Story Archive July 24 2013

13th Congressional District fundraising figures released

The four Democrats running in next year’s primary in the 13th Congressional District all had something to cheer about last week when 2013 second-quarter fundraising figures were released.

Around town: July 24, 2013

Northeast gardeners ready to compete

Bank robber sought

A man wearing a bright red Phillies cap robbed a Northeast bank on July 16. Authorities seek the public’s help in identifying the crook.

The Best of the River Wards 2013

Be sure to vote starting next week!

A big hit

Somerton's Greg Olenski is having a heck of a summer in the Cal Ripken Collegiate Baseball League. The former University of Maryland player and Holy Ghost Prep product will transfer to the University of Delaware in the fall.

Calendar of Events: July 24, 2013

Thursday, July 25

Casino trips: July 24, 2013

Seniors on the Go Aug. 8, Aug. 21, Sept. 5 and Sept. 18. Showboat. $25, includes slot play. Bus leaves from Hellerman and Walkers streets at 9:30 a.m. 215-744-4391.

Celebrating the Big Green Block

Fishtown boasts what's considered "the biggest, greenest block in Philadelphia." 

Charting a change

Fire Fighters Local 22 announces plans to seek a city charter change that would reduce Mayor Nutter’s power to launch court appeals.

Crime log: July 24, 2013

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