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Looting is inevitable? A thoughtful article in the June 18 Local considered the moral and social justification, or lack thereof, of the looting and destruction of property that occurred … more
Sidewalk dining is making it hard to be a pedestrian “Yours, Mine and Ours” is a movie (1968) staring Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda and a movie (2005) starring Rene Russo and Dennis Quaid. And … more
Letter to America Dear America, what has happened to you? We are alarmed and shocked by your absence at the Global Public Health table. You were always the first among equals, leading in … more
Don’t give up the flag I carried the American flag Saturday morning as part of the George Floyd and Black Lives Matter tribute which preceded the opening of Germantown Avenue … more
We need leadership Since early March we have faced unprecedented challenges, magnified by the pervasive uncertainty of when we can return to our previous “normal”.  We fear lack of food.  We … more
Keep the masks on the Hill As a Chestnut Hill resident, I regularly walk on Germantown Avenue and the side streets. The streets are always busy with pedestrian traffic, but … more
Enormously proud of hospital staff On behalf of the Chestnut Hill Hospital Board of Trustees, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude for all the staff, doctors, and nurses have … more
A beautiful thing Wow! We are so humbled. What a beautiful thing you have done for us with your article and the people we feed (“They lost their jobs, but they're helping feed others,” … more
Unprecedented time caring for our community First, and most importantly, thank you for staying at home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community! It is critical that you … more
Another local Chestnut Hill hero! Russell Goudy of Kilian's Hardware donated well over 100 N-95 masks to Jefferson Hospital and to Philadelphia EMS personnel to assist with the Covid-19 crisis in … more
Don’t expect us to learn a thing You write, in your April 2 Local editorial: "One thing that is clear about this pandemic is that little is certain." In the last paragraph you write "A … more
Enjoyed Bethlehem column I enjoyed George McNeely's "A Letter from Bethlehem" [Feb. 20], both for its information and for its fine writing. The founding Moravians were also dedicated to … more
Happy for Springfield coverage So many local newspapers have disappeared, taking away information that is vital to the well-being of communities and the maintenance of community. I want … more
New stage company deserves coverage I just saw the article in the Feb. 6 Local on the Sine Timore Theatre Company (on Facebook actually). Very deserving of your coverage. Founder Megan … more
Hospital has pulled sign plan, will work with neighbors On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Chestnut Hill Hospital pulled its zoning request for signage. We appreciate the input neighbors provided to … more
Hospital plans driven by marketing The Development Review Committee (DRC) held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 21. It was very reassuring to … more
Time to act on climate change As a Junior in Germantown Friends School, I often feel exasperation and a feeling of being trapped on a train barreling towards a future over which I have no … more
Nothing wrong with “Merry Christmas” I write in response to Stacia Friedman’s recent column regarding her opinions about Christmas. [“What it’s like to be a Jewish child at … more
Keep it local I looked forward to reading the article “The perfect gifts for your foodie friends and relatives.” Then I became dismayed because Ms. Lisante recommended mainly gifts for … more
New planting at Water Tower looks good? The new plantings of shrubs and trees and the nicely mulched areas that have appeared this week at the Water Tower upper park look terrific. The process of … more
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