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Engine 46 stresses importance of smoke detectors

It’s a sad scenario that Philadelphia firefighters see all too often: citizens suffering injury or death in a residential fire with no working smoke detectors in the home.


Normandy house remains a neighborhood eyesore

A Normandy house listed as “imminently dangerous” since March still stands even though the city wants it demolished.


City controller candidates visit Lawncrest meeting

The Lawncrest Community Association recently welcomed the three candidates vying for the Democratic nomination for city controller in the May 21 primary.


Home Run Derby is slated for May 18

The ninth annual Andrew Farrell Spirit of Courage Home Run Derby charity fundraiser will take place on Saturday, May 18, at George Washington High School. People of all skill levels are invited to compete. 


Officials promote US Naval Sea Cadet Corps

Officials from the local chapter of the United States Naval Sea Cadet Corps promoted the group at a recent meeting of the Take Back Your Neighborhood civic association.


Homecare professional visits Rhawnhurst NORC

Members of the Rhawnhurst Naturally Occurring Retirement Community last month welcomed the CEO of the Pennsylvania Homecare Association.


Delicious donations

Generosity has never tasted so good, thanks to staff and students at J. Hampton Moore Elementary School.


What happened to those photos?

When the timestamp on an e-mail from a colleague is 2 a.m., you know that the news is not likely to be good. So, it was with some trepidation that I opened the note from Brandon Chamberlain, who was at the plant on the night we made the switchover to a new printer. His e-mail gave me the first hint that the photos in last week’s edition were going to be too dark.


Fox Chase Town Watch to hold benefit for Duffy on May 15

The Fox Chase Town Watch has organized a benefit dinner to fund accessibility-related renovations to the home of the organization’s vice president, John Duffy.


Frankford Civic talks zoning

Members of the Frankford Civic Association on May 2 backed zoning variance applications for a kitchen expansion, a day-care center and storage space.