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Calling all green thumbs for citywide garden contest

The Pennsylvania Horticultural Society is inviting green-thumbed competitors to enter the 2013 Citywide Garden Contest.


Weathering the storm

With more than 10 hurricanes predicted for the 2013 season, now is the time for Northeast residents to prepare. 


Crossan pupils hear about careers

Kennedy C. Crossan Elementary School recently welcomed more than two dozen people for a career day presentation for pupils.


Lengthy terms ordered in child molestation case

Two men convicted of molesting a boy from St. Jerome parish asked for mercy last week, but got none. Mercy was Judge Ellen Ceisler’s to give, but she gave none.


Ryan principal ends 48-year scholastic career

When Helen Chaykowsky graduated from Chestnut Hill College in 1965 with an English degree, she mulled career choices.


Wired up

When Alanna Rosado was a freshman at all-girls St. Hubert High School, she learned that all-boys Father Judge welcomed Bambies to join its robotics team.


Irish music to play in park

A 10-hour Irish music and cultural festival will fill the Ed Kelly Amphitheater at Pennypack Park on Saturday as thousands of patrons are expected to attend the inaugural Philadelphia Fleadh.


School spirit

The St. Matthew Elementary School rewarded first, second and third graders for all their academic successes this year by holding a Spirit Day on June 5. The kids will have plenty more time for fun, since last Friday was the final day of school until September. ••


Croce’s wins Burholme pizza contest

Croce’s Pizza was the big winner in last week’s Best of Burholme pizza contest.


Around town (June 19, 2013)

New red light camera in the Northeast