Campbell’s Place owners take ownership stake in Paris Bistro

News | March 23rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

Campbell’s Place owners Rob and Vanessa Mullen announced last week that they have bought a piece of Paris Bistro, 8229 Germantown Ave. The two will replace Paris Bistro owner Al Paris’ prior partners, Robert and Benjamin Bynum, owners of Center City restaurants Relish, South and Warmdaddy’s. The Bynum’s partnered with Paris when Paris Bistro first […]

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St. Andrews Rd. home to be demolished

News | March 22nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample A house at 724 Saint Andrews Road in Chestnut Hill is scheduled for demolition by the Blake Development Corporation. The architectural firm initially purchased the property on June 14 for $675,000. A representative from Blake Development confirmed that there are no variances or other zoning issues that need to be resolved, as […]

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Seminary fires president over ties to disputed therapy

Featured Post, News | March 22nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak United Lutheran Seminary, formerly the Lutheran Theological Seminary at Philadelphia, in Mt. Airy, fired its president, the Rev. Theresa Latini, after news broke that she once served as director for OneByOne, a Pittsford, N.Y.,-based proponent of so-called conversion therapy, the practice of trying to change someone’s sexual orientation or gender identity. […]

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Hill doctor opens medicinal marijuana prescription practice

News | March 16th, 2018 | 4 Comments

by Elizabeth Coady Tucked in the rear first floor of 7811 Germantown Ave. is Dr. Rebecca Maury’s newly founded medical marijuana practice, Herbal Wellness Rx. Maury, a Chestnut Hill resident who is board-certified in internal medicine and hospice and palliative care, this week quietly begins treating patients seeking to alleviate suffering from 17 serious medical […]

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Hill deals with snow slowdowns after 2nd nor’easter

News | March 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample After two severe snowstorms in less than a week, local businesses in the Chestnut Hill area are hoping that the worst of the nor’easters are over with the start of spring looming next week. Many stores and restaurants were forced to close early or altogether on Wednesday, March 7, with the snow […]

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Prospect Ave. sewer leak fixed by line owner

News | March 9th, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Brendan Sample After over two months of dealing with a leaking sewer, residents of Prospect Avenue and adjacent streets no longer have to worry about raw sewage seeping into their roads. With the Philadelphia Water Department unable to fix the privately owned line, a separate contractor, Hirschberg Mechanical, was able to repair the leak […]

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Couple seeks variance for Summit Street home expansion

News | March 9th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample At its most recent monthly meeting, the Chestnut Hill Community Association Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee heard from new homeowners hoping to add on a kitchen and master bath to their house on Summit Street. As with many zoning requests, John and Christy Leonard were given a refusal by the Philadelphia […]

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