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O’Neill: ‘A leg up’ on removing dam hazard

Councilman details plan that would cut channel in Pennypack Creek dam and eliminate swimming hole just above the dam.


Highway dedicated to fallen heroes

Public officials, led by state Sen. Mike Stack, re-dedicated a 12-mile stretch of I-95 in memory of two fallen Philadelphia police officers.


A warm welcome

A local church and its volunteers are helping refugees adjust to a new life in the United States. 


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns

The folks at the Congregations of Ner Zedek are preparing to again welcome the Broadway Sings concert production.


The golden years

Philadelphia Fire Department batallion chief and deputy fire marshal Charles LePre celebrates a monumental career milestone. 


Coalition Against Hunger visits Rhawnhurst NORC

Three representatives from the Coalition Against Hunger on July 25 told members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community about ways needy people can obtain food assistance.


Around town: August 7, 2013

School supplies needed


Northeast Celebration is Aug. 24 in Castor Gardens

Jared Solomon looked around Max Myers Playground last Wednesday night and saw dozens of young people playing basketball, volleyball and soccer and using the play equipment.


Pets of the Week: August 7, 2013

Percy and Jackson are twice as nice


A taste of success

Chefs from five Wesley Enhanced Living facilities competed for top honors last month in a bacon-themed cook-off.