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Williams, Oliver to visit WEL Pennypack on Friday

The Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Mayoral Breakfast Series will continue on Friday, April 10, at Wesley Enhanced Living Pennypack Park, 8401 Roosevelt Blvd.


Volunteers collaborate for Friends of Pennypack Park cleanup

Forty-seven volunteers, including 13 students representing four high schools, teamed with the Friends of Pennypack Park to collect 54 bags of litter from the park on March 28 in the FOPP’s first monthly cleanup event of the year.


Taylor foresees prolonged state budget battle

State Rep. John Taylor has some advice for fellow lawmakers as it relates to the June 30 deadline to pass a budget.


Strength in the community

Jack Costello Boxing Gym opened in 1996 and continues to thrive today. The non-profit operation provides physical training, mental development and emotional support.  


Raising awareness

Emma Costick, 10, plans fundraiser to fight mitochondrial disease on behalf of Northeast’s Nick Gorski.  


Philly Spring Cleanup to be held April 11

Glen Foerd on the Delaware will take part in the annual Philly Spring Cleanup on Saturday, April 11, and invites the public to join in the effort.


Pets of the Week: April 8, 2015

Maltese Logan is a lovebug


Orleans Tech changes name

Orleans Technical Institute held a ceremony to change its name to Orleans Technical College on March 30. 


Mayoral forum scheduled for Friday

The Fox Chase Homeowners Association will sponsor a mayoral forum on Friday, April 10, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Fox Chase Elementary School, 500 Rhawn St.


Helping some furry friends

Author Daniel Kaye donated all proceeds from his children’s book, Never Underestimate a Hermit Crab, to the Philadelphia Animal Welfare Society. He presented a $1,000 check to PAWS employee Maria Decker on April 1. For information, visit phillypaws.org.