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One of Chestnut Hill's newest businesses teamed up with one of its more established favorites for "May the Fourth be with you." more
When Vietnam Restaurant was awarded the prestigious 2024 James Beard Foundation's America's Classics Award, I could not help but recall its CHC connection. more
The city and the state have released preliminary second-stage schematics, outlining additional traffic safety measures on Lincoln Drive and a plan for Emlen Circle. more
This special report is in recognition of Historic Preservation Month. more
The nearly 200-year-old Valley Green and Bells Mill Road bridges in the Wissahickon Valley Park will soon undergo a much-needed reconstruction. more
More than 115 years after Anna Jarvis established the first Mother’s Day, with the help of John Wanamaker, the second Sunday of May has become a shared moment. more
Originally scheduled for this weekend, the new date is May 19. more
Across the country, civil engineers and water experts are bracing for new requirements regarding the nation's remaining lead pipes. more
Chestnut Hill resident Diane Senechal was reading her Chestnut Hill Local last week and was startled by what she saw in the crime report. more
The Chestnut Hill community’s three institutional civic organizations are developing stronger protections for the Germantown Avenue business corridor. more
Most city residents would experience close to a $5 monthly bump on their water bill this fall under a Philadelphia Water Department proposal. more
The handwritten note on plain white paper attached with binder clips to the door of Lucky Dogz Doggie Day Care reads “Closed Until Further Notice.” more
The Friends of Pastorius Park are marking Arbor Day on Friday by gathering at the big American Sycamore to celebrate the park’s new Level 1 arboretum status.  more
With a theme of ”Planet vs. Plastic,” the 54th annual Earth Day offers a bounty of opportunities to celebrate nature in Northwest Philadelphia. more
The coalition of Northwest Philadelphia civic groups and organizations working to keep SEPTA’s regional train lines open wants to make them "cool" again. more
After two years of sitting as a burned-out hulk in the middle of one of the Chestnut Hill business corridor’s busiest blocks, Hiram Lodge has been listed for sale. more
The Norwood-Fontbonne Academy community is mourning the loss of Deborah Wood and her husband, Stephen Wood Sr., who died April 4 at their home. more
A steady circling of winds marked a "not quite baseball weather… yet" kind of day for the first day of Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club’s Junior Baseball. more
When buildings throughout Northwest Philadelphia started to rattle last Friday at 10:23 a.m., it took most people more than a minute to catch on.  more
Morris Arboretum & Gardens was but one of the many Philadelphia-based institutions that sponsored community gatherings for Monday's eclipse. more
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