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When Chestnut Hill's Beth Ann Margolis Rupp tells how someone felt her forehead for horns after learning she was Jewish, she has more humor than resentment. more
Norman Aaron Newberg, a Mt. Airy resident, author, and University of Pennsylvania professor who trained a generation of educators, died in his sleep on May 8 at age 87. more
Even before pandemic shutdowns, historic house museums were having a rough time. But our local house museums are working hard to buck that trend, including those in Historic Germantown. more
The Woodmere Art Museum’s 80th Annual Juried Exhibition, which starts on Saturday, examines migration as an act of movement - between places, identities and memories. more
Before you head out the door this summer, make sure you grab the bug spray. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), Pennsylvania leads the nation in confirmed Lyme disease. more
As most fashionistas already know, style trends tend to cycle in decades. So it’s no surprise that this year Y2K style is back in full force, including some familiar shoe styles.  more
Lin's new book, “Beethoven in Beijing: Stories from the Philadelphia Orchestra's Historic Journey,” was just released May 24 by Temple University Press. more
Chestnut Hill resident Dr. Paul Wallace is a rare medical doctor who makes house calls. more
Christopher Alexander believed that ordinary people, not just trained architects, should have a hand in designing their own houses, neighborhoods and cities. more
Chestnut Hill College’s Annual Reunion Weekend, June 1-4, 2022 will celebrate the retirement of College President Sister Carol Jean Vale, SSJ, PhD., after thirty years of service, with a special beer brewed in her honor. more
The Presbyterian Church of Chestnut Hill will present the first concert in The Crossing’s 2022 “Month of Moderns” Saturday, June 11, at 7 p.m. more
During her research, Fagerstrom, of Erdenheim, heard lots of women say that they’d developed osteoporosis after treatment for breast cancer. Those conversations led her to design a one-day workshop for women. more
A member of the Sisters of St. Joseph, Sister Roseann is retiring this month after 50 years as a Montessori teacher in Catholic schools, the last 38 of those years as a beloved first, second and third grade teacher at Norwood-Fontbonne Academy. more
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH) senior Delaney Brody has produced the EpiPhone - an insulated silicone case that attaches to the back of a cell phone to house an epinephrine device. more
Chestnut Hill College celebrated its 95th Annual Commencement ceremony for students in the School of Undergraduate Studies and students in the Accelerated Adult Degree Program on Saturday. more
Candidates plus rules and ways to vote in CHCA election. more
Mt. Airy Learning Tree’s ever-popular annual fundraiser, the Hidden Gardens Tour, is back this year.  more
Northwest Philadelphia’s remarkable treasures of Modern architecture are being celebrated in late May at the annual DOCOMOMO-US conference, this year being held in Philadelphia. more
Piffaro, Philadelphia’s world-acclaimed Renaissance Band, presented its final series of concerts under the direction of its longtime artistic directors Joan Kimball and Robert Wiemken on May 13-15. more
Since 1992, Baker Street Bread Co. and Cafe  has crafted its pillowy, made-from-scratch creations for a hungry audience of residents, restaurants, wholesale customers and catering companies. more
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