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A completely harmless image of an Indian man on a sign indicating the entrance to the Philadelphia Cricket Club has raised the ire of a minister in a nearby Episcopalian … more
“The vote is precious. It is almost sacred. It is the most powerful non-violent tool we have in a democracy.” -- John Lewis, June 2019.  Congressman Lewis risked his life and went to … more
Discovering Chestnut Hill My husband and I are newcomers to Chestnut Hill and are eager to learn all about the area. The Chestnut Hill Local is a great source of information about our … more
Importance of voting by mail Recently I've been worried about voting at the polls come November because I have cancer and am immune suppressed. However, now in Pennsylvania you … more
Grateful for report on private school racism I really appreciated reading Chandler Fattah’s article in the Local this week about the experiences of Black students at primarily white … more
Looting is inevitable? A thoughtful article in the June 18 Local considered the moral and social justification, or lack thereof, of the looting and destruction of property that occurred … more
Sidewalk dining is making it hard to be a pedestrian “Yours, Mine and Ours” is a movie (1968) staring Lucille Ball and Henry Fonda and a movie (2005) starring Rene Russo and Dennis Quaid. … more
Letter to America Dear America, what has happened to you? We are alarmed and shocked by your absence at the Global Public Health table. You were always the first among equals, leading … more
Don’t give up the flag I carried the American flag Saturday morning as part of the George Floyd and Black Lives Matter tribute which preceded the opening of Germantown Avenue … more
We need leadership Since early March we have faced unprecedented challenges, magnified by the pervasive uncertainty of when we can return to our previous “normal”.  We fear lack of food. … more
Keep the masks on the Hill As a Chestnut Hill resident, I regularly walk on Germantown Avenue and the side streets. The streets are always busy with pedestrian traffic, but … more
Enormously proud of hospital staff On behalf of the Chestnut Hill Hospital Board of Trustees, I would like to extend my heartfelt gratitude for all the staff, doctors, and nurses have … more
A beautiful thing Wow! We are so humbled. What a beautiful thing you have done for us with your article and the people we feed (“They lost their jobs, but they're helping feed … more
Unprecedented time caring for our community First, and most importantly, thank you for staying at home to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 in our community! It is critical that you … more
Another local Chestnut Hill hero! Russell Goudy of Kilian's Hardware donated well over 100 N-95 masks to Jefferson Hospital and to Philadelphia EMS personnel to assist with the Covid-19 … more
Don’t expect us to learn a thing You write, in your April 2 Local editorial: "One thing that is clear about this pandemic is that little is certain." In the last paragraph you write "A … more
Enjoyed Bethlehem column I enjoyed George McNeely's "A Letter from Bethlehem" [Feb. 20], both for its information and for its fine writing. The founding Moravians were also dedicated to … more
Happy for Springfield coverage So many local newspapers have disappeared, taking away information that is vital to the well-being of communities and the maintenance of community. I … more
New stage company deserves coverage I just saw the article in the Feb. 6 Local on the Sine Timore Theatre Company (on Facebook actually). Very deserving of your coverage. Founder Megan … more
Hospital has pulled sign plan, will work with neighbors On Tuesday, Jan. 28, Chestnut Hill Hospital pulled its zoning request for signage. We appreciate the input neighbors provided to … more
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