St. Paul’s newest pastor always sought spiritual path

Community | August 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear The Rev. Daniel Kline, 31, the newest clergy member at St. Paul’s Episcopal Church in Chestnut Hill, grew up in Roxborough, the son of a roofer, went to Phil-Mont Christian Academy in Erdenheim, a small school with just a 10-to-one student-to-teacher ratio, and then the University of Valley Forge, an Assemblies of […]

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Spotlight on essential workers: Angie Bush

Community | August 4th, 2020 | Leave a comment

The 2020 CHCA Meritorious Award was presented to the Essential Workers throughout the Chestnut Hill area. Over the next several weeks the CHCA will present profiles of several essential workers whose work has helped us all get through the pandemic. By Heather Gray, CHCA Membership Coordinator Angie Bush has been the Floral and Gift Specialist […]

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Support Chestnut Hill Garden District Fund

Community | July 31st, 2020 | Leave a comment

Everyone and everything are affected in the time of COVID – even flowers.  CHGDF (think flower baskets, flower barrels, flower boxes on Germantown Avenue) is unable to hold their biennial (every other year) fundraising event that helps to fill their coffers, and in return fill the planters in the springtime. What’s a flower-focused organization supposed […]

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G’town activist serves coffee, sandwiches and kindness

Community | July 29th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Blew Kind, a 32-year-old Germantown resident, is a complex gumbo of hippie, intellectual, offbeat businessperson, activist, healer and visionary. She is on the board of Germantown Residents for Economic Alternatives Together (GREAT), a grassroots cooperative ownership, resource/skill-sharing group but cannot devote as much time as she would like since she is raising […]

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Sculpture takes root in fallen Shawnee Street tree

Community | July 22nd, 2020 | Leave a comment

By DB Fromm When Beth Eames (pronounced “Aims”), a Harvard Business School leadership consultant, learned the roughly 100-year-old old sugar maple in her front yard on the 8300 block of Shawnee Street had died, she sought a way to honor and memorialize the beloved tree. Searching online, she found the Powelton Village sculptor Roger Wing.  […]

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