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White’s night

Republican Martina White defeats Democrat Sarah DelRicci to capture the 170th Legislative District seat. 


Planning institute is seeking members

The deadline is Friday, March 27, to apply for the Philadelphia City Planning Commission Citizens Planning Institute.


Pets of the Week: March 25, 2015

Athena is a dream come true


Nazareth Academy donates money to CHOP

Nazareth Academy High School on Monday morning donated $20,620.27 to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.


Mayoral candidates talk education, wage tax

Democratic mayoral candidates Nelson Diaz and Lynne Abraham last Friday morning addressed members of the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce during a breakfast meeting at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park.


Mayfair Civic members hear from mayoral candidates

Lynne Abraham presented herself as a proven leader, independent of special interest influence, who will bridge the “disconnect” between Philadelphia’s centralized administration and the city’s outlying neighborhoods.


Local veteran celebrates milestone

Northeast resident Morris Lederhandler, a U.S. Navy veteran of World War II, recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his wife Renee and family and friends.


Local students raise ‘Dimes for Desks’

Students from the kindergarten through eighth grade classes of St. Jerome’s School in Holme Circle collected thousands of dimes in February and March as part of the “Dime Wars — Dimes for Desks Project,” which supports the purchase of desks for students of Namunda Primary School in Malawi, Africa, a school built by the generous funding of the Hamels Foundation.


Liddonfield project to start bidding process again

Groundhog Day arrived a bit late for members of the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association.


Greetings from Austin Meehan School

Students from Austin Meehan Middle School’s Student Council recently delivered homemade greeting cards to local residents throughout Mayfair, thanking them for supporting the school.