Healthy tips every woman needs to age fabulously

Opinion | June 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Catherine Brzozowski Your health is a lifelong journey, but some fundamentals are the same no matter your age! Eat healthy, be active, take care of your mental health, get regular wellness checkups, and avoid taking unnecessary risks, like texting and driving. When you compare the healthcare needs of men versus women, however, a gap […]

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Odd premise, but engaging, funny result at Old Academy

Arts | June 21st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Hugh Hunter Old Academy Players has fallen in love with the work of David Lindsay-Abaire. In recent years, they have produced “Rabbit Hole” (Pulitzer Prize winner) and “Fuddy Meers.” Now they add “Ripcord” (2015) to their growing list, a comedy set in the Bristol Park Retirement Home about two roommates who quarrel in “Odd […]

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Hill businesses at forefront of ‘green’ trends

Business | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Meredith Bernstein According to ReFED, a nonprofit organization that specializes in food waste reduction, the U.S. wastes about 63 million tons of food every year. The restaurant industry accounts for 11.4 tons a year at a cost of $25 billion. In response to reports like this and others regarding the state of sustainable practices […]

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‘Boatload of uproarious Monty Python’ on Mt. Airy stage

Arts | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Hugh Hunter “One Man Two Guvnors” (2011) by Richard Bean re-imagines “The Servant of Two Masters” (1746), by Carlo Goldoni. But the infectious show at Quintessence Theatre under director Trey Lyford, a Fringe Theater veteran, is more homage to English music hall than tribute to commedia dell’arte. Sean Close shines as the star harlequin, […]

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Spicy musical gumbo from New Orleans at Pastorius Park

Arts, Concerts | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Carole Verona Zydeco-a-Go-Go, Philadelphia’s hardest-working zydeco band, returns to Pastorius Park with a free concert on Wednesday, June 26, at 7:30 p.m. A Chestnut Hill favorite, the band has played several times at Pastorius Park and was invited to play last year as part of the 70th anniversary celebration of the concert series. Founded […]

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CHCA Annual Meeting to feature covered-dish supper

Community, Events | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

This year’s Chestnut Hill Community Association Annual Meeting is on Thursday, June 27 from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Venetian Club, 8030 Germantown Ave. The meeting will include a covered dish dinner provided by the CHCA Board of Directors (beverages not included). Additionally, several awards will be presented to community members that have […]

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Public libraries as innovation hubs

Opinion | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Stan Cutler In a generation, public libraries as we know them will not exist. They will have evolved as public media centers, not as book collections. Imagine a public library as a laboratory, a physical location where adaptations to new media are developed. Think of it as dynamic, evolving to exploit and defend against […]

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Patricia Lennig Peterson

Death Notices | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Patricia Lennig Peterson, fondly known as “Patter”, 77, loving mother, grandmother, and horticulturalist, died on June 4 peacefully at her home at the Hill at Whitemarsh. She was employed as a care consultant, retail manager, landscape designer, primary education teacher and a lifelong volunteer in local and national garden clubs. Patter was honored by both […]

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