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Voting open for CHHS Architectural Hall of Fame

In recognition of the extraordinary architectural legacy of Chestnut Hill, the Chestnut Hill Historical Society created the “Architectural Hall of Fame” to honor the community’s most treasured places. The society’s Preservation Committee developed the following list of 10 nominees – several nominated by the public! These are buildings, structures and landscapes that: • Represent groundbreaking […]

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GA football on a tear

by Jonathan Vander Lugt Now three games into a season that opened with a drubbing against Father Judge High School, the Germantown Academy football Patriots seem to be getting better and better. Last week, they beat Saints John Neumann and Maria Goretti Catholic High School handily. Quarterback Kyle McCloskey slung the ball around with ease, […]

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Some of the grant money was used for teachers, Liz Wood (right) and Marianne Canuso to attend a Responsive Classroom workshop. They are pictured sharing their knowledge from this workshop with NFA staff.

NFA $2,500 grant from Chestnut Hill Community Fund

Norwood Fontbonne Academy was recently awarded a $2,500 Grant from Chestnut Hill Community Fund to enhance the school’s “Student Empowerment Program.” The goal of NFA’s Program is to foster a value-rich environment where students learn to be “upstanders” not simply “bystanders.” This program was created with a broader reach than just providing anti-bullying education to […]

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Hill area harpist finishes U.S. tour with Josh Groban

by Len Lear While many of us spent a part of our summer at the Jersey shore or the Pocono Mountains or maybe even a European capital (the really lucky ones), Oreland resident Mindy Cutcher spent several weeks doing something that the rest of could only dream of — touring the country while performing with […]

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All’s good in the neighborhood

Chestnut Hillers seemed to be in a pretty good mood on Monday morning. At least the ones I came into contact with. Some were just happy the Eagles continued to win, crushing cross-state rival Pittsburgh by a score of 34-3. The win for the city’s favorite sports franchise meant few were even aware that the […]

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Falling for the arts, especially the choir at St. Paul’s

by Michael Caruso The start of the local classical music season couldn’t possibly have been a more Chestnut Hill affair than it was for me Sunday, Sept. 25. With “Fall for the Arts” in full swing along Germantown Ave., I had a fabulous brunch at the Paris Bistro, chatted with local merchants like Bruce Levin […]

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