What’s happening in Springfield Township: Notes from the latest Board of Commissioners Workshop meeting

Community | November 12th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Betsy Wallace The Springfield Township Board of Commissioners holds monthly public workshop meetings to discuss issues, neighborhood complaints and the agenda for its Business Meetings. Here’s a snapshot of the issues discussed at the Nov. 11 Workshop meeting. Township Police shooting range noise – Wissahickon and Stenton Avenues Residents living on Wissahickon Avenue complained […]

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Autumn book sale on Nov. 16

Community, Events | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave. in East Falls, welcomes your book donations for their annual Autumn Book Sale on Nov. 16. Select from thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and children’s materials for just $10 a bag. There will be a public preview on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. with […]

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Relieving knee pain

Community, Events | November 6th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Catherine Brzozowski Approximately 18 million patients visit a doctor or a hospital because of knee pain each year (Cleveland Clinic). Some of the most common causes of knee pain include: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, baker’s cyst and patellofemoral pain syndrome. Knee pain can largely stem from injuries as a result of sports, falls […]

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Community Matters

Community | November 1st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Joyce Lenhardt This is the first in a new series of columns from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division. Why do we keep seeing new buildings going up in Chestnut Hill? Who is letting this happen? Hasn’t there been enough change already? Can’t Chestnut Hill stay just like it is? These questions and […]

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CHCA board meeting focuses on fundraisers

Community | October 31st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample The board of the Chestnut Hill Community Association continued to focus on its important holiday fundraisers at its latest meeting. With one of the CHCA’s biggest events of the year already wrapped up, Marilyn Paucker, vice president of the Social Division, shared some early figures from the Black and White Gala. Along […]

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Breakthrough Greater Philadelphia celebrates 25th anniversary

Community | October 25th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Breakthrough of Greater Philadelphia, founded in 1995, marked its 25th anniversary at its annual Breakfast of Champions on Oct. 17 at the Philadelphia Cricket Club, 415 W. Willow Grove Ave. in Chestnut Hill. BGP, which originally began as the Summerbridge program, is a 10-year academic enrichment program for low-income Philadelphia students […]

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