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Pets of the Week (May 15, 2013)

Percy and Jackson need brotherly love


Around town events (May 15, 2013)

Homestead exemption deadline extended


At 79, she’s finally set to graduate from CCP

Bernice Appel, 79, watched her two daughters graduate from Community College of Philadelphia. 


Police charge pair stole van, tools

The Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office has charged 38-year-old David O’Keefe of Croydon, Bucks County, with 56 counts of theft, receiving stolen property, weapons, conspiracy and related offenses in connection with the alleged theft of 31 Econoline and Chevrolet Express contractor vans. Many of the crimes occurred in the Northeast. 


Revitalizing Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Park is looking as good as ever after several dozen volunteers from RBC Wealth Management spent a recent Saturday morning revitalizing the grounds. 


At 79, she’s finally set to graduate from CCP

Bernice Appel, 79, watched her two daughters graduate from Community College of Philadelphia. 


Networking is the name of the game at Expo

Hundreds of people turned out at Holy Family University on May 8 to mingle, chat, network and nosh at the Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce’s 91st Business Expo. They also got to meet former Eagles great Ron Jaworski.


Volunteers clean up Pennypack Park on Earth Day

Thirty-one volunteers and city workers celebrated Earth Day on April 27 by removing 55 bags of debris, plus two bags of recyclable cans from Pennypack Park. 


Frankford CDC undergoes several personnel changes

The Frankford Community Development Corp. is going through some changes.


Lawncrest man charged with animal cruelty

A 36-year-old Lawncrest man was changed May 11 with 15 counts of animal cruelty, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA.