Community leaders seek more input for Northwest District Plan

News | August 1st, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample As the Upper Northwest Draft Plan for the Philadelphia2035 initiative nears its deadline for public comments, local community leaders are urging residents to submit their comments on the plan before September 4. Lori Salganicoff, Chestnut Hill Conservancy Executive Director, Joyce Lenhardt, Vice President of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Physical Division, and […]

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Foodery to open on Ave. this week

News | July 18th, 2018 | 5 Comments

by Brendan Sample After purchasing the former Towey’s Tavern back in October and working on extensive renovations, the Foodery is finally set to open its Chestnut Hill location on Friday, July 20. Foodery owner Jack Lee has wanted to bring the bottle shop to the Hill for the last several years, and this opening will […]

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Night Kitchen Bakery expansion plans OKed by LUPZ

News | July 11th, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Brendan Sample As the Night Kitchen Bakery moves forward with its addition and renovation plans, Amy Edelman and John Millard, owners of the property, will be doing so with the full approval of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee. The building plans were presented at the latest LUPZ meeting, […]

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$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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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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