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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.

La Salle business student will deliver commencement speech

La Salle University business student Marcelina Hollender, a Somerton resident, will cap off her college career by giving the commencement speech at the university’s undergraduate graduation ceremony.

Students honored for winning Catholic Daughters contest

Thirteen St. Katherine of Siena eighth-grade students were honored last week as winners of the Catholic Daughters of the Americas, Court Mystical Rose No. 2628 Education Contest.

Revitalizing Pleasant Hill

Pleasant Hill Park is looking as good as ever after several dozen volunteers from RBC Wealth Management spent a recent Saturday morning revitalizing the grounds. 

Frankford CDC undergoes several personnel changes

The Frankford Community Development Corp. is going through some changes.

Lawncrest man charged with animal cruelty

A 36-year-old Lawncrest man was changed May 11 with 15 counts of animal cruelty, according to the Pennsylvania SPCA. 

Police seek two men in pharmacy burglary

Philadelphia police are seeking the public’s assistance in identifying two men in connection with a pharmacy burglary in Torresdale.

40 years later, local preschool continues to thrive

Forty years ago, a young assistant pastor was looking for a preschool in the Northwood area for his son.

Volunteers clean up Pennypack Park on Earth Day

Thirty-one volunteers and city workers celebrated Earth Day on April 27 by removing 55 bags of debris, plus two bags of recyclable cans from Pennypack Park.