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Judge Ken Powell faces challenges to keep his seat

Common Pleas Court Judge Ken Powell is the only incumbent in the 20-candidate field, but faces a challenge to keep his seat in this year’s elections.


‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens at Benjamin Rush on May 9

The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush drama club will present Little Shop of Horrors on Thursday and Friday, May 9-10. The school is located at 11081 Knights Road.


Burholme girl makes her own impact on Race for the Cure

Amelia Figueroa has participated in the Susan G. Komen Philadelphia Race for the Cure since becoming a patient care technician at Cancer Treatment Centers of America three years ago.


Officials promote US Naval Sea Cadet Corps

Officials from the local chapter of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps promoted the group at a recent meeting of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.


Fox Chase Town Watch to hold benefit for Duffy on May 15

The Fox Chase Town Watch has organized a benefit dinner to fund accessibility-related renovations to the home of the organization’s vice president, John Duffy.


Frankford Civic talks zoning

Members of the Frankford Civic Association on May 2 backed zoning variance applications for a kitchen expansion, a day-care center and storage space. 


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.


Philly Realtors’ group pushing to restart lien sales

Cherry Hill does it. Newark does it. But Philly doesn’t — sell lien certificates on the tens of thousands of properties whose owners have failed to pay their annual real-estate taxes.


Delicious donations

Generosity has never tasted so good, thanks to staff and students at J. Hampton Moore Elementary School.