Education innovation awards announced at GFS

Community, Schools | August 9th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Michelle Sonsino Six pilot projects were selected as recipients of the 2019 Maguire Innovation Fund for Progressive Education, a competitive grant program at Germantown Friends School (GFS) created to test new approaches to teaching and learning. Now in its second year, the fund provides an opportunity for GFS faculty, staff, students and partner organizations […]

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CHCA board approves Executive Committee candidates

Community | July 30th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Reconvening after last month’s Annual Meeting, the Chestnut Hill Community Association officially approved the list of recommended Executive Committee candidates at its latest Board of Directors meeting. The slate will ultimately remain the same as last year, as no new candidates sought election. The approved recommendations are as follows: Laura Lucas – […]

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How to live with diabetes

Advice, Community | July 26th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Catherine Brzozowski Pennsylvanians are increasingly feeling the impact of diabetes with more than 1.5 million residents currently living with condition, and many others that may have diabetes and are unaware. Every year, an estimated 71,000 people in Pennsylvania are diagnosed with diabetes which is contributing to serious complications including heart disease, stroke, amputation, end-stage […]

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Hill newsstand sign gets a facelift

Community | July 24th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Rose Klales Recently a reader contacted the Local to remark about the disappearance of all letters from the sign on the Chestnut Hill Newsstand. That sign once read “Chestnut Hill Station” in broad, red letters across the face of the newsstand’s roof. A bit more than a week ago, the letters of the sign […]

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