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Rhawnhurst NORC offers ways to skip the holiday stress

Anthony Mele, director of Catholic Clinical Consultants, was happy to see a big turnout at a recent meeting of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community.


A family affair

For its holiday show, the Walnut Street Theatre is presenting the award-winning musical The Music Man. Because the story involves a con man promising to teach children how to play in a marching band, the cast  includes 30 local youngsters. 


Pets of the Week (December 26, 2012)

Say hello to Martin


Breaking news: Two dead in separate shootings

Two men were found shot to death in the Northeast on Christmas Eve, police said.


Former athletes score big with awards

Harry Daut and Dr. Tony Salem have received the William “Pickles” Kennedy Memorial Award at the Oldtimers Bats and Balls Association meeting.


O’Neill discusses tax overhaul at civic meeting

Ready or not, Philadelphia is going to get a complete property tax overhaul, so homeowners should prepare themselves to fight for affordable tax bills, according to City Councilman Brian O’Neill.


Somerton talks about Community Day, CSX track plans and candidate’s views

The Somerton Civic Association discussed several additional neighborhood issues during its monthly meeting on Dec. 11.


Planning for Burholme Pride Day is underway

There were no guest speakers at last week’s Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association meeting, but members enjoyed a nice meal and a mini-concert that featured Christmas music.


Man dies in Blvd. crash

A 50-year-old man died in a one-car accident on Roosevelt Boulevard in Bustleton early Monday.


Concert will feature local talent

Local rock musicians John Faye and Brittany Rotondo will headline a record release show on Wednesday, Dec. 26 at World Café Live, at 3025 Walnut St.