New and returning board members to take seats with CHCA

News | June 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill Community Association begins a new term in July with a slate of nine new and returning members to its board of directors.  Although it typically holds elections for board seats, the number of nominees was equal to the number of open seats, thus negating the need for an election. New to the […]

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U.S. viewers shouldn’t skip World Cup

Opinion | June 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro One of my favorite pairs of soccer podcast and TV personalities, The Men in Blazers, like to use an ironic phrase to describe the United States’ relationship with soccer: “Soccer: America’s sport of the future … since 1972.” It’s a phrase equal parts humorous and honest. The world’s game, populated with the […]

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Book sale is alive and well at Chestnut Hill Library

Opinion | May 31st, 2018 | 2 Comments

In last week’s paper, we published a letter and a column – the latter by regular columnist Janet Gilmore – about the seemingly sad state of library book sales, both here in Chestnut Hill and “abroad” (Abington Library was the subject of Gilmore’s column). Library-run used book sales are a staple of both library fundraising […]

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Memorial Day service, ceremony

News | May 25th, 2018 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill VFW Post 5205 will once again mark Memorial Day on Monday, May 28 with a service and ceremony. The day will begin at 9 a.m. with a Memorial Day mass at Our Mother of Consolation, 9 E. Chestnut Hill Avenue. He day will continue with a series of commemorations at each of […]

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Too many go hungry in our own city

Opinion | May 25th, 2018 | Leave a comment

A regular feature of this newspaper, for almost as long as it’s been published, are the stories of local people doing good deeds abroad. We routinely cover individual mission trips to Africa, home-building trips to Guatemala by Teenagers Inc. and local church food and clothing drives. This week we have just such a story on […]

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