Tree Tenders seek street tree applications, volunteers

News | October 19th, 2018 | Leave a comment

Chestnut Hill Tree Tenders, in connection with Mt. Airy and Germantown Tree Tenders, is soliciting applications for Free Street Trees to be planted in Chestnut Hill, Mt. Airy and Germantown in the Spring of 2019. Homeowners can submit an application at phsonline.org or you can pick up a form at the Chestnut Hill Community Association […]

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Wyndmoor health facility to be sold in near future

News | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Elizabeth Coady The Wyndmoor Hills Health Care and Rehabilitation Center, overtaken by a court-appointed management company in May after its former owner was unable to meet its payroll, is stabilizing and will likely be placed up for sale in the next few months, according to the temporary manager. The Wyndmoor Hills health Care campus, […]

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FUMCOG provides sanctuary for two immigrant families

News | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak When I knocked on the back door of First United Methodist Church of Germantown (FUMCOG), 6001 Germantown Ave. in Germantown, Clive Thompson, 59, an immigrant from Jamaica came with a phone in his hand. He cautiously glanced outside the window of the door before letting me in. Since August 28, Clive […]

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Friends of Wissahickon to participate in clean water event at SCH

News | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Maddie Clark Starting in Montgomeryville, not only does the Wissahickon Creek provide the habitat for over 130 species of birds, 15 species of mammals and 574 species of native plants, it provides drinking water for an upwards of 350,000 Philadelphia residents, according to the Lower Gwynedd Township. So, besides its beauty and recreational popularity, […]

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Talk will show how to prevent bird-window collisions

News | October 18th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Maddie Clark If a bird flies into a window and no one is around to see or hear it, did it actually fly into the window? Yes, and it likely didn’t get back up. “If it’s not something we address quickly and effectively, we’ll have tremendous problems in the future,” said Keith Russell, the […]

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SCH freshmen take on the wild with Outward Bound

Schools | October 12th, 2018 | Leave a comment

by Theo Gregson The SCH freshman class started its first year of high school on Outward Bound -a five-day hiking trip on the Appalachian Trail. The trip, which began on Sept. 4, was centered around self reflection and growth, as well as bonding time with new classmates. The students were tasked with navigating the woods, […]

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