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Volunteers clean up Poquessing park

Fifteen representatives of Sandmeyer Steel Company, including President and CEO Ron Sandmeyer Jr., were among 28 total volunteers who took part in the Spring Cleanup hosted by the Friends of Poquessing Watershed on April 16.

St. Chris students awarded scholarships

Earning an A+: Four students from St. Christopher School have been chosen as winners of the Josephine C. Connelly Achievement Award. This four-year partial scholarship is awarded to students who best demonstrate the value of Catholic education and who strive to achieve their fullest academic potential. The winners were Nicholas Schmid, Paul Sullivan, Ryan DiVergilis and Paige Sileo. Joining the awardees for the presentation ceremony were St. Christopher Principal Mary Tremper, Pastor Monsignor Joseph P. Garvin and the Rev. Sean P. English. 

Solomon swept 202nd district wards in win

In 2014, there was low turnout and a nailbiter in the 202nd Legislative District Democratic primary, with Rep. Mark Cohen beating Jared Solomon by 158 votes in a race that attracted just 4,406 voters.

Saint Katharine Drexel Shrine property to be sold

The Sisters of the Blessed Sacrament announced this morning that they are selling the property that houses the National Shrine of Saint Katharine Drexel in Bensalem.

Road to recovery

Residents give recommendations for improving Roosevelt Boulevard during public forum.

Renovations to Immaculate Mary topic of Holme Circle meeting

Residents of Holme Circle may soon learn the full details about proposed renovations to the Immaculate Mary Home at 2990 Holme Ave.

Pets of the Week: May 4, 2016

No spud, MacKenzie wants family

New face of the 15th

The Times sits down with the commanding officer of the 15th Police District.

Happy feet

Walk this way: St. Anselm School held its 10th Annual Race for Education on April 29. Students walked a quarter-mile area around the school and each classroom performed student- and teacher-written cheers. This year, St. Anselm School raised over $25,000 for the school through generous donations given by family, friends, faculty, alumni and the St. Anselm Parish community.

Getting technical

The WHYY Media Labs have been a hit this year at Austin Meehan Middle School.