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As a relative newbie to the area and to my role as Executive Director of Chestnut Hill Meals on Wheels, I consistently marvel at the willingness of Chestnut Hill residents to make it their business to care for their most vulnerable neighbors. more
Over three years ago, The Goldenberg Group purchased the property at 100-102 East Mermaid Lane. more
At 66, I am a big believer in being grateful for what I’ve got rather than dwelling on what I don’t have. For instance, the first thing I do when I wake up each day is shout out loud, “It’s a day! Hurrah! Yippee! I’ve got a day!” more
SCH student Grayson Wade on lowering the mask and discovering a personal identity. more
This letter is to warn residents that last week, including last Friday 3 squirrels made it to the first block of E. Highland Ave before suffering painful deaths that looked like poisoning. more
October 26 is the deadline to apply for a mail-in ballot. more
On November 2nd, Justice will be on the ballot in Philadelphia and all across the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. This election could not be more consequential, with women’s reproductive rights, LGBTQ rights, and the very right to vote at all hanging in the balance more
I enjoyed Alex Bartlett’s article on Chestnut Hill eateries but have to point out that he missed mentioning maybe the most long lived and popular restaurant ever seen in the area.  more
"Happy families are all alike," wrote Leo Tolstoy, but "every unhappy family is unhappy in its own way." Including his. more
McNally's Tavern, George Woodward Company, Norwood-Fontbonne Academy, at their centennial. more
A  low-key, fact-based espionage mystery-thriller with a secret identity as a marital drama.  In both guises, it delivers as a taut, tense, timely tale. more
I am one of thousands of immunocompromised Philadelphians for whom taking public transportation, shopping for groceries or dining with friends at even an outdoor café presents serious risk. more
We’ve been making a few changes here at the Local in the four weeks I’ve been your editor. One of the most important of those changes started last week, when Tom Beck joined the team as our newest reporter. more
Nearly all of the feedback provided by neighbors was negative. more
The meaning of success, upward mobility, and job security all have to be redefined during a calamitous recession and that's exactly what the timely, resonant, and thought-provoking contemporary workplace drama, “The Company Men” (2010), sets out to do. more
“It being one of the principles of the Circumlocution Office never, on any account whatever, to give a straightforward answer.” more
Johnny Depp playing a standup chameleon. more
On September 14th, I sent an email to the U.S. Postmaster General, Louis DeJoy.  Because I couldn’t trust the USPS to deliver a letter to him. more
Chestnut Hill Arts in the Fall. more
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