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The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Nov. 14-Nov. 20.  more
Dec. 1, 2022, Land Use, Planning and Zoning Committee more
About 200 people turned out on Saturday night in support of the Water Tower Recreation Center for an evening of great food, drinks and lively music. more
Quintessence Theatre Group has won Theater Philadelphia’s $25,000 Philadelphia Award for Social Insight, honoring the company for its production of "Flyin' West." more
Eryn Santamoor, a former chief of staff to Councilmember-At-Large Allan Domb and deputy managing director during the administration of former Mayor Michael Nutter, is running for an at-large seat. more
Did you know that Chestnut Hill was once planned to be bisected by a cross-country highway, with a roundabout where Pastorius Park is now? more
The city Streets Department has begun testing two choices for the new LED streetlights that will be installed across the city and is now offering residents a chance to weigh in on their color. more
This year, unlike previous years, you will be able to help The Local address some immediate needs when you give to the CHCA Annual Appeal.  more
The Springfield Township Police Benevolent Association’s adoption of the "thin blue line" flag as their logo is still causing controversy for some township residents. more
You can have a big impact on your neighborhood. The deadline to apply for a free street tree for spring planting is Tuesday, Nov. 22  – a little more than two weeks away. more
The Children's Playground at the Jenks School is turning 25 this year, which means there are local kids now playing where their parents used to.  more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Nov. 6-Nov. 13.  more
Note: Agenda items are subject to change. To confirm an item is on a specific meeting agenda, please email info@chestnuthill.org more
On the heels of an uninvited raccoon that caused damage to the drop ceiling last November, the Chestnut Hill Library is again having maintenance issues that force it to close for an indefinite period. more
Civic leaders and preservationists succeeded in saving the Joseph P. Bolton Store and Residence at 4841 Germantown Ave. from near certain demolition on Thursday. more
Mt Airy’s 22nd ward wasn’t far behind, with a 62% turnout that put the neighborhood in third place, closely trailing Center City’s 15th ward, which had a turnout of 63%. South Philadelphia’s 2nd ward, where turnout was 61%, came in fourth and Roxborough’s 21st ward rounded out the top five wards with 59%. more
The following crime report is for crimes reported in Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy for the period from Oct. 31-Nov. 7.  more
‘I had stepped on the booby trap’ more
The Germantown Post Office is one of three Philadelphia post offices that are being audited. Chestnut Hill and Mt. Airy post offices didn't make the list.  more
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