City launches campaign to promote mask use

Featured Post, News | July 13th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Kate Dolan The stability of COVID-19 daily case counts in Philadelphia, the city’s MaskUp campaign and school reopening plans served as the main topics during last week’s COVID-19 update press conferences. “Case counts from the coronavirus continue to rise nationally and in Pennsylvania,” said the Philadelphia Health Commissioner, Dr. Thomas Farley. “Now here in […]

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Coronavirus Updates

Featured Post | March 18th, 2020 | Leave a comment

As the coronavirus alters daily life around the world, the Chestnut Hill Local will report on how it is affecting residents, businesses and institutions here in Chestnut Hill and in our nearby neighbors in Mt. Airy, Germantown, Springfield Township, Whitemarsh and more. A page with latest updates from Philadelphia, Montgomery County and local institutions can […]

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Chestnut Hill College, hospital respond to coronavirus spread

Featured Post, News | March 11th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Kate Dolan Chestnut Hill College is among the many area universities and colleges responding to the new Coronavirus pandemic, implementing Center of Disease Control and Prevention guidelines and reviving infectious disease protection plans. With 10 confirmed cases of the virus in Pennsylvania as of Tuesday morning, the college, which enrolls 1,600 students, 245 of […]

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Three Chestnut Hill businesses win Bloom Philly Decorating Contest Awards

Featured Post, News | March 5th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Three Chestnut Hill businesses won awards in this year’s Bloom Philly Festival’s annual window and lobby decorating contest: Top of the Hill Orthodontics & Pediatric Dentistry, 8705 Germantown Ave.; Chestnut Hill Coffee Company,  8620 Germantown Ave.; and Weaver’s Way Co-op Next Door, 8426 Germantown Ave. The Bloom Philly Festival serves as […]

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