinson as its new editor.  Robinson replaces Pete Mazzaccaro who resigned in June after 15 years in the … more
The news about logic has been illogical over the past few weeks. Most of the story has been on the medical front: We have a vaccine that prevents serious injury and death, yet some choose to get … more
There will be Labor concerts, Labor Day cookouts, even Labor Day last-minute bingeing of summer movies. Some of this will be loud. There will be firecrackers. more
Monday’s FDA approval of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine is expected to open the door for more businesses to require immunization as a condition of employment. more
Another thing lost in the pandemic year: We will never again be able to tell our children We Had It Worse In My Day. more
How do we prove we’re vaccinated, and when? The PA card is notoriously slightly-too-big for a wallet. Restaurant workers, service workers of all kind, are trapped in this situation. more
Last week there was an error in a story I wrote...at the end of a long article with a lot of perfectly accurate facts. more
Ellen Van Pelt Wells was editor of the Chestnut Hill Local from 1958 to 1972. She passed away August 14, age 93. This column, from June 22, 1972, was one of the last she wrote for the Local, signed with her customary E.V.P.W. more
In a 1937 book titled "Everyone's Autobiography," Gertrude Stein wrote, "there is no there there," lamenting that her childhood home had been torn down and replaced with an office building. This … more
For most newspapers, including The Local, financial struggles precede COVID-19.  In 2019, however, we bucked the national trend.  more
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