Chestnut Hill Fall for the Arts

Arts, Featured Post | September 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Thousands gathered to celebrate the Chestnut Hill Annual Fall for the Arts Festival on Sunday, Sept. 24, 2017. The festival showcased work from over 150 local regional artists, the one-day event featured live music, a smorgas board of culinary delights including cotton candy, apple cider and a large sampling of ales from local breweries. (Photos by […]

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SCH boys post fourth straight soccer shutout

Featured Post, Sports | September 25th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Under the lights at Archbishop Ryan High School last Saturday night, the lads of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy notched their fourth straight shutout, taking away a 2-0 victory to raise their record to 8-1-1 (all non-league). Junior Luke Greenberg helped set up a first-half goal by classmate Phil Burckhardt and then he […]

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Shuttle buses and police checkpoints for Harry Potter Festival

Featured Post, News | September 20th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Last year, Chestnut Hill’s Harry Potter Festival’s success caught up with it. By the business district’s count, some 45,000 people congregated in Chestnut Hill for a weekend of wizard-themed festival last October. While business owners were pleased with the turnout, residents complained about parking and traffic tie-ups. Festival goers said there weren’t […]

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Bike fundraiser helps young cancer researchers at University of Pennsylvania

Featured Post, News | September 11th, 2017 | Leave a comment

The Breakthrough Bike Challenge will hold its 4th Annual ride on Sunday, Sept. 17, at the Daniel Boone Homestead in Oley Valley. All of participant-raised funds support early-career cancer researchers at the University of Pennsylvania through the Richard “Buz” Cooper Scholars program. Researchers use pilot grants to investigate novel ideas with the hopes of applying […]

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