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Residents urged to report vacant houses

The president of the Northwood Civic Association last week urged members to report vacant houses and abandoned cars.


Possible partner emerges in Liddonfield redevelopment

There’s a new player in the stalled redevelopment of the former Liddonfield Homes that the Upper Holmesburg Civic Association hopes will be a catalyst for the long-sought transformation of the longtime public housing project.


Oktoberfest celebration is Saturday in Mayfair

The Mayfair Business Association is promoting a number of initiatives this fall.


Neighbors dispute planned expansion of Northeast mosque

A man who lives near a Northeast Philadelphia mosque is appealing a zoning board decision to allow the mosque to expand and build a 65-foot minaret.


Neighborhood news

Golf outing set for Oct. 11


Mayfair Civic Association announces holiday festivities

Summer is over, but the party is just beginning in Mayfair. Actually, the neighborhood has a full lineup of festivities planned to celebrate the many end-of-year holidays.


Matthews to be inducted into NE Hall of Fame

Chris Matthews is a nationally known political commentator and television news host who has been following politics since the 1950s.


Greater Bustleton Civic discusses ongoing zoning dispute

Members decided to continue a two-year legal battle with a property owner who is conducting a business in a Haldeman Avenue residence.


Frankford woman, 65, acquitted of animal abuse charges

Frankford’s “Cat Lady” has been acquitted of hundreds of animal abuse charges and intends to sue the SPCA for “destroying my life.”


Fall is in the air at Hop Angel

The Hop Angel Brauhaus in Fox Chase launched a fall full of public festivals last weekend with its inaugural Pumpkinfest on Saturday and Sunday. The German-style public house offered a variety of pumpkin beers and pumpkin dish specials, while engaging visitors in a variety of seasonal activities, including pumpkin decorating.