Chestnut Hill Local

Read your local paper produced right here, under local ownership, by real journalists and expert contributors.

Chestnut Hill is a community with its own independent newspaper! The Chestnut Hill Local covers the people, news, events, and happenings right here. Neighborhood connections flourish on the page and in your hands. Your membership in the Chestnut Hill Community Association supports this distinctive aspect of our community.

Established in 1958, the Local serves Chestnut Hill, Mt Airy, Wyndmoor, Flourtown, Erdenheim, and the surrounding communities in Northwest Philadelphia and Eastern Montgomery County. The Local is an essential aspect of the Chestnut Hill community. In its pages you will find in-depth coverage of happenings in our region and a forum for community discourse. 

CHCA Members receive a subscription to The Local as a benefit of membership. 


The Chestnut Hill Local is a recipient of prestigious awards from the Pennsylvania NewsMedia Association in advertising, design, investigative reporting, photography, reporting, and writing.

Your subscription to the Chestnut Hill Local also includes a subscription to the beautiful, full color Wissahickon Magazine - a quarterly publication.

The Chestnut Hill Local is owned by the Chestnut Hill Community Association.