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The morning of Friday, Nov. 3, 2023, was bitter, one of the coldest days this fall. As he approached the entrance of the Khair Community Center in the predawn light, the community member briskly … more
LUPZC has so far considered Greylock’s applications for zoning variances in isolation, as if there were not other, more restrictive, legal limits. more
The article in the Nov. 9 issue of the Chestnut Hill Local regarding the Venetian Social Club was amazing. more
Can we residents of Chestnut Hill slow some of the unrestrained growth in our community that threatens our small town ambience? more
The Chestnut Hill Parking Foundation Board of Directors recently voted for an increase in hourly parking rates effective Nov. 3.  more
I am gratified by the number of inquiries we have received into how the Chestnut Hill Local has been managing since John Derr’s departure. more
By now you may have received an envelope in the mail from the Chestnut Hill Garden District Fund. more
Fall is a transition time for insects and other invertebrates to acclimate to colder temperatures. Where do they go in the winter? more
Have you seen the eye-catching banners honoring local veterans along Willow Grove Avenue in Wyndmoor and wondered how they got there?  more
When the Water Tower Advisory Council was fundraising to refurbish the park, our local VFW Post 5205 answered the call. more
A new report by the PennEnvironment Research & Policy Center shows that gas-powered garden equipment creates significant pollution and noise. more
The 22nd Ward Open Caucus has announced its endorsements for the General Election on Nov. 7. more
I went to the Chestnut Hill Hospital Emergency Room on Sunday, Oct. 22, because of a broken thumb. I cannot say enough about the people there. more
My favorite memory of Paul Meyer comes from a visit my first husband and I made to the Morris Arboretum around 1990. more
My experience of residing in Philadelphia and engaging with the community has revealed how poverty impacts their daily lives. more
I read with great interest the piece by State Rep. Tarik Khan, “To bullies everywhere: Here, we SLAPP back,” (Local, 10/19).  more
Walking by the water tower during the last few weeks, passersby can’t help but notice that work is underway on the "Light Up the Tower" project.  more
I didn't believe mentors really existed until I met Cherelle Parker. more
Whenever he could, Paul was always eager to help. more
The Chestnut Hill Conservancy and Friends of the Wissahickon are participating in community reviews of the variance request. more
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