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Houseman Rec Center pays tribute to longtime leader

The Houseman Recreation Center-based Philly Tar Heels 16-and-under basketball team celebrated its city championship at a recent banquet and awards ceremony.


A perfect record

Naya Enriquez’s accomplishment is among the highlights of what seemed to be a successful year for former St. William Elementary School pupils who made the transition to their new school.


Around town (July 10, 2013)

Music camp at Crescentville church


American Legion Post 735 honors vets at banquet

Celebrate: The Fralinger String Band plays military service tunes at the banquet held at the post on June 29.


Alleged copper thief arrested in Wissinoming house explosion

Bail has been set at $200,000 for the alleged copper thief accused of triggering a natural gas explosion in a vacant Wissinoming house on Saturday.


Around town (July 3, 2013)

Local attorney gets leadership post


Body of missing NE boy recovered from Pennypack Creek

Searchers on Thursday recovered the body of a Northeast boy who disappeared three days earlier after jumping into a notorious swimming hole in the rain-swollen Pennypack Creek.


City celebrates improvements at Chalfont Playground

Almost $700,000 in improvements to Chalfont Playground were celebrated in a June 19 ribbon-cutting ceremony.


Leadership changes at Frankford CDC, EPIC

Attorney Kimberly Washington, whom many Frankford residents know as the coordinator for CORA Services Northeast EPIC Stakeholders, is the new executive director of the Frankford Community Development Corporation.


Oak tree grows in Archbishop Ryan student’s memory

Timothy Connors’ family and friends recently marked the two-year anniversary of his death by placing a special wreath in front of a growing tree planted in his memory a year ago.