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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.


When the bough breaks

Concerns for fallen trees during Hurricane Sandy continue to loom in Northeast. 


Margolies celebrates vote that cost her 13th’s seat

Marjorie Margolies, a Democratic candidate in next year’s 13th Congressional District race, last week released a video on the 20th anniversary of her vote for President Bill Clinton’s economic plan.


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns

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


Frankford park to undergo extensive improvements

There are big plans for a little Frankford park.


Around town: August 7, 2013

School supplies needed


City controller candidate speaks at Holmesburg Rec

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, plans to focus on public schools, municipal pensions, economic growth and government accountability if he is elected on Nov. 5.


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.


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