Timothy Connors’ family and friends recently marked the two-year anniversary of his death by placing a special wreath in front of a growing tree planted in his memory a year ago.
Paul’s Run on Bustleton Avenue recently honored its most senior seniors with a luncheon and certificates presented by state Rep. Ed Neilson (D-169th dist.). It was the fifth time the retirement community had lauded its residents who are 100 years old, close to that age, or older.
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Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, will conduct what he said will be the first in a series of public town hall gatherings around Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 9, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Harmonie Singing Society meets Tuesdays at 7:30 p.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.
The Philadelphia Police Department started its SafeCam program about two years ago and it is still one of the newest crime-prevention and investigative tools that the department has.
Members of the Somerton Civic Association voted against a local homeowner’s plan to pave a portion of her yard for additional parking spots.
Two state House members were quick to issue statements on Sunday night criticizing Pennsylvania’s new $28.4 billion budget for underfunding education, and especially for ignoring the needs of the cash-strapped Philadelphia school district. Here are excerpts from their statements:
Police hope that a surveillance video of a June 13 armed robbery at a Wissinoming convenience store will help them identify the perpetrator.