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Center for Enrichment to close after 39 years

by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment, a center of activities and classes that has served older adults in Chestnut Hill since 1978, announced this week that it is closing its doors for good on June 30. The center’s board president Marilyn Paucker told the Local that the board unanimously decided to close […]

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With GA win, SCH softball now 4-0 in Inter-Ac

by Tom Utescher Getting an early jump on visiting Germantown Academy last Thursday, the softball squad at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy had already satisfied the mercy rule standard by the end of the first inning, as the Blue Devils scored 11 times in their first turn at bat. In addition to one team having a […]

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SCH House Tour on Friday

Learn more about “one of the Top Ten Great Neighborhoods,” as recognized by on the Springside Chestnut Hill Academy Community House Tour and Boutique on April 21, 2017. The tour will offer guests special access to eight lovely and historic homes in and around Chestnut Hill while also weaving in significant local landmarks. Funds […]

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From 9th grade failure to author of 7 children’s books

By Len Lear How often have you heard on TV shows like American Idol and The Voice a variation of the adage, “If you get knocked down, get back up and fight harder,” “If at first you don’t succeed, try, try again,” etc.? Well, Nahjee Grant is living proof that there really might be a […]

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City Democrats in dire need of reform

by Jay A. McCalla To paraphrase Amos, a prophet of the Old Testament, the prudent stay quiet in evil times. This may explain why our business community, clergy, labor movement and civic nonprofit corporations have all “taken a knee” when it comes to acknowledging – much less, confronting –   the clamorous corruption that seems to […]

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‘Batty’ author & ‘citizen science’ activist at Mt. Airy venue

by Len Lear In 2009 Anna Forrester’s family bought a farm in central Pennsylvania. It included a decrepit barn inhabited by a colony of bats. “This was right around the time that reports of White Nose Syndrome, which has now killed about six million bats in the U.S., were showing up in the news,” Anna […]

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