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Local librarian honored

David Payne was honored before his recent departure as head librarian at the Tacony branch of the Free Library of Philadelphia.


Hearing about methadone clinic is Jan. 15

The Holmesburg Civic Association is inviting the community to attend an upcoming court hearing related to a proposed methadone clinic at 7520 State Road.


Pets of the Week: January 8, 2014

Max needs a new friend


Winners announced in Mayfair decoration contest

Organizers of the first Mayfair Christmas Decoration Contest named three winners out of 50 nominees.


Cancer benefit raises $3,400

The recent Judy’s Answer for Cancer 2.5K Walk/Run raised $3,400 for Fox Chase Cancer Center. The event, held in memory of Judy Sabatina, took place in Pennypack Park, which was decorated with balloon gateways at the entrance. About 100 people participated, and they had the opportunity to tour the Fox Chase mammography van.


Questions and complaints surround Gospel of Grace School

Is the Gospel of Grace School one with the Fox Chase United Methodist Church, or are they two separate entities?


Students raise funds for cancer

The George Washington High School National Honor Society raised $2,200 for a breast cancer charity during a recent Walk For a Cure in the football stadium.


Failure to launch

Some astronauts from Northeast High are stuck up in space and waiting to come home.


Burholme talks child welfare

Guests at December’s meeting of the Burholme Community Town Watch and Civic Association listened to Christmas carols performed by the Redeemer Church Praise Band and a presentation by Catholic Social Services about a new initiative.


Schwartz campaign chest swells to $6.5 million

U.S. Rep. Allyson Schwartz’s gubernatorial campaign last week announced that it raised $6.5 million in 2013.