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Public forum scheduled for July 9

Terry Tracy, the Republican candidate for city controller, will conduct what he said will be the first in a series of public town hall gatherings around Philadelphia on Tuesday, July 9, from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. at Holmesburg Recreation Center, at Rhawn and Ditman streets.


Paul’s Run fetes oldest residents

Paul’s Run on Bustleton Avenue recently honored its most senior seniors with a luncheon and certificates presented by state Rep. Ed Neilson (D-169th dist.). It was the fifth time the retirement community had lauded its residents who are 100 years old, close to that age, or older.


Around town (July 3, 2013)

Local attorney gets leadership post


Somerton Civic denies extra parking request

Members of the Somerton Civic Association voted against a local homeowner’s plan to pave a portion of her yard for additional parking spots.


Tasty competition

The 7th District cops compete with Ladder 34 firefighters during a hoagie-building contest at a new Wawa that opened at Krewstown Road and Grant Avenue in Bustleton


Around town (June 26, 2013)

Register now for tire round-up program


Police talk of their ‘binder full of gypsies’ at 7th PDAC meeting

Ed Hoerger and Anthony Krebs have a binder full of gypsies.


Cameras help cops nab suspect in brutal attack

Modern technology and a policeman’s sharp eye led to the capture of a Northeast man wanted in connection with a brutal assault in April on a Rhawnhurst resident.


Pets of the Week (June 26, 2013)

Want these pets?


East Torresdale discusses needed modifications to the traffic patterns

State Road is not on the official Interstate 95 Cottman Avenue Interchange detour route, but motorists have chosen it as one of their favorite alternatives to the construction-clogged highway.