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Armed robberies are declining in 15th district

Robberies with guns have dropped 13 percent in the 15th Police District, Capt. Frank Bachmayer told members of the 15th Police District Advisory Council during their recent meeting in the John M. Perzel Community Center.


Tacony CDC is ready to revitalize Torresdale Ave.

Neighborhood residents, merchants and property owners are invited to attend an upcoming meeting of the Tacony Community Development Corporation, which is planning a long-term revitalization of the Torresdale Avenue commercial corridor.


Rotary Club of NE Sunrisers seeks computer donations

The Rotary Club of Northeast Sunrisers is inviting the public to donate used desktop computers and other electronics this Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. in the parking lot of Roosevelt Mall.


Thanksgiving Parade slated for Nov. 20

The 35th Mayfair-Holmesburg Thanksgiving Parade, sponsored by the Mayfair Business Association, is set for Sunday, Nov. 20, from noon to 3 p.m.


CORA’s success

CORA Services, the Roman Catholic social-services agency on Verree Road in Fox Chase, will be 40 years old in November. In its four decades, CORA has grown in scope, but its mission has remained helping children and families cope with the complexities of modern life.


Woman killed in Krewstown Road crash

An elderly woman died and another was critically injured Monday in a single-vehicle crash on a winding stretch of Krewstown Road in Pennypack Park.


Hearing is cut short in police assault case

Joshua Taylor is on trial for attempted murder and assault of a police officer after allegedly pulling a gun on an off-duty officer last April.


Local residents really bloom in Citywide Garden Contest

More than two dozen Northeast residents were among the winners of this year’s Pennsylvania Horticultural Society’s Citywide Garden Contest.


Frankford High seeks volunteer mentors

One hour a week.


Mayfair playground will reopen

The Mayfair Business Association recently gathered at the Grey Lodge Pub to discuss several upcoming neighborhood happenings.