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Chestnut Hill Conservancy wins Wm. Penn Foundation grant for conservation study

by Pete Mazzaccaro Recent efforts by the Chestnut Hill Conservancy (formerly Historical Society) and the Chestnut Hill Community Association to study conservation of historic property and open space in the neighborhood received a big boost in the form of a grant from the William Penn Foundation. The foundation awarded the conservancy $82,500 for an effort […]

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GFS girls pull away from Perk Panthers

by Tom Utescher The girls of Germantown Friends took a break from their Friends Schools League schedule to play a non-league bout against Perkiomen School last Friday, and it proved to be a beneficial arrangement for the host Tigers. Both teams are regrouping this season after graduating a strong senior class in 2016 and they […]

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NFA wins grant for sustainability

by Mary Ann Boyer, Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants, LLC Norwood-Fontbonne Academy received a grant from the Philadelphia Area Independent Schools Business Officers Association to address environmental sustainability and foster collaboration between the school and neighboring institutions. NFA teamed up with its Parents Association, Chestnut Hill College, Morris Arboretum, and Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants to create […]

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Dance class for adults will help you tap into fun, energy and good health

by Len Lear Ginger is a healthful, nutritious spice, and Ginger Sable is a healthful, energetic dance teacher who will definitely inject some spice into the life of anyone who takes her upcoming classes in “Tap Dancing for Adults” for the Mt. Airy Learning Tree. Ginger, 50, a Glenside resident who danced professionally in Florida […]

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Comcast prefers the role of bully in response to city bill

by Jay A. McCalla Nobody likes a bully, and yet they persist. Schoolyard bullies, social media bullies, boardroom bullies, church bullies: They’re everywhere and always have been because there is a permanent dynamic to bullying. The strong and entitled target the weak and vulnerable. It’s an unerring, eternal formula. Bullying isn’t confined to the schoolyard […]

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‘Lessons’ memorable at St. Martin’s Church in Chestnut Hill

  by Michael Caruso Just as it fell to the Episcopal Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields, Chestnut Hill, to open the Christmas season with music on Sunday, Dec. 4, the second Sunday of Advent, so it fell to St. Martin’s to bring the season to a close musically on Sunday, Jan. 8, the Feast of the […]

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