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Winners announced in Mayfair decoration contest

Organizers of the first Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest named three winners out of 50 nominees.


Cancer benefit raises $3,400

The recent Judy’s Answer for Cancer 2.5K Walk/Run raised $3,400 for Fox Chase Cancer Center. The event, held in memory of Judy Sabatina, took place in Pennypack Park, which was decorated with balloon gateways at the entrance. About 100 people participated, and they had the opportunity to tour the Fox Chase mammography van.


Traditional English Scones

The burning question this week on the minds of millions of Americans across the United States is, “What will happen to Lady Mary now that her beloved Matthew is gone?”


Students raise funds for cancer

The George Washington High School National Honor Society raised $2,200 for a breast cancer charity during a recent Walk For a Cure in the football stadium.


Soldier gets a warm welcome

Rhawnhurst residents recently welcomed neighbor A.J. Logan home from a tour in Afghanistan.


Failure to launch

Some astronauts from Northeast High are stuck up in space and waiting to come home.


Around town: January 8, 2014

PhillyRising session at Frankford library


Schwartz campaign chest swells to $6.5 million

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013. 


Questions and complaints surround Gospel of Grace School

Is the Gospel of Grace School one with the Fox Chase United Methodist Church, or are they two separate entities?


Fire deaths down, injuries up in 2013

Philadelphia’s fire deaths were down, but its fire-related injuries were up in 2013, according to year-end data released by the city’s Fire Department on Jan. 2.