Center for Enrichment to close after 39 years

News | April 27th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Center for Enrichment, a center of activities and classes that has served older adults in Chestnut Hill since 1978, announced this week that it is closing its doors for good on June 30. The center’s board president Marilyn Paucker told the Local that the board unanimously decided to close […]

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Meet the Candidates: Three candidates vying for Controller’s office to debate

News | April 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro This Thursday, April 27 the three candidates vying for the office of City Controller of Philadelphia will debate each other from 7 to 8:30 p.m., at at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy’s auditorium, 8000 Cherokee Ave. Off-street parking is available at the school. The three candidates for controller are incumbent Alan Butkovitz, Democratic […]

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CHCA board hears city plans for leash law publicity and enforcement

News | April 26th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample In response to the two dog attacks that have occurred at Pastorius Park in recent months, measures to educate residents about Philadelphia’s leash laws were at the forefront of the recent Chestnut Hill Community Association board meeting on April 20. Representatives from Philadelphia’s Parks and Recreation Department came to the meeting to […]

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City Controller candidates to debate, April 27

News | April 21st, 2017 | Leave a comment

The three candidates for city controller of Philadelphia will debate each other in Chestnut Hill on Thursday evening, April 27, in an event sponsored by the Chestnut Hill Local, the weekly newspaper owned by the Chestnut Hill Community Association. Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has agreed to host the debate in its auditorium at 8000 Cherokee […]

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Visionaries Roundtable on Friday: preservation and change in Chestnut Hill’s future

News | April 20th, 2017 | Leave a comment

When: Friday, April 21, 6:30 pm Where: Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, Cherokee Campus: 8000 Cherokee Street Pricing: $5 – $10 – $40 Register: www.chconservancy.org or 215-247-9329 x 202 One of the signature events of the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s 50th anniversary year, The Visionaries Roundtable, invites a panel of thought leaders to spark an evening of […]

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No dangerous intersections in the Hill; 2 in Mt. Airy

News | April 20th, 2017 | 3 Comments

by Brendan Sample A recent analysis of 2015 crash records from the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation has revealed  the 150 most dangerous intersections in Philadelphia. While none are located directly in Chestnut Hill, two of are in nearby Mt. Airy. The analysis was put together by Juris Digital, a digital marketing and search-engine optimization company […]

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