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Residents turn out to hear experts on Hill development, conservation

by Sue Ann Rybak More than 350 people packed the auditorium at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy on April 21 to attend “The Visionaries Roundtable” hosted by The Chestnut Hill Conservancy to discuss the future of Chestnut Hill and how to balance preservation and redevelopment in the midst of one of the city’s biggest building booms. […]

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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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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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