Union Workers at CH Hospital say new contract would send them to Reading for care

News | August 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Members of Chestnut Hill Hospital workers’ union, Service Employees International Union Healthcare Pennsylvania (SEIUHP) said that Chestnut Hill Hospital’s new owners Tower Health Medical Group’s recent health-care proposal would force union members to travel Reading Hospital to see a primary care physician. Tower Health Medical Group, an endeavor by Reading Hospital […]

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Chestnut Hill Conservancy now inviting nominations for the 2018 Architectural Hall of Fame

News | August 17th, 2018 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill Conservancy is pleased to announce that it is now inviting nominations for the 2018 Architectural Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame is a distinguished list of Chestnut Hill’s most treasured significant buildings structures and landscapes, selected by public vote. These properties represent groundbreaking approaches to planning and design; or are significant […]

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Hill institutions host meeting to discuss shared priorities for Upper Northwest Plan

News | August 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample With the deadline for public comments on the Upper Northwest Draft Plan approaching, leaders of several Chestnut Hill organizations presented their top recommendations to approximately 30 local residents in attendance at an August 8 meeting at Chestnut Hill Hospital. Those organizations – the Chestnut Hill Community Association, Business District and Conservancy – […]

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Chestnut Hill Library not likely to follow the renovation trend

News | August 16th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sarah Allessandrini Mt. Airy’s Lovett Memorial Library and the Springfield Township Library, both within a two-mile radius of the Chestnut Hill Library, reopened this year after undergoing major renovations. Will the Chestnut Hill Library get a similar upgrade any time soon? Not for at least a decade, according to the Free Library of Philadelphia. […]

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3000 BC to close Chestnut Hill location

News | August 15th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro Chestnut Hill’s 3000 BC announced on Monday that it would close its 8439 Germantown Avenue location and move its remaining business to its new Center City location. The Center City location opened in March of this year. The spa, which owner Korin Kormin opened in Chestnut Hill in 1992, has been a […]

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Goldman Sachs real estate fund buys Chestnut Hill Village for $170 million

Featured Post, News | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Will McQuillan Chestnut Hill Village Apartments and Blossom Row, a 45-acre complex consisting of 704 apartment units and 117 two-story rowhomes, was purchased by Goldman Sachs Asset Management Private Real Estate for $170 million, it was announced Wednesday. The sale was completed on July 27. Denver-based Apartment Investment and Management Co. (Aimco) previously purchased […]

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Chestnut Hill United to launch camp for trans children next summer

News | August 10th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Will McQuillan Next summer, Chestnut Hill United Church will offer a one-week TransCamp for transgender, gender expansive, and non-binary children and youth. “All kids need a safe place where they can feel honored, celebrated, and affirmed. The world can be a tough place for [queer] children,” said Rev. Linda Noonan, Senior Pastor at Chestnut […]

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