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When we launched our Idea Labs, earlier this month, we weren't sure how the community would react, or if people would come out and engage with us, with me.  We should've known.  These past … more
In early June, 16 families from C. W. Henry and Henry Houston schools went to Harrisburg to demand legislators pass a budget that allocates fair funding to Pennsylvania public schools. The day was … more
As mothers of young children who care deeply about the future of our community, we are excited to be running for a seat on the Board of Directors of the Chestnut Hill Community Association. … more
I was so happy and moved that you did a piece on Rod Serling (“Peeking into the past: My time with TV's 'angry young man,'” June 13!) I thought he was a creative genius and tried not to … more
Last spring, I took my graduation pictures in a hazy smog. Dressed in a cap and gown and mask because we were told the wildfire smoke being carried from Canada was full of toxins. I’ve been … more
I joined the Chestnut Hill Local Board when I was 29. To my peers: If we aren't involved, the places and spaces around us won't represent us. more
I write with two purposes: To thank the Local and to express the hope that the new bridge is more pedestrian friendly. more
With the arrival of National Trails Day on June 1, it is fitting to reflect on the rich history of the Wissahickon Valley's trails. more
The Chestnut Hill Conservancy's sold-out Spring Gala on Saturday, June 8, will honor Charlie Dilks, a man whose commitment to conservation has significantly impacted the community. more
Our studio building is celebrating a birthday, giving us a chance to reflect upon how we fit into its generational story and all the choices that brought us here.  more
My aim, in my new position as the Local’s business growth officer, is to listen – to you. more
When are we going to learn to share the world with other species who, in this case, have more of a right to the park than we do? more
The winner won ONLY 35% of the vote. Situations like these have a simple solution: ranked choice voting. more
Six months ago, The Local made a happy announcement. It's only gotten better. more
My car slid into the guard rail. Then a man in a truck stopped to help. more
The recent observation of Earth Day was a time to reflect on our connection with - and impact on -  this planet that we share. more
Mt. Airy, a vibrant and diverse community in Philadelphia, faces a pivotal moment in its urban development trajectory. more
 The resolution establishes the Pennsylvania Task Force on Agent Orange and Other Toxins. more
On Monday night, Jews will begin celebrating Passover during the seder. I can’t help but think about my friend and his family who are living in a tent in Gaza. more
The CH Conservancy and FOW will do everything in our power to ensure and encourage a responsible and sustainable development at Greylock. more
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