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Twenty-five years ago several Chestnut Hill residents met to talk about the idea of starting a Rotary Club in Chestnut Hill. more
When restaurants suffered, so did their employees. more
The Trustees of the Former Agents of the FBI Foundation awarded a scholarship for the 2021-2022 academic year to Margaret “Maggie” Mikalic, a recent graduate of Mount Saint Joseph Academy. more
Returning for its 104th year, the Fourth of July Bike Parade rolled down Germantown Avenue on Saturday, July 3. more
Chestnut Hill psychiatrist Vincenzo Sanguineti, 83, admits his new book, “Clash of Cultures” (Lexington Books), is not for everyone. more
After more than six months of stalemate, neighbors and owners have reached an agreement on a design for 30 W. Highland Avenue. more
A variance request for subdividing the property at 540 W. Moreland was denied. A variance allowing an existing semi-detached cottage behind 215 E. Evergreen Avenue to be used as a long-term rental property was approved. more
The Chestnut Hill Community Association Design Review Committee meeting on June 15 covered two existing issues and heard preliminary reports on two newer variance requests. more
I am writing to ask for your help in restoring the plantings of our beloved Pastorius Park. Over the years, with little from the City, Friends of Pastorius Park has stepped up to clean, repair and … more
Jonathan Bittner is now finding a new way to serve veterans with PTSD as well as EMTs and other first responders. Last month he opened the Chestnut Hill Therapy Collective. more
On May 28, the Germantown Jewish Centre discovered a large sign they had erected in support of Black Lives Matter had been defaced. The BLM sign had been in place more than a year. more
With indoor dining restrictions lifting and summer crowds returning, this is the time of year when the Chestnut Hill Business District puts everything in place for the rest of the year. more
The proposed division of 540 W. Moreland Ave was opposed by the committee on the grounds that it provided no information on plans for the new lot, nor architectural details for restoration of the existing main house. more
After 32 years of promoting hands-on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) education to middle and high school students, the President and Executive Director of  Delaware Valley Science Fairs, Inc. (DVSF), Henry Disston, will retire as of June 30. more
The restrictions on indoor dining brought more sidewalk cafés to Chestnut Hill. No one is in a rush to see them go away. more
Andre Saunders is the Writers Matter Poet-in-Residence at LaSalle University. For three years he has been going to public schools every week (remote visits for the past year) and mentoring students there, encouraging them to express their emotions and thoughts in print. more
Members of Chestnut Hill Local VFW post 5205 will mark Memorial Day, Monday, May 31, with a ceremony that will begin at the Charles Buckley Park at 11 a.m. The group will also mark the sacrifices of … more
Two articles in these pages recently mourned (and explained) the loss of the iconic tree that gave Chestnut Hill its name.   Ned Barnard (“Hunting for the American Chestnut in the … more
Five treasured places have joined the Chestnut Hill Conservancy’s (CH Conservancy’s) Architectural Hall of Fame, a distinguished list of Chestnut Hill’s most beloved significant buildings, structures, and landscapes, chosen by the general public. more
Every two months Gene Kerrick sends a newsletter to 28 of his former students and 50 people in toto, who obviously enjoy hearing from him. more
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