Chestnut Hill Hospital receives quality achievement award

Community | December 6th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Chestnut Hill Hospital received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get with the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Elite Plus Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. “Chestnut Hill Hospital […]

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PA’s legislative victory is an chance to celebrate two groups that help protect children from abuse

Opinion | December 6th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Helen Mallon Until around 30 years ago, few, if any, organizations existed to help sexually abused children. Today, Philadelphia’s children find a safe, caring response at Philadelphia Children’s Alliance, which is a national model for similar organizations. In one child-friendly building in North Philly, PCA offers coordinated services to children and their families at […]

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Commentary: Water Tower Rec Center needs our support

Opinion | December 6th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Peggy Bradley What I enjoy most about the Water Tower Recreation Center is the melding of our community. There are no class, race, gender, age or political barriers. It is where I see the best of Chestnut Hill. There are many wonderful programs happening at our community recreation center. These take place every day […]

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Boxly: A botanical legacy survives in Chestnut Hill

Our Town | December 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by George McNeely Digging around in the rich history of Chestnut Hill and vicinity sometimes takes us on unexpected journeys. That is certainly the case with Boxly, the prominent local estate that survives today in engaging ways. The most visible surviving part is the house that can be partly seen from either West Gravers Lane […]

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Audrey Coleman Nichols

Death Notices | December 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Audrey Coleman Nichols Age 84, passed away peacefully on November 17 in the care of family and loved ones at her home in Ambler, Pennsylvania. Born Audrey Frances Coleman on December 9, 1934 to William and Gertrude Coleman, she spent her childhood in Tarrytown, New York, Daytona Beach, Florida, and Hyannis Port, Massachusetts. She attended […]

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Louis W. Dante

Death Notices | December 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Louis W. Dante, age 94, on November 29, 2019 of Chestnut Hill. Beloved husband of the late Jane F . (nee Gavaghan). Devoted father of Patricia A. Schneider (Robert) and Mary Louise Hughes (Donald); loving grandfather of Christina Schneider Hemm (Ryan), Kevin Hughes (Rose), Steven Schneider, and Jane Hughes. Lou was born on October 20th, […]

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Natalie Faith Pierce Kent Kempner

Death Notices | December 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Natalie Faith Pierce Kent Kempner, Woolwich, Maine, was born on Jan. 18, 1924 to Gertrude Lindahl and George Kyle Pierce in Binghamton, New York. She grew up a happy child “oblivious to the Depression that required me to sleep in the living room so my mother could take in roomers”. During her years at Smith […]

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