Letters, May 25: Beer garden will cost neighbors

Letters | May 24th, 2017 | 6 Comments

Beer garden will cost neighbors Would you support a beer garden 60 feet (three car lengths) from your small backyard that will cause the value of your small home to drop potentially by 10 percent? Ron Pete’s takings at the beer garden will be at some serious expense to the near neighbors. Would you support […]

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Letters, May 4

Letters | May 3rd, 2017 | Leave a comment

Local connection to Von Trapp family A photo caption about a Chestnut Hill Library event described in the March 23 issue of Local Life mentions the Von Trapp family, who left Nazi-occupied Austria in 1938 for the USA and purchased a property in Stowe, Vt., in 1942. (Ed. Note: The Von Trapps were the real-life […]

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Letters: April 27

Letters | April 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

On CHCE closing Since 1978 the Senior Center / Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment has served active older adults in Northwest Philadelphia. With a two-person staff and an engaged board, the center has brought people together for games, trips, lectures, dancing, exercise, crafts, learning and fun. Our mission to “Enrich, Connect, Renew” was the light […]

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Letters: April 20

Letters | April 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Roof decks don’t compensate for ruined neighborhood I was stunned to see a real estate ad posing as an article in the April 13 edition of The Chestnut Hill Local.  The article touted the wonders of new construction in the 100 block of Gravers Lane, with the writer particularly enamored of the building’s roof deck. […]

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