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A bittersweet moment

Thought the pain will never end for the loved ones left behind by fallen police officers, a special delivery makes their holidays a little bit brighter.


Fields of dreams to come true

Father Judge High School will have home turf when the nearby Ramp Playground is upgraded.


Normandy’s OK with police-training proposal

Residents approve the site on Woodhaven Road.


Bustleton civic group gives members an attendance test

Members of the Greater Bustleton Civic League have amended the group’s bylaws to require new members to attend at least one monthly meeting before they are eligible to vote on matters before the organization. Members must live in the 19115 ZIP code.


Butkovitz encourages Tacony Civic to report government fraud

City Controller Alan Butkovitz encouraged members of the Tacony Civic Association to contact his office if they witness incidents of government fraud.


Honoring our beloved veterans

Philadelphia Protestant Home held a special luncheon on Veterans Day to recognize some of the veteran residents for their service. State Sen. During the ceremony, Fred Wahl plays “Taps” on his harmonica.



Boy Scout Troop 444 helps to revive local war memorial

Somerton’s World War I and World War II veterans have a bright new memorial thanks to the members of a local Boy Scout troop, along with several generous businessmen and neighbors. The Somerton Civic Association helped bring them all together.


Weston is mentally fit to stand trial

Accused Tacony “House of Horrors” mastermind Linda Ann Weston has been pronounced mentally fit to stand trial as a Dec. 19 preliminary hearing date looms for her and three co-defendants.


Serious crime tops agenda at Summerdale Civic

Mark Mroz, the community relations officer in the 2nd Police District, discussed serious crimes and some upcoming holiday outreach events at last week’s Friends of Summerdale Civic Association meeting.