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Feeling that tacony pride

It was the 20th anniversary of the Tacony History Day celebration on Sept. 17, and the traditional parade along Torresdale Avenue was complemented by community events on the grounds of the Disston Recreation Center. 


Good news about Holme Ave. bridge

The monthly meeting of the Holme Circle Civic Association featured some really good news and some not-so-good news.


Normandy Civic recaps summer happenings during meeting

Things happened during the summer, the Normandy Civic Association’s president, John Wisniewski, told members Sept. 20 during their first meeting in several months. There were stories of vandals, burglars, skunks and a naked lady. 


‘I always knew Lacey would make a difference in this world’

It has been more than four years since Lacey Gallagher died in an automobile accident. “Lacey’s Law” was recently passed to promote teenage driving safety.


Drug company ready to build distribution complex

Shovels in the ground by September.


Haldeman Ave. bank robbed

Philadelphia police and the FBI seek the public’s help in identifying two men who robbed a Bustleton bank at gunpoint last month. They also are suspects in a suburban bank robbery.


Thanks for the support

U.S. Postal Service employees like Rep. Allyson Schwartz and her backing of a House bill that could help save jobs.


Stay alert, cops tell residents

It seems crooks have been rather active lately in sections of Fox Chase and Rhawnhurst.


Two sides hope to work out truck-traffic tiff

Attorneys representing residents of the Fountain Pointe condominium complex and the owner/developer of a site that houses a new business took part in a sometimes-heated court hearing last week, but they began working on a possible compromise in a City Hall corridor.


If O’Brien leaves House, his seat could leave Philly

State Rep. Dennis O’Brien is favored to be elected to City Council on Nov. 8, which would leave his 169th Legislative District seat vacant.