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Republican candidates attend annual clambake

The Republican candidates for district attorney and city controller were at the party’s annual clambake Sunday at Cannstatter’s, arguing that the GOP needs to fight harder against the entrenched Democratic machine.


AOH ‘Rally for Rags’ fundraiser is Sept. 7

Division 87 of the Ancient Order of Hibernians invites all family and friends of Mike “Rags” Rad to an afternoon of music, food and adult beverages to benefit his battle with illness. The Rally for Rags beef ’n’ beer will be on Saturday, Sept. 7, from 3 to 7 p.m., at Division 87, 2171 Wakeling St., just north of Harbison Avenue.


Bring your ‘Blue Suede Shoes’ to an Elvis tribute fundraiser

Elvis Presley tribute artists will be performing at Cannstatter’s to help Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia.   


Plaque dedication will honor fallen officer

The public is invited to attend an upcoming plaque dedication in memory of police officer Brian Lorenzo.


Chamber golf outing slated for Sept. 6

The 91st annual Greater Northeast Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce Golf Outing will take place on Friday, Sept. 6, at Torresdale-Frankford Country Club, at 3801 Grant Ave. (at Frankford Avenue). PECO Energy is the lead sponsor. The cost is $225 per golfer or $900 for a foursome. Dinner-only guests pay $50.


Popular Broadway Sings concert returns Labor Day

Congregations of Ner Zedek is just days away from again welcoming the Broadway Sings concert production.


Mater Dolorosa Church will reopen for special Mass

Mater Dolorosa Catholic Church, which closed on July 1 after 102 years, will reopen for a special Mass on Saturday, Sept. 14, at 4 p.m.


Around town: August 28, 2013

Think before the storm


Pets of the Week: August 28, 2013

Give Brock something to smile about


WWII wings fly over Northeast

If you’ve ever wanted to experience what it was like to fly in a World War II-era bomber, your opportunity lands at Northeast Philadelphia Airport this weekend.