CLOSEUP: Holiday Parade 2013

Uncategorized | December 14th, 2013 | 1 Comment

  Chestnut Hill held a holiday parade this morning at 9 a.m.  Temperatures just below freezing and the threat of imminent snowfall did nothing to prevent hundreds from enjoying the festivity. The parade was sponsored and organized by the Chestnut Hill Community Association. –Video by Brian Rudnick

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VIDEO: The Wissahickon Floods again

Uncategorized | September 8th, 2011 | 1 Comment

This video comes to us via Matt Learnard on Facebook. The original video was shot and uploaded by Vince Norpel. The video is a little choppy, but does the job of showing what the Wissahickon looked like early this morning Be sure to watch the last 10 to 15 seconds. (The video freezes for a […]

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VIDEO: A haircut for cancer charity

Uncategorized | June 10th, 2011 | Leave a comment

Cheese Shop manager Adam Serfss doesn’t get a haircut often. He let’s a long braid grow for a good two years before he even considers a cut. But when he does get a cut, he get’s most of it chopped off. Yesteday, Serfass went to Sherlocks onW. Highland Avenue to have all the hair below […]

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CLOSEUP: Yertle the talking Macaw

Uncategorized | June 7th, 2011 | Leave a comment

Ruth Hoxsie with Yertle Ann Yentele, a green winged macaw, who earned the name “Yentele” because she’ll repeat anything she hears.Yertle’s almost eight and a half. She’s a green winged macaw. She’s been with us since she’s been 3 months old,” Hoxsie said. ”  

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CLOSEUP: Friends Dine and Street Dance

Uncategorized | May 23rd, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Brian Rudnick Young friends from the suburbs came down to Chestnut Hill for an evening to dine at Osaka and afterwards, hang out and practice their dance moves on the Germantown Avenue sidewalk outside Quelque Chose.

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CLOSEUP: Toastmasters at Hill Library

Uncategorized | May 20th, 2011 | Leave a comment

The Toastmasters Club based at the New Covenant Church in Mount Airy has moved to the Chestnut Hill and Lovett libraries this summer to take advantage of air-conditioning. Last Wednesday, the club met at Chestnut Hill Library, 8711 Germantown Ave. Members take turns giving speeches, often drawing on their own personal experiences, and get feedback […]

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CLOSEUP: Building homes – love in action

Uncategorized | April 27th, 2011 | Leave a comment

by Brian Rudnick On a recent Saturday, Linley Kirkwood, community outreach coordinator for Habitat for Humanity of Montgomery County and a Chestnut Hill resident, led a “Love in Action Tour” for prospective volunteers in North Hills. (Upper Dublin, Montgomery County, PA) Habitat, which builds and rehabilitates homes around the world in partnership with the families […]

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