Grant funding secured to restore intersection

News | February 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Maddie Clark On Monday, Feb. 4, Pennsylvania State Senator Art Haywood announced that funding has been approved regarding the improvement of historic streets in Philadelphia, and that at least some of that would be used to repair the intersection of Mermaid Lane and Winston Road in Chestnut Hill. “I am pleased to announce [that […]

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Ardleigh Street neighbors say Jenks is breaking parking pact

News | February 15th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample At the latest meeting of the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use Planning and Zoning Committee, Ardleigh Street resident Lynn Horner said she and her neighbors are concerned that the Jenks Academy of the Arts and Sciences is continuing to allow cars to park on its back lot and leaving the gate […]

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‘In a Lonely Place’ opens new Tuesday Night Movies season

News | February 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

Gloria Grahame and Humphrey Bogart star in Nicholas Ray’s 1950 romantic noir “In a Lonely Place” at 7:30 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 19 at Woodmere Art Museum, 9211 Germantown Ave. Bogart, in what many consider the finest performance of his career, plays a screenwriter suspected of murder. The film is adapted from a Dorothy B. Hughes […]

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9th Ward Dems to host open candidate meet and greet

News | February 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The 9th Ward Democratic Committee is hosting a Meet the Candidates event on Monday, Feb. 25, from 5:30 to 8 p.m., at Chestnut Hill Friends Meeting House, 20 E. Mermaid Ln. The event promises to make candidates for office available for answering questions and to provide voters with opportunities to learn about important issues and […]

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Springfield commissioner organizes forum to tackle racist pamphlets

News | February 13th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Barbara Sherf Residents in at least four Montgomery County communities have received racist literature in plastic sandwich bags in their driveways from a white supremacist organization called The Loyal White Knights, sparking a Springfield Township Commissioner to hold a diversity forum on Monday, Feb. 18 at the township building, 1501 Paper Mill Rd. It […]

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CHBA to host green biz workshop on Feb. 28

News | February 8th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill Business Association is excited to announce Green Business On The Hill – a new program that will recognize environmentally conscious businesses, offer tools to businesses who want to incorporate sustainability into their operations and publicly position Chestnut Hill as a destination for eco-oriented consumers. Is your business interested in participating in the […]

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New home rises on Shawnee Street

News | February 7th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Passersby of 8421 Shawnee St. might have noticed a large, modern home being built in what appears to be the rear yards of homes on the block. The property, however, is not a large backyard but a sizeable parcel that contained an old barn and stables that date back to when the […]

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East Mt. Airy recognized as one of top 10 ‘hottest affordable neighborhoods’

News | February 7th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Peter Elliott East Mount Airy was selected as one of the top 10 desirable neighborhoods in Redfin’s “Top 10 Hottest Affordable Neighborhoods” for 2019. The real estate brokerage ranked East Mt. Airy as the second “hottest” neighborhood, just behind McKinley Park in Chicago, Illinois. The list ranks neighborhoods based on the popularity and affordability […]

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