City’s Commission for Women holds 3rd annual summit

News | March 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Karen Bojar The Philadelphia Commission for Women held its 3rd Annual Summit for Women and Girls at La Salle University on Friday, March 15. The commission was created by an amendment to the Philadelphia Home Rule Charter, initiated by Councilwoman Blondell Reynolds Brown and passed by the voters in 2015. The commission is comprised […]

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Grant awards from Weavers Way Environment Committee

News | March 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

Thanks to the donations at our Electronics Recycling Events and Giving Tuesdays, the Environment Committee of Weavers Way was able to award grants to different community groups. All awards were given to groups who wished to enhance the environment through education, gardens or other means of addressing climate change. Applications were available in February and […]

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Two local Tiffin Indian Cuisine restaurants involved in suit against Grubhub, alleging sham telephone orders

News | March 21st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Two Tiffin Indian Cuisine restaurants, one in Mt. Airy and one in Elkins Park, are involved in a proposed class-action lawsuit filed last year in federal court against Grubhub, an online, mobile food delivery service, claiming it withheld millions of dollars in revenue from restaurants across the country. Munish Narula, founder […]

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Two file petitions to challenge Bass for 8th District Council seat

News | March 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Last week, Tuesday, March 12, was the official deadline for candidates to file petitions to qualify for the upcoming primary election on May 21. In Philadelphia’s 8th Councilmanic District, of which Chestnut Hill, Mt Airy and Germantown are a part, two Democratic candidates filed to challenge incumbent Councilperson Cindy Bass: Olney activist […]

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A new Hill landmark

News | March 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

WHITEWATER IN CHESTNUT HILL: Robinson Fredenthal’s mammoth geometrical, stainless steel sculpture, “White Water,” originally commissioned as part of the Independence Mall redevelopment in 1978, made its way from Old City at 3:30 a.m. on the morning of Monday, March 18 to be installed at the Woodmere Art Museum, its new permanent home, at 8 a.m. […]

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New women’s pro basketball team to play in Chestnut Hill

Featured Post, News | March 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample With the introduction of the Philadelphia Reign of the Women’s Basketball Development Association, the City of Philadelphia will welcome its first professional women’s basketball team in more than 20 years. The team was officially introduced at a press conference on Friday, March 15 at Chestnut Hill College’s Sorgenti Arena, where the Reign […]

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