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White, Darragh to debate Thursday in Somerton

State Rep. Martina White (R-170th dist.) and Democrat Matt Darragh will square off in a debate on Thursday, Oct. 27, at 7 p.m. at Somerton Youth Organization, 1400 Southampton Road.


U. Holmesburg Civic rejects landlord’s proposal

Joseph Smith’s effort to legalize four auto body shops and four residential apartments on a half-acre industrial property was met by an unanimous “no.” 


Trump stays on message in Bucks County rally

Donald Trump stayed away from the locker room talk at the Newtown Athletic Club Sports Training Center on Oct. 21. 


Toomey discusses tight race for Senate at Cannstatter’s

Republican senators cited Pat Toomey’s opposition to Obamacare, the Iran nuclear deal, job-killing regulations and sanctuary cities during the event. 


Still playing Hardball

Chris Matthews lived near 15th Street and Hunting Park Avenue in Nicetown back when it was a largely Irish and Polish neighborhood. Then, when he was 5, his family moved to the Far Northeast.


Something extraordinary

Bridesburg Recreation Center gears up for first-ever Comic Fest featuring local artists.


Reunions: October 26, 2016

ELEMENTARY SCHOOLS


Religious Events: October 26, 2016

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.


Pets of the Week: October 26, 2016

Give ChaCha a chance


With no opponent, Solomon still stays active

Jared Solomon has been busy since winning the 202nd Legislative District Democratic primary in April, but he’s not been asking for votes in the upcoming general election.