Tips to have a stress-free holiday

Community | December 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Almost everyone would agree that the holidays are a stressful time of year. In fact, the words holidays and havoc almost seem intertwined. With that in mind, the Local has a few tips that will help make the holidays less stressful. The Local talked to Chestnut Hill-based psychiatrist Jonathan Beatty, M.D., […]

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CHCA’s 26th annual Holiday House Tour a holiday hit

Featured Post, News | December 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Susan Rohrer of Glenside, Ronnalee Colantonio of Doylestown, Cheryl Kurpipl of Warrington and Nancy Manno of Blue Bell were eating cookies and scones and chatting about the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s 26th annual Holiday House Tour. The four friends, who recently retired, met when their children were small and plan a […]

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Face to Face’s Annual Turkey Trot is part of Chestnut Hill family’s Thanksgiving tradition

Community, Events | November 21st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Chestnut Hill resident Rich D’Angelo, 43, said it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without Face to Face’s Annual 27th Turkey Trot. Since moving to Chestnut Hill roughly nine years ago, he and his family have participated in the Turkey Trot five-mile run and one-mile fun run/walk along the Wissahickon Creek in Fairmount Park. […]

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Wyndmoor resident takes Parkinson’s boxing program to Balance Chestnut Hill

News | November 7th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Wyndmoor resident Laura Bryan, 62, is fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease – literally. Bryan, a mother of four adult sons, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s on March 28, 2018. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that mostly affects the dopamine-producing neurons in the brain. The disease causes tremors, walking and balance […]

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