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Watertower Clean-up Day took place last Saturday, April 2. Although quite a bit of trash and debris were cleaned up nothing was done to keep it that way. more
I surprised myself at how emotional I became upon learning the United States Senate had confirmed Ketanji Brown Jackson's appointment to the highest court in the country. more
This amenity, provided at no cost to you, can lower crime, reduce stress, reduce cooling bills, calm traffic, mitigate air pollution, help manage stormwater, increase atmospheric oxygen, improve your mental health--and is beautiful. But alas, it will not make julienne fries. more
The college is ignoring the fact that their campus and the SugarLoaf property are both listed as “significant" resources in the National Register Historic District. more
For many years, I had been keeping up a regular walking routine in Wissahickon Valley Park.  I no longer do so. more
Peggy Hendrie was the soul of the Parking Foundation Manager in the mid 1980s. more
There are some potholes that I’ve encountered regularly on Bethlehem Pike at the big intersection of Paper Mill Road and Stenton Avenue that I believe are going to disable my car sometime soon. more
Despite being an American, loving this country, and English being the language I now think in, Kyiv has never stopped being a city I love and am nostalgic for. So much so that three days of our … more
Tom Beck’s article in the March 3 Chestnut Hill Local, ‘Regional Rail not recovering from COVID,’ includes the telling observation by Wayne Junction developer Ken Weinstein that to … more
We are in the last weeks of our Annual Appeal. I am reaching out to you on behalf of the board of the Chestnut Hill Community Association to ask for your financial support. more
The world and our community are sadder today for the passing of Mrs. Jessie Birtha, who died recently at age 102. more
Soon after Acme started selling alcohol, trash on Mermaid Lane, Ardleigh and other surrounding streets quadrupled. more
I wish to wholeheartedly thank Councilmember Cindy Bass for introducing legislation to temporarily halt demolition in the 8th district.  I hope that during the six months’ moratorium City … more
This year, volunteers are hoping to raise enough funds to replace outdated and broken lights and missing signage around the Water Tower, and to refurbish the WWII War Memorial. more
Unfortunately, last Saturday the weather did not cooperate again, resulting in the cancellation of our much anticipated holiday parade. more
As some of you may have read in last week’s edition of The Chestnut Hill Local, Chestnut Hill residents are about to be involved in a redistricting for future elections when it comes to our … more
I seldom object to the behavior of public officials, but the appearance of councilwoman Cindy Bass at a community meeting in Germantown was a disgrace to our neighborhood and our city.  On … more
I was astounded when I saw the recent demolition and mass deforestation in progress at the Sugarloaf Campus of Chestnut Hill College bordering on Germantown Pike. more
I think I can safely say that no one moves to Mt. Airy, East or West, because they want to live in a dense neighborhood. People move here because they are looking for a suburban feeling, not an urban one. more
I’m at the computer in my home office in Chestnut Hill with headphones on and the volume of Beethoven’s Fifth too loud to get anything done. more
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