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For the second time in two weeks, a pedestrian was killed at the corner of Germantown Avenue and Coulter Street on Sunday when a 31-year-old woman crossing the street was struck by a driver who fled. more
The Fallser Club at 3721 Midvale Ave. in East Falls will be screening the film "Winter on Fire: Ukraine's Fight for Freedom” on Thursday, July 7, at 7 p.m. more
Depending on whether you read your Local online or in print, you may or may not be aware that we recently launched a new, more robust events calendar on chestnuthilllocal.com.  more
Increasingly, patients and surgeons are selecting minimally invasive robotic surgery for the best outcomes. more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from June 13 to June 27. (Some crimes that occurred on dates earlier than the current period but weren’t reported until later may be included.) more
There are no variance requests under review at this time. more
Councilmember Cindy Bass scored a big win in her standoff with Mayor Jim Kenney last week when she secured $10 million in additional funding for parks and recreation centers. more
About 1,000 abortion-rights advocates gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall and in the courtyard of the Municipal Services Building Friday evening to protest the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. more
When 21-year-old Dia Lee was struck and killed by a speeding Tesla in Germantown last week, many residents of Northwest Philadelphia were shocked, but not surprised. more
On Thursday, June 23, 2022, voting for seven board seats and proposed changes to the CHCA bylaws ended. Verifying and counting the votes was completed on Friday, June 24th at 3:30pm. more
You wonder, “Isn’t a resident a student?”  And then, “If there’s a resident working, then what is an intern?” more
Due to the holiday schedule, this week’s crime report will appear in next week’s paper. more
When the Springfield Township Board of Commissioners accepted the resignation of deputy tax collector Bonny Davis in April, it marked the completion of a 13-year tenure that ended in controversy. more
A Chestnut Hill couple who say they had $40,000 mysteriously disappear from their Wells Fargo savings account allegedly were victims of bank fraud. more
When it became clear that Kenney’s “Rebuild” initiative didn’t intend to split spending equally among city council’s 10 districts and that hers would be getting $31 million while some others would get closer to $60 million, Bass raised complaints. more
At the June 6 workshop meeting, Springfield Township manager Michael Taylor outlined updated strategies implemented by township police in response to the mass shooting last month at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.  more
After six weeks of searching, the Local caught up last week with Chestnut Hill Local columnist and author Hugh Gilmore at the BB&T bank's brick driveway. more
No one ever wants to hear the word “cancer” from their doctor. But that diagnosis is not as terrifying now as it once was, thanks to researchers like Chestnut Hill resident Dr. Elizabeth Plimack, newly appointed deputy director at Fox Chase Cancer Center in Northeast Philadelphia. more
Mamma Pina carved thin slices of horse meat for the luncheon carpaccio. Her son-in-law, award-winning Philadelphia chef Jeff Michaud, stirred an antique copper pot of bubbling polenta on the kitchen’s wood-burning stove. more
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