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Holme Circle Civic Association president will not seek re-election

The vice president of the Holme Circle Civic Association announced that sitting President Elsie Stevens would not seek re-election to the group’s executive board, although no potential replacements have been identified.


Former Mayfair Civic leader dies at 53

Scott Cummings, former president of the Mayfair Civic Association and the 15th Police District Advisory Council, died on Monday in Florida. He was 53.


End of an era

In his more than 50 years at Souder and Unruh, Joe Delaney has seen a lot inside his one-chair barber shop.


As Election Day nears, Boyle and Adcock pick up more endorsements

State Rep. Brendan Boyle, the Democratic candidate in the 13th Congressional District, has the backing of the National Committee to Preserve Social Security and Medicare, Everytown for Gun Safety and the Philadelphia Inquirer.


Dietz & Watson expansion in Wissinoming underway

Four months after Dietz & Watson announced a $50 million expansion of its Wissinoming headquarters, company officials joined Gov. Tom Corbett, Deputy Mayor Alan Greenberger, City Councilman Bobby Henon and other city leaders in a ceremonial groundbreaking on Oct. 10.


Bustleton Civic supports zoning variances

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League last week voted to support zoning variances for two properties on the same block of Geiger Road.


Around town: October 29, 2014

Discuss temporary library closing at meeting


2nd PDAC officers honored

Northeast residents might be seeing a new wrinkle on an old scam, Capt. Frank Palumbo said earlier this month.


Volunteers cleanup Pennypack Park

pennypack cleanup 10-22-14


Troop 160 celebrates 90 years

Boy Scouts of America Troop 160 recently celebrated its 90th anniversary at a banquet at Cannstatter’s. The troop has been chartered by Immanuel Lutheran Church, at 1015 Cottman Ave. in Burholme, since 1924.