Work of multi-dimensional Wyndmoor artist is sew-sew

Arts | July 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

By Stacia Friedman Are artists born or made? Looking at the dynamic career of Laura Demme, it’s a mixture of the two. “My mother was an artist. She encouraged me and my four siblings to be creative. We were always making costumes and painting,” said Demme, who lives in Wyndmoor and admits to being “in […]

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CHCA and CHC preservation survey provides roadmap to improved conservation planning

Uncategorized | June 7th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Brendan Sample Since receiving a grant from the William Penn Foundation back in January, both the Chestnut Hill Conservancy and the Chestnut Hill Community Association have been putting together a study to gather information related to the conservation of historic property in the neighborhood. With the study now concluded, representatives from both organizations gathered […]

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Residents oppose marijuana dispensary in East Mt. Airy

Uncategorized | May 5th, 2017 | Leave a comment

by Sue Ann Rybak Councilwoman Cherelle Parker has filed an appeal challenging the proposed medical marijuana dispensary at the two-story commercial building at 8319-25 Stenton Avenue in East Mt. Airy, after residents voiced strong opposition to it at a packed public zoning meeting she held on April 25 at the Oxford Presbyterian Church. “Over 400 […]

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Elizabeth Brandenburg “Betty” Adair

Death Notices, Uncategorized | April 19th, 2017 | Leave a comment

Elizabeth Brandenburg “Betty” Adair passed away surrounded by her family on April 13 at 85 years old. She was a 60 year resident of Flourtown, adoring wife, mother, and grandmother, and longtime member and volunteer at the Flourtown Presbyterian Church. Full of love, fun, and generosity, Betty was busy everyday cooking for family, leading the […]

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Meet the ‘visionaries’ to spark at April 21 event

Uncategorized | April 7th, 2017 | 2 Comments

by Dan Macey It’s been nearly 50 years since famed architect Louis Kahn characterized Chestnut Hill as a “spirit,” in which “it seems as though the trees and gardens and the carefully scribbled streets have told everyone to be discerning about the steps they will take.” In the face of the urban growth much of […]

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