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Around town (July 3, 2013)

Local attorney gets leadership post


Tasty competition

The 7th District cops compete with Ladder 34 firefighters during a hoagie-building contest at a new Wawa that opened at Krewstown Road and Grant Avenue in Bustleton


Pets of the Week (July 3, 2013)

Want these pets?


Bustleton civic scores zoning win

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League were glad to hear the Zoning Board of Adjustment has agreed with the league’s opposition to legalizing a deck on the 9900 block of Alicia St. Not only did the zoning board reject the variance, it also ordered the homeowner to tear down the deck.


Somerton Civic denies extra parking request

Members of the Somerton Civic Association voted against a local homeowner’s plan to pave a portion of her yard for additional parking spots.


Archdiocese to auction off eight properties

A former convent in Northeast Philadelphia is among eight properties the Archdiocese of Philadelphia has decided to sell at an auction slated for July 24 at the Sheraton Philadelpahia Downtown.


Fun in the sun

Wet and wild: The 3000 block of Robbins Ave. in Lower Mayfair was closed for a block party on June 22. 


I-95 Cottman work should be done in 2016

Tired of ongoing I-95 construction? Get used to it.


Upper Holmesburg elects new officers

The Upper Holmesburg Civic Association elected new officers during the group’s monthly meeting last Thursday. The new officers look just like the old ones.


Democratic primary candidates collect endorsements

Three of the candidates in next year’s Democratic primary for the 13th Congressional District have collected some recent endorsements.