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Local community honors fallen hero

Leaders of the Philadelphia Fire Department and the city’s Mural Arts Program teamed up to present a Mural Paint Day at Lawncrest Recreation Center on Saturday in memory of fallen fire Lt. Joyce Craig.


Lawncrest civic group votes on three proposed zoning changes

Neighbors opposed two proposals for separate day cares and approved a garage on a property on E. Godfrey Avenue. 


Law firm opens office on Frankford Avenue

The Green, Schafle & Gibbs law firm has offices in Center City and South Philadelphia, but the attorneys have a wide client base.


Holiday seasons mean events in Northeast neighborhoods

The Mayfair Business Association and other neighborhood groups are getting ready for the upcoming holidays.


Fall fest in the 8th

Damp and blustery conditions didn’t discourage hundreds of Northeast children and their parents from revelling in Halloween fun on Saturday during the 8th Police District Advisory Council’s annual Fall Festival at the 8th district police station.


Exploring new hall of famers

La Salle College High School held its fifth annual Hall of Athletics Induction on Oct. 15.


Chief inspector urges residents to report suspicious activity

Chief Inspector Joe Sullivan said that the city’s first line of defense against terrorism is often its residents. 


Candidate releases tax returns, calls on D.A. to do the same

Former federal prosecutor Joe Khan, a Democratic candidate for district attorney, released his 2014 and 2015 federal tax returns to members of the media last week at a news conference.



Around Town: October 26, 2016

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