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by Barbara Sherf Residents in at least four Montgomery County communities have received racist literature in plastic sandwich bags in their driveways from a white supremacist organization called … more
City Councilman Allan Domb spoke at Chestnut Hill College on Wednesday, Feb. 6. (Photo courtesy of Chestnut Hill College) by Pete Mazzaccaro With rumors swirling that he may be getting ready for a … more
The Chestnut Hill Business Association is excited to announce Green Business On The Hill – a new program that will recognize environmentally conscious businesses, offer tools to businesses who want … more
The Martins' new home is visible from the parking lot behind Weavers Way Co-Op. by Brendan Sample Passersby of 8421 Shawnee St. might have noticed a large, modern home being built in what appears to … more
by Peter Elliott East Mount Airy was selected as one of the top 10 desirable neighborhoods in Redfin’s “Top 10 Hottest Affordable Neighborhoods” for 2019. The real estate brokerage ranked … more
by John Derr, Publisher, Chestnut Hill Local You may have noted a story in last week’s Chestnut Hill Local under the headline: “CHCA endorses Local line of credit.” In case you missed it, in … more
by Sue Ann Rybak Germantown Special Services District, one of 12 Special Districts or municipal authorities in Philadelphia, is in turmoil. On its fourth executive director in five years, a … more
Staffers at Sherlocks Salon (from left) Dodie Digiacomo, Michael Hawkins and Stephanie Kravitz are all moving on from the salon, which closed for good on Saturday after 40 years of business. (Photo … more
The gravel access road from Pachella Field at Livezy Lane and Henry Avenue washed away and ended up in a heap on Forbidden Drive. Rain and climate change continue to take a toll on the Wissahickon … more
Brian Lawlor holds up late Mayor Frank Rizzo's driver's license. Lawlor was among a dozen or so bidders on the last of Rizzo's belongings (Photo by Elizabeth Coady) by Elizabeth Coady Philadelphia … more
Chestnut Hill Brewing Company owners Nick Gunderson and Lindsey Pete. by April Lisante Some deliciously good news arrived this week for locals addicted to the wood-fired pizzas and craft brews at … more
by Brendan Sample At the latest Chestnut Hill Community Association Board of Directors meeting, Chestnut Hill Local Publisher John Derr outlined his plan to obtain a $150,000 line of credit for … more
by Maddie Clark A talk was held this past Sunday, Jan. 27 at the Commonwealth Chateau on the Sugarloaf campus of Chestnut Hill College regarding the ongoing crisis at the Mexican border. Though … more
This February 1 and 2, Chestnut Hill gears up to beat the winter blues with the totally reimagined Chestnut Hill on Ice event, bringing two days of ice-themed attractions, including a pop-up ice … more
This chart shows the number of tax-abated properties in the 10 city zip codes with the largest exemption totals, followed by the numbers for Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy and Germantown. Data was provided … more
David Baskin, 75, Mt. Airy peruses books that are part of tonight's auction of items owned by late Philadelphia Mayor Frank Rizzo. (Photo by Elizabeth Coady) by Elizabeth Coady Fans, frenemies and … more
Cease operations order at Chestnut Hill Starbucks. by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Starbucks, 8515 Germantown Ave., was closed on Jan. 17 after an inspection by the city’s Health Department … more
The CBD oil products sold by Weavers Way are advertised prominently in the store's front window. (Photo by Brendan Sample) by Brendan Sample Over the past year, products containing cannabidiol (CBD) … more
Hill Country, c. 1913, by Walter Elmer Schofield (Woodmere Art Museum: Gift of Sydney E. and Seymour Schofield, 1949) by William R. Valerio, PhD, The Patricia Van Burgh Allison Director and CEO, … more
by Sue Ann Rybak An elderly woman died in a blaze inside her home in Chestnut Hill. Firefighters responded to a one-alarm fire at 540 W. Moreland Avenue on Saturday, Jan. 19, and arrived around … more
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