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Around Town: August 10, 2016

Walton Park Civic to discuss roposed fitness center 

Annual Duck Dash fundraiser to be held in Tacony

Once a year, it’s OK to buy animals.

Pets of the Week: August 10

How rude? No, Stephanie is just shy

An Uber driver’s perspective of DNC gridlock

Hello, my name is Bill. And I’m an Uber driver.

Tools for success

Local tool and die maker retires after 52-plus years on the job. 

Religious Events: August 3, 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.

Planned Parenthood endorses Hohenstein

Planned Parenthood last week endorsed Joe Hohenstein, the Democratic nominee in the 177th Legislative District.

Pets of the Week: August 3

Pam will stick with her family

Officers honored in 15th Police District

Three cops were awarded for helping discover an AK-47, shotgun and pipe bomb that were buried underground. 

NE activist leads FDR Park protest

Two national political committee directors set up shop at Broad Street and Pattison Avenue last week, but only one survived the Democratic National Convention with his leadership position still in tact — and it wasn’t U.S. Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz.