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Reenactors bring lost American Revolution history of Overmountain Men to Wyndmoor

by Brendan Sample As the war that won our independence, the American Revolution is one of the most well-known and important events in our country’s history. Despite the iconic imagery of the Declaration of Independence, Washington crossing the Delaware and the Liberty Bell, however, there are still many people and stories from the Revolution that […]

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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 Forbes.com 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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Brewing up sudsy new pizza business in Chestnut Hill

by Louise E. Wright At Chestnut Hill Brewing Company, Nick Gunderson, 36, makes beer. His wife and business partner, Lindsey Pete Gunderson, 31, does “everything else.” At least, that’s what her business card reads. Quick to note the exaggeration, Lindsey credits Nick with almost single-handedly transforming an empty space in Market at the Fareway (behind […]

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When change can’t be avoided

Things change. And as much as Chestnut Hill is a neighborhood that is committed to preserving the best parts of its past, it’s not immune to social and economic changes that can, at times, drastically affect its institutions. The announced closing of the Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment is just the most recent example. Opened […]

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GFS grad’s new book reveals nasty side of U.S. ‘father’

By Bob Fles Ed. Note: The much-anticipated Museum of the American Revolution opened to the public on April 19 at 101 S. 3rd St. in Old City. Shakespeare conjures up three eerie witches in “Macbeth.” These “unholy sisters” make a revolting potion of used body parts, dead animals, poisonous plants and more. Macbeth himself gulps […]

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