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Stack looks ahead to new role

State Sen. Mike Stack discusses his plans as lieutenant governor.   


A savory celebration

A new Wawa with gas pumps opened at Grant Avenue and Academy Road. To celebrate, a ribbon-cutting presentation was held with local council members. A hoagie-building contest was held between the Fire Department’s Ladder 31 and the Police Department’s 8th district. The police department won, making 53 hoagies in three minutes. 


Plans for Philadelphia2035 projects progress in Fox Chase

The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.


Pets of the Week: November 19, 2014

Minnie is a sweetie


PennDOT offers winter driving aid

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation urges motorists to view a new informational video about safe winter driving.


O’Neill visits Somerton meeting, discusses Council bills to amend zoning code

City Councilman Brian O’Neill used the monthly meeting of the Somerton Civic Association to detail three Council bills that he recently introduced to amend the city’s zoning code.


Oldtimers award four honorees

The Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association last week honored four people with the William “Pickles” Kennedy Award.


Officer Boyle fundraiser on Nov. 29

The 18th annual Officer Daniel Boyle Athletic Program beef-and-beer fundraiser will be on Saturday, Nov. 29, from 8 p.m. to midnight at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5, 11630 Caroline Road.


New CCP president hopes to boost enrollment, funding

Donald “Guy” Generals has come to appreciate Community College of Philadelphia’s three regional centers during his four-plus months as CCP’s president.


Mayfair Holmesburg parade is Sunday

The 38th annual Mayfair Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade will take place on Sunday, Nov. 23, at noon. The rain date is Nov. 30.