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7th PDAC honors officer

Police Officer Kenneth Hermes was named Officer of the Month during the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting last Thursday at Nazareth Hospital. Hermes captured a burglar in the act of his crime at a Somerton pharmacy.


Candidates gain notable support days before election

On Saturday, former Gov. and Mayor Ed Rendell appeared in support of Democrat Sarah DelRicci, while Republican Martina White collected three union endorsements.


What new health insurance laws mean at tax time

This year is an important one for businesses and individuals doing their taxes as they relate to the Affordable Care Act.


As special election nears, candidates remain optimistic

Both candidates are cautiously optimistic looking ahead to next Tuesday’s special election in the 170th Legislative District.


Phil’s Shoes closes after 65 years

Phil’s Shoe’s, 7332 Elgin Ave. in Rhawnhurst, recently closed after more than 60 years in business.


Pets of the Week: March 18, 2015

The incredible Hulk is here


New lighting and security planned for Fox Chase Rec Center

Construction is poised to start on new lighting and security devices at the Fox Chase Recreation Center.


Modifications coming to Arbours at Eagle Pointe project

Several key changes are in store for one Somerton housing development, while plans for another are coming into clearer focus, according to information revealed at the March 10 meeting of the Somerton Civic Association.


Ireland’s patriots

The Irish community plans commemorations of the 1916 Easter Rising.   


Historical excellence

Third-graders from St. Martha’s Elementary School dressed up as historic figures and participated in the Historical Living Museum, which took place in the school’s gymnasium on Friday, March 13. Anyone from the school and local community was welcome to view the historic figures.