Chestnut Hill Businesses Learn that it’s Easy to be Green

Community | March 6th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Allison Day, intern, Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants.  Interested in greening your business and learning practical solutions? CHBA and Boyer Sudduth Environmental Consultants partnered again in the “Green Business on the Hill” program — now in its second year. This program is for organizations who want to green their operational practices in terms of energy, waste, […]

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Zoning permits: the ABC’s of L&I, PCPC, and the ZBA

Community | March 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

Fifth of a series from the Chestnut Hill Community Association Physical Division By Celeste Hardester This series of articles from the CHCA Physical Division is intended to provide a simple and clear understanding of how the development approvals process works in Chestnut Hill. We have covered zoning designations in previous columns, so in this column, […]

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30 years of service, music celebrated at Mt. Airy church

Community | February 28th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Members of the Unitarian Universalist Church of the Restoration (UUCR), 6900 Stenton Ave. in Mt. Airy recently honored two of their own with an oversized indoor fabric backdrop and new outdoor signage marking the 30th anniversary of The Folk Factory. Former UUCR minister, the Rev. Bob Throne, shared a bit of the […]

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Hill artist combines great skill with religious message

Community | February 25th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear There are a myriad of talented artists, painters, sculptors and illustrators in the Chestnut Hill area, but lifelong Chestnut Hill resident Ned McConaghy, 35, may be the only one who has married brilliant artistic ability with a profoundly religious message, as so many of the legendary masters did in the Middle Ages, […]

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Do you love gardening? Why not become a Master Gardener?

Community | February 14th, 2020 | Leave a comment

By Leslie Cerf Are you the kind of person who loves gardening? Do you wish you could have the chance to expand your knowledge while meeting and spending time with your fellow gardeners? Then you should consider becoming a Master Gardener. Penn State, like many other State Universities with agricultural programs, offers a Master Gardening […]

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