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Vandals are persistent at Bustleton Avenue library

Bustleton Branch Library manager Kristin Sawka has a problem with George Washington High School students.

Spring Cleanup is April 13

The city has scheduled its sixth annual Philly Spring Cleanup for Saturday, April 13. City residents and organizations can become involved by registering a project site for cleanup or by volunteering on April 13. City residents and organizations who wish to participate should visit The deadline for submitting a project is Friday, March 29.

Tartaglione could face a primary opponent next year

State Sen. Tina Tartaglione hasn’t had a tough campaign since her first victory in 1994, but she is gearing up for a possible challenge in 2014.

Tire slasher trial is delayed

The trial for the accused Mayfair tire slasher has been postponed until next January.

Springtime festivities in Mayfair

Now that the Shamrock Shuttle and Erin Express have come and gone with few problems, the Mayfair Business Association is looking forward to some successful springtime activities.

Holmesburg Civic discusses Philly311 smart phone app

Rich Negrin, the city managing director, is really high on the Philly311 smart phone application.

Team J-Cubed Multiple Sclerosis Society Fundraiser March 23

Team J-Cubed will hold its fifth annual beef-and-beer fundraiser to benefit the National Multiple Sclerosis Society on Saturday, March 23, from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. at Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5’s new Heroes Ballroom, at 11630 Caroline Road.

Burholme deli obtains liquor license

Some Burholme residents are not pleased that a deli with a liquor license will soon open, but they will work with the owner to develop what his lawyer calls “a conditional licensing agreement.”

Man sought in Rhawnhurst bank heist

Police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying a man who robbed the TruMark Financial Credit Union in Rhawnhurst last Wednesday.