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Loss of a legend

Brian O’Neill and Joan Krajewski were both elected to City Council in 1979 and represented most of the Northeast for more than 30 years.


Senator will continue to focus on economic issues

State Sen. Daylin Leach is known for pushing progressive ideas, and he plans to do the same if elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.


Bring your ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ to an Elvis tribute fundraiser

Elvis Presley tribute artists will be performing at Cannstatter’s to help Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.   


Chamber golf outing slated for Sept. 6

The 91st annual Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will take place on Friday, Sept. 6, at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, at 3801 Grant Ave. (at Frankford Avenue). PECO Energy is the lead sponsor. The cost is $225 per golfer or $900 for a foursome. Dinner-only guests pay $50.


Labor of love

Rhonda Fink-Whitman felt a special obligation when she began writing 94 Maidens, a novel inspired by actual events during the Holocaust.


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns Labor Day

Congregations of Ner Zedek is just days away from again welcoming the Broadway Sings concert production.


Mater Dolorosa Church will reopen for special Mass

Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, which closed on July 1 after 102 years, will reopen for a special Mass on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 4 p.m.


Around town: August 28, 2013

Think before the storm


The enemy within

Local 22 President Joe Schulle is facing many challenges, including an all-time low in morale.   


Plaque dedication will honor fallen officer

The public is invited to attend an upcoming plaque dedication in memory of police officer Brian Lorenzo.