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by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Community Association tackled a lengthy agenda. It voted to support a number of zoning variances, reviewed current membership initiatives and … more
Bohemian Pink owner Monika Schermer By Eric Seamans Climate change is one of the greatest threats to humanity. If we don’t change the wasteful culture surrounding our lifestyles, our situation … more
By Sue Ann Rybak Chestnut Hill Brewing Company, 8231 Germantown Ave., is crafting a special beer for a cause. The owners Nick Gunderson and Lindsey Pete have partnered with Today is a Good Day to … more
By Kate Dolan For the duration of Quintessence Theatre Group’s run of “Rachel” at Mt. Airy’s Sedgwick Theater, an exhibit hangs on a back wall in the historic lobby displaying the work of … more
by Pete Mazzaccaro Top of the Hill Orthodontics owners Jason and Abbey Orozco appeared before the Development Review Committee of the Chestnut Hill Community Association on Tuesday, Feb. 18, … more
Burke Bros. created this design for the Philadelphia Flower Show. It’s based on the recollections of landscape architect and Burke Bros. designer Chris DiVito’s trips to visit family in Venafro, … more
Crystal Yates by Sue Ann Rybak Crystal Yates, the Philadelphia Fire Department’s assistant deputy commissioner for EMS, never imagined she would work for the fire department even though her father … more
By Samuel Newhouse The Arapawa goats at Erdenheim Farm (Photo by Samuel Newhouse). Motorists cruising down Flourtown Road in their 21st century vehicles may be surprised to see a centuries-old … more
By Betsy Wallace Five Springfield Township residents attended the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners(“BOC”) monthly public workshop meeting held on Monday, Feb. 10. Here’s … more
Friends of the Wissahickon Executive Director Ruffian Tittmann by Samuel Newhouse About 50 members of Friends of the Wissahickon (FOW) and the public gathered on Thursday, Jan. 29 for the annual … more
The Greene Street men's store. By Pete Mazzaccaro Shoppers and passersby might have noticed the large “For Lease” sign above the Greene Street Consignment men’s store, 8518 Germantown Ave. … more
In June 2018, Philadelphia's Zero Waste and Litter Cabinet held its first “Illegal Signs Roundup,” in which 24 community groups across the city collected more than 8,000 bandit signs. By Sue Ann … more
by Pete Mazzaccaro After more than 50 neighborhood residents attended a public meeting and questioned a plan by Chestnut Hill Hospital to add numerous and larger signage to its campus, … more
by Kate Dolan Neighbors responded unfavorably to a proposed expansion of signage at the Chestnut Hill Hospital and expressed skepticism that Tower Health, which has owned Chestnut Hill Hospital … more
By Diane Fiske The architectural office of Runyan & Associates Architects, run by Stan Runyan and his associate, Jean McCoubrey, closed at the end of 2019 so the two architectural designers … more
The Attic Brewing Company, seen during one of its soft-opening days with co-owner Laura Lacy, center standing behind a chair, officially opened its doors in the Wayne Junction area on Jan. 17 to … more
A cold and snow Saturday did not deter thousands from turning up the Women’s March in Philadelphia on Saturday, Jan. 19. (Photo by Kathy Black) By Karen Bojar When I boarded the Chestnut Hill East … more
Ice sculptor extraordinaire Peter Slavin at work on a creation at a recent Chestnut Hill on Ice event. by Sue Ann Rybak Old man winter must be getting pretty frail because he hasn’t mustered up … more
Up until last week, the GFS grad’s workday typically began at 5 a.m. when she would rise and review the political headlines breaking overnight to prepare for her Today show segments, then often … more
Neighbors object to a developer’s plans to tear down this home at 318 E. Durham St. to make way for an 8-unit apartment building and leasing office. by Pete Mazzaccaro A proposal by Galman Group … more
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