November General Election roundup

News | October 31st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro On Tuesday, Nov. 5, Pennsylvanians will go to the polls for state and municipal elections. In Philadelphia, voters will cast votes for Mayor, City Council and several ballot questions. Statewide, there are retention votes for the Supreme and Superior courts. There are a number of elections that are essentially rubber stamps in […]

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Spooky Stories

Arts | October 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Welcome to the first annual spooky stories contest. Below are six stories submitted as part of the annual contest. Use the links below to read each one. A special thanks to all who submitted. 18 and overThe Tell-Tale DonationMorning on Wayward Island The Owl and the CatDragonsVisiting the Wild WestThe Very Deathly Hallows The Tell-Tale […]

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High winds down tree on E. Highland Ave.

News | October 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

High winds throughout the day brought down a large portion of a multi-trunk tree on the 200 block of E. Highland Avenue. Winds in Philadelphia were especially high, reaching a peak gust of 35.7 mph according to the  U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. That speed is considered “near gale force.” Let us know if […]

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Cheese Shop closing is a loss for Chestnut Hill

Opinion | October 17th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Last week, we learned – suddenly – that the Chestnut Hill Cheese Shop would be closing its doors for good. The news was a shock to many people in Chestnut Hill and beyond who’ve come to expect the Cheese Shop to be a constant. After 56 years in Chestnut Hill, it’s as much an institution […]

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