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Lots of things to do in Mayfair this Saturday

The fifth annual Mayfair Fallen Heroes Run and Walk will kick off at 8:30 a.m. Saturday at Abraham Lincoln High School, Meanwhile, the Mayfair Business Association will hold the Mayfair May Fair on Saturday.


NE loses 169th House District in court decision on legislative districts

The 169th District moves to York County. The Northeast will be represented in the state Senate by the 2nd and 5th districts.


NE Civic groups talk about forming coalition

Several civic association leaders already are working on putting a Northeast coalition together.


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. 


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.


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. 


Local candidates look strong as election nears

Many Philadelphia Common Pleas and Municipal Court judges live in places such as Center City, Chestnut Hill and Andorra, but several Northeast candidates look poised for victory in Tuesday’s primary election.


It’s her ministry

Holme Circle’s Kathy Perpetua visited Nazareth Academy and taught the students how to make rosaries.


Around town events (May 15, 2013)

Homestead exemption deadline extended


FOP survivors’ benefit is Saturday

Fraternal Order of Police Lodge 5 will hold its 17th annual police survivors benefit on Saturday, May 18, from 3 to 7 p.m. at its hall at 11630 Caroline Road.