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When Brendan Dwyer was four years old, his mom, Marianne, became the director of Teenagers, Inc., a nonprofit that aims to connect teens to the world through community service. more
According to city statistics, Philadelphia hit 1,250 opioid overdose deaths last year – a situation that Jose Benitez, CEO of Prevention Point Philadelphia (PPP), knows all too well. more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Sept. 5-19.  more
Alphonso “Al” Lassiter, 72, has a perpetually smiling face that has brightened up the Chestnut Hill Weavers Way market at the cash register and around the store for the past 12 years. more
Questions still remain about the new streetlights that went on residential streets early this summer more
One of the victims had to be transported by helicopter to Einstein Hospital. more
If Chestnut Hill’s original developers Henry Houston and George Woodward were alive today, they wouldn’t be building opulent estates with carriage houses. more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the two-week period from Aug. 22 to 28. more
Citing a need for more discussion, the Chestnut Hill Community Association board voted unanimously on Thursday to postpone a final vote on whether to recommend four of nine variance requests. more
After this beautiful photo was captured by Chestnut Hill mail carrier Jen Hasson, the Local checked in with the Schuylkill Center for Environmental Education in Roxborough to find out more. more
Dr. Delvin M. Dinkins was inspired to pursue a career in education by the teachers who guided him through school.  more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Aug. 15-21.  more
Days before fire ripped through the historic Hiram Lodge on Germantown Avenue last week, local artist Judy McCabe Jarvis had just captured the building in paint. It was a lucky accident, she said. more
The legendary American “Jazz Age” author F. Scott Fitzgerald famously wrote, “There are no second acts in American lives.” Fitzgerald did not know Harry Groome. more
Neighbors who attended City Councilmember Cindy Bass’ Zoom meeting last Tuesday because they are upset about the neighborhood’s glaring new streetlights got some reassurances. more
A week after an early morning fire broke out in the heart of Chestnut Hill’s business district, destroying the historic Hiram Lodge, a representative for the owner said the group plans to rebuild. more
The Chestnut Hill community rallied to thank the firefighters responsible for extinguishing the blaze that last week engulfed the Hiram Lodge building at 8425-27 Germantown Ave. more
Chestnut Hill 410 E. Gravers Ln. 4BR 2.5BA, $775,000   609 Saint Andrews Rd. 4BR 5.5BA, $3 million   7826 Devon St. 3BR 1BA, $375,000   7601 Crittenden … more
After a five-month search for a new executive director, the Chestnut Hill Business Association has finally found its new leader in recently appointed executive director Courtney O’Neill. more
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