Third-seeded GA reaches the PAIS tournament semifinals

UPDATE: In the PAIS semifinals, both Inter-Ac teams fell to Friends Schools League opponents. Friends Central edged GA, 54-49, and Westtown dispatched Notre Dame, 66-41.

A golden anniversary for NFA Snowball Tournament

The longest-running scholastic basketball tournament in Chestnut Hill celebrated its 50th anniversary last week.

Mount swimmers win 6th straight championship

After winning all of its regular-season swim meets against fellow AACA members, Mount St. Joseph placed first at the championships.

Three-way tie for Inter-Ac title; season ends for SCH and Mount

Germantown Academy gave up 62 points to fellow championship contender Penn Charter, but the GA Patriots scored 63 to win the game.

A 'brew-tiful' new coffee shop to open in Mt. Airy

Coffee may perk you up and help you deal with the daily grind, but if you’re anything like Christopher Petersen, you absolutely must have a cup of coffee in the morning.

A 'brew-tiful' new coffee shop to open in Mt. Airy

Coffee may perk you up and help you deal with the daily grind, but if you’re anything like Christopher Petersen, you absolutely must have a cup of coffee in the morning.

Mt. Airy development plan addresses community concerns, adds affordable housing

Developer Stuart Udis adjusted his proposed development plans for the former Fred's Mt. Airy Motors site to address community concerns and provide affordable housing.

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Township receives $500,000 to preserve open space

The money will be used to purchase 2.76 acres on Hawes Lane in Erdenheim.

Crime Report

The following is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Feb. 11 to 25.

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First Fridays bring festivities to the Hill

More than 30 galleries, shops and eateries will stay open late on the first Friday of each month in a new Chestnut Hill initiative.

CHCA Agenda

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New board members for Chestnut Hill Conservancy

The Conservancy elected three new directors alongside the re-election of five existing members.

CHCA Agenda

All meetings are open to the public.

Curbside parking rates are $2.40/hr, with a maximum of two hours, cash or credit. The lots are $2.40/hr with a maximum six hours. Both MeterUp! and ParkMobile apps work, and times can be extended via the app.  For a map of the six lots or more on hours and rates, see

The Chestnut Hill Parking Foundation is offering free parking in its six public lots all day and night every Wednesday from November 10th through Christmas.

Germantown’s central square gets historic protection

The Germantown Urban Village Historic District was unanimously designated by the Philadelphia Historical Commission on Friday.

Holy Cross School – The Choice for Achievement

Located in beautiful Mount Airy since 1910, Holy Cross School is a landmark in the community. Holy Cross School is Middle States accredited and offers a small class size, with caring, experienced, …

Hill to speak at MLK event

Dr. Marc Lamont Hill will deliver the keynote speech Saturday, Jan. 20, at the 7th Annual MLK Radical Symposium.

This Mt. Airy evangelist believes in the uplifting power of art

The Rev. Elsa Johnson Bass recently retired as a worship arts pastor whose mission was to get young people involved.

A rocky start for Trolley Car development

A residential project at the former site of the diner is running behind, but now has plenty of Wissahickon Schist.
Seeking to turn five boarded-up stations in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy into businesses, SEPTA plans to issue a request for proposals this week.
Developer Olympia Holdings has a new proposal for the church parking lot next to the former site of Nolen Building Materials.
If Thursday's meeting is any indication, controversy about the potential development of Greylock mansion seems unlikely to end soon.
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Township honors outgoing commissioner, welcomes new members

The annual organizational meeting of the Springfield Township board of commissioners was held on Jan. 2, with Jim Lee unanimously reelected as president.

Wyndmoor pup gets a ‘Super’ showing

The Super Bowl is approaching, and we have an area resident competing for a championship.

87-year-old woman, alone at home with her dog, dies in Wyndmoor fire

Firefighters were called to the residence, the center townhouse in a block of five townhouses in Stotesbury Estates, at 2:10 a.m.
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