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Mayfair Heroes Run, the May Fair are Saturday

Mayfair will be home to plenty of activities on Saturday.


City cuts down 5 trees after they are vandalized

The city cut down five half-century-old trees on the west side of the 9400 block of the Roosevelt Boulevard on May 2 because someone had damaged them so badly they were in danger of falling down.


Special-needs kids get a turn at bat

Billy Killian lost his anonymity forever on April 20, 2004.


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. 


7th PDAC honors Officers of the Month

Police Officers Michael Murphy and Mary Luce-Caterino were recognized as Officers of the Month for the 7th district during an award presentation ceremony at the 7th Police District Advisory Council meeting on April 18.


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.


Princeton Avenue On-Ramp to I-95 North to Close Next Weekend

Continuing construction on the $212 million project to improve Interstate 95 through the Cottman Avenue Interchange (Exit 30) in Northeast Philadelphia will restrict travel near the interchange over the next 10 days for overhead bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.


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. 


What happened to those photos?

When the timestamp on an e-mail from a colleague is 2 a.m., you know that the news is not likely to be good. So, it was with some trepidation that I opened the note from Brandon Chamberlain, who was at the plant on the night we made the switchover to a new printer. His e-mail gave me the first hint that the photos in last week’s edition were going to be too dark.