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Eleventh class inducted into Sports Hall of Fame

Sixteen individuals, one team and one venue on Nov. 13 were inducted into the 11th class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame during a ceremony at the Sheraton Society Hill.


Donations needed for community fund

Thanksgiving hasn’t arrived yet, but the Northeast Times has already heard from residents requesting help this holiday season. The 66th annual Eleanor Smylie Community Fund has helped thousands of families during the Christmas season.


Bustleton Civic approves plan to relocate Dunkin’ Donuts

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week supported a plan to move a Dunkin’ Donuts shop from one part of Grant Plaza II to another.


Around town: November 26, 2014

They’re off at St. Anselm’s


Abraham, Williams announce candidacies

Former District Attorney Lynne Abraham is seeking a return to public office, while state Sen. Anthony Williams is looking to move from state to city government.


Stack looks ahead to new role

State Sen. Mike Stack discusses his plans as lieutenant governor.   


A savory celebration

A new Wawa with gas pumps opened at Grant Avenue and Academy Road. To celebrate, a ribbon-cutting presentation was held with local council members. A hoagie-building contest was held between the Fire Department’s Ladder 31 and the Police Department’s 8th district. The police department won, making 53 hoagies in three minutes. 


Plans for Philadelphia2035 projects progress in Fox Chase

The city’s long-term planning initiative known as Philadelphia2035 contains countless localized development projects sought by neighbors in their communities. In Fox Chase, residents may realize two of those wish-list items long before 2035.


Pets of the Week: November 19, 2014

Minnie is a sweetie


PennDOT offers winter driving aid

The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation urges motorists to view a new informational video about safe winter driving.