Caroling at the Crèche once more at Top of the Hill

News | December 12th, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Ruth R. Russell Caroling at the Crèche in Chestnut Hill will return on the Monday evening before Christmas at the Top of the Hill in front of the Nativity scene set up at Santander Bank. Janine Dwyer, conductor of the music for many years, hopes that everyone will mark their calendars for Monday, December […]

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Alan F. Wohlstetter 11.23.21 – 11.16.1

Death Notices | December 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Alan F. Wohlstetter, passed away in the early morning hours on November 16, 2017, at Foulkeways, in Gwynedd, PA, one week shy of his 96th birthday. Having left a birthday reception the night before at the retirement community, Alan was dressed in his best gray chalk-striped suit, with a red tie and a matching pocket […]

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Charlotte Houston Dallett

Death Notices | December 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Charlotte Houston Dallett, aged 94, of Taconic, Connecticut, and Brooklin, Maine, died on November 16, 2017. She was happy to be rejoining her husband of 51 years, Francis James (Jim) Dallett, and her granddaughter, Grace Hinman, who had died before her. Charlotte was always upbeat, making the most of every day. Friendly to all, she […]

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Holiday House Tour to delight with musical surprises

News | December 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

  by Lucie Daigle and Laura Lucas When the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Christmas Holiday House Tour returns for its 24th year on Saturday, Dec. 9, it will have several musical delights and surprises for those touring five gloriously decorated area homes. This year some of our favorite local musicians will be stationed at several […]

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Baker Street Bread Co. opens an eatery

News | December 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady With apologies for the pun, we’re bringing you the news that after 25 years in business, the ambitions of the Baker Street Bread Company keep rising. Not content with making artisan breads for the Chestnut Hill community as well as 330 restaurants in the metropolitan Philadelphia area, owner Tom Ivory has revamped […]

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CHC grad helps reduce the number of student arrests

Local Life | December 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Jon Caroulis As a Philadelphia policeman and later, deputy commissioner, Kevin Bethel, 54, a 2008 graduate of Chestnut Hill College’s School of Continuing & Professional Studies (SCPS) and Mt. Airy resident until moving last month to North Wales, knew what he would not do: “I didn’t become a police officer to arrest, fingerprint and […]

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Bass’ no-plexiglass bill could stir racial tensions

Opinion | December 7th, 2017 | 2 Comments

  Jay A. McCalla It’s comforting to know my physician, like all physicians, took the Hippocratic Oath upon commencing his medical career. The initial promise under that oath – primum non nocere – “first, do no harm,” makes a lot of sense to me. Don’t make things worse. Watch out for unintended consequences. Whatever you […]

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Mendelssohn Club Feast of Carols at St. Paul’s Saturday

Arts | December 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Mendelssohn Club of Philadelphia’s A Feast of Carols will return to St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill on Saturday, December 9 at 5pm. Sing in the holidays with seasonal classics like O Come All Ye Faithful, Joy to the World, and It Came Upon the Midnight Clear; and learn new favorites such as Sistah Mary, We’ll Dress This House, and Some Children. For online sales, general seating is […]

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