Police offer crime prevention tips at CHCA forum

News | February 14th, 2017 | Leave a comment

  by Brendan Sample In response to the recent home invasion and sexual assault that occurred on East Chestnut Hill Avenue, the Chestnut Hill Community Association held a crime prevention forum on Feb. 7. The public meeting was meant to give residents a chance to get safety tips on how to protect themselves in a […]

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SCH ice hockey clinches playoff berth

Sports | February 13th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher The ice hockey team at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy not only honored its seniors at last Wednesday’s home game, it extended their careers. With a 7-2 victory over visiting Pennington School, the Blue Devils clinched the fourth spot for the four-team Independence Hockey League tournament, which had been up for grabs between […]

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Hill churches and residents aid refugee resettlement

News | February 8th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample With the ongoing refugee crisis continuing to serve as a controversial issue, both at home and abroad, several residents of Chestnut Hill not only support bringing families into the country, but also have brought in several refugees already. One of the organizations helping to lead such efforts in the area is St. […]

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SCH wrestlers edge GA on tiebreaker

Sports | February 6th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher Host Germantown Academy held a 27-18 lead with three matches to go in last Friday’s Inter-Ac League wrestling meet, then visiting Springside Chestnut Hill won decisions at 195, 220 and 285 lbs. to tie the team score at 27-all. Working through the tiebreaking criteria, it was determined that the number of individual […]

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Local to sponsor DA candidate’s debate

News | February 2nd, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro The Chestnut Hill Local will sponsor a debate for all candidates announced for the office of Philadelphia District Attorney on Thursday, Feb. 23, 7 p.m., at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy The debate is being co-sponsored by WHYY and Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. WHYY’s well known reporter and on-air personality Dave Davies will […]

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Hearing scheduled for E. Evergreen parking pad

News | February 1st, 2017 | 8 Comments

by Brendan Sample After nearly 18 months of waiting, a hearing between the Chestnut Hill Community Association and the homeowners at 210 East Evergreen Lane is scheduled to take place next week. Set for Tuesday, Feb. 7, the hearing will attempt to settle a dispute between the two sides as to whether or not the […]

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Bolen falls, then GA rises to overcome Episcopal

Sports | January 31st, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Tom Utescher When a popular and respected team leader is injured at the outset of a big game, her colleagues can react in several ways. They can become disheartened and convince themselves that their cause is lost, or they can experience an adrenalin bump and rally together to raise their game in honor of […]

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