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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.


Farmer’s market vouchers are now available to seniors

Philadelphia Corporation for Aging has begun distribution of Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program produce vouchers as part of  an annual program to encourage seniors to eat more fresh fruits and vegetables.


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.


Eagle Scouts honored

Ali Shubbar, Douglas Caristo and Alec Smilowski are the newest Eagle Scouts from Boy Scout Troop 385.


Methadone clinic opponents to hold public meeting

Opponents of a proposed methadone clinic at Frankford Avenue and Decatur Street in Holmesburg will hold a public meeting on Tuesday, July 16, at 6 p.m. at Abraham Lincoln High School.


Boyle family receives outpouring of support after tragedy

Despite its best efforts, the Northeast Philadelphia community could not save Brandon Boyle from a tragic death. But folks have done perhaps the next-best thing.


Trips (July 10, 2013)

BRISTOL CULTURAL AND HISTORICAL FOUNDATION Dec. 6. Fairmount Park Holiday House Tour. Members $90, non-members $93, includes bus, tours of Mt. Pleasant, Strawberry Mansion and Belmont Mansion (Underground Railroad museum), and lunch at the Waterworks. Deposit of $25 due by July 12. 215-788-9408. 


A cool perspective

Fox Chase's Cindy Masiejczyk has some of her art on display at the Abington Art Center.


Blast from the Past

National Constitution Center is hosting The 1968 Exhibit until September 2.


Freedom rings

Lawncrest celebrates: Neighborhood residents flocked to Rising Sun Avenue in the annual Lawncrest 4th of July parade on Thursday.