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Tompkins VIST Bank and Rotary Club donate to Fox Chase Elementary

A generous donation: Tompkins VIST Bank and the Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers last week donated $1,000 to Fox Chase Elementary School for books for the school library. The donation was made during a Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce business card exchange at VIST, at 8000 Verree Road (at Rhawn Street) in Fox Chase. ••


Taste of Israel

More than 100 people attended the Taste of Israel event on April 28 and enjoyed traditional cuisine. 


St. Timothy Lutheran Church announces upcoming events

A lot is happening at St. Timothy Lutheran Church in Fox Chase.


Somerton Civic discusses inspector office

There is no guarantee that the city’s Office of the Inspector General will continue to operate.


Sestak pushes for more investment in infrastructure

Joe Sestak, a former congressman who is seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate, is calling for more investment in infrastructure.


Putting the pieces back together

A week after Amtrak Train 188 derailed in Port Richmond, officials continue their investigation on what caused the deadly crash.


Philly’s Finest win bronze medal

The dream team: Philly’s Finest, the Philadelphia Police Department ice hockey team, recently came home with the bronze medal after competing in the Can/Am Hockey Tournament in Lake Placid, New York. The team captain is Mike Carr. The assistant captain is Curt Macy. Team members are Matt Palouian, Matt Nodiff, Marty Klepac, Donnie Masterson, Sean King, Greg Watkins, Frank Roesner, Pat Gallagher, Mike Sidebothem, Mike Smith and Sean Knowles. ull;•


Pets of the Week: May 20, 2015

Dina needs a new home


Local students awarded scholarships

American Heritage Federal Credit Union eased the financial burden of college expenses for 20 college-bound students and credit union members by awarding each a $1,000 scholarship.


Local officials react to train derailment

Here are some statements from local public officials following last week’s deadly Amtrak train derailment in Port Richmond: