Holiday Parade scheduled for Dec. 15 has been cancelled

Featured Post, News | December 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Organizers of this weekend’s planned Holiday Parade in Chestnut Hill announced that it had been cancelled today. The reason is the forecast tomorrow, which is calling for rain throughout the morning. In a note to participants in the public, organizer Brien Tilley explained the decision: Hello Parade Friends, After careful consideration, we have decided to […]

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Hill physician’s ‘HOSPITALity Kits’ ease anxiety

News | December 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Tyller Moorer It is probably safe to say that almost everyone who has ever been a hospital patient has experienced a degree of anxiety, nervousness, etc. Caroline Fosnot, D.O., a Chestnut Hill resident for five years, graduate of the Philadelphia College Of Osteopathic Medicine in 2006 and an Anesthesiology specialist at the Hospitals of […]

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Topping off SCH’s new McCausland Lower School & Commons

News, Schools | December 14th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy paused construction on the site of the McCausland Lower School & Commons for a moment this past week to celebrate a long-standing building practice called a “Topping Off” ceremony. With more than 300 students and faculty bundled up to witness the milestone moment, the last of the roof trusses was hoisted […]

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Need a last-minute gift? Chestnut Hill has you covered

News | December 13th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Maddie Clark Still unsure of what to get your loved ones this holiday season? Well worry no more, because Germantown Avenue has the answers you’ve been searching for. While Germantown Avenue is the epicenter of Chestnut Hill, you don’t have to be a local in order to pop into some of the community’s favorite […]

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EMAN votes against 318 E. Durham apartment plan

News | December 13th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Forty-seven local residents came out to the latest East Mt. Airy Neighbors zoning meeting to show their opposition to a proposed apartment complex on 318 East Durham St. After hearing further information from representatives of the developer, Galman Group, the neighbors all voted, aside from two who abstained, not to approve the […]

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Abolition Hall Friends prepare for long appeal of Whitemarsh decision to allow development

News | December 13th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Though they have been fighting against it for nearly three years, the Friends of Abolition Hall are as resolved as ever to ensuring that a proposed townhouse complex does not compromise the historical integrity of Abolition Hall or its surrounding properties. Despite the fact that the Whitemarsh Township Board of Supervisors granted […]

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LUPZ supports Ella Vanilla expansion plans

News | December 12th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Ella Vanilla, a Chestnut Hill cake decorating supply store on Germantown Avenue, wants to expand its business on the Avenue into a direct collaboration with the Night Kitchen Bakery. Currently located on 7922 Germantown Ave., Noelle DeSantis, owner and founder of Ella Vanilla, currently has a deal in place to purchase a […]

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VIDEO: Scenes from the Holiday House Tour

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

 Video and photos by Brian Rudnick The annual Chestnut Hill Holiday House tour was held this past Saturday. And Frosty temperatures did little to dissuade what appears to be a record number of attendees. While Chestnut HIll Community Association organizers were still tallying up ticket sale totals and getting attendee numbers sorted, they know […]

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