2015 Christmas-Holiday House Tour

Posted: October 4th, 2015



The Holiday season is a time to relive cherished traditions, and for Chestnut Hill, there is no better tradition than spending a day enjoying the Holiday House tour. Presented annually by the Chestnut Hill Community Association (CHCA), this year’s tour takes place on Saturday, December 5th, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and will feature five of the area’s loveliest historic homes decorated for the holidays, including a charming cottage, a stately stone colonial, a colonial revival, a second empire twin, and a Norman country house.  Get into …

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Let’s Finish the Process!

Posted: September 23rd, 2015

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CHCA Board unanimously votes to adopt new bylaws

Posted: September 16th, 2015

The Chestnut Hill Community Association board, at a special meeting on Monday, Sept. 14, unanimously adopted a recommendation to put a massive organizational change before its membership next month.

The recommendation is to split the Chestnut Hill Community Association from the Chestnut Hill Local and to adopt a new set of bylaws for both organizations, with the CHCA becoming a 501(c)(3).

The change has been several years in the making. In the last year, the CHCA has filed for and been approved as a Pennsylvania non-profit corporation with 501(c)(3) status. …

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Friday Night Movies Under the Stars 2015

Posted: August 25th, 2015

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Thank you to all of our neighbors and friends who came out for our First Annual Friday Night Outdoor Movies! We set up a big screen and showed Aug. 7-Despicable Me (2010), Aug.14-Ghostbusters (1984), and Aug.21-Friday Night Lights (2004) under the stars on the lawn of the Water Tower Recreation Center. The audience enjoyed popcorn and lemonade, plus delicious creations from food trucks including Flying Deutschman, Prime Stache, and PBandU. CHCA members visited us at our membership tent for their free treats and drink, and a chance to win a …

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Pastorius Park Concerts 2015 Wrap Up

Posted: July 10th, 2015

On July 29th we completed our 67th season of free concerts at Pastorius Park. Overall the weather cooperated and we only held two of the seven concerts inside at Springside Chestnut Hill Academy. We thank all of the volunteers for their great enthusiasm and help during this season. They set up the stage, sold concessions, introduced the artists, gave out programs, and made sure the park was litter free at the end of each concert. We also thank our Concert Series sponsors Chestnut Hill Hospital and the Chestnut Hill Community …

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