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National business group endorses Dee Adcock

The National Federation of Independent Business last week announced its endorsement of Republican Dee Adcock in the 13th Congressional District.


Hundreds audition for ‘Millionaire’ at Philadelphia Mills

A crowd of people aspiring to ethereal tax brackets lined up Thursday afternoon at Dave & Buster’s in the Philadelphia Mills to try out for the long-running game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.


Honoring historical figures in the Northeast

Stephen Decatur Sr. (1752-1808), generally referred to as “Captain,” and his son Stephen Decatur Jr., referred to as “Commodore,” both had distinguished careers in the earliest years of the U.S. Navy.


The future looks bright

Somerton Civic Association recently partnered with MaST Charter School for a Career Day. 


Frankford NAC approves pizza shop sign

Members of the Frankford Neighborhood Advisory Committee voted to not oppose a pizza shop’s application for a zoning variance that would allow an illuminated sign at Torresdale Avenue and Anchor Street.


Coats will be donated to needy children

Truckloads of new winter coats that will be given to needy area children arrived at the YMCA on Knights Road Monday morning. 


Around town: October 15, 2014

Animal rescue holding fundraiser


Additional police will be dispersed throughout 15th district neighborhoods

Frankford isn’t the only neighborhood that will benefit from the recent assignment of 30 new police officers to the 15th Police District. 


Safety first

A fire drill was held in Somerton last week to increase fire safety awareness.

Engine 58 and Ladder 34 rushed down the 15000 block of Kovats Drive early Wednesday evening and firefighters went right to work.


A tragic farewell

Friends, colleagues and family described David Kedra as the prototypical Pennsylvania State Police trooper — an alpha personality, hard-working, goal-oriented, physically strong, often quiet on the outside, but charismatically confident once you got to know him.