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Projects and organizations based in Northwest Philadelphia and nearby suburbs were honored by the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. more
Throughout Northwest Philadelphia, people of all ages and demographics will come together to celebrate Juneteenth this weekend. more
At 30 years old, Jane Hughes recently became the youngest person to chair the Chestnut Hill Local board since its founding in 2016. more
Twenty years ago, Beth Stroud was defrocked as a United Methodist Church pastor. Now she has been reinstated. more
City Councilmember Cindy Bass met with Chestnut Hill community members to discuss a proposed zoning conservation overlay for East Mermaid Lane. more
About 30 neighbors of the now-defunct Germantown YWCA trekked to City Hall last Thursday to support local developer Ken Weinstein in his quest to be named conservator. more
More than a decade after the Philadelphia Water Department introduced its 'Green City, Clean Waters' program, costs have quietly ballooned to at least $4.5 billion at its halfway mark. more
Germantown's newest grocery store, a 6,000-square-foot Weavers Way Co-op, is off to a booming start. more
A proposed conservation district for Mermaid Lane is now on track for a final vote in City Council next month. more
One of Chestnut Hill's newest businesses teamed up with one of its more established favorites for "May the Fourth be with you." more
When Vietnam Restaurant was awarded the prestigious 2024 James Beard Foundation's America's Classics Award, I could not help but recall its CHC connection. more
The city and the state have released preliminary second-stage schematics, outlining additional traffic safety measures on Lincoln Drive and a plan for Emlen Circle. more
This special report is in recognition of Historic Preservation Month. more
The nearly 200-year-old Valley Green and Bells Mill Road bridges in the Wissahickon Valley Park will soon undergo a much-needed reconstruction. more
More than 115 years after Anna Jarvis established the first Mother’s Day, with the help of John Wanamaker, the second Sunday of May has become a shared moment. more
Originally scheduled for this weekend, the new date is May 19. more
Across the country, civil engineers and water experts are bracing for new requirements regarding the nation's remaining lead pipes. more
Chestnut Hill resident Diane Senechal was reading her Chestnut Hill Local last week and was startled by what she saw in the crime report. more
The Chestnut Hill community’s three institutional civic organizations are developing stronger protections for the Germantown Avenue business corridor. more
Most city residents would experience close to a $5 monthly bump on their water bill this fall under a Philadelphia Water Department proposal. more
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