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A solitary white bicycle stands sentinel on Kitchens Lane in West Mt. Airy, its stark presence a somber reminder of lives lost and unsafe roads. more
There is no historical marker in front of the building at 127 E. Mermaid Lane in Chestnut Hill, but there should be. more
How do you condense a life worthy of a best-selling biography into one newspaper article? That is the challenge when writing about Judy Wicks. more
You don’t have to fight the traffic and the crowds in Center City to celebrate Independence Day in the nation’s birthplace. more
“I work from 5:30 a.m. to 10.30 p.m. If someone invented a 25th hour or an eighth day in the week, I'd be working it,” said Danielle Jowdy. more
This isn’t a Montessori or Waldorf school and it’s not a daycare. This is a nonprofit learning community, more
A folk group hailing from “the beautiful hills of Roxborough,” Turtle Ridge performs music steeped in a long lineage of bluegrass and Americana. more
Long-time Chestnut Hill resident Dr. George L. Spaeth has written scores of book chapters and an astonishing 23 books.  more
For more than a century, the regional rail lines that serve our Northwest neighborhoods have been an integral part of Chestnut Hill. more
Sorry, Dad. I know you weren't a fan of Father's Day. But my colleagues at The Local have challenged me to write about your influence on me. more
Daniel Gwynn, Muti Ajamu-Osagboro, Eddie Ramirez and Chester Hollman III spent 126 combined years behind bars for crimes they did not commit.  more
On April 28, 20 years after the release of the documentary short film Neighbor Ladies, a screening was held. Its themes remain relevant. more
I was rummaging through my basement files last week when I stumbled across the notes of one of my all-time favorite interviews. more
Event hosts include St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Noname Gallery and the Andorra library. more
Nonprofits are always looking for ways to raise funds, but the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund may have a new twist. more
The exhibition, "What is Belonging?" opens with a reception on Saturday, June 8. more
It was a sudden and terrible shock to all those who loved her when 19-year-old Caroline Shea Kyle died in her sleep at home on July 9, 2022. more
Northwest Philadelphia is gearing up for Pride Month, which starts on Saturday, with a calendar full of activities recognizing that love is love. more
The CHCA board voted to recommend approval of a variance for 7929 Roanoke Street, with provisos, for a short-term rental property. more
Chestnut Hill’s three Registered Community Organizations, have arranged for a public meeting on Zoom with City Councilmember Cindy Bass to discuss the proposal. more
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