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An architect's rendering of the proposed two-story structure to be built at 2 E. Chestnut Hill Ave.

CHCA approves Woodmere project and 2 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. plans

by Kevin Dicciani The board of the Chestnut Hill Community Association voted on May 26 to support two projects — Woodmere Art Museum’s stormwater management system and the development of 2 E. Chestnut Hill Ave. Larry McEwen, vice president of the physical division, introduced a motion to support a variance required by Woodmere to install […]

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Eight Mount boats, seven Stotesbury medals

by Tom Utescher Of the eight boats that Mount St. Joseph Academy entered at the 90th annual Stotesbury Cup Regatta last weekend, seven came home with medals. Leading the Magic parade was the lightweight eight, which won a gold medal and claimed the Steven Weir Trophy for the second year in a row. Underscoring the […]

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Placing 1st and 2nd place in the state in the U.S. Army-sponsored eCYBERMISSION Science Competition are (from left) Ainsley Rexford, Hannah Knox, Anne Harrower, Maya Gerlach (2nd place team); Maya Hardy, Gabrielle Morewood, and Lenny Lorenz (1st place team).

SCH students are winners in Army’s STEM competition

The U.S. Army has announced that two 7th grade teams from Springside Chestnut Hill Academy as 1st and 2nd place state winners in the 14th annual eCYBERMISSION competition – one of several science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) initiatives offered by the Army Educational Outreach Program (AEOP). Sponsored by the Army and administered by the […]

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Joel and Jen Singer bake up lots of tasty treats with 100% natural ingredients at Barry’s Buns in the Market at the Fareway behind the Chestnut Hill Hotel.

Singer’s buns not musical but tasty at Fareway Market

by Stacia Friedman The next time you are in the Market at the Fareway behind the Chestnut Hill Hotel (formerly called the Chestnut Hill Farmers Market), stop by Barry’s Buns for a free sample and to watch Joel and Jen Singer bake up six varieties of buns, along with butter cake and bread pudding. All […]

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In Chestnut Hill, the history right under your feet

Why do people choose to live in Chestnut Hill? For those who live in the neighborhood, the answer may seem obvious. The neighborhood is well designed and walkable. It has a robust retail district and a collection of fantastic restaurants. Nearly every corner of the neighborhood is an easy train ride away from Center City. […]

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‘Kiss Me, Kate’ in Ambler; a treasure often mishandled

by Clark Groome There’s so much to enjoy in the Act II production of Cole Porter’s “Kiss Me, Kate” in Ambler that I almost regret reporting that the show has significant weaknesses; “almost regret reporting,” but here we go: Tops among the positives is Porter’s magnificent score, which includes “Why Can’t You Behave?” “Wundebar,” “So […]

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