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Keith Kunz is about as Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy as the law allows. In 1837 his ancestor, Daniel Kunz, came from Germany to Chestnut Hill. In 1905, Johannes Kunz, Keith's great-grandfather, became the first Kunz to live in the Mermaid Lane house, as did his grandfather, Herman. more
Following the board elections on July 22, the Chestnut Hill Community Association elected officers and committee members at their meeting August 26. more
The Board of Trustees of the Green Tree Community Health Foundation announced a new name, Foundation for Health Equity (f4HE). more
During the muggy hot last days of August, it can be hard to find a breeze. One Hiller’s solution: a window propped open with mannequin arms, waving at passers-by on the sidewalk. more
After over 20 years in Chestnut Hill and several more in West Mt. Airy, you'd think I would have learned my lesson. No other part of the city can compete with the Northwest. more
While it started as a hobby, Erica Johnson’s love for plants quickly became a reminder to care for herself and to heal during the stress and chaos of Covid-19. more
Grumblethorpe offers opportunities for young people to get involved with programs that local schools can participate in. more
After taking a hiatus due to the pandemic, Mt. Airy Learning Tree is coming back strong this Fall with a course catalog filled with over 275 classes. Most of the classes will take place in-person, … more
Cresheim Village Neighbors has been awarded by the Philadelphia Commission on Human Relations for outstanding work, and by the Philadelphia Police Department for their involvement with neighborhood issues, according to Coordinator Stroiman. more
A list of area establishments requiring proof of vaccination or outdoor seating. more
The pop-up art exhibit on the corner of Germantown and West Evergreen Avenues provides a whimsical and intimate experience for its visitors. more
The Germantown Espresso Bar reopened June 21st with outdoor seating and indoor ordering for the first time since November of 2020. more
“Miss Lillian” Clark, was inspired to create her latest labor of love by her granddaughter, Alleya. The idea for an Alzheimer's book geared to children continued to percolate until she finally finished “I Am Not Myself.” more
Robertson’s has updated its Genorosity Blossoms for summer. Each arrangement is an exclusive seasonal design in honor of the partner group. The Habitat for Humanity blossoms are roses and … more
Beckett Chizmar, 12, a student in the Springside/Chestnut Hill Academy Class of 2027, recently received the Henry B. Williams Drama Award at Camp Tecumseh in New Hampshire. more
Cresheim Valley Drive between Navajo Street and Cresheim Road will remain closed for some 6 months, from the end of August through early 2022. more
The community support for the Mt. Airy Art Garage resulted in a quick resolution to a night of vandalism. A few weeks ago, the Pride and Black Lives Matter flags had been ripped down from the … more
On Sept. 13 Dr. Pappas will join the staff as a pediatrician at Mt. Airy Pediatrics. more
In March of 1987, I was a 22-year-old Peace Corps trainee, recently arrived in Thiès, Senegal. West Africa, where I planned to spend the next two years. Over the next two decades, Oumar and I always managed to see each other every few years. I more
West Mt Airy Neighbors (WMAN) announced a new slate of Board members led by newly elected Board President, Steve Kendall. Seven of the 12 board members are new. more
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