$20,000 worth of equipment stolen at Jenks Academy

Schools | June 28th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample As the J.S. Jenks Academy for the Arts and Sciences begins its summer vacation, one of the primary challenges for the administration will be to find a way to overcome losing more than $20,000 worth of supplies in a recent string of robberies. By June 7, the stolen supplies came to include […]

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102nd 4th of July bike parade, games planned

News | June 28th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Eric Dolente Meticulously decorated bicycles, pocket-size American flags and children and parents alike dressed in red, white and blue will fill the streets of Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy this Wednesday for a day of celebration. A succession of activities will follow a vibrant parade, including foot races, a community lunch, face painting and […]

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Mt. Airy Arts Garage executive director handing over reins

News | June 27th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Linda Slodki, co-founder and executive director of Mt. Airy Arts Garage (MAAG), a nonprofit that works to support and connect multi-disciplined artists in order to build a thriving, safer community, will be leaving her position as executive director at the end of June. Arleen Olshan, co-founder of the Mt. Airy Art […]

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St. Joseph’s Villa marks 50 years with gala celebration

News | June 22nd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample To commemorate 50 years of providing live-in healthcare to retired sisters of Saint Joseph of Philadelphia and laypeople in the community, the St. Joseph Villa will hold a gala and fundraiser on Sunday, June 24 at the Whitemarsh Valley Country Club. The gala, which is by invitation only, will also serve as […]

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Chestnut Hill Business District accounts for past successes, sets goals at annual meeting

Featured Post, News | June 21st, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Members of the Chestnut Hill Business District met on Wednesday June 13 for its annual meeting. The organization serves as an umbrella for the Chestnut Hill Business Association, Parking Foundation and Business Improvement District. Part of the meeting was to fill board seats at the organization. The board of the Chestnut Hill […]

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