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Temple leads a regional consortium to purchase Chestnut Hill Hospital, deal to close by year's end. more
Residents of Germantown teamed up with police officers from the 14th Police District and its chaplaincy Thursday evening to stage a peace walk. more
In response to neighborhood outcry over the harsh glare of the city’s new street lights, City Councilmember Cindy Bass is arranging for a meeting. more
The CHCA Board of Directors unanimously voted to recommend the Woodmere Art Museum’s plans to obtain variances for St. Michael’s Hall. more
Representatives of Bowman Properties last week unveiled a plan that seeks to downsize, or in some cases eliminate, commercial space in Chestnut Hill in an effort to combat retail vacancies. more
Three more readers of the Local reached out to the paper last week to complain about checks they had mailed being stolen and washed. more
Hillers were alarmed to find the mailbox out front of the Chestnut Hill Post Office unlocked and open last Tuesday morning, as pictured here. more
Three Philadelphia-area men have been arrested and charged in connection with a scheme to steal checks from the U.S. Postal Service, fraudulently alter them and deposit more than $200,000 in personal … more
An overwhelming majority of Chestnut Hill residents dislike the color and the brightness of the neighborhood’s new LED streetlights. more
Five more readers who experienced mail theft and bank fraud contacted the Local last week - one of whom said he only discovered the fraud because he had been following our coverage of the issue. more
After an effort to shower the Philadelphia Streets Department with complaints, residents of the 200 block of West Highland Avenue got the glare of their new LED street lights cut in half. more
Two more readers of the Local who say they’ve had checks stolen from the mail have told the paper they suspect somebody from inside the United States Postal Service is involved. more
When developers Jon Thomas and Chris Murray first organized a meeting with people who live near their planned development project at 157 Carpenter Street - also known as Clifflawn - neighbors felt their voices were being heard.  more
In a bid to raise funds, the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education is looking for a conservation-minded buyer for 24 acres of wooded land across the street from its 340-acre main campus. more
Demolition on Clifflawn, a late 19th century building at 157 Carpenter Lane in Mt. Airy began June 14 - a year after preservation activists who scrambled to save it with a historic designation didn't … more
People who live on Highland Avenue got an unpleasant surprise last week when the warm yellow glow of their street lights suddenly became a harsh white glare. more
Michael Daniels, a former constituent services representative for Cindy Bass, was one of 19 people charged with pandemic fraud by federal investigators on Wed. June 15. more
Two more Chestnut Hill Local readers have reached out to the paper to report instances of checks being stolen from the mail. more
Councilmember Cindy Bass scored a big win in her standoff with Mayor Jim Kenney last week when she secured $10 million in additional funding for parks and recreation centers. more
About 1,000 abortion-rights advocates gathered outside Philadelphia City Hall and in the courtyard of the Municipal Services Building Friday evening to protest the U.S. Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. more
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