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One of the best things about this job is meeting fascinating, creative people who have come to Chestnut Hill from around the world. more
If anyone writes a book on the history of Chestnut Hill, Jim Ranck will have his own chapter. more
The Rev. Elsa Johnson Bass recently retired as a worship arts pastor whose mission was to get young people involved. more
If you were walking down Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill recently, you just might have seen Trevor Wade Thomas and his easel. more
Why would a celebrity TV star wind up living in Northwest Philadelphia? "We love it here," Simonetta Lein says. more
We tend to associate the word “archaeology” with remote locations. Rebecca Yamin digs into Philadelphia. more
Chestnut Hill College celebrated the inauguration of its seventh president, William Latimer, as the first lay president in the school’s nearly 99-year history. more
During the worrying days of a pandemic, the Rev. Ethelyn Taylor leaned into the uncertain space between the here and the not yet. more
World War II veteran Benjamin Berry is beginning to feel like a celebrity, and no one is more deserving. more
After watching certain TV shows, one might be excused for believing that some celebrities are rather shallow and self-centered, but Melissa Fitzgerald belies the stereotype. more
During its final performance of “ La bohème” on May 7, the Opera Philadelphia company had a surprise visit from a swarm of bees. more
Dr. Claire E. Robinson, named a “Top Doctor” by Philadelphia magazine, is no stranger to well-earned attention. more
After a three year hiatus from the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s presidency, Laura Lucas has reclaimed her former spot. more
Three Northwest Philadelphia residents won national recognition with Hometown Media Awards for their work with PhillyCAM. more
With her appointment to lead the Philadelphia Police Department’s 14th District, Capt. Tanisha Richardson is, in a way, coming home. more
Did you ever go into a small mom-and-pop restaurant and have a wonderful meal, yet there is almost no one there? more
Pete Merzbacher insists he was so busy making his popular baked goods that he did not even realize he was part of a winning team.  more
"Prescribe Outside," an initiative connecting children with nature, named Grace Parker to the role. more
Ten million people nationwide watched GMA's July 4 segment on Chestnut Hill, featuring McNally's Tavern, Booked, NoName Art Gallery and Pastor James Buck Jr, owner of Southern Flames BBQ. more
Chestnut Hill's Ethan Monberg is just 12, but the rising eighth grader at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy is already a musical luminary. more
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