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Special-needs kids get a turn at bat

Billy Killian lost his anonymity forever on April 20, 2004.


City cuts down 5 trees after they are vandalized

The city cut down five half-century-old trees on the west side of the 9400 block of the Roosevelt Boulevard on May 2 because someone had damaged them so badly they were in danger of falling down.


Mayfair Heroes Run, the May Fair are Saturday

Mayfair will be home to plenty of activities on Saturday.


It’s her ministry

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


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.


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. 


40 years later, local preschool continues to thrive

Forty years ago, a young assistant pastor was looking for a preschool in the Northwood area for his son.


Police seek two men in pharmacy burglary

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.


Frankford CDC undergoes several personnel changes

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


Princeton Avenue On-Ramp to I-95 North to Close Next Weekend

Continuing construction on the $212 million project to improve Interstate 95 through the Cottman Avenue Interchange (Exit 30) in Northeast Philadelphia will restrict travel near the interchange over the next 10 days for overhead bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.