Story Archive June 19 2013

Kiwanis Club awards scholarships to local students

The Kiwanis Club of Phil-Mont last week presented scholarship awards to three local college students, a graduating high school senior and a graduating eighth-grader.

Lawncrest is ready for the Fourth of July

Plans are underway for the 98th annual Lawncrest Fourth of July celebration.

Lengthy terms ordered in child molestation case

Two men convicted of molesting a boy from St. Jerome parish asked for mercy last week, but got none. Mercy was Judge Ellen Ceisler’s to give, but she gave none.

A Letter to the Editor

A grieving father’s plea: give employees longer bereavement leave

Letters to the Editor (June 19, 2013)

Rat Rescue members make themselves look silly

Man charged in child porn case

An Academy Gardens man has been arrested for allegedly using the Internet to share sexually graphic images of children.

Margolies picks up support for congressional run

State Sen. LeAnna Washington last week endorsed Marjorie Margolies in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District seat.

‘The neighborhood will continue’

Citing development in River Wards neighborhoods like Fishtown and Northern Liberties, members of the Bridesburg Business Association say they have high hopes for the future of the tight-knit community.

News in brief for the week of June 19

Local ShopRite recalls meat, new 'sprayground' fountain opens at the Shissler Rec Center in Fishtown, a fire in Kensington and more news in brief.

Pets of the Week (June 19, 2013)

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