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NE Civic groups talk about forming coalition

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


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.


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.


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.


At 79, she’s finally set to graduate from CCP

Bernice Appel, 79, watched her two daughters graduate from Community College of Philadelphia. 


Students honored for winning Catholic Daughters contest

Thirteen St. Katherine of Siena eighth-grade students were honored last week as winners of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Mystical Rose No. 2628 Education Contest.


Revitalizing Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Park is looking as good as ever after several dozen volunteers from RBC Wealth Management spent a recent Saturday morning revitalizing the grounds. 


Frankford CDC undergoes several personnel changes

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


Lawncrest man charged with animal cruelty

A 36-year-old Lawncrest man was changed May 11 with 15 counts of animal cruelty, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA. 


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.