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2015 CHCA Election Results-signed

CHCA Election results in: 11 win seats

The votes in the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s election for board of directors were counted yesterday and winners announced. According to the final results, 220 ballots were cast and 28 were ruled ineligible. The results were approved and signed by Alan Gubernick and Joe LePera of St. Clair CPA Solutions, the CHCA’s auditing firm. An email from […]

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This time, SCH lax has the last word

by Tom Utescher For the last several years, the lacrosse match between Germantown Friends School and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has come right down to the wire. In most cases, the SCH Blue Devils led their Northwest Philly rivals by multiple goals, only to have the Tigers rally late and pull out the victory. At […]

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Animator Joshua Mosely presents GFS Annual Art Lecture

Artist Joshua Mosley presented his stop-motion animation, which explores the complexity of the relationship between humanity and nature, at the Germantown Friends School Annual Cohen Art Lecture on Wednesday, April 15. Mosley is a Professor and Chair of Fine Arts at the University of Pennsylvania. His work has been exhibited at the 2014 Whitney Biennial, […]

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Gigi’s organization, 22 reasons, does educational presentations at area school about issues such as the cruel confinement of magnificent circus animals like these tigers in a cramped enclosure.

Hill activist helping save lives of animals, big and small

by Len Lear Gigi Glendinning, founder/director of the local humane education group, 22reasons, which participates annually in Chestnut Hill festivals, is hosting two screenings of “Lion Ark,” a film about the dramatic rescue of 25 lions from circuses in Bolivia and their amazing journey to a sanctuary in Colorado, in the next few days. The screenings […]

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How to achieve immortality — and also grow big leaves

by Mike Todd “Some men pursue greatness, and some men have greatness thrust upon them while they’re in the bathroom.” This quote, from an old episode of the The Wonder Years (1988 to 1993, ABC-TV), in which Kevin Arnold inadvertently starts a walk-out at his junior high school when he gets up to go to […]

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‘All for one’ swordplay lots of fun at Mt. Airy theater

by Hugh Hunter Quintessence ends its fifth season at the old Sedgwick Theater in Mt. Airy with an incredibly high energy production of “The Three Musketeers.” Ensemble members Mattie Hawkinson, Josh Carpenter and Sean Close create a play from the first part of the classic historical romance of Alexandre Dumas (1844). The drama teems with so […]

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