Garden Festival 2018

Featured Post | May 21st, 2018 | Leave a comment

Weather mostly held up for the annual Home and Garden Festival in Chestnut Hill, Sunday May 20. Chestnut Hill business District director Philip Dawson said tricky weather forecasting, including the postponement from the original date of May 6, made things “challenging”, but  he was pleased with the final result – attendance was good and the […]

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Residents turn out to hear about Rex Ave. condo plans

Featured Post, News | May 9th, 2018 | 3 Comments

by Brendan Sample With over a month having passed since Constellar Corporation proposed building a four-story condominium next to the historic house at 208-210 Rex Ave., neighbors have continually expressed their opposition to the plan. That opposition came to a head on Thursday, May 3, at the latest meeting of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s […]

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Inquirer columnist to speak at St. Martin’s on Syrian crisis

Featured Post, News | May 3rd, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Valerie Jean-Baptiste The Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields will host renowned Philadelphia Inquirer international columnist Trudy Rubin for a talk on the current Syrian crisis, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, May 19. The lecture will be a fundraiser for St. Martin’s ongoing refugee sponsorship, the Refugee Resettlement Ministry of six Syrian refugees. Launched in 2016, the […]

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4th District Democratic candidates mostly agree on key issues at Springfield forum

Featured Post, News | April 25th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Nearly 400 citizens settled into the auditorium at Springfield High School on Saturday, April 21, for a two-hour Candidates’ Forum with three Democratic candidates representing Montgomery County’s newly drawn Fourth Congressional District: Joe Hoeffel, Madeleine Dean and Shira Goodman. There was more agreement than debate on the host of issues: environmental, gun […]

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