Cresheim Village Neighbors spotlights extraordinary locals

The Cresheim Village Neighbors met May 2 via Zoom to learn about three residents with extraordinary careers.

Tragic death of daughter spurs parents to save lives

It was a sudden and terrible shock to all those who loved her when 19-year-old Caroline Shea Kyle died in her sleep at home on July 9, 2022.

A ‘Paw-some’ celebration for animal lovers

Gather your pets and head to Chestnut Hill on June 2 for a day filled with laughter, love, and wagging tails.

SCH softball battles past GA and PC to capture Indy Schools title

After suffering a 1-0 loss in the Pennsylvania Independent Schools tournament finals a year ago, Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's softball team captured the 2024 championship last Thursday at Ursinus College.

Tragic death of daughter spurs parents to save lives

It was a sudden and terrible shock to all those who loved her when 19-year-old Caroline Shea Kyle died in her sleep at home on July 9, 2022.

For Local board member, news is a family commitment

It is not unusual for journalists to discuss the importance of a free press and lament the verbal attacks against it, but for one of the Chestnut Hill Local's newest board members, this principle is not academic. 

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A new leader and a new generation

At 30 years old, Jane Hughes recently became the youngest person to chair the Chestnut Hill Local board since its founding in 2016.

NW Philadelphia celebrates ‘second Independence Day’

Throughout Northwest Philadelphia, people of all ages and demographics will come together to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend.

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SCH gets “Bird Safe Schools” recognition

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy's Lower School has recently earned the first "Bird Safe Schools" recognition from Bird Safe Philly.

Thirteen candidates vie for seven 2024 CHCA board seats

The following people are running to represent the community on the board of the Chestnut Hill Community Association.

Arson at Chestnut Hill East; Feasterville man charged

A Feasterville man has been arrested and charged with arson for a fire he is alleged to have started at the SEPTA Chestnut Hill East regional rail train station.

Bass weighs in on new NCO

City Councilmember Cindy Bass met with Chestnut Hill community members to discuss a proposed zoning conservation overlay for East Mermaid Lane.

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.

HG honors a poet, an entrepreneur and a preservationist

Historic Germantown has chosen three local luminaries for induction into its Hall of Fame.

Defrocked by Church, a former Germantown pastor is reinstated

Twenty years ago, Beth Stroud was defrocked as a United Methodist Church pastor. Now she has been reinstated.

Sweeping changes: Street cleaning program expands

Mayor Cherelle Parker has vowed to make Philadelphia the cleanest big city in America. A key component is the expansion of street cleaning.

Germantown's SLA grad Luke Risher finds national success in music video production

Despite his success with national directors, Twenty-four-year-old Luke Risher continues to shoot for smaller artists around Philadelphia.

New Germantown Weavers Way brings smiles to the aisles

Germantown's newest grocery store, a 6,000-square-foot Weavers Way Co-op, is off to a booming start.
Chestnut Hill’s three Registered Community Organizations, have arranged for a public meeting on Zoom with City Councilmember Cindy Bass to discuss the proposal.
The Philadelphia Historical Commission has unanimously voted to list the Chestnut Hill Hospital's Women's Center at 8835 Germantown Ave. in the Philadelphia Register.
In an era when developers are descending on Northwest Philadelphia, Ashton Gage, Linard Gay and Jonathan Harris are on a different mission.

Springfield Twp. news

Springfield Township held its annual  “No Stigma, No Shame” day to support public awareness of substance use disorder and mental health challenges.

Wyndmoor mourning a murder

The handwritten note on plain white paper attached with binder clips to the door of Lucky Dogz Doggie Day Care reads “Closed Until Further Notice.”
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