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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.


Town hall meeting is rescheduled for July 16

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, has rescheduled his town hall meeting for Tuesday, July 16, at 7:15 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.


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.


Final farewell

Three Northeast churches have their last Masses. 


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.


Fun in the sun

Wet and wild: The 3000 block of Robbins Ave. in Lower Mayfair was closed for a block party on June 22. 


Taking the pulse of Northeast culture

CultureBlocks is a new online tool that provides information on local art nonprofits, cultural businesses and public artworks.