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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Burke Bros., Robertson’s get into Mediterranean theme for this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show

Featured Post, News | February 26th, 2020 | Leave a comment

by Diane M. Fiske Chris DiVito, landscape architect and chief designer of Burke Brothers, of Wyndmoor, said this year’s Philadelphia Flower Show gives him a chance to create a display that includes some of his family’s personal history in Italy, on the Riviera. The theme of the show, which begins on Saturday, Feb. 29, is […]

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