Hill doctor honored for half-century of service

Featured Post, News | January 11th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak When Dr. Divo Messori graduated from Jefferson Medical College in 1957, doctors were still making house calls. Now, thanks to the internet, patients can download a doctor on demand. Technology has changed modern medicine, but not a doctor’s true purpose to heal others. For more than 50 years, he has remembered […]

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2017 Holiday Parade features 25 marching units

Featured Post | December 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak A few inches of snow were not going to keep three-year-old Maricel Buckley, of Chestnut Hill, from seeing this year’s annual Chestnut Hill Community Holiday Parade. She knew Santa Claus was coming to Chestnut Hill on a fire truck. Buckley was just one of the many children gathering on the Avenue […]

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SCH basketball moves back above .500 mark

Featured Post, Sports | December 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Early in the basketball season a pair of victories were followed by a pair of losses for the girls of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, but the Blue Devils broke back into winning territory last Thursday afternoon. Hosting Little Flower Catholic High School, SCH scored the first 13 points of the contest, then […]

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Holiday Parade returns Dec. 16

Featured Post, News | December 14th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The fifth annual Chestnut Hill Holiday Parade will take place on Saturday, Dec 16, on Germantown Avenue from 9 a.m. until approximately 10 a.m. The hour-long procession will begin at Rex Avenue and end just below the Chestnut Hill Hotel, 8229 Germantown Ave. The parade’s organizer, former Chestnut Hill Community Association president […]

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Economic impact study results presented to Hill leaders

Featured Post, News | December 6th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample During a gathering at Kismet Cowork, the Chestnut Hill Institutional Leaders – a consortium of the 10 largest Hill institutions — presented the results of its Economic Impact Study Event, on Thursday, Nov. 30. The CHIL commissioned an independent, local research firm, Econsult Solutions, to conduct the study beginning late last year. […]

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