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Wissinoming Civic discusses holiday plans at meeting

The new Wissinoming Civic Association had a lot of planning to do during its monthly meeting on Nov. 18.


The season of spending

This holiday season, consumers are expected to spend more on gifts, entertaining and socializing.   


Pets of the Week: November 26, 2014

Come hang with Cody!


Northwood Civic continues to discuss illegally rented properties

Northwood Civic Association members like the idea of a Northwood Academy Charter School proposal to put up banners on neighborhood streets.


A new leaf

Lifelong friends and Father Judge graduates Dan Brightcliffe and Pat Durison have opened a vegan restaurant in Jenkintown.   


New 8th district captain visits Parkwood Civic meeting

Parkwood Civic Association members met Capt. Adam Friedman, the new commander of the 8th Police District, during their monthly session last week, and they also heard good news about the almost-complete hiking and biking trail that runs along the Poquessing Creek from behind Junod Playground on Dunks Ferry Road to just outside Benjamin Rush State Park.


Mayfair Civic supports zoning for commercial kitchen

A residential garage at Bustleton Avenue and McKinley Street could soon be converted into a commercial kitchen after the Mayfair Civic Association on Nov. 17 voted not to oppose the owner’s zoning appeal.


Livengrin continues to help struggling addicts in 48th year

Kelly O’Brien used to describe herself as a Garbage Pail Kid: “Anything you had, I’d take it.”


A hometown favorite

The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade was held Sunday. Local bands, schools, businesses, dance groups, musicians and Mummers participated in the parade, which traveled south on Frankford Avenue. 


Former Northeast Community Center for sale again

The saga of the former Northeast Community Center took another twist recently when a for sale sign appeared in front of the 3/4-acre property at 2840 Holme Ave.