Aid to Local in honor of Hill merchant, columnist Pat Stokes

Community | July 8th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear The family of Patricia (“Pat”) Schriever Stokes, the late columnist for the Local, business owner on the Avenue, jazz and culture buff, aesthetic window designer, watercolorist and tireless Chestnut Hill promoter, has made a significant contribution to the non-profit Chestnut Hill Community Fund to be designated for the operation of the Chestnut […]

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LUPZ discusses zoning review needs in Chestnut Hill

News | July 8th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Kate Dolan The agenda at last week’s Chestnut Hill Community Association Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee meeting kept mostly to the general discussion of the future of development in the neighborhood and rezoning possibilities. In the absence of pressure to actively review projects due to delays and postponements caused by COVID-19, members of […]

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It should be as easy as wearing a mask, right?

Opinion | July 8th, 2020 | Leave a comment

By the time you read this column, more than 130,000 Americans will have died due to COVID-19. In late May and early June, it looked like we had left the pandemic’s worst days behind us. But the past two weeks have seen new cases and hospitalizations skyrocket as Florida, Texas, California and other states across […]

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Germantown piano company has a ‘new boy on the block’

Note Worthy | July 8th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Michael Caruso The Cunningham Piano Company has been a fixture in Germantown since 1891. Located at 5427 Germantown Ave., the factory continues to assemble the company’s namesake piano as well as oversee one of the country’s leading centers for piano restoration. Many consider the highpoint of those restoration efforts to be Cunningham’s internationally esteemed […]

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‘Stroke Lady’ in Flourtown turns tragedy into crusade

News | July 6th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Each year, approximately 800,000 Americans suffer a stroke. And with every stroke, every second matters. Just ask Toby Mazer, Director of Community Outreach at Flourtown’s Whitemarsh House, where residents live and recover from traumatic brain injury, cerebral aneurysm, stroke, brain tumor, mental health diagnoses and other neurological conditions. Located in a quiet […]

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