Carman’s building, not business, for sale

Business, News | April 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Pete Mazzaccaro A recent post on the online neighborhood forum Nextdoor announcing the listing of the building that houses Carman’s Shoe Repair, 8111 Germantown Ave., suggested Carmen Notarianni Jr. might be selling his business or retiring. Notarianni told the Local last week that he has no plans to sell his business or retire. Carman’s […]

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Local firm a major producer of medical marijuana

News | April 18th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Len Lear Michele Haines, 78, a world-traveling chef who opened Spring Mill Cafe in Conshohocken 40 years ago, was walking across the street at 4th and South Streets three years ago when she was hit by a car making a right turn. Michele flew through the air, slammed against the ground and suffered severe […]

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LUPZ weighs driveway plan for W. Chestnut Hill Ave. home

News | April 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample At its latest meeting, the Chestnut Hill Community Association’s Land Use, Planning and Zoning committee took another step toward a final decision concerning a proposed circular driveway on 121 W. Chestnut Hill Ave. The plan is to replace the current driveway, which is used for three properties, because the homeowners, Patrick and […]

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Local earns two state journalism awards

News | April 11th, 2019 | Leave a comment

The Chestnut Hill Local won two 2019 Keystone Press Awards given out annually by the Pennsylvania News Association. This year, the Local competed in Division VII for weekly publications with a circulation under 5,000. In the “Feature Story” category, Associate Editor Sue Ann Rybak won second place for her story, “From victim to victor: Life […]

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Mt. Airy woman seeks City Commission post

News | April 10th, 2019 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady When she was a little girl, Carla Cain remembers her father telling stories about Octavius Catto, a black intellectual and equal rights activist who immigrated to Philadelphia from South Carolina and who was killed on his way to cast a vote in a city election on Oct. 10, 1871. Tensions were high […]

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