Allens Lane Bridge now closed until September 2020

News | May 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak If you haven’t noticed, Allens Lane Bridge has been closed since May 8 between South Cresheim Road and North Cresheim Road. The bridge, which carries two lanes of traffic over SEPTA’s Chestnut Hill West Regional Rail Line in West Mt. Airy, is expected to be closed through September 2020, in order […]

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9th, 22nd wards follow winners for mayor, council

News | May 23rd, 2019 | Leave a comment

Just after 7 a.m. on Tuesday morning, the day of primary elections, Danny O’Donnell plants a lawn sign for his wife, Eryn Santamoor, former Philadelphia Deputy Managing Director and a candidate for Philadelphia City Council at-large, and watches as an elderly couple exits the polling place at Grace Epiphany Church in Mt. Airy. As for […]

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TD Bank Hill branch robbed

News | May 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak The Philadelphia Police Department and the FBI are looking for a woman responsible for robbing the TD Bank branch at 8600 Germantown Ave. in Chestnut Hill. On Friday afternoon, May 17, a woman came into the bank three times seeking change. Then, at approximately 4:31 p.m. she returned to the bank, […]

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Car stolen from Local deliveryman

News | May 22nd, 2019 | Leave a comment

On the morning of Wednesday, May 15, a Hill resident and Chestnut Hill Local employee had his car stolen while delivering the paper. The car, a 2007, purple/blue Lexus RX350 SUV with a with cream interior and roof rack, was left running on Germantown Avenue at Gravers Lane at 1 a.m. when someone entered the […]

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Hill lawyer running for judge wants to prioritize mental health

News | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Samuel Newhouse After practicing law in Philadelphia for more than two decades, James Berardinelli has seen some big issues with the criminal justice system, such as how many defendants have untreated mental health issues, including some 80% of his clients in homicide cases, he estimated. Now running for judge, Berardinelli hopes to help address […]

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Polling places for 9th and 22nd wards

Mt. Airy, News | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

May 21 is primary day across Pennsylvania. Polls will open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. The following is a list of polling places in both the 9th and 22nd wards. For more information on polling places and ballots, see the Committee of Seventy’s website. Polling Places for the 9th Ward by Division […]

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Polling place changes for Springfield Township

News | May 16th, 2019 | Leave a comment

This Primary Election Day, several polling locations will change in Springfield Township. Voters who previously voted at the Springfield Township Middle School and Springfield Township High School will now be voting at one of two alternate locations as follows: Wards 1-1, 4-1 and 4-2 will now be located at the Flourtown Country Club, 150 McCloskey […]

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