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Last month, the Chestnut Hill Community Association elected a new president, Kathi Clayton, a retired logistics company CEO and entrepreneurship professor, who took over the organization’s … more
This photograph from the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s Archives appears to show women heading to the 1913 Woman Suffrage Procession held in Washington, D.C., in protest of the lack of voting rights … more
Instead of abandoning their church property, members of the Mt. Airy Presbyterian Church saw their inability to keep up with deferred maintenance and decided to strike a deal to preserve their congregation. more
After being forced to shut down for almost five months, Mika’il Abdul-Karim, 50, was allowed to open his gym, Diverse Body Sculpturing, Inc., 7224 Germantown Ave., on Aug. 10. by Len Lear Mika’il … more
This April 1940 photograph shows Alessandra Cartelli’s mother and sister, Rose and Louise Cartelli, before boarding the ship to Philadelphia to join Pietro Cartelli. By Molly Murphy Anyone who … more
Helping World Central Kitchen make sandwiches for the Asylum Seekers in the Camp are Megan Ambros Nascimento and Tina Shelton. by Sue Ann Rybak A humanitarian crisis is happening just yards away from … more
Hakim Franklin and Jessica Lane of Mt. Airy Animal Hospital. By Heather S. Gray The 2020 CHCA Meritorious Award was presented to the Essential Workers throughout the Chestnut Hill area. This is the … more
The Mt. Airy resident is the founder of The Social Impact Cafe at 6620 Germantown Ave., a location she shares with Mount Airy Groceries to provide children in need with snack boxes of healthy food in … more
This circa 1924 photograph shows a large outcrop of Wissahickon Schist being quarried in the 7500 block of Germantown Avenue, later the site of the Trolley Car Diner. Vito Benvenuto of Benezet Street … more
Andres Restrepo and his daughter Hannah enjoy visiting the Peace Park. (Photo by Barbara Sheehan) By Barbara Sheehan Thanks to the foresight of civic-minded Philadelphians who came before us, we have … more
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