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Somerton Civic opposes psychic business application

The Somerton neighborhood has been holding its ground on several recent zoning issues.


15th PDAC honors Wetzel for longtime support, officers for arrests

Members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council on Monday night honored the Rev. Steve Wetzel, pastor of St. Joachim’s Roman Catholic Church, for his longtime support of the organization. 


Crime log (May 22, 2013)

April 22 through May 5


Pennepack Baptist Church celebrates 325th anniversary

Pennepack Baptist Church, at 8732 Krewstown Road, will celebrate its 325th anniversary on June 1-2.


Donations for scholarship organizations sought at Mayfair Business meeting

Officials from St. Hubert High School and St. Matthew and Blessed Trinity elementary schools attended a meeting of the Mayfair Business Association to ask merchants to consider making donations to scholarship organizations.


Suspect sought in barbershop robbery

A confused-looking man with a BB gun tried to rob a Bell’s Corner delicatessen, failed, then robbed a nearby barbershop of $50 on Saturday morning, according to Philadelphia police Capt. Frank Bachmayer.


Several religious facilities are burglarized

It seems nothing is sacred to some crooks. 


Hostage might not be a hostage, police say

If somebody tries to convince you that a relative or friend is being held hostage and wants money in exchange for freedom, check with the so-called “hostage.” He or she might be free and unaware of what’s going on.


Armed masked man robs Mayfair bank

A masked man armed with a small silver handgun robbed a Mayfair bank May 15, police said.


Sabatina hopes to increase penalties for home invasion crimes

State Rep. John Sabatina Jr., who has learned of recent home invasions in places like Mayfair, Rhawnhurst and Bucks County, wants to do something about it.