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When my daughter was in 10th grade at Masterman 16 years ago,  I realized that she was going to go all the way through high school without ever hearing the words “climate” and “change” in sequence. more
Due to an editing error, last week’s article about Clover Market incorrectly identified the name of a band. It is The Wayside Shakeup. They can be found at waysideshakeup.com. more
When the fire that devastated Our Mother of Consolation School broke out last month, I was at the Jenks playground with my 4-year-old grandson. more
As Philadelphia’s City Council race heats up, residents of Northwest Philadelphia’s 8th District find themselves at a critical crossroads. Send us your questions before two upcoming debates. more
As a Unitarian Universalist minister, I am often asked to explain what Unitarian Universalism is and what we believe. Here's my very short answer, as short as I can make it. more
We have just witnessed another horrific mass murder in this country – this time in Louisville, Kentucky. more
Life can be like a precious gem. Its many facets reveal a breadth and depth of experiences and perspectives. more
Last week’s Trinseo chemical spill showed how environmental disasters can potentially impact everyone in a community. more
I recently spoke to an overflow crowd about the need to end closed primaries in Pennsylvania. I was blown away by the energy and sense of urgency. more
The April 26 8th council district community forum where incumbent Cindy Bass faces the first significant challenger in over a decade in Seth Anderson-Oberman promises be a true community event. more
The upcoming 8th Councilmanic district election marks the first highly competitive race in a dozen years. And the stakes are high. more
We are writing in response to last week’s Chestnut Hill Local article about Councilwoman Cindy Bass facing a challenge from Germantown resident and union organizer Seth Anderson-Oberman. more
I want to publicly express my appreciation to our dear neighbors who have exhibited extraordinary hospitality to the OMC community. more
Beginning Tuesday or Wednesday evening at sunset, Muslims around the world began the tradition of watching for the new moon to determine when the Ramadan fast would begin. more
While March 20 marks the beginning of spring, many garden and green space lovers have been planning larger projects. more
It is not only entertaining, but sometimes downright harrowing what complications can develop from the interface of people in Chestnut Hill, all eager to beautify, or retain the beauty of, their properties. more
It was sad to read in the Local last week that Springfield Commissioner Eddie Graham submitted a letter of resignation to the Springfield Board of Commissioners. more
 We are in the final days of our Annual Appeal. To those folks who have not yet contributed, there is still time. more
On Saturday, March 4, the Springside Chestnut Hill Varsity Lacrosse Team worked on a cleanup and landscaping project to benefit  the Water Tower Recreation Center. more
Since 1871, there has been a library building in Chestnut Hill at 8711 Germantown Avenue. Now, we need you to do your part. more
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