The Hill is alive with the sound of music

Note-Worthy | February 24th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso St. Paul’s Episcopal Church, Chestnut Hill, will be even more alive with music this weekend than the norm — and that’s saying something. The church will host the third in its series of “Five Fridays” Feb. 24, 7:30 p.m., then celebrate Choral Evensong Sunday, Feb. 26, 5 p.m. The featured artist Friday […]

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Tigers end campaign with loss

Sports | February 22nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt Germantown Friends’ Mike Buckmire knew that last Tuesday afternoon’s game against the Episcopal Academy had the chance to be the last time he donned a Tiger uniform. He might have, in the back of his head, known that it was likely. The Churchmen were recently crowned co-Inter-Ac champs, and the Tigers—though […]

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Chronic sitting may be as deadly as smoking

Opinion | February 17th, 2017 | 1 Comment

by Cathy Brzozowski It’s the start of a new year, and millions of people across the country will join – or rejoin – gyms and health clubs during the first two weeks of January. Unfortunately, there will be an estimated 80 percent drop off in gym attendance before the end of February. But don’t despair […]

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Gainor Ingersoll Miller

Death Notices | February 15th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Gainor Ingersoll Miller, 87, passed away peacefully Saturday, February 4, 2017 at her Cathedral Village apartment in Philadelphia, PA. Born May 31,1929 in Philadelphia. She was a woman with an understated but powerful creativity, unique grace and generosity of spirit that manifested in her relationships, her interests and her sense of humor. Gainor went to […]

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Charles T. Lee, physician

Obituaries | February 15th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Charles Trumbull “Chat” Lee, 94, an internist who practiced in Chestnut Hill for 36 years, died Feb. 7 at his home in Cathedral Village, Andorra. Dr. Lee, who specialized in diabetes care, was a former president of the medical staff at Chestnut Hill Hospital and had served as a hospital trustee from 1976 to 1979. […]

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Gisha L. Berkowitz, educator and activist

Obituaries | February 15th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Gisha Linchis Berkowitz, 89, formerly of Mt. Airy, a retired teacher and community activist, died Jan. 20 of vascular dementia at her home in Atria Southpoint Walk in Durham, N.C. Mrs. Berkowitz retired in 1983 after 11 years as director of the Alternative East High School in Wyncote. One of the few alternative high schools […]

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Kathleen Wallace, Sherlocks salon owner

Obituaries | February 15th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Kathleen Hagan Wallace, 70, of West Mt. Airy, owner of Sherlocks beauty salon in Chestnut Hill, died Feb. 9 of multiple organ failure at Einstein Medical Center in Elkins Park. Mrs. Wallace opened her shop – one of the longest running businesses in Chestnut Hill – in 1978 across the street from the street from […]

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