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City Controller candidates to debate, April 27

The three candidates for city controller of Philadelphia will debate each other in Chestnut Hill on Thursday evening, April 27, in an event sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Local, the weekly newspaper owned by the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has agreed to host the debate in its auditorium at 8000 Cherokee […]

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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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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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What can a citizen do?

Some of the most startling pieces of viral video ever circulated in the recent past have to be those that captured the moment 69-year-old physician David Dao was wrestled from his seat on United Flight 4311, bloodied and dragged off the plane. It triggered several important discussions about aviation law and passenger rights. For example, […]

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Very good harmonies from No Good Sister’s debut album

By Len Lear If you love to listen to impeccable three-part harmony, then you will love the music of No Good Sister. I have to agree with local music critic Nick Cristiano, who wrote in the Sunday Inquirer on April 9 that “three-part harmonies rarely sound better than they do on the debut full-length album, […]

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