Chestnut Hill Conservancy, politicians, representatives and sponsors ‘Flip the Switch’ at Night of Lights

News | October 10th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak For the third year in a row, Germantown Avenue between Bethlehem Pike and Southampton Avenue was transformed into a bright, interactive exhibit of history, art and architecture as part of the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s Night of Lights held on Oct. 4. This year’s event began with a “Flip the Switch” ceremony […]

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SLIDESHOW: Over 10,000 attend 35th Fall for Arts festival

News | October 2nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

All photos by Sue Ann Rybak by Sue Ann Rybak Philip Dawson, executive director of the Chestnut Hill Business District, said this year’s annual Fall for the Festival was a tremendous success. “Over 10,000 people enjoyed a beautiful day in Chestnut Hill, complete with more than 150 unique vendors, delicious dining options and entertainment for […]

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Mt. Airy family publishes daughter’s writings on struggle with cancer

Community, Mt. Airy | September 27th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Mt. Airy residents Ralph, 74, and Cheryl Pinkus, 73, try to contain their emotions as they talk about their late daughter Jennifer “Jen” Erin Pinkus, an amazing athlete – ski instructor, rock climber, mountain biker, ice climber, snowboarder – whose emotional and physical struggle with follicular non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, a blood cancer, […]

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Flourtown student organizes walk for 10-year-old brother with apraxia, a rare speech disorder

Featured Post, News | September 19th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak In some ways, Springfield High School student Maya Jennings’ 10-year-old brother, Greysen, is like any younger brother. He loves to watch videos on his iPad and is fascinated with fire trucks and all mechanical vehicles. Greysen wants to eat his favorite food for breakfast – Cinnamon Eggo Waffles with cream cheese. […]

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Wyndmoor coffee shop is a neighborhood meeting spot

Business | September 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak It’s rare that you enter a local coffee shop these days and find the place abuzz with conversation. Wyndmoor resident Alana Davis, who owns the coffee shop with her husband Scott Davis, said while most people come to businesses like Starbucks or Dunkin Donuts to get their coffee and leave, people […]

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Bike challenge honors architect’s memory

Events, News | September 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Breakthrough Bike Challenge will hold its sixth annual bike ride on Sunday, Sept. 15, in Berks County’s Oley Valley. The ride, which offers bicyclists a choice of three options: a 12, 25 or 50-mile loop that includes “ICU,” an Intensive Climbing Unit, gives hope to those currently receiving treatment for cancer […]

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