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This year, unlike previous years, you will be able to help The Local address some immediate needs when you give to the CHCA Annual Appeal.  more
Thanks to the generous support of the community and with the help of numerous knowledgeable volunteers, the "Light up the Tower" project has raised more than $50,000 of $100,000 needed.  more
The underrepresentation of youth turnout was this year’s problem du jour for pollsters. more
I so appreciate how the Chestnut Hill Community Association, Business Association, Conservancy and Tree Tenders work together to add green spaces to our community. more
Thank you, Chris Lally, for your sympathetic words about how pickleball play affects the near neighbors at the Water Tower Recreation Center. more
Allow me to tell you why Republicans lost on Nov. 8. more
Living overseas, I’ve been asked this incessantly every fall for over 20 years. more
One of the common threads that unites our community is our beloved green spaces. more
As a lifelong Democrat, and someone who has self-identified as a liberal Christian my entire life, I have been both confused and concerned by the political polarization that has developed over the past few years. more
Recently, the chief justice of the Supreme Court and a few other members of the court seem to have a problem understanding why many citizens now increasingly question its legitimacy. more
Who would have thought that an ordinary object like a street light could have such a profound effect on our lives?  more
Voting is a sacred right and the parishioners at the Church of St. Martin in the Fields in Chestnut Hill believe democracy and human rights are at risk in our country. more
Finally, after almost three years of COVID, a cure has been discovered right here in Philadelphia. And it has nothing to do with Pfizer-BioNTech or Moderna or hydroxychloroquine or even bleach. more
Studies have long concluded that political signs have marginal positive impact, if any. more
Although multiple myeloma (MM) has no cure, over the past decade many new medications enable those with this disease to live longer with a much better quality of life. more
On Thursday, Oct. 13, the Jenks School community celebrated Reading Promise Week, a city-wide initiative to celebrate reading. more
Given the rise in break-ins and thefts in the parking lots on Valley Green Road, I am surprised that there aren’t any signs to warn visitors. more
I really wish that political ads weren’t so negative. Opponents are made to seem like enemies who would destroy America if elected. more
My partner and I moved into an apartment in Philadelphia in May 2020. Our lease in 2021 was raised $50 per month. This year was $170. What's next? more
The ultimate goal of Sen. Lindsey Graham's 15-week federal abortion ban is to criminalize abortions in states that continue to protect the rights of women after the overturn of Roe vs. Wade on June … more
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