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After practicing law for 17 years, she’s entered the May 18 primary as a candidate for Judge on the Court of Common Pleas. more
While Earth Day is celebrated on April 22, the Greenspace Initiatives Committee is joining the chorus of those asking for an entire month of actions devoted to expanding and appreciating our greenspaces. more
Last week, an article in the Local announced that the large house at 9101 Germantown Ave., now known as Saint Michael’s Hall, is being offered for sale by the Convent of the Sisters of Saint … more
Emmy-winning film producer and Mt. Airy resident for 26 years, Amy Cohen, will give an illustrated Zoom talk, hosted by Germantown's Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion, on Saturday, April 10, 1 p.m., about Octavius Catto, Philadelphia's foremost civil rights leader in the 19th century. more
How does a once-thriving Mt. Airy fitness training business that had contracts with several area nursing homes and senior citizen centers in addition to numerous at-home personal training clients manage to survive when the pandemic eliminated almost all of its business? more
When Skirt Boutique owner Maureen Doron had an opportunity to donate funds to Emlen Elementary through her ‘Skirt for School’ fundraiser, it was a chance she couldn’t pass up. more
Across our community and the globe, many different challenges have emerged during the past year of the COVID-19 pandemic. more
On the first day of spring, a crew of volunteers worked at the Water Tower to help prepare the park for warmer days ahead. more
Chestnut Hill Youth Sports Club Opening Day is tentatively scheduled for April 17. The registration deadline is Sunday, March 28. more
What benefits does a book provide that an e-book does not? Why, for example, have the Friends provided a room full of children’s books for sale at Hilltop Books, their new store at 84 Bethlehem Pike? more
Imagine getting in trouble for feeding your children healthy foods? That could only happen in an upside-down Alice in Wonderland world; right? more
Breaking Bread, Building Bridges  is a new initiative from East Mount Airy Neighbors (EMAN) and West Mount Airy Neighbors (WMAN) to return a sense of community in a time when neighbors cannot … more
West Mt. Airy attorney, songwriter and civic activist Debra Wolf Goldstein and her husband, Jay, former president of Valley Green Bank, have a unique way of fighting the winter doldrums. more
Chestnut Hill's Episcopal Church of St. Martin-in-the-Fields' annual Helen White Memorial Lecture this year will feature Professor Vincent L. Wimbush, author of “African Americans and the Bible: Sacred Texts and Social Textures.” more
Holocaust survivor Ruth Kapp Hartz recently spoke to members of the last generation to hear her story at Jewish Children’s Folkshul in Chestnut Hill. Her message? Kindness saves lives, and we need that kindness now. more
Mt. Airy CDC (Community Development Corp.) last week announced the awarding of $27,000 in grants to 24 local businesses through the Go Mt. Airy Covid-19 Business Relief Fund. This fourth round of funding, the largest of the four rounds, brings the total raised since the fund launched last March to over $80,000. more
Hilltop Books  is a project of the Friends of the Chestnut Hill Library. more
What’s upsetting your digestive system? Learn healthy tips and recipes to keep your digestive system working smoothly during a virtual session with Asyia Ahmad, MD, gastroenterologist, on Thursday, March 4 at noon. more
Howard A. Myrick's latest accomplishment is a newly published book he authored, “Surviving Toxic 'Isms' and Polarizing Dissent; Protecting Our Democracy." more
A great many people in Northwest Philadelphia and the adjacent suburbs were undoubtedly delighted over the Biden/Harris victory in Pennsylvania in November, but I doubt if anyone was more exhilarated … more
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