The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, National Federation of Independent Business and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association have endorsed state Sen. John Rafferty for Pennsylvania attorney general.
Somerton residents witnessed a preview of an upcoming political debate during a meeting of their neighborhood civic association on Oct. 11.
A group of six volunteers made a big impact on litter in Poquessing Creek Park when they removed 11 trash bags full of assorted debris along with one bag of recyclable cans from a wooded area along Knights Road, just west of Frankford Avenue, on Oct. 8.
A seemingly small expansion at a decades-old East Torresdale bar made a big difference to the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections recently. On Oct. 10, members of the neighborhood civic association helped the bar owner in navigating municipal red tape.
All Saints Episcopal Church Rhawnhurst 1811 Loney St. Handicrafters meet Tuesdays at 9:30 a.m. Holy Eucharist services on Sundays at 8 and 9:30 a.m. 215-342-6310, www.allsaintsrhawnhurst.org.
Police are investigating the possible misappropriation of more than $10,000 from the bank account of a Far Northeast civic association whose members allege that the group’s president withdrew the money without their consent.
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The newest class is inducted into the Northeast Philadelphia Hall of Fame.
The campaigns in the 170th and 177th legislative districts are getting heated.
Philadelphia’s Irish Society recognized Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 President John McNesby as its Irishman of the Year during the Society’s annual awards dinner on Oct. 13 at the FOP’s Heroes Ballroom.