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Zenos Frudakis, of Glenside, one of the nation’s most prominent sculptors, stands next to his creation, the controversial statue of Frank Rizzo that was taken down by the city last week. by Len … more
At the Memorial Day parade, Barbara Holman Lynn held up a photo of her brother, Marine Lance Corporal Raymond Clark Holman, who was killed in action at 18 years of age during the Vietnam War. by … more
Gordon Borrell By Pete Mazzaccaro Next week the Chestnut Hill Local will sponsor a webinar on marketing a business during a crisis by leading marketing expert Gordon Borrell. Borrell, whose … more
by Sue Ann Rybak A sea of people converged on Chestnut Hill on Friday morning, June 5, chanting “No Justice, No Peace, Black Lives Matter! Hands Up, Don’t Shoot and Say their … more
Maureen (“Molly”) Hood, who started her own sanitizer-making company, is seen with her twins, Abby and Aden, 6-year-old kindergarten students at the Henry Elementary School in Mt. Airy, by Len … more
Eliot Villasis (left) and his older brother Aidan Villasis, both students at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, launched a sign-making business to raise money for Face to Face. By Pete Mazzaccaro As … more
Robert and Benjamin Bynum, of Mt. Airy, donated 150 dinners from their restaurants to Temple Hospital frontline workers on May 24, and in June they will doing the same thing at several other … more
Salima Suswell, of Germantown, is seen here with Gov. Tom Wolf, who appointed her to be the first Muslim ever on the Pennsylvania Commission for Women. (The photo was taken before social … more
by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Community Association announced that its summer slate of events – the Pastorius Park Concert Series, the Movies under The Starts at the Water Tower … more
Photos by Leisha Shaffer and Pete Mazzaccaro As Philadelphia was experiencing a third day of protests, Monday, sparked by the murder of George Floyd by Minneapolis Police last week, many … more
Dr. David L. Reich, an anesthesiologist who has been president and chief operating officer of Mount Sinai Hospital since October of 2013, is a Central High graduate and Oak Lane native. He was … more
Jessica Ames, programs and events coordinator (left), and Madeleine Beck, flight coordinator for Angel Flight East in Blue Bell, are surrounded by boxes of protective facial shields their volunteer … more
The Blessing Bags program at St. Miriam’s Catholic Church in Flourtown has a new home in an unused classroom. Seen here cutting a ribbon are (from left) Father Frank Souza and Monsignor James St. … more
by Sue Ann Rybak Philadelphia Nanny Network is providing free remote learning support for families of employees who work in healthcare through June. "Philadelphia Nanny Network, the go-to agency for … more
Whenever a Covid patient is discharged, a huge “flower” is placed in a “survivor garden” in front of the hospital. (The “flowers” are not plastic but some weatherproof material). “We … more
Members of the Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club’s Soccer Team Lightning Jerseys hang on the window of the future office of Benedum Law at 8640 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. (Photo courtesy of … more
John Adams, manager of prepared foods at Weavers Way in Chestnut Hill, said, "Before the pandemic, I always said Weavers Way does have the most appreciative customer/member base I’ve experienced … more
By Brenda Lange Germantown residents soon will have the option to buy fresh, organic, locally grown produce throughout the summer as part of a new buying club, or community supported … more
Roxborough resident Carol Costello, (right) sits next to her 34-year-old daughter Colleen, who has developmental and intellectual disabilities caused by a genetic disorder. Costello is just one … more
by Kate Dolan The Development Review Committee voted unanimously to approve the proposed one-story rear addition at 211 E Meade Street in a meeting conducted via Zoom on May 19. The … more
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