“Frankenstein” is returning to haunt audiences in Mt. Airy

Arts | October 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Hugh Hunter Quintessence in Mt. Airy opened its ninth season with “Frankenstein, or the Modern Prometheus” (1818) by Mary Shelley. The new adaptation by director Alexander Burns commemorates its 200th anniversary. While there have been countless versions of the seminal classic, few bear much resemblance to this revival. Most of us are familiar with […]

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Two Doylestown shops to open on the Avenue

News | October 10th, 2018 | 1 Comment

by Tyller Moorer Two Doylestown businesses – a toy store and an escape room – will open branches in Chestnut Hill this month. One of these, Busy Bee Toys, is scheduled to open at its new location, 8511 Germantown Ave., by the end of October. Busy Bee owner Nerice Kendter said she was excited to […]

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Crime Report: One auto theft

Crime Report | October 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill from Oct. 1 to Oct. 7, 2018. Oct. 7. Auto theft on the 200 block of West Highland Avenue. A man told police he parked his 2007 Maroon Civic Honda with PA license plate HCD-6935 at 10:30 p.m. on Oct. 6; when he returned […]

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Germantown Academy is confident heading into league play

Sports | October 8th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Jonathan Vander Lugt In almost every single way, Matt Dence’s Germantown Academy Patriots are playing better football than they were at this point last year. The Pats are 5-0 and coming off back-to-back shutout wins. The offense has rolled to over 300 yards per game, and has averaged 35.8 points in each contest. They’ve […]

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‘Be Your Best Fest’ Community Health Fair, Oct. 28, Wyndmoor

Ask the Doc | October 5th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by L. Matthew Schwartz, MD Local doctor L. Matthew Schwartz tackles your reader questions about health every two weeks. Please feel free to ask him any question about physical medicine, pain, and integrative holistic medicine or wellness. Send questions to askthedoc@chestnuthilllocal.com Summer is over. We are all settling back into our post-vacation grooves. We are […]

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Voting open for Chestnut Hill Architectural Hall of Fame

News | October 5th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Public voting is now open for the Chestnut Hill Architectural Hall of Fame, a distinguished list of Chestnut Hill’s most treasured significant buildings structures and landscapes, chosen by public vote. The hall of fame was created and is curated by the Chestnut Hill Conservancy. Three to four special places will be selected by the public […]

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