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Farmer’s market vouchers are now available to seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has begun distribution of Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program produce vouchers as part of  an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.


Town hall meeting is rescheduled for July 16

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.


Eagle Scouts honored

Ali Shubbar, Douglas Caristo and Alec Smilowski are the newest Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 385.


Dangerous swim spot claims another life

13-year-old Brandon Boyle drowned after swimming in Pennypack Creek with his younger brother and some friends. 


Still looking for answers in fatal crash

One year later, questions remain in the death of Officer Brian Lorenzo.


Pets of the Week (July 10, 2013)

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Bustleton home infested with dead cats, rats, fleas

PSPCA workers were back in Bustleton on Monday to search for cats believed to be  hiding in a decrepit, vermin-infested home.


Parishioners at St. Joachim file appeal to reopen

Former parishioners at St. Joachim Roman Catholic Church last week formally filed an appeal to reopen the recently closed parish.


Ryan High School names new principal

The Archdiocesan Office of Catholic Education last week announced the appointment of Jim Meredith as principal of Archbishop Ryan High School.


NE schools fare well in inventory check

Every year, the city controller does a random check of equipment inventories and petty cash accounts at city schools, and every year, finds that stuff is missing.