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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.


Princeton Avenue On-Ramp to I-95 North to Close Next Weekend

Continuing construction on the $212 million project to improve Interstate 95 through the Cottman Avenue Interchange (Exit 30) in Northeast Philadelphia will restrict travel near the interchange over the next 10 days for overhead bridge construction, the Pennsylvania Department of Transportation said today.


‘Little Shop of Horrors’ opens at Benjamin Rush on May 9

The Arts Academy at Benjamin Rush drama club will present Little Shop of Horrors on Thursday and Friday, May 9-10. The school is located at 11081 Knights Road.


Bustleton Civic officers unopposed

This year’s election of Greater Bustleton Civic League executive officers pretty much will be a formality later in May.


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.


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.


Rotary Club helps fund Frankford’s newly painted gym

City Year Greater Philadelphia recently painted a Frankford High School gym, and the volunteers received a big boost from the Rotary Club of Frankford-Northeast.


Philly Realtors’ group pushing to restart lien sales

Cherry Hill does it. Newark does it. But Philly doesn’t — sell lien certificates on the tens of thousands of properties whose owners have failed to pay their annual real-estate taxes.