Cat adoptions, October 4

Pets | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

NO PARTY GIRL: Tori, about 3, is not a party girl. She is a quiet and friendly cat who likes to sit on a comfy pillow and observe life. She can get chatty and makes silly little sounds when she wants attention. Tori will be a great companion for some lucky guy or gal. Contact […]

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Kitty Kelly, musician, activist

Obituaries | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Kitty Kelly, beloved wife of Michael Albrecht and daughter of John Kelly and Hannah Cavanagh, a lifelong resident of Chestnut Hill, died in her home on September 24 at the age of 73. In addition to her husband and his daughter Charlotte, Kelly is survived by her sister Eunice Kelly Deter, her niece Kelly Morgan […]

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Nelson Diaz to discuss new book at Free Library on Oct. 9

News | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Hill resident Nelson Diaz, who served as city solicitor under Mayor John Street and as general counsel to the Department of Housing and Urban Development under president Bill Clinton, will be discussing and reading from his new autobiography, “Not from Here, Not from There,” (Temple Press) at the Free Library of Philadelphia, 1901 Vine Street […]

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NFA alum and teacher shares global awareness with students through Spanish

News | October 4th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Norwood-Fontbonne Academy recently welcomed its newest Spanish teacher for 3-year-olds through fifth grade, Taylor Stabler, to expand on the curriculum with a focus on immersion. Stabler graduated from Norwood in 2006. Stabler is fluent in Spanish and Brazilian Portuguese, with a double degree in Spanish and Anthropology. She also holds a certification in English Foreign […]

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Dramatic ‘Achromatic’ exhibit opens in gallery at SCH

Arts | October 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

“Achromatic” is an exhibit that opened Oct. 1 at the Barbra Crawford Gallery on the campus of Springside Chestnut Hill Academy (SCH). It has been curated by Melissa Maddonni Haims, a local sculptor and curator and an SCH parent (of Noa, class of ’21). Achromatic, which is color without hue, can refer to black (the […]

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MeterUP app brings smart meters to Hill

News | October 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tyller Moorer A new way to pay your parking meter has come to Germantown Avenue, and it is extremely convenient. Stickers have been plastered on meters all along the avenue encouraging drivers to use the app, meterUP. MeterUP is an app designed for making parking easier and more suitable in Philadelphia. If residents do […]

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Letters, Oct. 4: Solar power and Pearl Kim profile

Letters | October 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

See solar power in action Clean energy is such an exciting path to the future. In fact, clean energy – solar panels, wind turbines and energy efficiency – are our only choice for a sustainable energy future Many of our neighbors will be available to show off and discuss their solar panels this weekend (Oct […]

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