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PFCU donates to veterans home

Philadelphia Federal Credit Union recently presented the Delaware Valley Veterans Home with a $1,000 donation to help support the variety of personalized services and recreational programs available to residents. The donation came from proceeds raised from PFCU’s inaugural Custom & Classic Benefit Car Show in October.



O’Neill bill targets home occupations

Keeping businesses out of residential neighborhoods is the aim of a bill introduced by City Councilman Brian O’Neill (R-10th dist.)


Normandy Civic Association mulls expanding borders

Members of the Normandy Civic Association last week discussed expanding the organization’s borders to include industrial property south of Comly Road.


Jeanes Hospital CEO resigns

Dr. Larry Kaiser, president and CEO of Temple University Health System, announced last week that Linda Benfield Grass will step down after 12 years as CEO at Jeanes Hospital, effective March 6, and that Dr. Marc Hurowitz has been named as her successor.


Holy Family University to host ‘Life After Ferguson’ forum Jan. 29

Holy Family University will host a forum, Life After Ferguson: Where Do We Go From Here?, on Thursday, Jan. 29, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the university’s Northeast Philadelphia campus. 


Holmesburg project nears completion

Now that the Conrail train trestle has been painted at Frankford and Solly avenues, members of the Holmesburg Civic Association are looking forward to welcoming messages being printed on both sides.


Fox Chase brothers earn ranking of Eagle Scout

Boy Scouts of America Troop 226 in Rhawnhurst celebrated the promotion of two members to the rank of Eagle Scout on Sunday, Jan. 11, at Artisan Hall, 8100 Roosevelt Blvd. The new Eagle Scouts are brothers Daniel and Peter Werner of Fox Chase.


Forman Mills founder to appear on ‘Undercover Boss’

Rick Forman, the founder and CEO of Forman Mills Inc., will appear in disguise while undercover on the hit CBS show Undercover Boss. The hour-long show will air on Sunday at 8 p.m.


A dead end

The Philadelphia Housing Authority has killed a plan to convert the former Liddonfield site into a Holy Family University campus.