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Fox Chase Town Watch relaunches National Night Out

National Night Out to relaunch on Aug. 6.


Tire Round-Up is Aug. 17

The Streets Department will hold its 2013 Tire Round-Up Program on Saturday, Aug. 17. Participants may drop off illegally discarded tires at Torresdale Avenue and Ashburner Street or at Pennway Street and St. Vincent Street from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.


O’Neill opens office in FOP headquarters

City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.) has opened a second full-time neighborhood office. The new office is at the Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 Heroes Hall headquarters, 11630 Caroline Road. The telephone number is 215-437-9167.


Northeast cleanups are scheduled for Aug. 17

On Saturday, Aug. 17, the Philadelphia More Beautiful Committee, part of the Streets Department’s Sanitation Division, will wind down its 2013 volunteer cleaning season with the last of its three cleanups scheduled for the Northeast’s 2nd, 7th, 8th and 15th Police districts. 


Fire Department is now accepting new applications

The Philadelphia Fire Department on Monday began accepting applications for new firefighters. The application deadline ends on Aug. 23. 


Around town (July 17, 2013)

Goldman Sachs offering free program


NE residents start planning for Philadelphia2035

Philadelphia2035 is an effort by the Planning Commission to create blueprints for future physical development of the city using input from the people who know it best — Philadelphians. 


Pets of the Week (July 17, 2013)

Sossa needs a home


Great ways to eat Chia seeds

 Chia Seeds: Healthy or Hype?


Celebrating 100 years

Income tax became law in 1913. Some good things happened 100 years ago, too.