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Chestnut Hill: Safety, Community Enhancement are Top Priorities for Business District Executive Director

Chestnut Hill: Safety, Community Enhancement are Top Priorities for Business District Executive Director

Martha Sharkey is the executive director for the Chestnut Hill Business Association and is one of the primary people leading the way in bringing new businesses, programs and community safety projects to the local community. Sharkey, who has held her current position for three years, believes that helping bring new people to the neighborhood will ultimately […]

 

Chestnut Hill: Road Closures Planned For Harry Potter Festival

Chestnut Hill: Road Closures Planned For Harry Potter Festival

The community’s annual Harry Potter Festival has become so popular that officials have decided to close a portion of Germantown Avenue during the event, which runs this year from Oct. 21-22. According to Chestnut Hill Local editor Pete Mazzaccaro, the neighborhood’s business association expects about 60,000 people to attend, which requires more planning and preparations in order for the […]

 By Aaron Stevens and Christine Mattson

Chestnut Hill: Businesses Come Together to Create a Magical Weekend

Chestnut Hill: Businesses Come Together to Create a Magical Weekend

On the third weekend in October, businesses along Germantown Avenue in Chestnut Hill came together to transform a few blocks into J.K. Rowling’s magical world of Harry Potter. The Chestnut Hill Business Association put on the 3th annual Harry Potter Festival along with The Brotherly Love Quidditch Tournament held at Chestnut Hill College. The festival […]