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As a lawyer for Pennsylvania state and local election officials, Mt. Airy native Michele Hangley helped to ensure that Philadelphians’ votes were counted in the 2020 presidential election. more
I feel a need to check in and see that we are doing what we say we are doing. more
“I was thinking of closing the school,” said artistic director Joy Delaney-Capponi, “but our students are extremely passionate about what they do." more
Among the most important community assets of the Saint Michael’s estate are the mature trees, some of which date to the 19th century and were likely planted when the mansion was built. more
Empathy gained over a lifetime smoothed the way for Jill Gates Smith, 70, a long-time resident of Mt. Airy, to become outreach and administrative coordinator for Philly Families Read Together. more
The hearing resumption is scheduled for 2 p.m., June 23. more
With regard to the effort to save St. Michael’s Hall, Bill Valerio, the Patricia Van Burgh Allison Director of Woodmere, recorded a conversation with Sister Karen Dietrich, General Councillor for the Sisters of St. Joseph. more
The CHCA has one of the most elaborate review processes in the City. Why? Because the process has proven over decades to be effective at improving outcomes. more
On Thursday, April 25, the Chestnut Hill Community Association Board of Directors approved the variance request on 30 W. Highland Ave., incorporating changes made earlier in the week. more
With the increasingly sharp political and social divisions between the two camps of Americans, perhaps unprecedented since the Civil War, we hear calls from some editorial writers, clergymen and … more
Nobody goes into the U.S. military expecting to dine on gourmet food, but Nathan Baynes was probably a bit more disappointed than most. more
Pre-pandemic, Dance Fit would have up to 16 clients dance/exercising at one time but was only allowed to have four after the pandemic started, so in-person classes were halted. more
As the Local reported in previous issues, Woodmere Art Museum is presently working to secure funding to purchase the property at 9001 Germantown Ave. from the Sisters of St. Joseph. more
The Springfield Township’s workshop meeting on April 12 took a decidedly heated turn when it came to discussing the latest proposal to develop an institutionally zoned tract of land at 380-402 … more
Warmer weather means flower buds and blooming trees, and if you are one of the millions of people who have seasonal allergies, it also means bothersome symptoms. more
When Natalie Sloane and her partner Brody Rosenfeld moved to their new home last year, they began picking up trash that they found on the street and formed the Mt. Airy Trash Team to tackle the problem of litter in their neighborhood. more
A conversation with Ruffian Tittmann, the Executive Director of the Friends of the Wissahickon, and Bill Valerio, the Patricia Van Burgh Allison Director of Woodmere. more
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 9001 Germantown Ave., now known as Saint Michael’s Hall, is being offered for sale by the Convent of the Sisters of Saint … more
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