Story Archive June 26 2013

Pets of the Week (June 26, 2013)

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Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.

Pools are opening throughout Northeast

Philadelphia playground and rec center pools have been opening since last week. 

Religious Events (June 26, 2013)

 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,

Reunions (June 26, 2013)


Sentencing in ’06 fatal robbery sparks courtroom clash

On a day when three members of a murderous Frankford street gang known as the “Parkside Pushers” finally met justice, a violent post-sentence outburst by one of the defendant’s relatives might’ve earned him a new nickname — the Parkside Puncher.

Sweeney Field

Friends, family and colleagues remember fallen firefighter Daniel Sweeney with a second-annual softball tournament at Fox Chase Rec Center.

Trips (June 26, 2013)

BRIDESBURG PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH June 27. Sight & Sound Theater, Lancaster. Adults (19 and older) $100, teens (13 to 18) $85, children (3 to 12) $70. Package includes transportation, show and all-you-can-eat buffet lunch at Hershey Farms Restaurant. 215-901-5061. 

Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.

Words of wisdom

Chicago Bears front office executive Cliff Stein gives commencement speech at George Washington 28 years after graduating.