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Pennypack Park enjoys spring cleaning

Volunteers removed 60 bags of trash and picked up other items during the park’s monthly cleanup. 


New leash on life

A local philanthropist donated $22,000 to outfit the Northeast-based K-9 Unit with bulletproof doggie vests. 


New conservatorship property unveiled in Mayfair

The Mayfair Community Development Corporation and Scioli-Turco Inc. recently held a ribbon cutting on their new conservatorship property at 3318 Bleigh Ave.


Horticultural Society holding gardening contest

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society invites backyard gardeners, community gardeners and all who are passionate about green public spaces to enter its gardening and greening contest.


A celebration of survival

A courageous crowd: Last month, 184 people celebrated five years of cancer survivorship at Cancer Treatment Centers of America with staff, friends, family and peers. 



Around Town: June 15, 2016

Music Hall of Fame event at Cannstatter’s


15th district names Officers of the Month

Police Officers Matthew Nodiff and Anthony Manes have been named Officers of the Month in the 15th district. Capt. Anthony Luca, commander of the 15th, presented commemorative plaques to Nodiff and Manes on May 23.


Pets of the Week: June 8, 2016

Achillies needs a playmate


Students draw rave reviews

Picture perfect: Our Lady of Calvary third-grade student Allyson Mayer, 9, and fifth-grader Abbey Merrigan were the winners of an art contest sponsored by the Philadelphia Federal Credit Union. The winners received $100 in savings accounts and a pizza party for their classrooms.  MARIA YOUNG / TIMES PHOTOS