by Pete Mazzaccaro Chestnut Hill has a new jewelry store: Chestnut Hill Jewelers. The shop, at 8138 Germantown Ave, is the product of duo Leslie Haddow and Kathy Provost, two lifetime jewelers with ties to the area. Haddow is a Hill native who went went to Springside School. Both recently… Read More >

by Kevin Dicciani Christmas has arrived on the Hill. Dozens of Hillers gathered on Nov. 22 on the front lawn of Woodmere Art Museum to get in the holiday spirit and celebrate the annual tree-lighting ceremony known as the Circle of Trees. The event continued a longstanding seasonal tradition that… Read More >

by Tom Utescher The women of Chestnut Hill College began their 2014-15 basketball season with three losses on the road, but for the ailing Griffins, the cure was as simple as coming home. Last Thursday evening in the friendly confines of Sorgenti Arena, CHC took down previously unbeaten Mercy College… Read More >

by Len Lear Chestnut Hill resident Steve Feistel, 45, currently works for an industrial wholesale rep firm as an office manager and sales support, but his passion is photography. Feistel was the winner of last Year's CHCA Calendar Contest; he added two Honorable Mentions in this year’s contest, and many… Read More >

by Lou Mancinelli It must be hard for most of us regular folks to imagine living out one's dream and then seeing it disappear, to go from musical superstar and fame to carpenter and a 9 to 5 job and just one more face in the crowd. But that has… Read More >


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Lesile Haddow (left) and Kathy Provost opened Chestnut Hill Jewelers on Germantown Avenue last week. (Photo by Pete Mazzaccaro)

Chestnut Hill Jewelers: A new spin on jewelry for the Hill

by Pete Mazzaccaro Chestnut Hill has a new jewelry store: Chestnut Hill Jewelers. The shop, at 8138 Germantown Ave, is the product of duo Leslie Haddow and Kathy Provost, two lifetime jewelers with ties to the area. Haddow is a Hill native who went went to Springside School. Both recently worked for Randolph’s jewelers, which […]

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Germantown Friends senior Ava Schwemler, a Norwood Fontbonne Academy graduate, recently signed a National Letter of Intent to play lacrosse at the University of Vermont. Her parents are beside her, and at right is GFS Interim Head of Upper School Michael Williamson.

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Germantown Academy in Fort Washington has announced that Rich Schellhas (left), the current assistant head of school and head of Upper School, will replace Head of School James Connor (right), who will retire in June 2016. (Photo by Carla Zighelboim)

CH resident named new head of Germantown Academy

by Sue Ann Rybak Germantown Academy’s board of trustees has announced the appointment of Rich Schellhas, assistant head and head of Upper School at Germantown Academy in Fort Washington, to replace James W. Connor, who has served as the school’s head for 25 years. Schellhas, 45, who lives in Chestnut Hill, will become head-elect in […]

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Wyndmoor Hose Company No. #1, 1043 E. Willow Grove Ave., recently honored former Fire Chief Joseph E. Donofry, 84, for his continued volunteer service. Donofry has been a volunteer firefighter for more than 65 years. Donofry also received citations from state and county officials on Oct. 14. Seen here, from left, Firefighter Michele Gamburg, Deputy Chief James Sarsfield, Firefighter Richard Coyne, Former Chief Barry Blum, Firefighter Michael Grove, Former Chief Joseph Donofry, Firefighter  David Brierly, Chief Fran DePaul, Firefigher Chris Merino and Assistant Chief Keith Schwarz. (Photo courtesy of Wyndmoor Hose Company)

Wyndmoor firefighter honored for 65 years of service

by Sue Ann Rybak For 65 years, Joseph E. Donofry, 84, has put the needs of others ahead of his own as a volunteer firefighter at Wyndmoor Hose Company No. 1, 1043 E. Willow Grove Ave. Recently, he was honored by state and city officials for his dedication and commitment to the community. But, Donofry […]

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