Flourtown student organizes walk for 10-year-old brother with apraxia, a rare speech disorder

Featured Post, News | September 19th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak In some ways, Springfield High School student Maya Jennings’ 10-year-old brother, Greysen, is like any younger brother. He loves to watch videos on his iPad and is fascinated with fire trucks and all mechanical vehicles. Greysen wants to eat his favorite food for breakfast – Cinnamon Eggo Waffles with cream cheese. […]

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SCH takes step to reclaim American chestnut’s place with new grove of 70 trees

Featured Post, News, Schools | September 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample The American chestnut tree, which once covered the northwest area of Philadelphia, and lent its name to the neighborhood, Chestnut Hill, has suffered so much decimation, it is considered “functionally extinct.” Springside Chestnut Hill Academy has partnered with the American Chestnut Foundation in an effort to help restore the neighborhood’s namesake to […]

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Osaka restaurant on the Avenue shuts down

Featured Post, News | September 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample After settling a separate financial dispute earlier this year, Osaka Japanese Restaurant saw its Chestnut Hill location on 8605 Germantown Ave. shut down by the Philadelphia Department of Revenue for “serious tax violations.” Furthermore, while the matter is still ongoing, an anonymous representative from Osaka claimed that this will ultimately be a […]

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