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A few weeks ago my husband, Walt, suffered a fall in our kitchen and hurt his back. At Chestnut Hill Hospital, he was met immediately and taken to an emergency room. No waiting.  more
Lost in the back and forth about who should have the right of way, people with strollers or drivers, is the question of why people push strollers in the street in the first place?  more
During the Chestnut Hill Community Annual Appeal, the Chestnut Hill Tree Tenders would like to thank the Chestnut Hill Community Association and Green Space Initiative for their support. more
Stephen, you stated in your letter that nobody seems to be getting the message about the pothole problem. I got it! more
It is no wonder that women continue to push their baby carriages foolishly and irresponsibly in traffic when a person like Anne Dicker defends them.  more
It may seem to many of you that the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Annual Appeal has raised several million dollars. Not exactly, says the publisher. more
In 1989, a call in the middle of the night shattered the peace of Dr. John Scanlon's life: Fire had destroyed his medical practice. The Chestnut Hill community was there to support him. more
During the Chestnut Hill Community Annual Appeal, the Chestnut Hill Business Association and Business Improvement District would like to thank the Chestnut Hill Community Association and Greenspace Initiatives. more
At this time four years ago, my husband and I were standing amongst a group of excited and nervous parents at the Philadelphia International Airport as we prepared to send our 10-year-old son to Mexico. more
It is no wonder that Philadelphia's pedestrian fatality rate is skyrocketing when car drivers display the sense of reckless entitlement described in a letter to the Local last week by Sam Gugino. more
I have written before to The Local on the subject of potholes in the Chestnut Hill area, but nobody seems to be getting the message.  more
Representation is essential in adequately recording history, especially today. The Black community of Philadelphia has a rich history, and Chestnut Hill is a part of that. more
During the Chestnut Hill Community Annual Appeal, the Friends of Pastorius Park would like to thank the Chestnut Hill Community Association and Greenspace Initiatives for its support and matching grants. more
What is it with these mothers (or nannies) who insist upon “driving” their baby carriages down the street as if they have a license to do so from the DMV? more
 Finally, a judge has confirmed what so many of us have been saying all along: Our children have never been well served by the state when it comes to funding its public schools. more
The Water Tower Advisory Council and “Light Up The Tower” committee would like to thank the CHCA and Greenspace Initiatives for its support and grants in 2022. more
As a Springfield Township resident, I appreciate the coverage by the Local of the current sensitive issues related to hate-filled racist flyers and efforts to improve communication with our police. more
It's a great time to think about planting new trees in Chestnut Hill. more
For the record, neither I nor the Friends of Pastorius Park think that it is “just fine” for people to flout City ordinances regarding dogs at Pastorius Park. more
I am writing to thank Philadelphia​​-area residents for sharing the true meaning of Christmas with children in need this past holiday season. more
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