Letters, March 15: Zoning, potholes and the 2nd Amendment

Letters | March 14th, 2018 | 4 Comments

Thanks for smooth zoning process Woodward House Corporation (WHC) is sending this letter to express its appreciation for the community’s support in connection with its recent appeal to the Philadelphia Zoning Board of Adjustment (ZBA). As you know, WHC owns 40 dwelling units in the St. Martin’s area of Chestnut Hill, bounded by St. Martin’s […]

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Letters, March 8: Broken streets and underfunded schools

Letters | March 7th, 2018 | 1 Comment

Wreckage on Cresheim Valley Drive Many of us in Mt. Airy and Chestnut Hill are understandably concerned about the abundance of dangerous potholes in our neighborhood. Driving around on local streets is much like competing in a demolition derby. I have lost count of the number of hub caps that I see on nearby streets. […]

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Letters, Feb. 15: Response to Trump successes and a regret on passing of Peter Buttenwieser

Letters | February 14th, 2018 | 2 Comments

In response to “Trump’s accomplishments” Reading the article by Sharon Reiss extolling Trump’s “accomplishments,” [“Criticism of Trump ignores accomplishments,” Feb. 8] I was reminded of the description of opinions (sanitized for this publication) as being like that part of the human body through which solid waste is eliminated (in the vernacular this word begins with […]

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Letters, Feb. 8: Missing Settlement School head

Letters | February 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Settlement School head will be missed Ed. Note: Robert Capanna, the longtime executive director of Settlement Music School and a renowned composer, died Jan. 26 at the age of 65. The Network for New Music community will greatly miss Bob Capanna’s presence in our lives. An active Network Advisory Board member, Bob was smart, kind, […]

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Letters, Jan. 11: saddened by Evergreen Place building demo

Letters | January 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Saddened by building demolition Re: Evergreen Court Building … My late husband, Grover Washington  Jr. and I purchased the property at 8610 Evergreen Place. in 1982 to house the business of G.W. Jr. Music Inc. our publishing company and for all other business related to my husband’s profession as musician, producer, arranger, composer and recording […]

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