Kenney, Rep. Rabb open CH College conference on criminal justice reform

News, Schools | November 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Chestnut Hill College began an in-depth discussion on how to reform the justice system in Philadelphia, and the larger system in America, with its first annual Transforming Justice conference. Held on the school’s SugarLoaf campus on Friday, Nov. 15, the conference featured panel discussions held by professors, local representatives and experts, including […]

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General election results: Bass wins easy re-election

News | November 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

With one independent challenger and no Republican opponent, Cindy Bass easily secured a third term as 8th District Councilperson in last week’s election. Bass received 24,784 total votes for an 81% victory. Her independent challenger, Greg Paulmier, managed to get 5,814 votes for a total of 19%. Concerning Council-at-Large seats, the big story was Kendra […]

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Wyndmoor resident takes Parkinson’s boxing program to Balance Chestnut Hill

News | November 7th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Wyndmoor resident Laura Bryan, 62, is fighting back against Parkinson’s Disease – literally. Bryan, a mother of four adult sons, was diagnosed with Parkinson’s on March 28, 2018. Parkinson’s disease is a progressive neurodegenerative disorder that mostly affects the dopamine-producing neurons in the brain. The disease causes tremors, walking and balance […]

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