The Mayfair Business Association and Mayfair Civic Association hosted their annual Christmas tree-lighting ceremony on Sunday, with Pennypack Park Music Festival founder Ed Kelly doing the honors.
State Reps. Brendan Boyle and Kevin Boyle raised $2,560 for the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Survivors Fund last weekend during a youth basketball tournament at Abraham Lincoln High School.
Residents who attended the recent bimonthly meeting of the Fox Chase Homeowners Association didn’t seem to mind having a collectible-coin dealer doing business in their community, but at least several of the neighbors want no part of another “we buy gold” shop.
The city has a Web site that gives a rundown of eighborhood projects — or ideas for projects — to help residents join forces and look for resources to get things done.
Neighbors pack Millbrook meeting to oppose proposal for multi-family home at edge of the city.
The faculty and staff at Anne Frank Elementary School are hoping Northeast residents will help the Bowler Street school get $10,000 to buy some new classroom computers.
Board members of the Frankford Civic Association on Dec. 1 gave their support to a Torresdale Avenue business that wants to put up a shed for tire installation.
The U.S. Marine Corps Reserves, Philadelphia Fire Department and Southeastern Pennsylvania chapter of the American Red Cross have joined forces this holiday season to deliver smiles and good cheer to children and families.
The city controller had plenty to say about other city issues as well.
Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League will consider a cellular tower proposal at their meeting next Wednesday, Dec. 14, at 7:30 p.m., at Temple Beth Ami on Old Bustleton Avenue.