World robotics champs SCH to host local tournament for lower and middle school robot enthusiasts

Community, Events | December 5th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Springside Chestnut Hill Academy, home of the 2019 FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) World Champion robotics team, host a robotics tournament for lower and middle school students this Saturday, Dec. 7. More than 400 robot enthusiasts (from 40 teams) will converge on the school for the FIRST Lego League Jr. Expo […]

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Face to Face’s Annual Turkey Trot is part of Chestnut Hill family’s Thanksgiving tradition

Community, Events | November 21st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Chestnut Hill resident Rich D’Angelo, 43, said it wouldn’t be Thanksgiving without Face to Face’s Annual 27th Turkey Trot. Since moving to Chestnut Hill roughly nine years ago, he and his family have participated in the Turkey Trot five-mile run and one-mile fun run/walk along the Wissahickon Creek in Fairmount Park. […]

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Autumn book sale on Nov. 16

Community, Events | November 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The Falls of Schuylkill Library, 3501 Midvale Ave. in East Falls, welcomes your book donations for their annual Autumn Book Sale on Nov. 16. Select from thousands of books, CDs, DVDs, and children’s materials for just $10 a bag. There will be a public preview on Wednesday, Nov. 13, from 5:30 – 7:30 p.m. with […]

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Relieving knee pain

Community, Events | November 6th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Catherine Brzozowski Approximately 18 million patients visit a doctor or a hospital because of knee pain each year (Cleveland Clinic). Some of the most common causes of knee pain include: osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis, bursitis, tendonitis, baker’s cyst and patellofemoral pain syndrome. Knee pain can largely stem from injuries as a result of sports, falls […]

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