CHBD receives $85,000 contribution from two Hill businesses

News | June 20th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak The Chestnut Hill Business District announced a tax credit partnership with Elfant Wissahickon Realtors and George Woodward Company, receiving two ceremonial checks for $42,000 each as a symbol of the $85,000 tax contribution by the two local businesses on June 14. Philip Dawson, executive director of the CHBD, and 8th District […]

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Our Town: The complicated birth of the Woodmere Art Museum

News | June 14th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by George McNeely This week we celebrate the unveiling of the newest outdoor sculpture at the Woodmere Art Museum: Robinson Fredenthal’s immense stainless steel geometric “White Water” of 1978. The sculpture now serves as a dazzling abstract triumphal arch on Germantown Pike at the entrance to Chestnut Hill. This is only the most recent addition […]

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‘A Yappy Time’ had by all at Petapalooza

News, Pets | June 12th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak “A Yappy Time” was had by all at Chestnut Hill Business District’s Sixth Annual Petapalooza, coinciding with its First Friday on June 7 at Germantown and East Highland Avenues. It was a perfect evening to treat your four-legged friend – and yourself – to a special treat. Chestnut Grill & Sidewalk […]

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CHBD receives $225,000 grant for Pedestrian Lighting Project

Featured Post, News | June 12th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak The Chestnut Hill Business District has received a $225,000 grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Community Development and Economic Development Multimodal Transportation Fund for its Pedestrian Lighting Project. State Sen. Art Haywood presented the check to Philip Dawson, executive director of the Chestnut Hill Business District, on June 6 at Berkshire […]

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Local detective: 41 years of solving violent crimes

News | May 31st, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Several folks in Chestnut Hill know Chuck Bentham as a dedicated member of the board of directors of Bird-In-Hand Consignment Shop, a wonderful nonprofit organization whose proceeds, considerably more than $1 million, have been donated to local charities and the community itself since it was founded 44 years ago. But Bentham, 70, […]

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