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Candidate releases tax returns, calls on D.A. to do the same

Former federal prosecutor Joe Khan, a Democratic candidate for district attorney, released his 2014 and 2015 federal tax returns to members of the media last week at a news conference.



Around Town: October 26, 2016

Flea market will aid Self Help Movement


7th district officers honored for arresting burglar in Bell’s Corner

Police Officers Frederick Clough and Timothy Taylor have been named Officers of the Month in the 7th district for arresting a burglar in Bell’s Corner on Sept. 1.


Rafferty gains endorsements as election nears

The Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry, National Federation of Independent Business and Pennsylvania Manufacturers’ Association have endorsed state Sen. John Rafferty for Pennsylvania attorney general.


White, Darragh visit Somerton civic meeting

Somerton residents witnessed a preview of an upcoming political debate during a meeting of their neighborhood civic association on Oct. 11.


Volunteers clean up wooded area along Knights Road

A group of six volunteers made a big impact on litter in Poquessing Creek Park when they removed 11 trash bags full of assorted debris along with one bag of recyclable cans from a wooded area along Knights Road, just west of Frankford Avenue, on Oct. 8.


Taggart House expansion OK’d

A seemingly small expansion at a decades-old East Torresdale bar made a big difference to the city’s Department of Licenses and Inspections recently. On Oct. 10, members of the neighborhood civic association helped the bar owner in navigating municipal red tape.


Religious Events: October 19, 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.


Police investigate civic leader

Police are investigating the possible misappropriation of more than $10,000 from the bank account of a Far Northeast civic association whose members allege that the group’s president withdrew the money without their consent.